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.
Grant Sonier reviews all the draft-eligible talent at the World Junior Championships in Alberta. At the top of his notes: an injury to Nail Yakupov and continued strong play from Filip Forsberg has the race for the No. 1 pick heating up.
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?