So the NHL Draft is this weekend. Since I published a paper on the NFL Draft this past spring (NFL Draft Paper), I thought that I would take a look at the NHL Draft and put together a Value Pick Chart for the NHL. I used a similar methodology to what was done for the NFL paper. I used games played as a measure for value since that is a way to compare player value across positions.
Chart and Link to the paper below
Here is the chart. Value is the worth of the pick while the pick/selection number is
(I couldn't seem to paste the chart into this post so it opens in a separate window.)
The paper with full details is given here: