Corey Pronman breaks down the Tampa Bay Lightning's rich farm system with the help of assistant GM Julien BriseBois. Given the team's successful mix of scouting, draft strategy and existing talent, Tampa Bay has a very bright future ahead.
ESPN Insider scouting guru Grant Sonier examines five prospects with rising or falling NHL draft stocks. Everett's Mirco Mueller is among players gaining momentum while Medicine Hat's Hunter Shinkaruk is cooling off.
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 national teams gathering for World Junior camps, a slew of top prospects will soon take the ice, highlighted by Seth Jones, a projected top-2 pick in the 2013 entry draft. Corey Pronman takes a closer look at the top players in August action.