NHL-readiness is a tricky business. There are numerous factors to consider, including organizational depth, the physical readiness of the prospect and even the willingness of the prospect to sign a contract (or just come across the Atlantic Ocean). But with that caveat there are certainly players in every draft class who are closer to making their NHL debut than others. Today we're going to take a look at the top eight such players, and as we'll explain later in the blog, age is not as big a factor as you'd think. Experience, however, is.
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