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2011 NHL Draft: Philadelphia Flyers Select Center Sean Couturier 8th Overall

With the eighth pick in the 2011 NHL Draft, the very different looking (seriously, they're a completely different team from last season) Philadelphia Flyers select center Sean Couturier.

Couturier was widely considered the top prospect in this draft before the season began, but didn't build on his resume during play because of a bout of mononucleosis. He still displays plus offensive abilities and has excellent speed, but also has a defensive focus that sets him apart from other forwards in this draft. He has excellent stick skills and should easily become a top six NHL forward.