Scouting the NHL’s future stars

The NHL Central Scouting Service is tasked with ranking the numerous players eligible for the annual NHL Entry Draft


By John Hamre
Let’s Play Hockey Columnist

It is often said of the National Hockey League’s Entry Draft that it is only one set of opinions on one given day. Players who are drafted had better be training the next day because there are free agents, non-drafted players, minor league players and established veterans still training – all in pursuit of the same NHL roster spots. Yesterday’s opinions have been recorded; what have you done today?


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