Alvin Chang examines why so many elite defensemen slip past the first round, a la Shea Weber. Is there something scouts are missing? In most cases, it appears to be a willingness to turn a weakness into a strength.
Alvin Chang crunched numbers from one decade to determine whether the praise heaped on the Nashville Predators' drafting strategy is legitimate. Conclusion: It is -- to an extent. What does this teach us? Dive in.