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Draft Kit: 2014-15 Busts

Dan Pennucci

Dan Pennucci

Dan Pennucci has covered hockey for Rotowire since 2002 and is the author of Blue Line Buzz since 2011 as well as being the co-author of Morning Skate. He also is a contributor to Talking Red, a New Jersey Devils blog and podcast. He is an English teacher and formerly wrote for The Coast Star in Manasquan, New Jersey where he and his sports section won several New Jersey Press Association awards. Dan Pennucci is a supporter of the New Jersey Devils, Washington Nationals and Chelsea FC. He's attended sporting events in six countries.

2014-15 Busts
Dan Pennucci,

The players listed here fall into several categories of what can be considered a bust. Some players will regress back to the mean while others may end up falling well short of expectations in a new city. There are multiple ways to define a bust and injuries did not factor much into the process. For instance, last season Tobias Enstrom of Winnipeg ended up being a rather sizable bust. A player who had two consecutive 50 point seasons followed by injury-riddled productive campaigns in terms of points-per-game, Enstrom was woeful last year, playing in all 82 games and managing 30 points. Busts, to this author, are a gross underachievement when compared to what a player regularly is expected to do when healthy or efforts well below an average performance.

Career-Year Busts

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