2016 Draft: Historically speaking, Jets lost value in picks-for-picks trade

Garret Hohl
June 24 2016 09:13PM

The Winnipeg Jets swapped early first round picks with the Philadelphia Flyers and some early round picks. The Jets gave the Flyers the #22 and #36 for the #18 and #79.

Let's take a look at how the Jets did in terms of expected value with this trade, ignoring whomever the Jets select.

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Winnipeg Jets swap picks with Philadelphia Flyers, Draft Logan Stanley at 18th

Garret Hohl
June 24 2016 07:44PM

The Winnipeg Jets made a trade, swapping the 22nd and 36th overall for the 18th and 79th overall.

So, who was the player the Jets were really excited that they had to trade up for? The Jets took Logan Stanley at 18th overall.

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2016 Draft: Winnipeg Jets select Patrik Laine 2nd overall

Garret Hohl
June 24 2016 05:28PM

Despite all the rumours and whispers about the Jets moving the second overall pick or preferring the other Finn, Jesse Puljujarvi, the Winnipeg Jets select Partik Laine from Tampere, Finland.

Here's some quick notes:

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HERO Chart Rankings For The Players On The Trade Market

Shawn Reis
June 24 2016 12:18PM

With the first round of the draft only a handful of hours away and at least a couple of trades sounding pretty likely to drop within the next 24 hours, now seems like a good time to take a surface-level look at the quality of players rumored to be available.

Domenic Galamini's excellent HERO Charts provide us a great avenue to do that. I've compiled the Primary Points Per 60 and Relative Corsi For % numbers of both the forwards and defenseman that may or not be in play. These numbers give us a good look at which players teams would be smart to go after and which players teams should avoid.

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Draft Theory and thoughts on Logan Stanley

Garret Hohl
June 24 2016 06:00AM

It is draft day, and so I want to take one more chance to discuss Draft Theory while expanding the discussion I started with my piece earlier on Logan Stanley.

So, here is a few more words on what I said before and what you can learn from both history and numbers.

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