Corey Pronman redrafted the 2008 NHL draft. He believes the Tampa Bay Lightning would again select center Steven Stamkos with the No. 1 overall selection, but star D-man Erik Karlsson now clearly belongs among the top three.
Rob Vollman of Hockey Prospectus ranks the 10 most impressive NHL players so far this season, highlighting skaters who have made big contributions despite challenging roles. Buffalo forward Thomas Vanek tops the list.