Prospect Ramblings: Decade of Drafting – Sweden

Pat Quinn




Welcome to the weekend ramblings, sorry I could not get this out earlier work fun came up. This week I will look at the total players drafted out of the leagues in Sweden from 2008 to 2018. I can also add the success rate percentage here, as it is not as inflated as last weeks. I was also harsher in the grading which I feel helped quite a bit.


Before we start, here is my #GoodTweet(s) of the week:






From 2008 to 2018, 270 players were drafted out of the Swedish leagues with 25 additional players in 2019 selected. In total they have a success rate of about 45.93% overall, but their average success rate year over year is 40.80% and that I feel is much more in line as I took down the percentages in 2017 and 2018 because a lot of those players still could turn out or easily never play in the NHL.


The total players drafted out of Sweden between 2008 and 2018 are:




In 2014, 2017 and 2018 there were over 30 players drafted out of Sweden, the highest total years. 2008 had the second l