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Prospect Hot List: Travis Dermott the one to watch on Erie's blueline
He may not get as many headlines as teammates Connor McDavid and Dylan Strome, but the Newmarket, Ont., native has also been a key contributor. Meet him and nine other NHL prospects you need to know in our weekly wrap.
Prospect Hot List: Mike Robinson's Wildcat formation
The University of New Hampshire commit faced a lot of shots in net this season, but that was fine by him. He's also had some pretty good coaching from the man who worked with Jonathan Quick at UMass.
Prospect Hot List: Jack Eichel suiting up for Team USA again
The Hobey Baker Award winner had a magical season with the Terriers and now he's heading back to Team USA - but this time to play for the men. Learn more about Eichel and nine other NHL prospects in our weekly wrap.
Prospect Hot List: Vande Sompel charging from the back in Oshawa
He mostly played forward as a youth, but now Mitch Vande Sompel is patrolling the blueline with the Ontario League's deadly Oshawa Generals. Learn about him and nine other NHL prospects in our weekly wrap.
Prospect Hot List: Zach Senyshyn running with the big dogs
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are stalking the field in the Ontario League playoffs and though they are built for a run this year, Senyshyn will carry the torch going forward as well. Meet him and nine other NHL prospects in our weekly wrap.
Prospect Hot List: Casey Fitzgerald's deep hockey roots
The Team USA defenseman has a father, brothers and cousins all dotting the hockey landscape and this year it's his turn to go through the draft. Meet the Boston College commit and nine other prospects you need to know in our weekly wrap.
Prospect Hot List: Thomas Chabot is burning up the draft charts
The Quebec League's Saint John Sea Dogs have turned completely around this season and one of the reasons is Chabot, a calm and gifted defenseman who is up for NHL selection this summer. Meet him and nine more top prospects.
Prospect Hot List: San Jose's Swiss grinder, Noah Rod
He's a shutdown forward who brings a whole lotta nasty to the table. Learn about Rod and nine other NHL prospects (including the latest from Connor McDavid) in our weekly wrap
Prospect Hot List: Christian Fischer's connection to the Tkachuks
The Team USA power forward has a unique living arrangement in Ann Arbor and he's keeping it Midwest with a commitment to Notre Dame. Learn about him and nine other NHL prospects in our weekly wrap.
Prospect Hot List: Meet the D-man filling Aaron Ekblad's skates in Barrie
Rasmus Andersson came to North America for ice time and experience and with the Colts losing a phenom blueliner to the NHL, his timing was great. But the pressure hasn't been too bad for the Swedish draft contender so far. Learn about Andersson and nine other NHL prospects.
The Hot List: Nicolas Roy can shoot with a stick or a rifle
The Chicoutimi Sagueneens center was raised in small-town Northern Quebec, where Ski-Doos and hunting are king. So despite his off-ice marksmanship, Roy prefers to dish when he's at the arena. Learn about him and nine more NHL prospects.
2015 draft prospect Timo Meier headlines The Hot List
The Halifax Mooseheads import has been great for The Herd, blending physicality with great playmaking ability, which he also brought to the Swiss world junior team. Learn about Meier and nine other top NHL prospects in our weekly wrap.
Portland's powerful Paul Bittner leads off The Hot List
In our weekly roundup of prospects we can't wait to see in the NHL some day, the spotlight shines on one of the Western League's top draft hopefuls. Learn more about Bittner and nine other kids to watch for in the future.
The Hot List: Pavel Zacha and other prospects from the world juniors
Many youngsters stood out at the world juniors in Toronto and our prospect expert has a wrap of some that caught his eye. Leading it off is a Czech playing in Sarnia with lots of potential.
Team Canada hopeful Lawson Crouse leads off The Hot List
The big-bodied Kingston Frontenacs left winger is one of just two draft-eligible players still angling for a shot at the world junior team. Learn about Crouse and nine other NHL prospects in our weekly wrap.
Behemoth 2015 prospect Jordan Greenway leads off The Hot List
The big Boston U. commit is finding his place at Team USA's National Team Development Program and leaving a wake of opponents in his path. Learn about him and nine other prospects in our weekly wrap.
Detroit Red Wings prospect Dylan Larkin heads up The Hot List
The University of Michigan freshman has been delivering as advertised, which is great news for the Wolverines. Learn more about Larkin and nine other top prospects in our weekly wrap.
The next great two-way center? Colin White headlines The Hot List
The Boston College commit already has folks whispering about Jonathan Toews and Patrice Bergeron and he's ready to put in the work to be good. Find out more about him and nine other top prospects on our weekly roundup.
NHL draft prospect Nick Merkley is making a statement on The Hot List
The Kelowna Rockets right winger is leading the Western League in scoring, while keeping up a friendly rivalry with his older brother in Swift Current. Learn about him and nine more prospects in our weekly wrap.
Gatineau's Alexandre Carrier is making moves on The Hot List
The slick Quebec League defenseman is up for the 2015 NHL draft and he'll be following in his brother's footsteps when he dons a sweater this summer. Find out more about Carrier and nine other prospects to watch.