Best and Worst NHL Team at the draft!
Which Team has the best scouting staff.
The criteria, the most active players in the NHL drafted by a specific team. Regardless of where they play now.I just finished counting up which team has the done the best in the draft. All players currently in the NHL as of Feb 2, 2006 counted towards team totals. (Players out with injuries were included in the count)
Whichever team drafted the player is the team that player will count towards. Example given, John Leclair counts as a Canadien not a Flyer or Penguin.
The goal was to see which team actually has drafted the most NHL caliber players who are playing in the league.
A couple of things too remember,
Some franchises have not been around long
Some franchises have moved (If this is the case I have added the former and current teams together. (E.g. Colorado/Quebec)
New Jersey 38
San Jose 31
Los Angeles 27
St Louis 24
Tampa Bay 15
Even though New Jersey has been a powerhouse they have the most drafted players playing in the NHL! (A lot of them are on other teams but they have the best scouting system!)
I found the roster info on www.thehockeynews.com
This is my first post, be kind.