In grading which scouting service and/or ranking system made
the best predictions or was most accurate in terms of how the NHL 2009 entry
draft went down, there are many limitations. It will likely be somewhere between
three to five years before we can begin to understand which scouting/ranking
system was most accurate in their prognostications, and compare this to how NHL
team's professional scouting teams performed.
Click here for the analysis I performed using what information we actually have at this point to determine which draft ranking service was the most accurate from the NHL 2009 entry draft results.