NHL Draft Analysis

Drafted Olympians   / Hot Stove 2014/02/22

Drafting talent is one thing, keeping it is anther.   Detroit has kept 8 out of 10, the Ducks 4 out of 5 while Ottawa has only kept 1 of 9.  In fact the 9 Sens were drafted by 5 different GMs.



Team



Drafted

Now

In

NHL

With

Draft

Team

DET1098
MON1095
St. L.1085
NYR1074
CHI1065
WAS974
OTT961
BUF864
NSH852
PHI840
L.A.775
PIT764
COLOR753
BOS732
TOR731
DAL652
VAN643
T.B.633
PHO632
ANA554
S.J.543
NYI541
FLA531
N.J.531
ATLANTA420
COLUM320
MIN311
EDM222
CAR111
WIN110
CALG000


190 of the 300 Olympic Hockey Players have been drafted.  Only the U.S.  has had all of their players drafted.

Team wise Montreal, St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit & the Rangers have drafted 10.  Atlanta Thrashers have drafted more than 5 current teams.  The Original Jets with Selanne tie the Hurricanes (1) and beat the Flames(0).

Montreal and Detroit lead with nine of their original picks still playing in the NHL.  The Flyers drafted 8 Olympians, none still play with them.

​With 17 players drafted Russia stands in eighth place only ahead of Latvia, Switzerland, Austria, and Norway.  Times have changed.

Drafted Players Team & Round

(Atlanta Thrashers & Original Jets separate)

CALGARY HAS 0

Team#12345678910
MTL10412

1

2
St. L.1041121


1
CHI1032
22
1


DET1014
1
21
1
NYR1013
1121
1
WAS96
11

1


OTT9312
11

1
BUF8331
1




NSH8321


1
1
PHI82132





PIT75

2





L.A.7411





1
COLOR7321

1



TOR7211

1
1

BOS713


1
11
PHO641





1
VAN64
11





DAL612

21



T.B.6112
1
1


ANA54


1




FLA54





1

NYI53
11





S.J.522



1


N.J.5121
1




ATLANTA421



1


COLUM32
1






MIN31
1
1




EDM211







WIN11








CAR1
1








Drafted Players by Country & Round


12345678910DrUnTot
AUT2121





61925
CAN1551
2




23225
CZE10422
121

22325
FIN912112112121425
LAT122
3
112
121325
NOR

21
2



52025
RUS1031
12



17825
SLO1



1

1
32225
SVK38531

11
22325
SWE9412123
1
23225
SWI12321


2
111425
USA156111
1


25025
TOT7636221311108491190110300