Alvin Chang examines how the amount of time a player takes to get to the NHL correlates to player success.
Alvin Chang examines the NHL draft to determine what impact a proposed age change would have on both the league and its young players. His findings? The impact would be fairly minimal.
Alvin Chang examines the contracts signed by players over the course of their careers and notices that draft slot impacts salary well after the expiraction of their entry-level contract.
Alvin Chang writes that while not many of the players the Detroit Red Wings draft see significant NHL time, the ones who do have a major impact -- and stick around.