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 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 breaks down the top 30 prospects for the 2013 NHL draft, topped by the much lauded duo of Nathan MacKinnon and Seth Jones. But another prospect from the QMJHL may actually be chasing down the No. 1 spot on draft boards.
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?