Checking in on the top prospects 

October, 10, 2013
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ManthaRichard Wolowicz/Getty ImagesRed Wings prospect Anthony Mantha is off to a hot start this season in the QMJHL.
The 2013-14 season is underway in the NHL and across many other leagues, and that means there are already several notable prospects turning heads.

With just a two-week sample, it's foolish to come to too many conclusions. However, there are some prospects performing unusually well, taking on a significant amount of responsibility or seeming to improve some portion of their game that was unexpected prior to the start of the campaign.

Here are some of the top prospects based on their play thus far this season, listed with their NHL team.