With the first 14 picks set after Tuesday night's NHL draft lottery drawing, Grant Sonier lays out how he believes the first picks will play out -- with one big caveat. He expects the Edmonton Oilers to trade down from their No. 1 pick.
Former NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down the 2012 prospect group with his first mock draft of the season. Unsurprisingly Nail Yakupov goes No. 1 overall, but Sonier believes a number of teams could find useful parts to round out their rosters.
Grant Sonier evaluates some of the top prospects participating in the World Junior Hockey Championships. Among them, Washington Capitals' prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov, who looks like the best 19-year-old player in the world right now.