Kris Draper played in his 1000th NHL game this week. While a feat only reached by 200 or so players, most casual sports fans still think he’s an ad executive at Sterling Cooper. So here’s a new way to remember Kris Draper: the greatest bargain in the history of sports.
A highly touted third-round pick for Winnipeg, Draper never meshed with the Jets, appearing in just 20 games in four seasons. So he was traded to the Red Wings for the oft-traded “future considerations.” Those considerations, in this case, turned out to be $1.