Photo: Callum Booth made 36 stops to lead the Remparts to a shutout win over the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada on December 18th.(Courtesy of Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)
It is the nature of developing prospects to go through ups and downs. Such is the case for the Carolina Hurricanes’ stable of junior hockey prospects. Some are showing the growth and improvement an organization would hope for in a future pro, while others are struggling to find footing or even showing some regression.
Photo: Sarnia Sting defenseman Jakob Chychrun will be a prominent performer in the OHL’s West Division in 2015-16 as he is considered a top prospect for the 2016 NHL Draft (courtesy of CHL Images)
The 2015-16 season is officially underway in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). The Oshawa Generals have begun the defense of their OHL and CHL titles as they try to become the first OHL team to win back-to-back dual championships since the Windsor Spitfires did so in 2008-09 and 2009-10. Read more»
Photo: Haydn Fleury has 17 points in 47 games this season. (Courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)
The Carolina Hurricanes prospects list might look thin, but given the young talent already in the NHL it is easy to understand why. Five players drafted by the team since 2010 are already full-time Hurricanes or on the cusp of making the leap. That includes ahead-of the-curve Victor Rask, who climbs a few spots into the top three but will also soon graduate as a prospect. Read more»
Photo: Forward Clark Bishop is off to a strong start to the 2014-15 season, managing 17 points in his first 18 games with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. (courtesy of Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)
The Carolina Hurricanes‘ junior prospects are being expected to carry heavy loads this season. As far as player development goes, you cannot ask for much more.
Photo: Defenseman Brett Pesce is part of a deep group of defensive prospects for the Carolina Hurricanes. Pesce was picked in the third round of the 2013 NHL Draft. (courtesy of Fred Kfoury/Icon Sportswire)
The Carolina Hurricanes NHL roster is filled with young players, from established mainstays like Justin Faulk and Jeff Skinner to emerging talents like Elias Lindholm and Ryan Murphy.