In the wake of Neil Greenberg's updated Top 25 Under 25 rankings, Insider's Grant Sonier combs through the league's prospects to see which appear the most likely to join that elite group down the line.
Why is Nail Yakupov the clear favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the 2012 NHL draft? Probably because he would have gone No. 1 this year -- had he been eligible. Now the high-flying Russian phenom will be the mark of every NHL team with a lottery pick.
Tom Awad of Puck Prospectus comes through with his weekly (every Monday) Player Power Rankings. A goalie topped this list last week -- but another goalie tops it now. Meanwhile, Steven Stamkos has shot all the way up to No.2.