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NHL Best Players Drafted by Draft Position

This is a list of the top players selected across all NHL drafts for each draft position. A player is included on the list by ranking #1 for their career across all players selected in that draft position in the cagtegories of games played, goals, assists, or points. When a player led in a particular category, his statistics are bolded; if he did not lead, his statistics in that category are presented, but are greyed out. You can click on the player to get his career statistics.
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Boston
828
156
416
572
Boston
821
177
291
468
D
Los Angeles
1085
96
375
471
Winnipeg
1022
147
434
581
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Quebec
538
0.895
0.446
3.05
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Washington
782
143
200
343
New Jersey
776
249
236
485
D
Washington
846
59
191
250
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Buffalo
2
0.000
0.000
6.00
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Buffalo
834
113
187
300
Quebec
650
252
384
636
D
Los Angeles
708
92
218
310
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Montreal
68
0.880
0.526
3.50
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Toronto
615
38
76
114
NY Islanders
391
72
94
166
D
Toronto
230
15
74
89
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
No goaltenders with NHL experience selected at pick #84.
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Buffalo
954
363
450
813
D
NY Rangers
1068
152
619
771
Atlanta
570
161
167
328
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
New Jersey
406
0.892
0.471
3.07
St. Louis
108
0.920
0.624
2.40
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Detroit
786
313
260
573
D
Detroit
377
22
137
159
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Pittsburgh
95
0.892
0.372
3.45
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Quebec
1020
375
430
805
D
Buffalo
74
3
15
18
Minnesota
53
5
13
18
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
NY Islanders
92
0.858
0.346
4.11
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Hartford
1258
408
490
898
D
Detroit
821
80
82
162
NY Rangers
677
25
94
119
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
No goaltenders with NHL experience selected at pick #88.
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Buffalo
990
473
559
1032
D
Calgary
847
36
206
242
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Buffalo
459
0.874
0.561
3.32
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Chicago
601
226
172
398
Edmonton
468
184
238
422
D
NY Islanders
658
23
90
113
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
San Jose
266
0.902
0.598
2.76
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
NY Rangers
807
207
499
706
D
Vancouver
494
58
170
228
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Washington
246
0.871
0.395
3.60
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Edmonton
220
23
37
60
D
Minnesota
374
10
18
28
Detroit
218
8
23
31
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Hartford
30
0.879
0.596
3.81
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Minnesota
494
49
55
104
Pittsburgh
416
139
186
325
D
NY Rangers
705
25
139
164
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Washington
105
0.919
0.647
2.60
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Ottawa
660
109
138
247
D
Hartford
352
58
57
115
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Los Angeles
210
0.874
0.586
3.51
San Jose
69
0.915
0.525
2.43
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Philadelphia
677
233
250
483
D
Los Angeles
203
23
32
55
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
No goaltenders with NHL experience selected at pick #95.
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Los Angeles
820
138
220
358
D
Chicago
389
27
104
131
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
No goaltenders with NHL experience selected at pick #96.
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Buffalo
900
41
50
91
Detroit
567
180
167
347
D
Buffalo
644
49
146
195
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
NY Islanders
385
0.870
0.440
3.85
Minnesota
142
0.879
0.361
3.90
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Boston
796
150
197
347
D
Buffalo
388
23
80
103
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Vancouver
21
0.862
0.115
3.96
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Edmonton
873
169
298
467
D
San Jose
632
37
140
177
St. Louis
494
39
162
201
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
Ottawa
256
0.908
0.630
2.66
Toronto
140
0.914
0.566
2.84
Pos.
Player
Team
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
F
Philadelphia
209
42
68
110
D
Los Angeles
1149
125
474
599
 
Player
Team
Year
GP
SvPct
WPct
GAA
G
No goaltenders with NHL experience selected at pick #100.