Looking Into the Past – Historical Rates for NHL Entry Draft Selections

Once again, it is time to update my draft model that I use in creating my rankings for the NHL Entry Draft. The model consists of using historical rates of return for players based on draft position and utilizing statistical measurements that I have developed. The intent of the model is to find where scouts … Continue reading Looking Into the Past – Historical Rates for NHL Entry Draft Selections

BREAKING DOWN EXPECTED DRAFT VALUE OF FORWARDS: CHL VS EUROPE VS THE REST OF N.A.

Knowing the expected draft value of a selection is a useful tool to use when evaluating the NHL Entry Draft. While one of the most popular tools is to use it for analyzing the trade value of a draft pick, there are other ways that expected draft value could provide useful insights. One insight that … Continue reading BREAKING DOWN EXPECTED DRAFT VALUE OF FORWARDS: CHL VS EUROPE VS THE REST OF N.A.

EXPECTED DRAFT VALUE OF A CHL FORWARD SELECTED TOP 90 OVERALL

Previously, I looked at the expected value of a first year draft eligible forward selected in the top ninety overall in the NHL Entry Draft. By looking at the likelihood of a forward reaching the threshold of playing at least 100 NHL games and the likelihood they will reach the threshold of playing at least 100 NHL games … Continue reading EXPECTED DRAFT VALUE OF A CHL FORWARD SELECTED TOP 90 OVERALL