THE NEXT WAVE
Prospect guru Ryan Kennedy predicts prospects’ NHL arrivals
NATHAN MACKINNON WAS ONE OF THE YOUNGEST PLAYERS in the NHL last season, but as the No. 1 pick overall in 2013 he made a big impact with the Avalanche. His former linemate in the Quebec League, Jonathan Drouin, hung back with Halifax after going two picks later, and that was no indictment of his burgeoning skills. Drouin will be a hot commodity in Tampa Bay this season, but who will join him among Calder hopefuls? Here’s a look at some of the stars of tomorrow and projections when you might see them in the NHL, plus how old they will be as rookies.