Team Depth Chart of NHL Prospects
Strengths
  • Depth at Center
  • Toughness
  • Deep and diverse group of defensemen
Weaknesses
  • Many prospects are high risk/high reward
  • Lack of depth at Wing

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. Ilya Sorokin Europe 7.5 D
2. Linus Soderstrom Europe 7.5 D
3. Kent Simpson Pro 7.0 D
4. Eamon McAdam NCAA 7.0 D
5. Stephon Williams NCAA 7.0 D

Right Wing

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Sebastian Collberg Europe 8.0 D
2. Josh Ho-Sang CHL 8.0 D
3. Taylor Cammarata NCAA 7.5 D
4. Kirill Petrov Europe 7.0 D

Left Wing

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Michael Dal Colle CHL 8.0 C
2. John Persson Pro 6.5 C
3. Mike Halmo Pro 6.0 B

Centers

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Ryan Strome Pro 8.0 B
2. Anders Lee Pro 7.0 B
3. Viktor Crus Rydberg CHL 7.0 D
4. Johan Sundstrom Pro 6.5 C
5. Alexandre Mallet Pro 6.5 C
6. Alan Quine Pro 6.5 D
7. Jason Clark Pro 6.5 D
8. Kyle Schempp NCAA 6.5 D
9. Lukas Sutter Pro 6.0 D

Defensemen

League Prosp. talent Prob. of success
1. Griffin Reinhart Pro 8.0 C
2. Ryan Pulock Pro 7.5 C
3. Scott Mayfield Pro 7.0 C
4. Adam Pelech Pro 7.0 C
5. Jesse Graham Pro 6.5 C
6. Kyle Burroughs CHL 6.5 C
7. Kevin Czuczman Pro 6.5 C
8. Robbie Russo NCAA 6.5 D
9. Devon Toews NCAA 6.0 C
10. Doyle Somerby NCAA 6.0 D
11. Loic Leduc Pro 6.0 D
12. Jake Bischoff NCAA 6.0 D

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