Top Prospect Game rosters showcase wealth of 2013 talent

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Adam Erne - Quebec Remparts

Photo: Quebec Remparts scorer Adam Erne will play for Team Orr at the 2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, the first time in nearly two decades that this event has taken place in Atlantic Canada (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

"Nate or Seth" might not have the same ring to it that "Taylor or Tyler" had a couple years ago, but phonetics aside, Nathan MacKinnon and Seth Jones find themselves in a similar situation to Hall and Seguin before them: competing to be the first player drafted in the upcoming NHL Draft.

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Halifax Mooseheads #1 in CHL once again

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Nathan MacKinnon - Halifax Mooseheads

Photo: The play of 2013 NHL Draft-eligible Nathan MacKinnon, who is tied for first in scoring in the QMJHL, has been a major reason for the Halifax Mooseheads hold on the CHL's top spot (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the thirteenth edition of the BMO CHL Top 10 Rankings for the 2012-13 regular season.  The weekly rankings of the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts.

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Beyond Tomorrow: Thomson adjusting to higher level of play in WHL

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Jordan Thomson - Kamloops Blazers

Photo: Kamloops Blazers defenseman Jordan Thomson is currently considered to be one of the top defenders available for the 2014 NHL Draft (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

Jordan Thomson ranks among the top defensemen of the 2014 NHL Draft class. ISS lists Thomson 11th overall, and fourth among the defenseman available for the draft. So far in his rookie WHL season, Thomson has a goal and five assists in 23 games.

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Ryan O’Connor named OHL Player of the Week

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Ryan O'Connor - Barrie Colts

Photo: Undrafted defenseman Ryan O'Connor of the Barrie Colts is among the top scoring defensemen in the OHL this season (courtesy of Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Barrie Colts’ defenceman Ryan O’Connor is the OHL Player of the Week after leading the league with seven points in two games for the week ending December 9 scoring four goals and three assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-1.

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HF Prospect of the Month for November, 2012

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Ryan Strome and Brett Ritchie - Niagara IceDogs

Photo: Niagara IceDogs forward and New York Islanders prospect Ryan Strome (#18) went on an offensive tear in November, which elevated teammate and Dallas Stars prospect, Brett Ritchie (#20) (courtesy of Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

This one was almost a no-brainer.

Ryan Strome’s phenomenal performance in the month made him the easy selection as the Hockey’s Future Prospect of the Month for November.

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