NHL Rookies: Early Season Grades for the Top 10 Draft Picks

November 25th, 2011 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was the top pick of the 2011 NHL Draft and he has made the Edmonton Oilers proud thus far, getting off to a solid start.

Nugent-Hopkins is continuing to prove that top 10 picks in the NHL Draft are so valuable because so many of the them turn out to be stars in such a short period of time.

Top 10 picks in hockey are like gold, and it is foolish for teams to trade high draft picks after all the successes for recent drafts.

Let's hand out grades for the top 10 selections in last year's draft, and see what the teams are getting for their high picks.


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