Greatest Players Drafted – 31st Overall

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Felix “The Cat” Potvin

Drafted: 31st overall (2nd round), 1990, Toronto Maple Leafs
Amateur Team: Chicoutimi Sagueneens
Born: June 23rd, 1971 in Anjou, Quebec
Position: Goaltender
Teams: TML, NYI, VAN, LAK, BOS
Number(s): 29, 55, 28, 39
Catches: Left

Career Statistics

Regular Season                    Playoffs

GP: 635                                  GP: 72
Wins: 266                               Wins: 35
Losses: 260                           Losses: 37
T/OT/SO: 85                           Save %: .910
Save %: .905                          GAA: 2.64
GAA: 2.76                              Shutouts: 8
Shutouts: 32                          Minutes: 4,435
Minutes: 36,765                     

Awards/Honours

1992-93 NHL All-Rookie Team 
2x NHL All-Star 


Not a lot of competition for this slot. No Hall of Famers or superstars have been drafted 31st overall. Only five guys have played more than 500 games. Made sense to go with Potvin here. 266 wins is nothing to laugh at, especially since he played before shootouts were a thing.