CENTER OF ATTENTION
Building a strong middle line is crucial to the future success of any NHL organization. Luckily, this year's crop available for the upcoming Draft promises to be deep in talent at the pivot position.
Defensemen can be taught the intricacies of the position, but starting off with an impressive package of tools helps to rise above the rest. We look at five draft-eligible players with everything needed to succeed in the NHL.
The upcoming NHL Draft is deep in talent, according to most observers. The possibility of seeing a few of the draftees in the NHL as of next season is very real. So, who's ready to make the jump?
By the time the NHL Draft rolls around, there are a few talented draft-eligible players that will surpise and end up being drafted earlier than most will have predicted. We check out a handful of potential candidates.
2013 MEMORIAL CUP WRAP: A SCOUT'S DREAM
The Memorial Cup final was a scout's dream come true, as potential first overall pick, Portland's Seth Jones, squared off against Halifax and their dynamic duo up front: Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin.
LOTTERY: MINI-MOCK DRAFT
The Avalanche won the 2013 lottery and moved ahead of the Panthers to secure the top overall pick. We look at how the lottery portion of the first round of this year's Draft may go. It's our Draft Lottery Mini-Mock.