The Value Of An NHL Draft Pick

Jonathan Willis
March 10 2011 06:58PM

 

 

Late last month, Jason Gregor looked back at the NHL draft from 1996 to 2005, in an attempt to put a value on NHL draft picks. Gregor’s far from the first to do so; after the jump I’ll look at his work and that of others to see what we can say about the NHL Draft.

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Kyle Wellwood: Still Bad at Hockey

Chemmy
March 10 2011 02:33PM

Now that Kyle Wellwood has flunked out of Vancouver and decided to run his mouth about Vancouver not being a place to win it's pretty clear that the problem is Kyle Wellwood and not the teams that have given up on him. One thing that's funny though is that articles on the internet don't disappear so follow along Leafs fans as we head back to 2008 to see what everyone was saying when we let Kyle Wellwood go.

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CRIMINAL? I DON'T THINK SO.

Jason Gregor
March 10 2011 11:39AM

The Zdeno Chara hit has sent the country, okay, mainly a few politicians, an airline, an entire province and now the Police, into a frenzy. It was seven years ago this past Tuesday that Todd Bertuzzi jumped Steve Moore and the reaction wasn't close to the emotional outcry that we are witnessing right now.

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For the Leafs, this is it!

Steve Lansky
March 10 2011 09:27AM

Like MJ said, albeit from his grave, "This Is It!" Because the Maple Leafs have been sniffing the playoff race since early February, when they went on their insane 10-3-5 run, virtually all of those “The Leafs will never make the playoffs” frumps have disappeared into the woodwork. The hockey world knows that the Leafs have a real chance to compete in the postseason. But, every game that occurs without them getting two points (like v. Chicago and on Long Island) makes the job tougher. With 15 games remaining, let’s look at how tough it might be.

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Leafs Wanted: Dead or Alive

Chemmy
March 09 2011 12:08PM

Ladies and Gentlemen I come to you today with the rational assertion that the sky is, in fact, falling. The Leafs have now played two games in a row where they haven't won. The reasons for this are straightforward and obvious and so I'll walk you through them as a sign of courtesy as you most likely are already well aware of them. These people are wanted for their crimes against our playoff march.

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