Yearly Draft Picks #1 (Part 25) SORRY IM LATE

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Who's the worst 1st overall pick in the past 20 years?

  1. Nail Yakupov

    5 vote(s)
    31.3%
  2. Patrik Stefan

    7 vote(s)
    43.8%
  3. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Erik Johnson

    1 vote(s)
    6.3%
  5. Marc-Andre Fluery

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Rick DiPietro

    3 vote(s)
    18.8%
  7. Chris Phillips

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Rick Nash

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Ilya Kovalchuk

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Stephen A. Smith

    Stephen A. Smith Hall of Famer

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    I'm very sorry that I missed posting this on new year's. I was very busy that day, and couldn't find the time to make the forum. However, here it is. The long awaited "Year Draft Picks" #1!
    1996- :ott D Chris Phillips GP-1179 G-71 A-217 P-288
    1997- :bos C Joe Thornton GP-1367 G-377 A-964 P-1341
    1998- :tbl C Vincent Lecavalier GP-1212 G-421 A-528 P-949
    1999- :falcons C Patrik Stefan GP-455 G-64 A-124 P-188
    2000- :nyi G Rick DiPietro GP-318 W-130 L-136 OTL/T-36
    2001- :falcons LW Ilya Kovalchuk GP-816 G-417 A-399 P-816
    2002- :cbj LW Rick Nash GP-922 G-393 A-340 P-733
    2003- :pit G Marc-Andre Fleury GP-653 W-357 L-206 OTL/T-61
    2004- :wsh LW Alexander Ovechkin GP-839 G-525 A-441 P-966
    2005- :pit C Sidney Crosby GP-707 G-338 A-600 P-938
    2006- :stlD Erik Johnson GP-529 G-59 A-161 P-220
    2007- :chi RW Patrick Kane GP-658 G-251 A-412 P-663
    2008- :tbl C Steven Stamkos GP-569 G-312 A-250 P-562
    2009- :nyi C John Tavares GP-510 G-207 A-264 P-471
    2010- :edm LW Taylor Hall GP-381 G-132 A-196 P-328
    2011- :edm C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins GP-313 G-77 A-145 P-222
    2012- :edm RW Nail Yakupov GP-252 G-50 A-61 P-111
    2013- :col C Nathan Mackinnon GP-218 G-59 A-94 P-153
    2014- :flo D Aaron Ekblad GP-159 G-27 A-48 P-75
    2015- :edm C Connor McDavid GP-45 G-16 A-32 P-48
    2016- :tml C Auston Matthews GP-0 G-0 A-0 P-0

    Most 1st Overall Picks- :edm 4
    Most Position Picked- Centers 9
    Most Games Played- Joe Thornton 1367
    Most Goals- Alexander Ovechkin 525
    Most Assists- Joe Thornton 964
    Most Points- Joe Thornton 1341
    Best Player Currently- Sidney Crosby O_O
    Best Player of the Future- Nolan... Connor Patrick... McDavid

    Well I don't wanna talk about each one individually so instead I'm going to list them from best to worst :)

    1. Sidney Crosby
    2. Connor McDavid
    3. John Tavares
    4. Alexander Ovechkin
    5. Joe Thornton
    6. Steven Stamkos
    7. Aaron Ekblad
    8. Ilya Kovalchuk
    9. Vincent Lecavalier
    10. Auston Matthews
    11. Taylor Hall
    12. Nathan Mackinnon
    13. Marc-Andre Fluery
    14. Rick Nash
    15. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
    16. Erik Johnson
    17. Chris Phillips (A lot of respect though)
    18. Rick DiPietro
    19. Nail Yakupov
    20. Patrik Stefan
     
  2. Symyro

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    I will say 1 thing in DiPietro's defense, bad Islander teams and actually had some good talent..... just couldn't stay healthy
     
  3. DanielR

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    Matthews best now and future
     
  4. Leafer

    Leafer MVP PICK'EM CHAMP

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    Crosby best now and Matthews best for the future. Worst is McDavid (actually DiPietro)
     

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