Vladislav Namestnikov plays a North American game in a Russian body, and with the tutelage of uncle Slava Kozlov, he could be one of the top picks in the 2010 draft.
Suppose we told you about a hockey player who's part Jordan Staal, part Eric Staal, gets comparisons to Super Mario, and has trained at the same school as Vincent Lecavalier? You'd be pretty high on this player, right? Meet Sean Couturier.
Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus assesses the under-23 core depth of every NHL team, and puts them into tiers based on his grades.