Team Depth Chart of NHL Prospects
Strengths
  • Blend of top-end talent
  • Speed, grit, tenacity
Weaknesses
  • Balance at forward position
  • Lack of 3rd/4th line wingers

About Prospect Scores and Probability

Prospect Criteria

Legend of Players' Leagues
Pro
Playing in N.A. Pro (NHL, AHL, ECHL, etc.)
CHL
Playing in CHL (OHL, QMJHL, WHL)
NCAA
Playing in NCAA
Europe
Playing in Europe
Junior
Playing in Junior 'A' (USHL, BCHL, AJHL, etc.)
N/A
Not Categorized Yet

Goaltenders

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Louis Domingue Pro 7.0 C
2. Mark Visentin Pro 7.0 C
3. Marek Langhamer CHL 6.0 C
4. Brendan Burke CHL 6.0 D
5. Mike Lee Pro 4.5 B

Right Wing

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Tobias Rieder Pro 7.0 B
2. Jordan Szwarz Pro 7.0 C
3. Philip Lane Pro 6.5 D
4. Jedd Soleway NCAA 5.5 C

Left Wing

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Lucas Lessio Pro 7.5 C
2. Anthony Duclair Pro 7.5 C
3. Brendan Perlini CHL 7.5 C
4. Christian Dvorak CHL 7.5 C
5. Craig Cunningham Pro 6.5 C
6. Anton Karlsson Europe 6.5 C
7. Edgars Kulda CHL 6.5 D
8. Michael Bunting CHL 6.0 C
9. Zac Larraza NCAA 6.0 D
10. Greg Carey Pro 5.5 C
11. Daniel O'Donoghue Pro 5.0 C
12. Jared Fiegl NCAA 5.0 C
13. Darian Dziurzynski Pro 5.0 D
14. Hunter Fejes NCAA 5.0 D

Centers

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Max Domi CHL 8.0 C
2. Henrik Samuelsson Pro 7.5 C
3. Laurent Dauphin CHL 7.5 C
4. Ryan MacInnis CHL 7.5 D
5. Maxim Letunov Junior 7.5 D
6. Jordan Martinook Pro 7.0 C
7. Brendan Shinnimin Pro 7.0 D
8. Yan-Pavel Laplante CHL 6.5 D
9. Tyler Gaudet Pro 6.0 C

Defensemen

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Brandon Gormley Pro 8.0 C
2. Philip Samuelsson Pro 6.5 C
3. Klas Dahlbeck Pro 6.5 C
4. Dysin Mayo CHL 6.5 D
5. James Melindy Pro 6.0 C
6. Connor Clifton NCAA 6.0 C
7. Rhett Holland NCAA 6.0 D
8. Justin Hache CHL 5.5 D
9. David Westlund Europe 5.0 C

Numerous Arizona Coyotes prospects achieved success in 2014-15

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Photo: Christian Dvorak's OHL season ended sooner than he would have liked but he recorded his first professional goal in just his second game with the Portland Pirates (courtesy of Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Photo: Christian Dvorak’s outstanding OHL season ended sooner than he would have liked but he recorded his first professional goal in just his second game with the Portland Pirates (courtesy of Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

The Arizona Coyotes took a step back at the NHL level this season, but multiple prospects within the organization had career years in this feature handing out season-ending prospect awards.

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Quiet Dauphin does most of his talking on the ice

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Laurent Dauphin - Chicoutimi Sagueneens

Photo: Chicoutimi Sagueneens forward and Arizona Coyotes prospect Laurent Dauphin (#27) led his team in scoring in the 2014-15 season, posting 31 goals and 75 points in 56 games for Chicoutimi (courtesy of Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

The Arizona Coyotes‘ on-ice product has given their fanbase little to be excited about this season. The focus, instead, has turned to the future, and with a plethora of young prospects primed for NHL success in the next two to four years, there’s reason for optimism. Read more»

Ehlers, Duclair the cream of a solid crop of NHL-drafted wingers in the QMJHL

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Nikolaj Ehlers - Halifax Mooseheads

Photo: Halifax Mooseheads forward and Winnipeg Jets prospect Nikolaj Ehlers has posted 2014 points in 114 QMJHL regular season games in his two seasons in that league (courtesy of Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images)

Variety is the keyword when discussing the top 10 NHL-drafted or signed wingers playing in the QMJHL. The 10 players below each bring a different skill set to the ice, with some being more talented than others while some are more physically inclined. Read more»

AHL Eastern Conference Notebook, March, 2015

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Conor Allen - Hartford Wolf Pack

Photo: Hartford Wolf Pack defenseman and New York Rangers prospect Conor Allen is the top offensive defender for the Wolf Pack, posting 33 points in 63 games (courtesy of Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire)

The Manchester Monarchs and Hershey Bears have already clinched berths in the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs and the Northeast Division-leading Syracuse Crunch is closing in on clinching a spot as well. But the fourth through eighth place teams in the AHL‘s Eastern Conference are separated by three points, with the Springfield Falcons four points out of the playoffs heading into the final three weeks of the season. Read more»

Arizona Coyotes late round picks providing depth in the NCAA and Europe

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Zac Larraza - Arizona Coyotes

Photo: Arizona prospect Zac Larraza of the Denver Pioneers helped his team to a first-round sweep in the NCHC Tournament. (courtesy of Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

The Arizona Coyotes have typically drafted out of the junior ranks early in drafts, then used picks later in the draft to add depth. Notable NCAA prospects Connor Clifton, Hunter Fejes, Rhett Holland, and Zac Larraza will finish off their campaigns with playoff appearances. Meanwhile, Jared Fiegl closed out his season with a murmur and Jedd Soleway has at least one weekend of hockey left to develop.

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