Making the Cut for the 2002-2003 Season

By HF Staff


Stanislav Chistov
Alexei Smirnov
Kurt Sauer
Martin Gerber
ATL Francis Lessard
Kirill Safranov
BOS Ivan Huml
BUF Mika Noronen
Henrik Tallinder
Ales Kotalik
CAL Jordan Leopold (IR)
Chuck Kobasew
Micki Dupont
CAR Jesse Boulerice
Jaroslav Svoboda
CHI Tyler Arnason
Shawn Thornton
COL Vaclav Nedorost
Riku Hahl (IR)
Jeff Paul
CMBRick Nash
Dallas Stars Niko Kapanen
Detroit Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg
Jesse Wallin
Edmonton Oilers Ales Hemsky
Jason Chimera
Alex Henry
Florida Panthers Jay Bouwmeester
Stephen Weiss
Eric Beaudion
Los Angeles Kings Alexander Frolov
Minnesota Wild Pierre-Marc Bouchard
Montreal Canadiens Ron Hainsey
Nashville Predators Scottie Upshall
New Jersey Devils Mike Danton
Brian Gionta
New York Islanders Raffi Torres
Justin Mapletoft
New York Rangers Jamie Lundmark
Fedor Tyutin (IR)
Ottawa Senators Anton Volchenkov
Toni Dahlman
Petr Schastlivy
Philadelphia Flyers Pavel Brendl
Dennis Seidenberg
Patrick Sharp
Phoenix Coyotes Branko Radivojevic
Jason Jaspers
Pittsburgh Penguins None
San Jose Sharks Lynn Loyns
St Louis Blues Barrett Jackman
Tampa Bay Lightning Alexander Svitov
Toronto Maple Leafs Carlo Coliaicovo
Vancouver Canucks Fedor Federov
Bryan Allen
Washington Capitals Steve Eminger
Mike Farrell
J.F. Fortin
Stephen Peat

To establish uniformity among all the team pages and to increase the credibility of all the articles, all players listed on HF will follow the “Prospect Rules” to help readers in determining who is and isn’t considered a prospect anymore.

1.A Prospect that has played 41+ games in NHL or 65+ games in two seasons is not a prospect anymore. A Prospect may sit on the graduated list until he has played 100 games in the NHL.

2.A Goalie prospect that has played 20+ games in NHL or 30+ games in two years has graduated.

3.A Prospect that has played 240+ games in AHL/IHL/ECHL is graduated.

4.Goalies that have played 4 seasons in the AHL/IHL/ECHL are considered graduated.

5.A Prospect that is over 24 is not a prospect anymore, with the exception of players who played in college

6.Any European playe
r if played more than 225+ games in Elite league are no longer prospects or are considered graduated from the team page.

7.Any European goalie that has played 4 seasons in Elite leagues is no longer prospects or is considered graduated from a team page.

8.If a European or North American player has a combo of Elite/AHL/IHL/ECHL 100+ elite games and 125+ AHL/IHL/ECHL games or 225 combined. If they go over these criteria, they are no longer considered prospects or have become graduated players from the team pages.

9.Any European or North America goalie that has a combination of 4 seasons of Elite or AHL/IHL/ECHL league play, they are no longer considered prospects or have become graduated players from the team pages.