The Future Is Bright: The 10 Most Promising Prospects Around The NHL

May 9th, 2010 by Albi Baraku Leave a reply »
Over the years, the National Hockey League has been filled with superstar caliber talent. Players like Alexander Ovechkin, Drew Doughty, Sidney Crosby, Mike Green and Evgeni Malkin come to mind.

Do you notice one thing that all of those players have in common? Ovechkin is 24 years old, Sidney Crosby is 22, Drew Doughty is 20, Mike Green is 24, Evgeni Malkin is 23.

All of those players are in their early 20's and are already taking over the NHL.

And don't worry because there is plenty of more young talent that is coming our way either next season or in two years from now.

In no particular order, expect these following 10 young guns to make a splash in the NHL in the near future.

Cody Hodgson - Centre - Vancouver Canucks - 20 Years Old

Cody Hodgson was drafted 10th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Hodgson is only 5'11 and just 182 pounds, but his logic and knowledge on the ice over-powers his lack of size. Hodgson was ready to suit up for the 2009-10 Season but was held back due to a back injury. Hodgson scored eight goals and 20 points in 13 games this season with the Brampton Battalion of the OHL. Cody H ...

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