ESPN Insider scouting guru Grant Sonier offers up 10 NHL prospects whose play at the recent IIHF World Under-18 Championship boosted their draft stocks, including goaltender Philippe Desrosiers and defenseman Samuel Morin.
With the conclusion of the 2013 NHL regular season, Grant Sonier provides his final rookie rankings. Montreal's Brendan Gallagher tops Grant's list of Calder Trophy candidates, followed by Chicago's Brandon Saad and Florida's Jonathan Huberdeau.
The Colorado Avalanche won the NHL's draft lottery and will select No. 1 overall from what will be a loaded 2013 prospect class. Insider NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down how he sees the draft selections playing out among the non-playoff teams.
Grant Sonier evaluates the final Central Scouting rankings to see which prospects may be over and undervalued. And the debate starts right at the top, with Sonier and CSS differing on the value of Nate MacKinnon.
Grant Sonier updates his NHL rookie rankings heading into the final week of the regular season. Montreal's Brendan Gallagher and Chicago's Brandon Saad retain the top two spots while Edmonton's Justin Schultz resurfaces on the list at No. 8.
Grant Sonier breaks down the 2013 draft's top 50 prospects, topped by the trio of Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin and Seth Jones. But the most intriguing prospect in the draft is Russian Valeri Nichushkin, who could be in the running for No. 1.
Grant Sonier updates his weekly NHL rookie rankings, noting the rise of St. Louis' Vladimir Tarasenko, who moves to No. 4 after a run of impressive games following his return from a concussion. Also, Minnesota's Jonas Brodin vaults to No. 6.