Still Number One
Reinhart tops Craig Button's list for third straight month
For the third straight month, Sam Reinhart is atop TSN Scout Craig Button's list of draft eligible players. The Kootenay Ice centre ranks fifth in WHL scoring with 34 points. The 18-year-old from Vancouver, B.C. is in his fourth season with the Ice and is an early favourite to go first overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Full Story.(Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
The International Scouting Service released their November rankings of the Top 30 draft eligible prospects and there was no change up top, with Sam Reinhart and Aaron Ekblad remaining No.1 and No. 2 for a third consecutive month. Reinhart, a centre for the Kootenay Ice of the WHL, has nine goals and 25 assists in 22 games. Full Story.
It's Wide Open
While the NHL's draft class of 2014 isn't as star-studded as it's been in recent years, TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie writes that there's still plenty of unpredictability and intrigue. And it starts with two very promising blue-chippers - Sam Reinhart and Aaron Ekblad - sharing the top spot in TSN's pre-season draft ranking. Full Story.
In TSN's annual pre-season survey of 10 NHL scouts, no less than four players received at least one vote as the No. 1 ranked prospect. Two players - Sam Reinhart and Aaron Ekblad - somewhat distanced themselves from the rest of the pack. More...