Well I'd rather have Bertuzzi on my team at this moment...but Paul Kariya leads his draft class by a fairly wide margin with 300 goals and 669 points (through 02/03). Next closest is Satan with 230 goals, and Arnott with 511 points.(through 02/03)
Difficult not to pick Kariya when he leads his draft class by a 70 goal margin and a 150 point margin!!!
How Betuzzi can be leading by such a big margin is beyond me. Like Mcdonald19 said, I would rather have Bert today, but when drafting them at 18 I would be thinking would I rather have the guy who is gonna step in at 19 and immediately be an impact premier player for the next 10 years, or a guy who is gonna struggle until he is 25 before finally becoming better. when drafting 18 year olds, Id rather take the guy who is gonna have a bigger impact for longer.
Today (or rather last year Bertuzzi > Kariya
5 years ago Kariya >>>Bertuzi
8 year ago Kariya >>>>>>>>>>>> Bertuzzi