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Prospect Need to Know: Scouts are flocking to see James Hardie
The Mississauga Steelheads left winger has put up some excellent offensive numbers in the OHL and talent hawks are curious to see how the rest of his game stacks up. Learn more about him and 10 other 2020 NHL draft hopefuls in our exclusive wrap-up.
Prospect Need to Know: Alex Newhook leads the soaring Eagles of Boston College
The Colorado Avalanche first-rounder has been one of the top scorers in the conference and showing no signs of slowing down. Learn more about him and one prospect from each of the NHL's 31 franchises in our exclusive round-up.
Prospect Need to Know: Chicago Steel's Brendan Brisson is making a name for himself
The USHL Chicago center has been huge in his draft year and learning from some of the best in the game has helped his journey. Learn about Brisson and 10 other 2020 hot-shots in our exclusive roundup.
Prospect Need to Know: Get excited for Calen Addison
The key prospect in the trade that sent Jason Zucker to Pittsburgh, Addison has a lot of upside and already has a championship under his belt this season. Learn more about him and one prospect from all 31 teams in our exclusive roundup.
Prospect Need to Know: Jamie Drysdale is the best defenseman in the 2020 draft
The Erie Otters rearguard has already made an international statement with his play at the world juniors for gold-medal Canada. Now, he's back in the OHL playing big minutes and putting up points from the back end. Learn more about him and 10 other draft prospects
Prospect Need to Know: Connor Zary and the best of the all-star games
The Kamloops Blazers star was part of a potent line at the CHL Top Prospects Game in Hamilton. Learn more about him and other faves from that game, the CJHL Top Prospects Game and the All-American Prospects Game in our weekly round-up
Prospect Need to Know: World Junior Championship memories and big Sorokin news
The New York Islanders pick has a big decision to make and his Russian team is going to make it as difficult as possible. Learn more about Sorokin and 30 other NHL-affiliated prospects in our round-up.
Prospect Need to Know: Casey Mittelstadt's going back to basics
The young center was struggling with the sizzling Sabres, so Buffalo is giving him some much-needed time in the AHL. Learn more about the situation, plus info on a prospect from all 31 NHL franchises in our exclusive round-up.
Prospect Need to Know: Catching up with St. Andrew's speedster Frankie Carogioiello
The lightning-fast right winger is honing his game against top competition before heading to NCAA Miami. Learn more about him and 10 other 2020 NHL draft prospects making noise right now in our exclusive round-up.
Prospect Need to Know: Cole Perfetti is the kid you want on your line
Even with some early bad puck luck this year, the Saginaw Spirit star has been racking up points and making a statement by earning an invite to Canada's world junior camp. Meet him and 10 other 2020 NHL draft prospects on the rise right now.
Prospect Need to Know: Lukas Vejdemo has been Laval's Rocket man
The sophomore AHLer has looked sharp for Montreal's farm team and his future looks promising. In our weekly round-up of prospects from all 31 teams, we take a look at Vejdemo, Edmonton project Tomas Mazura, a pair of RPI stars and more.
Prospect Need to Know: Rodion Amirov has the moves and the mind
One of the top Russians available in the 2020 draft class, he weighs in on international experience, playing for his hometown KHL team and our prospect expert's favorite Ufa snack food.
Prospect Need to Know: Akil Thomas makes his case for Canada
The Los Angeles Kings pick was given a chance to shine at the CHL-Russia series and he did not waste it. Learn more about him and a prospect from every NHL franchise in our bi-weekly wrap.
Prospect Need to Know: international adventures with Michael Benning
The Sherwood Park Crusaders defenseman is off to a torrid start in the AJHL after an eye-opening summer experience. Learn more about him and ten other 2020 NHL draft prospects in our bi-weekly wrap-up.
Prospect Need to Know: Vitali Kravtsov returns to Russia
The Rangers first-rounder heads back to a Traktor team that could desperately use his scoring punch. Plus, Nashville GM David Poile on Jeremy Davies and an update on a prospect from all 31 NHL organizations.
Prospect Need to Know: What Ty Smith can accomplish back in Spokane
The New Jersey prospect can still learn a lot before he goes to the next level, as explained in our round-up of hopefuls from all 31 NHL teams. Also, a fun story on Pierre-Olivier Joseph's trade to Pittsburgh and Ty Dellandrea's patience paying off in the OHL.
Prospect Need to Know: where does Ryan Merkley end up?
The mercurial Sharks first-rounder is likely on the move again, but who will win his rights? We've got notes on prospects from all 31 NHL franchises in this new column by our expert.
Prospect Need to Know: A steady diet of Cale at UMass
Sophomore defenseman Cale Makar was a wonder on opening weekend. Learn more about him and other hot prospects in our weekly wrap
Prospect Need to Know: Knight is the best goalie in the draft
The NTDP netminder just took down the Fighting Irish and hasn't been beaten yet this year. Learn about him and other top prospects in our weekly wrap
Prospect Need to Know: Kaliyev shooting the lights out
The Hamilton Bulldogs winger and 2019 draft hopeful is one of a number of players killing it early. Find out who else is hot in the prospect world in our weekly round-up
NHL Backdraft 2000-2017: Team-by-team best draft crops and most notable selections
Best draft & notable picks: A quick look at how the NHL's 31 franchises have fared at the draft from 2000 to 2017.
NHL Draft Leaders 2000-2017: No. 1 picks, top scorers, best defensemen and winningest goalies
With the 2018 NHL draft around the corner, here's a year-by-year look at NHL drafts from 2000 through 2017, featuring the No. 1 overall selection, games-played leaders, top scorers, leading defensemen and goalies with the most victories.
Sabres savior: Meet Do-it-all defender Rasmus Dahlin
Picture Peter Forsberg on the blueline. That's what Buffalo is set to get in No. 1 NHL draft prospect Rasmus Dahlin – a slick, skilled, ultra-competitive and downright mean defenseman.