Prospect Info: [#20] 2017 HFStars Prospect Rankings

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  1. Satan

    Satan Roman Polak Believer

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    Summer 2017 Top 20 Prospects



    Graduated: Esa Lindell, Radek Faksa, Stephen Johns, Brett Ritchie, Devin Shore
    Not retained: Mattias Backman


    2012 Draft: Ludwig Bystrom, Gemel Smith
    2013 Draft: Jason Dickinson, Remi Elie, Philippe Desrosiers, Niklas Hansson, Cole Ully
    2014 Draft: Julius Honka, Michael Prapavessis, Miro Karjalainen, John Nyberg
    2015 Draft: Denis Guryanov, Roope Hintz, Chris Martenet, Joseph Cecconi, Markus Ruusu
    2016 Draft: Riley Tufte, Fredrik Karlstrom, Rhett Gardner, Colton Point, Nicholas Caamano, Jakob Stenqvist
    2017 Draft: Miro Heiskanen, Jake Oettinger, Jason Robertson, Liam Hawel, Jacob Peterson, Brett Davis

    Signed: Gavin Bayreuther, Landon Bow, Ondrej Vala

    Traded for: Dillon Heatherington





    Up next:

    Landon Bow
    Ludwig Bystrom
    Brett Davis
    Philippe Desrosiers
    Rhett Gardner
    Liam Hawel
    Chris Martenet
    Jacob Peterson
    Michael Prapavessis
    Jakob Stenqvist
    Cole Ully
    Ondrej Vala
     
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    Satan Roman Polak Believer

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    Summer 2016 Top 20 Prospects

     
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    One more time for Vala
     
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    I will stay with guy who I know the most Vála
     
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    anyone have the top 20 list from this exercise? wondering how your top 10 would look today.
    any big risers/fallers over the last 3 months?
     
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    We don't have a top 20.
    We have
    Heiskanen
    Robertson
    Hintz
    Caamano
    Dickinson
    Tufte
    Oettinger
    And a whole bunch of crap
     
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    you forgot Point big guy
     
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    what's up with gurianov this year? he's totally out of your top grouping?
     
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    Read the Guryanov thread if you want to see his opinion on him
     
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    He was never really in the top grouping. was a bad pick from day 1 that some people based only on his draft position as a 1st rounder artificially inflated as a top prospect. The shiny new toy effect. I didn't think he would be as bad as he is, but **** happens, especially when you gift director of amateur scouting to your friends and don't actually bring in talent, lucky for us the Newy era did a decent enough job drafting that Nill was able to bring in some real talent through trades
     
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    Smelling Salt Busey is life

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    Kind of disappointed with Heiskanen so far in the U20s. Obviously means little in the grand scheme but I was pumped to watch him.
     
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    He's playing a lot less flashy than he does in the Finnish Men's League. That might be due to having Valimaki as his D-partner, which would make him the stabilizer on the pair. Also, keep in mind he has not really had much experience playing in North American sized rinks, which can have a major effect. He's playing a very low risk game, but his defensive game has been extremely impressive. Just watch how many times he poke checks the puck off of opponents sticks or blocks passes into the slot. His defensive game and hockey IQ is already NHL quality, but what he brings to the NHL in terms of offensive capability will be very interesting and important in determining what type of a defense-man he will become.
     
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    You guys have a gem in Jason Robertson.

    What a player.
     
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    He’s ****ing great
     
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