Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Andrew Mangiapane

by Joel Henderson Oct 26, 2017, 4:47 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: Oct 2017 - Due to early season chemistry with Jankowski and the demoted Hathaway, Mangiapane finds himself leading the Heat …

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Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Mason McDonald

by Joel Henderson Sep 25, 2017, 8:00 pm

    Mason McDonald, G Catches: R Height: 6-4 Weight: 185 Born: 1996-04-23 Hometown: Halifax, NS, CAN Drafted: 2014 by the Calgary Flames, 34th overall       Observations: Sept 2017 - Let's keep this short and sweet. Mason currently has three large mountains infront of him. One …

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DobberProspects Radio

DPR - Episode 12: Trade Deadline Strategies with Steve Laidlaw

by Paul Zwambag Mar 1, 2017, 11:35 am

Scouting Notes from February In segment one, Paul talks to Peter about scouting notes from his viewing of live games across three leagues and two provinces. February 5th OHL – Erie Otters at Kingston Frontenacs Alex DeBrincat of …

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Feature Story

Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

by Peter Harling Jan 24, 2017, 2:47 am

Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Draft Eligible Prospects DobberProspects is proud to bring back the experts consensus fantasy ranking for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Last year the first edition of the fantasy ranking was released and …

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DobberProspects Radio

DPR - Episode 01: Scouting tips from Gus Katsaros

by Paul Zwambag Sep 20, 2016, 1:50 pm

In our premier episode Paul and Peter introduce themselves and Dobber Prospects to the Podcast world, they give you three prospects each that you need to know, and talk scouting and prospects with our first …

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Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

Victor Mete

by Mike Barrett Dec 15, 2017, 3:00 pm

Victor Mete, D Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 181 Born: 1998-06-07 Hometown:  Toronto, ON, CAN Drafted: Montreal, 100th overall 2016           Observations: December 2017 - After slowly sliding down the depth chart over the last few weeks due to less efficient play and the presence …

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Vancouver Canucks Top Prospects

Zack MacEwen

by Peter Harling Dec 15, 2017, 1:23 pm

  Zack MacEwen, C/RW Shoots: R Height: 6-03 Weight: 205 Born: 1996-07-08 Hometown:  Charlottetown, PE, CAN Drafted: Undrafted, signed as a free agent by Vancouver Observations: December 2017 - The 21-year-old power winger has adjusted well in his first year of professional hockey. The …

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Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings: First Wave of WJC Cuts and Breaking Down Pool B

by Cam Robinson Dec 15, 2017, 9:01 am

                        Andrei Svechnikov, Elias Pettersson and Filip Chytil Highlight Pool B   The Canadian Junior team has had a challenging start to their camp. Wednesday night …

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Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects, Staff

Cooper Marody

by brennenyork Dec 15, 2017, 8:47 am

Cooper Marody, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-00 Weight: 179 Born: 1996-12-20 Hometown:  Brighton, MI Drafted: 2015 by Philadelphia Flyers, 158th Overall             Observations: December 2017 – Cooper Marody has taken off on the scoresheet much like a bat out of hell and it shows as …

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Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Tanner Laczynski

by brennenyork Dec 15, 2017, 8:30 am

Tanner Laczynski, C Shoots: R Height: 6-00 Weight: 183 Born: 1997-06-01 Hometown: Shorewood, IL Drafted: 169th in 2016           Observations: December 2017 – Tanner Laczynski is continuing to build steam during his second season with the Ohio State Buckeyes, as he has 23 points in …

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Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Nolan Patrick

by Edric Dec 15, 2017, 8:11 am

  Nolan Patrick, C Shoots: R Height: 6-03 Weight: 198 Born: 1998-09-19 Hometown:  Winnipeg, MB, CAN Drafted: 1st round 2017 2nd overall PHI           Observations: December 2017 – With Nolan Patrick’s recent struggles in adapting to the NHL, it is easy for people to panic. At …

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Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Samuel Morin

by Edric Dec 15, 2017, 7:35 am

  Samuel Morin, D Shoots: L Height: 6-6 Weight: 203 Born: 1995-07-12 Hometown: St-Henri, PQ, CAN Drafted: 2013 by Philadelphia Flyers, 11th Overall   Observations: December 2017 - Samuel Morin is back in the AHL after a two game stint with the Flyers and it appears …

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Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Alex Lyon

by Edric Dec 15, 2017, 7:00 am

Alex Lyon, G Catches: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 201 Born: 1992-12-09 Hometown:  Baudette, MN, USA Drafted: Undrafted Free Agent Signing - 2016-04-05             Observations: December 2017 - Despite being with the big club for more than a week, Flyers goalie Alex Lyon remains idle while Michal …

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Feature Story

USHL Update: It's Fargo's offense vs. Tri-City's defense and goaltending

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 15, 2017, 1:00 am

  As the USHL campaign nears its midway point, several teams have separated from the pack. Most notably the Fargo Force have been just that through 23 games, a force atop the Western Conference at 15-6-1-1 …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Kevin Stenlund

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 14, 2017, 2:30 pm

Kevin Stenlund, C Shoots: R Height: 6-04 Weight: 201 Born: 1996-09-20 Hometown: Stockholm, SWE Drafted: 58th overall in the second round of the 2015 draft             Observations: December 2017 - After recovering from his early campaign injuries, Stenlund is starting to find the physical …

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Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Jonny Brodzinski

by Jamie Dec 14, 2017, 11:59 am

  Jonny Brodzinski, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 205 Born: 1993-06-19 Hometown: Blaine, MN, USA Drafted: 2013 by Los Angeles Kings, 148th overall         Observations:   December 2017 - Following his NHL debut late last season, Jonny has since spent time in the NHL and …

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New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Nico Hischier

by grantfrey Dec 14, 2017, 11:54 am

  Nico Hischier, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 174 Born: 1999-01-04 Hometown:  Naters, SUI Drafted: 1st round 2017 (1st overall)           Observations: Dec 2017 - With over a third of the season over Nico Hischier has lived up to the lofty expectations of him. …

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New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Michael McLeod

by grantfrey Dec 14, 2017, 11:52 am

  Michael McLeod, C Shoots: R Height: 6-2 Weight: 194 Born: 1998-02-03 Hometown:  Mississauga, ON Drafted: New Jersey, 12th overall 2016     Observations: Since returning from injury McLeod has been off to a slow start with the Mississauga Steelheads. However, Devils fans should expect a …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Henri Jokiharju

by Cam Robinson Dec 14, 2017, 11:50 am

  Henri Jokiharju, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 176 Born: 1999-06-17 Hometown: Oulu, FIN Drafted: 1st round 2017 29th overall CHI             Observations: December 2017- Jokiharju has looked great playing with Portland of the WHL and has received an invite to the Finish world …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Matthew Highmore

by Tony Carr Dec 14, 2017, 11:47 am

Matthew Highmore, C Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 181 Born: 1996-02-27 Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia Signed as free agent March 2, 2017 Observations: December 2017- Highmore continues his fast start, currently tied for second in rookie goal scoring in the AHL. The undrafted …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Michal Kempny

by Tony Carr Dec 14, 2017, 11:45 am

Michal Kempny, D Shoots: L Height: 6-00 Weight: 194 Born: 1990-09-08 Hometown:  Hodonin, Czech Republic Drafted: Undrafted             Observations: December 2017- Kempny remains in the NHL with Chicago but hasn’t seen action in a month. He will be fighting with Jordan Oesterle and Ville …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Ville Pokka

by Tony Carr Dec 14, 2017, 11:44 am

Ville Pokka, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 206 Born: 1994-06-03 Hometown: Tornio, Finland Drafted: 2012 by the New York Islanders, 34th overall             Observations: December 2017- Pokka has been recalled from Rockford of the AHL because of an injury to Cody Franson. This …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Elvis Merzlikins

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 14, 2017, 6:50 am

  Elvis Merzlikins, G Catches: L Height: 6-03 Weight: 187 Born: 1994-04-13 Hometown: Riga, LAT Drafted: 76th overall in the third round of the 2014 draft             Observations: December 2017 - Continuing as one of the top NLA goalies, Merzlikins has focused on being a …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects, Staff

Daniil Tarasov

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 14, 2017, 6:40 am

Daniil Tarasov, G Catches: L Height: 6-04 Weight: 181 Born: 1999-03-27 Hometown: Novokuznetsk, RUS Drafted: 86th overall in the third round of the 2017 draft             Observations: December 2017 - Tarasov continues his solld run in the MHL with a 2.07 goals against average, …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Peter Quenneville

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 14, 2017, 6:20 am

  Peter Quenneville, C Shoots: Right Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Born: 1994-03-09 Hometown: Edmonton, AB, CAN Drafted: 2013 Columbus Blue Jackets, 195th overall     Observations: December 2017 - This year has been a tough one for Quenneville. Having difficulty adjusting to the slower Czech game, …

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Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings - Czech, Bears, MHL December 14 2017

by Pat Quinn Dec 14, 2017, 6:00 am

  Happy one month of prospect ramblings to me, I am still here. It calls for a celebratory song:   {youtube}ox2mpOiUUmc{/youtube}   *************   Big news for the Czech World Junior squad as the New York Rangers officially loaned Filip Chytil from …

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Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Brycen Martin

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 14, 2017, 5:50 am

Brycen Martin, LD Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 185 Born: 1996-05-09 Hometown: Calgary, AB, CAN Drafted: 2014 by Buffalo Sabres, 74th overall   Observations: December 2017 - Currently with the Cincinnati Cyclones, Martin has spent most of his professional hockey tenure in the ECHL …

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Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Connor Hurley

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 14, 2017, 5:40 am

Connor Hurley, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 181 Born: 1995-09-15 Hometown: Eagan, MN, USA Drafted: 2013 by Buffalo Sabers, 38th Overall   Observations: December 2017 - After three years with the Irish, Hurley has transferred to the University of Minnesota. He will sit …

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Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Jason Kasdorf

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 14, 2017, 5:15 am

Jason Kasdorf, G Catches: L Height: 6-03 Weight: 175 Born: 1992-05-08 Hometown: Winnipeg, MB, CAN Drafted: 6th round 2011 by Winnipeg (157th overall)             Observations: December 2017 - Kasdorf currently serves in a crowded ECHL crease along with Anthony Peters and Jonas Johansson. Of …

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Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings - Sam Steel, Carter Hart, Tanner Kaspick, etc (Dec 13, 2017)

by Joel Henderson Dec 13, 2017, 5:34 pm

  Rolling into some Team Canada talk for the WJC, here's a few ramblings of players I've been meaning to mention.  ---------------------- Ty Ronning (NYR, 7th Rd 2016) had a terrific night on Saturday, firing 6 shots on net, …

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Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

Jacob de la Rose

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 3:45 pm

Jacob de la Rose, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 Born: 1995-05-20 Hometown: Arvika, SWE Drafted: 2013 by Montreal Canadiens, 34th Overall           Observations: December 2017 - Having stuck with Montreal for the entire 2017-18 campaign thus far, de la Rose has been …

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Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

Connor Crisp

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 1:45 pm

Connor Crisp, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 225 Born: 1994-04-08 Hometown: Alliston, Ontario Drafted: 2013 by Montreal, 71st overall             Observations: December 2017 - Now an ECHL regular, Crisp had a tough time scoring in the AHL with four goals and three assists …

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Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Brandon Alderson

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 1:05 pm

  Brandon Alderson, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-4 Weight: 202 Born: 1992-01-22 Hometown: Oakville, ON, CAN Drafted: Undrafted         Observations: December 2017 - After putting up some gaudy numbers in the ECHL and limited success in the AHL, Alderson has taken his game to Heilbronner …

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Florida Panthers Top Prospects

Christopher Wilkie

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 12:50 pm

    Christopher Wilkie, RW Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 201 Born: 1996-07-10 Hometown: Omaha, NE, USA Drafted: 6th round, 162nd overall in 2015 by Florida           Observations: December 2017 - Following his second campaign with the Fighting Hawks Wilkie transferred to Colorado College where, due to …

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Carolina Hurricanes Top Prospects

Callum Booth

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 12:25 pm

  Callum Booth, G Catches: Left Height: 6-3 Weight: 199 Born: 1997-05-21 Hometown: Montreal, QC, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Carolina Hurricanes, 93rd overall         Observations: December 2017 - Following his four-year QMJHL run, including a league-best .911 save percentage last year between Quebec and Saint …

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Boston Bruins Top Prospects

Cameron Hughes

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 12:01 pm

Cameron Hughes, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 161 Born: 1996-10-09 Hometown:  Edmonton, AB Drafted: 2015 by Boston Bruins, 165th Overall             Observations: December 2017 - Now the Badgers' captain, Hughes continues to score at an impressive clip with seven goals and eight assists …

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Boston Bruins Top Prospects

Tim Schaller

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 11:25 am

Tim Schaller, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 206 Born: 1990-11-16 Hometown:  Merrimack, NH, USA Drafted: Undrafted         Observations: December 2017 - Now at age 27, Schaller has carved out a bottom-six niche with the Bruins, particularly during the squad's current injury-filled campaign, semi-heavy …

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Boston Bruins Top Prospects

Maxim Chudinov

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 11:12 am

  Maxim Chudinov, D Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 187 Born: 1990-03-25 Hometown: Cherepovets, Russia Drafted: 7th round 2010 (195th overall)           Observations: December 2017 - While he's likely faded from most prospect sheets, 2010 Boston draftee Chudinov is still making a name for himself …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Anthony Louis

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 9:22 am

Anthony Louis, F Shoots: L Height: 5-8 Weight: 160 Born: 1995-02-10 Hometown: Winfield, Illinois Drafted: 6th round (181st overall) 2013 by Chicago Observations:   December 2017- Louis had struggled out of the gate but has since found his offensive game and looks like he …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Nathan Noel

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 9:00 am

  Nathan Noel, C Shoots: R Height: 5-10 Weight: 172 Born: 1997-06-21 Hometown: St John’s, NL, CAN Drafted: Chicago, 113th overall 2016         Observations: December 2017- After suffering an injury at camp, Noel has finally got his season underway, skating with the Indy Fuel …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Radovan Bondra

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 8:31 am

Radovan Bondra, LW/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-05 Weight: 217 Born: 1997-01-27 Hometown:  Trebisov, Slovakia Drafted: 5th round 2015 (151st overall)           Observations: December 2017- Bondra has had a difficult season to judge so far. Starting in the WHL, he played one game before signing …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Chad Krys

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 8:08 am

Chad Krys, D Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Born: 1998-04-10 Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Drafted: 45th overall by Chicago in the 2016 entry draft   Observations:    December 2017- Krys was a shocking omission from the US World Junior prelim roster. Off to a great …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Dylan Sikura

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 7:40 am

Dylan Sikura, C/W Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 165 Born: 1995-06-01 Hometown: Aurora, Ontario Drafted: 6th round (178th overall) in 2014 Observations:    December 2017- After a great summer camp, where he was lauded as the best player on the ice, Sikura has translated …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Vince Hinostroza

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 7:36 am

      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: December 2017- Hinostroza has been recalled by the Blackhawks and saw immediate action. The Hawks are looking to add some …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Andrew Peeke

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 7:00 am

Andrew Peeke, D Shoots: R Height: 6-02 Weight: 201 Born: 1998-03-17 Hometown: Parkland, FL, USA Drafted:  34th overall in round two of the 2016 draft Observations: December 2017 - Peeke was named to the World Junior Championships preliminary roster and will participate …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Markus Soberg

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 6:50 am

  Markus Soberg, LW/RW Shoots: Right Height: 6-0 Weight: 174 Born: 1995-04-22 Hometown: Oslo, NOR Drafted: 2013 Columbus Blue Jackets, 165th overall     Observations: December 2017 - While his production has picked up, now with ten goals and six assists in 27 games, Søberg has battled …

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Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

Dalton Thrower

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 1:19 am

Dalton Thrower, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1993-12-20 Hometown: North Vancouver, BC Drafted: 2012 by Montreal Canadiens, 51st Overall             Observations: December 2017 - Dalton continues as an often-injured ECHL blueliner who's skated in 96 leauge games with Allen and Brampton …

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Feature Story

College Hockey Roundup

by Kevin LeBlanc Dec 12, 2017, 11:46 pm

In what seems like a year filled with much more parody then past NCAA seasons, St. Cloud State take over the spot at the top of the USCHO Top 20 for this edition of the …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Oliver Bjorkstrand

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 12, 2017, 11:07 pm

Oliver Bjorkstrand, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 177 Born: 1995-04-10 Hometown: Henning, DEN Drafted: 2013 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 89th Overall             Observations: December 2017 - Like some of his promising young teammates, Bjorkstrand has served at times in a bottom-six NHL role …

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Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

Magnus Nygren

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 12, 2017, 10:31 pm

Magnus Nygren, D Shoots: R Height: 6-1 Weight: 192 Born: 1990-06-07 Hometown: Karlstad, Sweden Drafted: 2011 by Montreal, 113th overall           Observations: December 2017 - Still firmly entrenched across the pond, Nygren is following up a year in which he scored the most goals …

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Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Nicolas Meloche

by Hayden Soboleski Dec 12, 2017, 6:32 pm

    Nicolas Meloche, D Shoots: R Height: 6-03 Weight: 205 Born: 1997-07-18 Hometown: LaSalle, QC, CAN Drafted: 2nd round, 2015, Colorado, 40th overall         Observations: December 2017 - The Rampage have not provided Meloche with an opportunity to establish himself in the pro leagues despite …

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Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Jean-Christophe Beaudin

by Hayden Soboleski Dec 12, 2017, 4:20 pm

JC Beaudin, C  Shoots: R  Height: 6-01  Weight: 185  Born: 1997-03-25   Hometown:  St-Bruno-de-Montarville,  QC, Canada  Drafted: 71st overall 2015 (3rd round) by  Colorado Observations: December 2017 - In another questionnable roster decision, the impressive Beaudin has not been given AHL ice time to …

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Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Joe Cannata

by Hayden Soboleski Dec 12, 2017, 3:21 pm

Joe Cannata, G Catches: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 201 Born: 1990-01-02 Hometown Wakefield, MA Drafted: 2009 by Vancouver Canucks, 173th Overall             Observations: December 2017 - After 22 AHL starts last season between Hershey and San Antonio, Cannata has spent the majority of this year …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Alexei Lipanov

by olafson1393 Dec 12, 2017, 3:17 pm

Alexei Lipanov, C Shoots: R Height: 6-00 Weight: 184 Born: 1999-08-17 Hometown:  Moskva, RUS Drafted: 76 th overall in the 3rd round of the 2017 entry draft.             Observations: December 2017 - Alexei Lipanov has been named to Russia’s preliminary roster for the 2018 World …

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Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

Daniel Audette

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 12, 2017, 3:13 pm

  Daniel Audette, C Shoots: L Height: 5-8 Weight: 175 Born: 1996-05-06 Hometown:  Buffalo, NY Drafted: 5th round 2014 (147th overall)          Observations: December 2017 - While he's not putting up QMJHL numbers, Audette has been productive in the AHL with 16 goals and 27 …

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