Who are the top NHL draft picks for the Coyotes since 2013?

Who Have Been Coyotes Best NHL Draft Picks Since 2013?
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The Arizona Coyotes have a great chance to acquire a top-tier talent in the upcoming 2023 NHL Draft, which is scheduled to start at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena this Wednesday.

The Coyotes have 12 draft picks in seven rounds, including the sixth and 12th picks in the first round. This gives them the chance to bring in fresh talent and rejuvenate their presence on Arizona betting apps.

For the second consecutive year, Arizona has multiple first-round picks in the 2023 Draft. In the previous year, they chose Logan Cooley and Conor Geekie as centers with the third and 11th overall selections.

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The NHL.com analysts anticipate that the Coyotes will choose a mix of offensive and defensive players in this year’s draft. Adam Kimelman forecasts that Arizona will draft Austrian defenseman David Reinbacher with the sixth overall pick and Owen Sound winger Colby Barlow with the 12th pick.

Kimelman’s colleague, Mike G. Morreale, predicts that the Arizona team will choose Swedish center Dalibor Dvorsky with the sixth pick in the draft, and then select U.S. Under-18 team center Oliver Moore.

BetMGM Sportsbook Arizona has removed the odds for the first pick in the NHL Draft, as it is widely anticipated that Connor Bedard will be chosen by Chicago as the top pick.

Yengols.com examined the Coyotes’ draft selections by evaluating their impact on the ice, utilizing point shares data sourced from Hockey-Reference.com.

Best Coyotes Draft Picks in the NHL Since 2013

  • Max Domi, who was selected as the 12th pick in the 2013 draft, has participated in 581 games, netting 121 goals and recording 149 assists for a combined total of 370 points. Over the course of his career, he has amassed 34.6 point shares.
  • Clayton Keller, chosen as the 7th overall pick in the 2016 draft, has appeared in 442 games, netted 133 goals, tallied 209 assists, and amassed 342 points. He also boasts 33.6 point shares.
  • Jacob Chychrun was chosen as the 16th pick in the 2016 draft. Since then, he has played 385 games, scoring 62 goals and registering 113 assists, totaling 175 points. He has earned 31.0 point shares.
  • Dylan Strome, drafted third overall in 2015, has played 354 games, scoring 90 goals and recording 145 assists for a total of 235 points. He has also earned 21.6 point shares during his career.
  • Conor Garland, chosen as the 123rd pick in the 2015 NHL draft, has appeared in 322 games, tallying 83 goals and 111 assists for a combined total of 194 points. Over the course of his career, he has earned a total of 20.5 point shares.
  • Christian Dvorak was drafted 58th overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. He has since appeared in 422 games, scoring 88 goals and recording 119 assists for a total of 207 points. Throughout his career, he has earned 17.7 point shares.
  • Since being drafted 76th overall in 2015, Adin Hill has appeared in 101 games, posting a record of 45 wins, 39 losses, and 6 ties. He has a save percentage of .910, a goals against average of 2.66, and has accumulated 16.0 point shares.
  • Michael Bunting was chosen 117th overall in the 2014 draft. Since then, he has played in 187 games, scoring 57 goals and contributing 69 assists, totaling 126 points. His point share currently stands at 14.4.
  • Brendan Perlini, drafted 12th overall in 2014, has played 262 games and scored 50 goals with 31 assists, totaling 81 points. Throughout his career, he has earned 6.8 point shares.
  • Since being drafted as the 32nd pick in 2015, Christian Fisher has appeared in 398 games, scoring 56 goals and providing 55 assists for a combined total of 111 points. Throughout his career, he has amassed 6.6 point shares.

Arizona sportsbooks have listed the Coyotes as one of three teams with the least chance of winning the 2024 Stanley Cup, with odds of +25000.

Arizona is still awaiting the return from the 2022 draft.

While none of Arizona’s 2022 NHL Draft picks have seen ice time with the Coyotes, two of the team’s nine selections from 2021 have already made their debut. Nevertheless, we can assess which players have brought the most value to the team in the past ten years.

Since being drafted in 2013, Max Domi has proven to be a valuable asset for not only the Coyotes but also several other NHL teams, including the Canadiens, Blue Jackets, Hurricanes, Blackhawks, and Stars. In his 581 NHL games, Domi has scored 121 goals and contributed 249 assists.

Domi’s career point shares of 34.6 outperformed those of Clayton Keller (33.6 point shares) and Jacob Chychrun (31.0 point shares), who were both 2016 first round picks. This achievement secured Domi the top position on the Coyotes’ draft value ranking.

Dylan Strome, the No. 3 pick from 2015 with 21.6 point shares, and Conor Garland, the 123rd pick from the same draft with 20.5 point shares, are among the top five players for Arizona.

Adin Hill, the rising star goaltender from the Stanley Cup champion Las Vegas Golden Knights this season, has earned the seventh-highest point shares (16.0) among all Coyotes draft picks since 2013.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher has accumulated over seven years of experience covering sports and sports betting in Arizona, previously contributing to ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News. Currently, he holds the position of lead writer at yengols.com.

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