Over the past 25 years, there have been approximately 5250 players drafted into the NHL. Every team covets that First Overall Draft Pick. But that first overall draft pick does not always turn out to be the superstar he is expected to be.
The following is a list (from worst to best) of the last 25 years first overall picks.
Please keep in mind it is hard to rank players from 2000 to 2009 because most of them have years ahead of them.