A hyperintelligent puckmoving blueliner, Benning is already the best defenceman in the entire AJHL and he isn't even 18 years old.
After a strong 2019 draft, the American crop coming in 2020 has been a disappointment to many. The top American, Antonio Stranges, is playing in Canada, and the first NTDP player isn’t expected to be picked until the late stages of the first round. While this is unfortunate for USA Hockey, the current NTDP U17 … Continue reading A Deep Dive into the NTDP U17 Team
The Prospect Network's November Top 62 rankings are here.
Between the 6th and 10th of November we had the U18 Five Nations tournament here in my hometown of Sundsvall. In this piece I'll go through the most high profile players and some of the stand outs and let downs.
Recency bias is one hell of a drug.
It's easy to get carried away after a standout international performance. After Cole Perfetti's 12 points in five games at August's Hlinka-Gretzky Cup, we saw exactly how easy it is.
Tim Stutzle has been off to a hot start in the DEL this season. Read more about him as he continues to climb NHL draft rankings.
The annual World U-17 Hockey Challenge begins tonight at 9 PM (EST). 8 teams from 6 countries have made their way to Medicine Hat and Swift Current to compete for gold. With their national development team participating, the United States projects as the team to beat. Every year, this tournament is a lot of fun … Continue reading 2019 World U-17 Challenge Preview
Anton Lundell is the kind of player who will certainly be going high in the draft due to his well-roundedness at such an early stage in his career (yes, he is 18, but 18 is still very young in a player's development). He's already put it together as far as enabling himself to perform physically in the way he clearly envisions on the ice. Both on and off the puck he's got his wits about him, and will be NHL-ready or very close from the first game of the season.
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Cormier is flying under the radar (assumedly the result of his lack of exposure to date), but his body of work in QMJHL play as a rookie and through his first few games as a sophomore reflects that of a clear top 31 selection, potentially as high as the top 20.