One of the hardest things in hockey to do is to identify what teenagers are going to become when they mature into men. Even harder than that is to keep those players they draft within the system and having them make an extended impact with the team. SenShot looks at the 10 most impactful Senators draft picks on the Senators franchise:
10. Anton Volchenkov – The A-Train was drafted 21st overall in the 2000 Entry draft. Never known for prolific offensive ability, he is in the top 3 the best defensive defenseman in the history of the franchise. A shot blocking machine, Volchenkov was not a fighter but never shied away from making a big hit.
SENATORS STATS: 7 seasons, 428 GP, 94 PTS