Top prospects by team: Metro
A deeper look at each team's system, including impact on the 2014-15 season
We continue with a deeper look at the state of each team's pipeline, as I identify the top 10 prospects for each organization. Included in the analysis is an overview of the system, what kind of an impact will be made by the prospect group in 2014-15, and a particularly noteworthy player from each system.
A reminder that my rankings are determined by conversations with scouts, coaches and executives, as well as my own viewings. My assessment of forwards leans toward puck possession skills, and I tend to favor those players more than defensemen or goalies, whose development is harder to project.
The tour around the league continues Tuesday with the eight teams in the Metropolitan Division:
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