Ekblad leads ISS February rankings; top five unchanged
Aaron Ekblad continues to lead the way in the latest draft rankings from the International Scouting Services as the top five positions remained unchanged from January's rankings. Full Story.(Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
While TSN's Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects ranking isn't too heavy on defencemen, one blueliner - Aaron Ekblad of the Barrie Colts - stands tall atop this year's class. TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie explains how Ekblad has gradually improved his stock ahead of the 2014 NHL Draft. Full Story.
Staying With Sam
While NHL Central Scouting's mid-term draft ranking has Kingston Frontenacs centre Sam Bennett topping the list of North American skaters, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button is standing pat with the other Sam. His January edition of 'Craig's List' has Kootenay Ice centre Sam Reinhart at No. 1 for the fourth straight month. Full Story.
Warren Foegele won't be playing in the CHL Top Prospects game in Calgary, but he's an intriguing prospect who's creating some draft buzz amongst scouts nonetheless. There are two reasons you wouldn't find him in the game. More...