Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Acquiring a first round pick at the deadline
ROUND-BY-ROUND DRAFT PICKS TRANSFERRED ON DEADLINE DAY SINCE 1980
1st-Round Picks: 19 (less than 1 a year)
2nd-Round Picks: 41
3rd-Round Picks: 46
Overall, there have been 374 trades, involving 676 players and 225 draft picks on Deadline Day since 1980.
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since 1982.