The NHL Draft's Wasted Years: The Worst First Rounds Since 1990

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The NHL Draft's Wasted Years: The Worst First Rounds Since 1990

The 2003 NHL Draft might have been one the best of all time.

4 Draftees are now team captains.
6 Have lead their teams in scoring.
3 Have played major roles on Stanley Cup Winning Teams.
9 Have been All Stars.
2 Scored 40+ goals.
1 Was a Norris finalist
15 Olympians
5 Members of the 2010 Canadian Gold Medal Team

Phew! What a draft.

However, the drafts highlighted on the following slides are a dog’s breakfast. They are in no particular order as it’s difficult to measure one disaster against another.

So, without further ado.

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