my rankings would be:
Nick Shore - Brother of Drew Shore, currently one of the top players in the NCAA right now, playing very well and seems to have legit top six potential, though he is probably at least 2-3 years away from making the Kings.
Kyle Rau - I know about Rau more than any of these other forwards. Seems like he could become the next Brad Marchand(with less snarl), but is likely 2-3 more years away from making the Panthers lineup.
Jonathan Audy-Marchessault - Admittingly, I don't know much, if anything about JAM, other than hes been a surprisingly consistent performer at the AHL so far.
John Gaudreau - hate to knock the guy for size when my favorite player is Marty St. Louis, but the chances of him making the NHL and sticking seems highly unlikely despite being a top collegiate scorer so far.
Adam Clendening - already playing in Rockford and doing well. Likely to spend at least one more season in the AHL but someone I'd keep a close eye on, tons of offensive potential here.
Ryan Sproul - DET loves taking their time, Sproul is at least 3-4 years away from getting an NHL opportunity, let alone making an impact. But theres a lot of potential here.
Joey Laleggia - doubt he ever makes the NHL, if he does probably a depth defenseman, and 3-4 years away.
Stamkos was asked today in Tampa how he can top last season:
"Well, get into the playoffs. That's the big key and that's our goal here."
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