CHL draftees

At some point several months ago, I got into a discussion with somebody on hfboards about the number of CHL players drafted into the NHL. If I find the original thread again, I’ll update this post with a link. I thought I’d saved the link, but I guess not.
Methodology, assumptions, and conclusion in the extended entry.
I posted this on hfboards here.

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Jack Adams coaches

Are Jack Adams winners really good coaches, are they just in the right place at the right time, or is it perhaps a combination of good and lucky? I assert that coaches win the JA usually because they’re genuinely good. Coaches generally win the Jack Adams when their teams perform extremely well (either relative to other teams, or relative to their history over the previous few seasons). These teams are usually not flashes in the pan; they tend to continue to perform well for at least a season or two afterwards as well.
The original thread I started is here. I’m not (yet?) putting anything new into this entry; I’m mostly making it in case hfboards goes away, and also as a testament to my cleverness (and to flesh out this site). I posted it to hfboards on the 25th of April, 2004.

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