Photo: Bemidji State winger and Anaheim Ducks prospect Radoslav Illo, shown here playing for Slovakia, has so far experienced a lengthy adjustment period to the NCAA's brand of hockey (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)
When the Anaheim Ducks drafted Radoslav Illo in the fifth round (136th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft, the organization thought it would be getting a potential pure goal scorer.
Photo: Yale University forward Antoine Laganiere makes good use of his 6-4 frame as he has developed into a scoring threat during his college career (courtesy of Chad Lyons/Yale)
Antoine Laganiere struggled during his first two seasons with Yale. But, after a strong campaign last season, he has jumped onto the NHL’s radar as a potential college free agent signing when the 2012-13 season for Laganiere and the Bulldogs comes to an end.
Photo: Boston Bruins prospect Alex Fallstrom is off to a good start in his senior season at Harvard University (courtesy of Michael Tureski/Icon SMI)
After fighting injuries during his first two seasons at Harvard, Alex Fallstrom has been able to stay healthy and has turned himself into a reliable, two-way hockey player at the collegiate level.
Photo: Yale University forward Ken Agostino has developed into an effective offensive weapon in his collegiate career (courtesy of Noah Graham/NHLI via Getty Images)
After being an undersized player earlier in his career, Ken Agostino is continually learning how to play to his size at Yale, and is becoming one of the top offensive threats in college hockey.
Photo: Calgary Flames prospect Bill Arnold has played an important role in the success Boston College has experienced the past couple of seasons (courtesy of Michael Tureski/Icon SMI)
Bill Arnold is off to a hot start for Boston College as he continues to develop into one of the most dominant two-way forwards in college hockey.