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.
Grant Sonier relays the buzz and his evaluations from Lake Placid, where Teams USA, Sweden and Finland are evaluating their top prospects for the World Junior Championships, including projected top-5 players for the 2013 draft.
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.