Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Dylan Larkin

by Travis Jan 31, 2016, 6:13 pm

  Dylan Larkin, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 172 Born: 1996-07-30 Hometown: Detroit, MI, USA Drafted: 2014 by Detroit Red Wings, 15th overall             Observations: January 2015- As stated by Julius Ceasar, "I came, I saw and I conquered" almost fits Dylan Larkin to …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Evgeny Svechnikov

by Travis Dec 23, 2015, 6:16 pm

  Evgeny Svechnikov, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 203 Born: 1996-10-31 Hometown: Neftegorsk, RUS Drafted: 2015 by Detroit Red Wings, 19th overall     Observations: December 2015- Svechnikov will be looking to anchor Russia's top line to start the 2016 WJHC alongside Cape Breton teammate, …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Joe Hicketts

by Dean Youngblood Dec 23, 2015, 3:00 pm

  Joe Hicketts, D Shoots: L Height: 5-8 Weight: 187 Born: 1996-05-04 Hometown: Kamloops, BC Drafted: Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings, 2014         {source} <div id="imageright"><script type="text/javascript" src="http://ap.lijit.com/www/delivery/fpi.js?z=199099&u=dobbersports&width=300&height=250"></script></div> {/source}   Observations: December 2015- Joe Hicketts once again sits atop the WHL scoring list …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Axel Holmstrom

by Travis Dec 23, 2015, 9:02 am

  Axel Holmstrom, LW/C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 198 Born: 1996-06-29 Hometown: Arvidsjaur, Sweden Drafted: 2014 by Detroit, 196th overall         Observations: December 2015- Axel Holmstrom will be looking to lead team Sweden back to the podium in the upcoming 2016 WJHC where he …

Boston Bruins Top Prospects

Landon Ferraro

by Travis Nov 24, 2015, 2:36 pm

Landon Ferraro, C Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 179 Born: 1991-08-08 Hometown: Burnaby, BC Drafted: 2009 by Detroit, 32nd overall           Observations: November 2015- The Boston Bruins have scooped up Landon Ferraro off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings who were forced to make …

Ottawa Senators Top Prospects

Ryan Dzingel

by Nathan Martin Feb 6, 2016, 12:12 pm

Ryan Dzingel, W/C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Born: 1992-03-09 Hometown: Wheaton, IL, USA Drafted: 2011 by Ottawa Senators, 204th Overall   Observations: February 2016 - Dzingel will get a second chance this season to impress Sens brass this season having been called …

Ottawa Senators Top Prospects

Nick Paul

by Brad Phillips Feb 6, 2016, 12:04 pm

  Nicholas Paul, LW/C Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 203 Born: 1995-03-20 Hometown: Mississauga, ON, CAN Drafted: 2013 by Dallas Stars, 101st overall     Observations: February 2016 – Paul will get his first taste of NHL action having been recalled from Bingo. The callup is …

Minnesota Wild Top Prospects

Stephen Michalek

by Dean Youngblood Feb 6, 2016, 11:57 am

  Stephen Michalek, G Catches: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 205 Born: 1993-08-06 Hometown: Hartford, CT, USA Drafted: 2011 by the Minnesota Wild, 161st overall           Observations: February 2016 – It’s been a week of ups and downs. Coming off his impressive first-star-of-the-game-worthy debut with the …

Minnesota Wild Top Prospects

Tyler Graovac

by Edric Feb 6, 2016, 11:53 am

    Tyler Graovac, C Shoots: L Height: 6-5 Weight: 201 Born: 1993-4-27 Hometown: Brampton, Ontario Drafted: 2011 By Minnesota, 191 Overall             Observations: February 2016 – It appears that Graovac’s rehabilitation is taking longer than originally expected. Despite the extended stay with the Iowa affiliate, …

Minnesota Wild Top Prospects

Pavel Jenys

by Austin Wallace Feb 6, 2016, 11:46 am

  Pavel Jenys, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 203 Born: 1996-04-02 Hometown: Brno, Czech Republic Drafted: 2014 by the Minnesota Wild, 199th overall           Observations: February 2016 – Though his recent relocation to the Niagara Ice Dogs roster was likely well-received, Jenys still struggles …

Minnesota Wild Top Prospects

Christian Folin

by Jamie Zadow Feb 6, 2016, 11:18 am

      Christian Folin, D   Shoots: R   Height: 6-3   Weight: 214   Born: 1991-02-09   Hometown: Kungsbacka, SWE   Drafted: Undrafted (signed as free agent in 2014)   Observations: February 2016 – Folin has been summoned from the Iowa Wild to the main roster. It’ll be good to see …

Minnesota Wild Top Prospects

Mathew Dumba

by Dobber Sports Feb 6, 2016, 11:14 am

Mathew Dumba, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Born: 1994-07-25 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Drafted: 2012 by Minnesota Wild, 7th overall           Observations: February 2016 – It seems the all-star break did a world of good for Matt Dumba, as he has three points …

Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Daniel Catenacci

by Paul Zwambag Feb 5, 2016, 4:05 pm

Daniel Catenacci, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 183 Born: 1993-03-09 Hometown:  Richmond Hill, ON, CAN Drafted: 2011 by Buffalo Sabres, 77th overall           Observations: February 2016 – Catenacci has been recalled from Rochester, he will finally get a chance to make his NHL …

Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Connor Brown

by Jason Banks Feb 5, 2016, 12:40 pm

    Connor Brown, C/RW Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 Born: 1994-01-14 Hometown: Etobicoke, ON Drafted: 2012 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 156th Overall               Observations:   February 2016 – After a long injury of two and half months, Brown has returned to action in a big way. …

Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Travis Dermott

by Jason Banks Feb 5, 2016, 12:31 pm

  Travis Dermott, D Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 196 Born: 1996-12-22 Hometown: Newmarket, ON Drafted: 2015 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 34th Overall         Observations:   February 2016 – Dermott is enjoying a fantastic campaign that currently sees him fifth in OHL defensemen scoring. Dermott should …

Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Stuart Percy

by Jason Banks Feb 5, 2016, 12:16 pm

Stuart Percy, D Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 193 Born: 1993-05-18 Hometown: Oakville, Ont Drafted: 2011 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 25th Overall             Observations:   February 2016 – Percy is having quite a nice season in the AHL, his production is up, but still struggles …

Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Matt Frattin

by Jason Banks Feb 5, 2016, 10:45 am

    Matt Frattin, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 Born: 1988-1-3 Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta Drafted: 2007 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 99th Overall               Observations:   February 2016 – Despite being on the strongest and most offensive AHL franchise, Frattin is having his worst productive year …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Travis Konecny

by Dean Youngblood Feb 4, 2016, 7:11 pm

Travis Konecny, RC/W Shoots: R Height: 5-10 Weight: 176 Born: 1997-03-11 Hometown: Clachan, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Philadelphia Flyers, 24th overall       Observations: February 2016 – Konecny has exploded offensively this year, splitting  time with the Ottawa 67's and the Sarnia Sting after …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Travis Sanheim

by Zach Hopkins Feb 4, 2016, 7:01 pm

  Travis Sanheim, D Shoots: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 201 Born: 1996-03-29 Hometown: Brandon, MB, CAN Drafted: 2014 by Philadelphia Flyers, 17th overall       Observations: February 2016 – Sanheim is on pace for a career year offensively through 30 games with the Calgary Hitmen of …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Shayne Gostisbehere

by Zach Hopkins Feb 4, 2016, 6:45 pm

Shayne Gostisbehere, D Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Born: 1993-20-4 Hometown: Margate, FLA Drafted: 2012 by Philadelphia Flyers, 78thOverall           Observations: February 2016 – Gostisbehere, or Ghost as many call him (probably made up by writers who don't want to type out his …

Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Johan Larsson

by Paul Zwambag Feb 4, 2016, 1:50 pm

Johan Larsson, C Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 198 Born: 1992-07-25 Hometown: Lau, Sweden Drafted: 2010 by Minnesota, 56th overall         Observations: February 2016 – Johan Larsson scored the game winning goal against the Montreal Canadiens to record his second goal of the season. …

Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Calvin Petersen

by Paul Zwambag Feb 4, 2016, 1:28 pm

Calvin Petersen, G Catches: R Height: 6-02 Weight: 175 Born: 1994-10-19 Hometown:  Waterloo, IA Drafted: 2013 by Buffalo Sabres, 129th overall           Observations: February 2016 – Petersen had an incredible January, leading Notre Dame to a 12 game undefeated streak. Calvin finally lost 4-0 …

Arizona Coyotes Top Prospects

Louis Domingue

by Keith Duggan Feb 4, 2016, 12:43 am

          Louis   Domingue, G Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 200 Born: 1992-03-06 Birthplace: Mont St-Hilaire, PQ Drafted: 2010 by   Phoenix Coyotes, 138th overall           Observations: February 2016-  Louis Domingue has been named NHL's rookie of the month for January. The young goalie …

Vancouver Canucks Top Prospects

Anton Rodin

by Mike Barrett Feb 3, 2016, 4:33 pm

      Anton Rodin, RW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1990-11-21 Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden Drafted: 2nd round 2009 (53rd overall)       Observations: February 2016 – While it's unclear if he'll return to North America, Rodin has performed admirably in his time with Brynas of …

Vancouver Canucks Top Prospects

Joseph LaBate

by Mike Barrett Feb 3, 2016, 4:14 pm

Joseph LaBate, C Shoots: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 190 Born: 1993-04-16 Hometown: Burnsville, MN Drafted: 2011 by Vancouver Canucks, 101st Overall           Observations: February 2016 – LaBate has more or less stagnated as a member of the Utica Comets this season, posting up a …

New York Rangers Top Prospects

Dylan McIlrath

by Dobber Sports Feb 2, 2016, 3:45 pm

Dylan McIlrath, D Shoots: R Height: 6-5 Weight: 220 Born: 1992-04-20 Hometown: Winnipeg, MB Drafted: 2010 by New York Rangers, 10th Overall             Observations: February 2016   – It has been a bumpy road for the Rangers' 2010 first-round pick. After playing three full …

Vancouver Canucks Top Prospects

Emerson Etem

by Kevin Won Feb 2, 2016, 3:36 pm

Emerson Etem, RW/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 212 Born: 1992-06-16 Hometown: Long Beach, CA Drafted: 2010 by Anaheim Ducks, 29th Overall           Observations: February 2016  – Unable so far to translate his blinding speed and AHL success into scoring at the NHL level, …

New York Rangers Top Prospects

Ryan Graves

by Rich Dillon Feb 2, 2016, 3:15 pm

Ryan Graves, D Shoots: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 220 Born: 1995-05-21 Hometown: Yarmouth, NS, Canada Drafted: 2013 by New York Rangers, 110th overall           Observations: February 2016 – Graves is off to a great start in his first season for the Hartford Wolfpack of …

New York Rangers Top Prospects

Pavel Buchnevich

by Dean Youngblood Feb 2, 2016, 3:06 pm

  Pavel Buchnevich, W/C Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 176 Born: 1995-04-17 Hometown: Cherepovets, RUS Drafted: 2013 by New York Rangers, 75th Overall     Observations: February 2016 – Since the move to SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL, Pavel has had some difficulty finding his …

Washington Capitals Top Prospects

Jakub Vrana

by Pat Quinn Feb 1, 2016, 6:28 pm

Jakub Vrana, LW/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 187 Born: 1996-06-28 Hometown: Praha, CZE Drafted: 2014 by Washington Capitals, 13th overall           Observations: February 2016 - Vrana returned much earlier than expected as he played in the final three January games for Hershey recording …

Washington Capitals Top Prospects

Riley Barber

by Pat Quinn Feb 1, 2016, 6:17 pm

    Riley Barber, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 198 Born: 1994-2-7 Hometown: Livonia, MI Drafted:  2012 by Washington Capitals, 167th Overall             Observations: February 2016 - Currently sitting with 25 points in 44 games Barber has played well in his first year in the …

Washington Capitals Top Prospects

Nate Schmidt

by Pat Quinn Feb 1, 2016, 5:58 pm

    Nate Schmidt, D Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 194 Born: 1991-07-16 Hometown: St. Cloud, MN, USA Drafted: Undrafted – Signed as free agent (April, 2013)           Observations: February 2016 - Schmidt has been a great injury replacement for the Capitals this year as key …

Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Adrian Kempe

by Philip Jan 31, 2016, 8:23 pm

Adrian Kempe, LW/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 187 Born: 1996-09-13 Hometown: Kramfors, SWE Drafted: 2014 by Los Angeles Kings, 29th overall   Observations: January 2016 – The 19-year-old Kempe has had a decent first half of his rookie pro season in North America. …

Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Michael Mersch

by Philip Jan 31, 2016, 8:18 pm

Michael Mersch, RW/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 198 Born: 1992-10-02 Hometown: Park Ridge, IL, USA Drafted: 2011 by Los Angeles Kings, 110th overall)             Observations: January 2016 – In early December, Mersch left the Reign for his first cup of coffee with the …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Marko Dano

by Chris Bagwell Jan 31, 2016, 7:00 pm

Marko Dano, C/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 214 Born: 1994-11-30 Hometown: Eisenstadt, AUT Drafted: 2013 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 27th Overall     Observations: January 2016 - After coming to Chicago over the summer in the Brandon Saad trade, Dano opened the season with …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Chris Calnan

by Matt Donohue Jan 31, 2016, 6:20 pm

    Chris Calnan, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-2 Weight: 209 Born: 1994-5-5 Hometown: Norwell, MA Drafted: 2012 3rd round 79th overall by Chicago             Observations: January 2016 - Through 20 games of his junior year with the Boston College Eagles, Calnan has tallied just three …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Vince Hinostroza

by Matt Donohue Jan 31, 2016, 3:48 pm

      Vince Hinostroza, C Shoots: R Height: 5-9 Weight: 170 Born: 1994-04-03 Hometown: Bartlett, IL, USA Drafted: 2012 by Chicago Blackhawks, 169th overall                 Observations: January 2016 - Hinostroza leads the Rockford IceHogs in scoring with 10 goals and 16 assists through 38 games of …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Phillip Danault

by Matt Donohue Jan 31, 2016, 3:22 pm

  Phillip Danault, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Born: 1993-02-24 Hometown: Victoriaville, QC Drafted: 2011 by Chicago Blackhawks, 26th overall             Observations: January 2016 - After developing his game with Rockford for the last two seasons, it appears that the former first rounder …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Artemy Panarin

by Matt Donohue Jan 31, 2016, 3:01 pm

  Artemy Panarin, LW Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 Born: 1991-10-30 Hometown: Korkino, Russia Drafted: Undrafted         Observations: January 2016 - Through 53 games of his inaugural NHL campaign, Panarin has been everything the Blackhawks could have hoped for and more. He lead all …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Dominic Turgeon

by Travis Jan 30, 2016, 4:47 pm

  Dominic Turgeon, C Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 196 Born: 1996-02-25  Hometown: Cherry Hills, CO, USA  Drafted: 3rd Round 2014 (63rd overall) by Detroit    Observations: January 2016- Dominic Turgeon comes from a long lineage of NHL experience with father Pierre lacing it up …

Anaheim Ducks Top Prospects

Shea Theodore

by Kevin Won Jan 30, 2016, 4:27 pm

Shea Theodore, D Shoots: L Height: 6’0 Weight: 170 Born: 1996-03-08 Hometown: Aldergrove, BC Drafted: 2013 by Anaheim Ducks, 26th Overall   Observations: January 2016- The reassignment for Theodore likely stems from the long layoff from all-star weekend. He will be able to stay …

Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Andrew Mangiapane

by Dean Youngblood Jan 30, 2016, 1:00 pm

  Andrew Mangiapane, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 161 Born: 1996-04-04 Hometown: Bolton, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Calgary Flames, 166th overall       Observations: Jan 2016 - Mangiapane's hat-trick gives him 30 goals in 38 games so far this season. He has 61 total …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Mikhail Grigorenko

by Dobber Sports Jan 29, 2016, 2:50 pm

  Mikhail Grigorenko, RW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 191 Born: 1994-05-16 Hometown: Khabarovsk, Russia Drafted: 2012 by Buffalo Sabres, 12th overall           Observations: October 2015 - Grigorenko has made the Avalanche roster for the 2015-16 season, but has been a scratched 13th forward in …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Mason Geertsen

by Dean Youngblood Jan 29, 2016, 2:43 pm

  Mason Geertsen, D Shoots: L Height: 6’4” Weight: 201 Born: 1995-05-19 Hometown: Rocky Rapids, AB, CAN Drafted: 2013 by Colorado Avalanche, 93rd Overall             Observations: January 2016 - Geertsen has been assigned to the ECHL. This is a step down competitively, but will allow …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Joey Hishon

by Hayden Soboleski Jan 29, 2016, 2:42 pm

  Joey Hishon, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 172 Born: 1991-10-20 Hometown: Stratford, Ont Drafted: 2010 by Colorado Avalanche, 17th Overall             Observations: January 2016 - Hishon has battled various upper-body injuries this month, missing several games and is currently out of the line-up. …

Prospects Rambling

January 29 2016

by Peter Jan 29, 2016, 1:05 pm

The BMO Top Prospects game went last night in Vancouver and Team Orr continued its streak with another victory over Team Cherry. The Top Prospect game has been an excellent scouting opportunity for NHL teams …

Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Tim Erixon

by Mark Allan Jan 28, 2016, 7:33 pm

  Tim Erixon, D Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 201 Born: 1991-2-14 Hometown: Port Chester, NY Drafted: 2009 by Calgary Flames, 23rd Overall           Observations: January 2016 – It's about time to forget Erixon was once drafted 23rd overall. True, he's just 24 but he seems to …

Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Scott Wilson

by Mark Allan Jan 28, 2016, 7:14 pm

    Scott Wilson, LW/C Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 183 Born: 1992-04-24 Hometown: Oakville, ON, CAN Drafted: 2011 by Pittsburgh, 209th Overall   Observations: January 2016 – What does leading the AHL with 20 goals and seven game-winners get you? If you're Wilson, who has …

Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Jason Dickinson

by Brad Phillips Jan 28, 2016, 6:03 pm

Jason Dickinson, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 201 Born: 1995-07-04 Hometown: Halton, ON Drafted: 2013 by Dallas Stars, 29th Overall   Observations: January 2016 – Dickinson has adapted pretty well to the professional game and has been one of the best rookies in …

Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Jack Campbell

by Brad Phillips Jan 28, 2016, 5:52 pm

  Jack Campbell, G Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 201 Born: 1992-01-09 Hometown: Port Huron, MI Drafted: 2010 by Dallas Stars, 10th Overall           Observations: January 2016 – Good news has been rare for Campbell. But he received some this week by being named ECHL …

Ottawa Senators Top Prospects

Matt Puempel

by Kevin LeBlanc Jan 28, 2016, 5:41 pm

Matt Puempel, LW/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 205 Born: 1993-01-24 Hometown: Essex, Ontario Drafted: 2011 by Ottawa, 24th overall           Observations: January 2016  – The Ottawa Senators have played their last game before the all-star break and as a result Puempel has been …

Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Julius Honka

by Dobber Jan 28, 2016, 4:57 pm

Julius Honka, D Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Born: 1995-12-03 Hometown: Jyvaskyla, FIN Drafted: 2014 by Dallas Stars, 14th overall   Observations: January 2016 - After getting off to a somewhat slow start to his second AHL campaign with three points in his …

Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Esa Lindell

by Brad Phillips Jan 27, 2016, 8:46 pm

  Esa Lindell, D Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 192 Born: 1994-05-23 Hometown: Helsinki, Finland Drafted: 2012 by Dallas, 74th overall         Observations:   January 2016 - With the upcoming all star break, and the imminent return of Jordie Benn, Lindell has been reassigned to Texas …

Ottawa Senators Top Prospects

Mikael Wikstrand

by Kevin LeBlanc Jan 27, 2016, 8:46 pm

Mikael Wikstrand, D Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 183 Born: 1993-11-05 Hometown: Karlstad, Sweden Drafted: 2012 by Ottawa, 196th overall           Observations: January 2016 - After playing a very public game of chicken through the media, Sens management has finally acquiesced to Wikstrand's request …