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.
ESPN Insider scouting guru Grant Sonier provides his audit of the Central Scouting Service's midterm prospect report, comparing CSS' rankings to his evaluations. Should Seth Jones be listed as the top prospect over Nathan MacKinnon?
Nathan MacKinnon has been dubbed "the next Sidney Crosby." Scouts swear that 17-year-old phenom Seth Jones, son of former NBAer Popeye Jones, could contribute on an NHL blue line today. Which one gets the early nod for No. 1 pick in 2013?