Colorado Avalanche: Redrafting The 2005 NHL Draft

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Round 3

Mar 21, 2015; Raleigh, NC, USA; New York Rangers defensemen Keith Yandle (93) looks on against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. The New York Rangers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in the shoot out. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

88th overall:
Colorado Avalanche pick — C T.J. Hensick
New pick — D Keith Yandle (105th to PHO)

T.J. Hensick played 112 NHL games to this day. That is still decent for a third round pick, but could be much better. Hensick is still active in the AHL, where he is one of the better scorers in the league. In 2014-15, he scored 60 points in 71 games for the Hamilton Bulldogs.
But then there is Keith Yandle. Similar to the Vlasic pick, he is exactly what the Avalanche could need right now. However, he finally left Arizona for a more successful team in 2015, falling to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final with the New York Rangers.

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