Commentary

Draft: Best available Day 2 prospects

Tomas Jurco leads list of intriguing prospects lingering into Round 2

Updated: June 25, 2011, 11:19 AM ET
By Gare Joyce, Grant Sonier | ESPN Insider

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- With Round 1 of the 2011 NHL entry draft in the books, there is still plenty of value in the draft pool. Based on Gare Joyce's Top 50 prospect rankings and veteran scout Grant Sonier's personal observations, here are the top 10 remaining talents on our draft board, with insights from Sonier.

1. Tomas Jurco
Jurco reminds scouts of Marian Hossa. He is an explosive skater with lots of skill and proved his value when the games mattered the most. Arguably one of the best players in the Memorial Cup field.


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