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12-02-2011, 09:55 PM
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To put it another way, the team has drafted 181 players in the 5th round or later. Of those, only 53 ever played a single game in the NHL. And of those, only 21 played 250+ games in the NHL.
So, statistically speaking, that 5th round pick would've given us about a 9% chance to draft an NHL regular. Or if you wanna be pessimistic about it, there's a 91% chance the player wasn't going to be an NHL regular.
(248 games is considered the average length of a player's NHL career according to this site:
So it works out because P3L played in about 9% of our games this season.
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