RotoWire Partners

Top 100 NHL Prospects: Trade Deadline Edition

Jon Litterine

Jon Litterine

Jon Litterine is RotoWire's lead MMA Writer and MMA Editor. He has covered numerous MMA events live. He's also RW's NHL Prospect Analyst. Jon has been writing for RotoWire since 2005 as well as contributed to HockeysFuture.com. He is a graduate of U Mass-Lowell.


TOP 100 NHL Prospects: Trade Deadline Edition
By, Jon Litterine

The trade deadline has come and gone. A few of the players on this list have new address' as we move down the home stretch. Our next update will come right at the end of the regular season.

(Notes: Players with 25 games or more of NHL regular season experience are not included. All stats as of March 5, 2014)

1) Jonathan Drouin (F-TB)
2) Evgeny Kuznetsov (F-WSH): Upon further review, it appears he won't be joining the Caps until next season. That keeps him from the number one spot.
3) Teuvo Teravainen (F-CHI)
4) Anthony Mantha (F-DET): 52 G, 110 P in just 52 QMJHL games this season.
5) Ryan Strome (F-NYI): Is going to get a chance to impress for Isles the remainder of the season
6) John Gibson (G-ANA)
7) Andrei Vasilevskiy (G-TB)
8) Derrick Pouliot (D-PIT)
9) Griffin Reinhart (D-NYI)
10)  Johnny Gaudreau (F-CGY): Has points in 33 of 34 games this season at Boston College
11)  Darnell Nurse (D-EDM)
12)  Andrei Burakovsky (F-WSH)
13)  Mathew Dumba (D-MIN)
14)  Dmitrij Jaskin (F-STL)
15)  Alexander Wennberg (F-CBJ)
16)  Nikita Zadorov (D-BUF)
17)  Rasmus Ristolainen (D-BUF)
18)  Oscar Klefbom (D-EDM): High ceiling, but rough first pro season in North American for Oklahoma City (AHL)
19)  Bo Horvat (F-VAN): Almost all the Canucks have to show for the Luongo/Schneider deals
20)  Filip Forsberg (F-NSH)
21)  Oscar Dansk (G-CBJ)
22)  Max Domi (F-PHO)
23)  Danny Kristo (F-NYR)
24)  Joel Armia (F-BUF): Just five goals in 39 games with in first pro season in AHL
25)  Nathan Beaulieu (D-MTL)
26)  Jake Allen (G-STL)
27)  Nicolas Kerdiles (F-ANA)
28)  Michael Matheson (D-FLA)
29)  Calle Jarnkrok (F-NSH): Dealt to Nashville in David Legwand trade. Currently playing in AHL, Wings are concerned he plans to return to Sweden after the season.
30)  Radek Faksa (F-DAL)
31)  Kerby Rychel (F-CBJ)
32)  Curtis Lazar (F-OTT)
33)  Ty Rattie (F-STL)
34)  Malcolm Subban (G-BOS): Playing time in AHL has picked up and numbers are impressive (2.23 GAA, .922 save percentage)
35)  Josh Morrissey (D-WPG): 25 G and 66 P in 53 WHL games this season
36)  Zachary Fucale (G-MTL)
37)  Brett Ritchie (F-DAL)
38)  Scott Laughton (F-PHI)
39)  Vladislav Namestnikov (F-TB)
40)  Jon Gillies (G-CGY)
41)  Rocco Grimaldi (F-FLA): Another big season at North Dakota, but size (listed at 5'6) is a big concern
42)  Teemu Pulkkinen (F-DET)
43)  Jamie Oleksiak (D-DAL)
44)  Danny O'Regan (F-SJ)
45)  Kevin Roy (F-ANA)
46)  Brady Skjei (D-NYR)
47)  Brandon Gormley (D-PHO): Still waiting to make his NHL debut
48)  Ryan Hartman (F-CHI)
49)  Samuel Morin (D-PHI)
50)  Shea Theodore (D-ANA)
51)  Matt Grzelcyk (D-BOS)
52)  Scott Harrington (D-PIT)
53)  Tomas Jurco (F-DET)
54)  Anthony Duclair (F-NYR): 2013 third round pick has 50 G and 99 P in 59 GP in QMJHL.
55)  Nicolas Petan (F-WPG)
56)  Vincent Trocheck (F-FLA)
57)  Mark McNeill (F-CHI)
58)  Nicklas Jensen (F-VAN)
59)  Hunter Shinkaruk (F-VAN)
60)  Ian McCoshen (D-FLA)
61)  Jake McCabe (D-BUF)
62)  Max Reinhart (F-CGY)
63)  Victor Rask (F-CAR): Struggling to produce in third season in North America
64)  Steve Santini (D-NJ)
65)  Riley Sheahan (F-DET)
66)  Joe Morrow (D-BOS)
67)  Mark Jankowski (F-CGY): On roughly same offensive pace as freshman season at Providence; not a good sign
68)  Reid Boucher (F-NJ)
69)  Pavel Buchnevich (F-NYR)
70)  Henrik Samuelsson (F-PHO)
71)  Adam Erne (F-TB)
72)  Damon Severson (D-NJ)
73)  Sebastien Collberg (F-NYI): Under the microscope as all the Isles currently have to show for the Thomas Vanek trade.
74)  Alexander Khokhlachev (F-BOS)
75)  Stefan Matteau (F-NJ)
76)  Markus Granlund (F-CGY): Finally getting a shot in Calgary
77)  Connor Hellebuyck (G-WPG)
78)  Hudson Fasching (F-BUF): Dealt to Sabres in deadline deal.
79)  Colton Sissons (F-NSH)
80)  Devin Shore (F-DAL)
81)  Charles Hudon (F-MTL)
82)  Andreas Athanasiou (F-DET): 45 G and 86 P for Barrie in OHL.
83)  TJ Tynan (F-CBJ)
84)  Anthony Stolarz (G-PHI)
85)  Oliver Bjorkstrand (F-CBJ)
86)  Joey Hishon (F-COL)
87)  Brendan Gaunce (F-VAN)
88)  Tristan Jarry (G-PIT): 39-14-3, 2.26 GAA, .913 save percentage for Edmonton in WHL.
89)  Ryan Pulock (D-NYI)
90)  Frankie Corrado (D-VAN)
91)  Mario Lucia (F-MIN)
92)  Kevin Hayes (F-CHI): Forgotten former 2010 first round pick having strong senior season at Boston College
93)  JT Compher (F-BUF)
94)  Tanner Pearson (F-LA)
95)  Adam Clendening (D-CHI)
96)  Brendan Leipsic (F-NSH)
97)  Shayne Gostisbehere (D-PHI)
98)  Austin Watson (F-NSH)
99)  Vince Hinostroza (F-CHI)
100) Riley Barber (F-WSH)

FELL OFF

Frederik Gauthier (F-TOR)
Taylor Leier (F-PHI)
Ryan Sproul (D-DET)

GRADUATED

Cody Ceci (D-OTT)
Erik Haula (F-MIN)
Martin Marincin (D-EDM)