Prospect guru Ryan Kennedy pre­dicts prospects’ NHL ar­rivals

The Hockey News – Ultimate Pool Guide - - Opening Faceoff - BY RYAN KENNEDY

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.

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