Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Acquiring a first round pick at the deadline

Not going to happen... check out these numbers from the NHL.

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.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well, Eric...it didn't happen on deadline day, but it did happen! -- John Kingston