Defensive value over two decades 

June, 10, 2010
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This week we're looking at the top 10 value defensemen -- a week after looking at value forwards -- relative to their draft slots. But before we get to the list, here are two interesting points:

1. Defensemen are much harder to project than forwards. Outside the top 10 picks, there is a much smaller correlation between draft slot and performance.