Photo: Portland Winterhawks defender Seth Jones, shown here playing at the 2012 All-American Prospects Game, looks to be the best among the WHL prospects at the midpoint of the 2012-13 season (courtesy of Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
At the 2012 NHL Draft in Minneapolis, it was well-known in advance that the Western Hockey League contingent consisted of five top defensemen.
Photo: Finnish forward Aleksander Barkov of Tappara held down the third slot for the second consecutive month in ISS's ranking fo the top 2013 NHL Draft prospects (courtesy of Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
International Scouting Services has released their November rankings of the 2013 NHL Draft prospects. With the exception of Jonathan Drouin's move into the top 5 and Darnell Nurse's rise to the top 10, there is little change from last month's ranking among the top-ranked players in this draft.
Photo: Halifax Mooseheads' forward Nathan MacKinnon is so far meeting expectations that he is the top prospect for the 2013 NHL Draft (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)
International Scouting Services has released their first ranking of the top prospects for the 2013 NHL Draft. Hockey's Future is pleased to bring you the Top 30 prospects from the October ranking, plus the risers and fallers from the first month of 2012-13 action.