About Those First-Rounders

Ron Schwartz at Silver Oak Blog has put together a nice look into NHL draft first-round picks since 2001, showing charts and graphs, and he breaks down every first-rounder from every team and where they’re playing now. He gives us the distribution of each position, shows a world map of where they’ve all come from, and it’s a nice job and deserves a look.

See what he says and scroll down to the visual work. Have a look at the Habs picks in the new millennium, beginning with Mike Komisarek, who went 7th overall. Other first-round Habs as the years unfolded after 2001 were Chris Higgins, Andrei Kostitsyn, Kyle Chipchura, Carey Price, David Fischer, Ryan Mcdonagh, Louis Leblanc, Jarred Tinordi, and Nathan Beaulieu.

 

 

One thought on “About Those First-Rounders”

  1. I wish they provided information as to how they came up with the grades. This reminds me of the English teachers I had in high school who would grade my essay based on how their day was going or if I kissed their ass in the last week.
    I agree the Canadiens haven’t had great draft picks but I think we’ve done a very good job retaining their value.

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