Jakub Vrana: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Jakub Vrana150Jakub Vrana — 

League:  SHL     Team:  Linkoping

Position:  LW/RW     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Feb. 28, 1996     Birthplace:  Praha, CZE

Height: 6’0     Weight:  180

2013-14  SHL —  Games: 24   G: 2   A: 1  Pts: 3  PIM: 6   Plus/Minus: -3

2013-14  J20 —  Games: 24   G: 14   A: 11  Pts:  25  PIM: 26   Plus/Minus: +6  

2013-14  U18 WJC —  Games: 7   G: 8   A: 2  Pts:  10  PIM: 4   Plus/Minus: 3  

Arizona Hockey Talk’s evaluations of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft top prospects continue today with our featured prospect Jakub Vrana. [Read more…]

William Nylander: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

William Nylander150William Nylander-Altelius  — 

League:  SHL     Team:  Modo

Position:  C/LW     Shoots:  Right

DOB:  May 1, 1996     Birthplace:  Calgary, AB

Height: 5’11     Weight:  180

2013-14  SHL —  Games: 22   G: 1   A: 6  Pts: 7  PIM: 6   Plus/Minus: -3

2013-14  ALL —  Games: 35   G: 15   A: 12  Pts:  27  PIM: 16   Plus/Minus: +2  

2013-14  U18 WJC —  Games: 7   G: 6   A: 10  Pts:  16  PIM: 0   Plus/Minus:  

William Nylander split the 2013-14 season playing for Modo in the SHL and also split 35 games between Rogle and Sodertalje in the Allsvenskan league (Division 2).

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Vladislav Kamenev: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Vladislav Kamenev2Vladislav Kamenev — 

League:  MHL & KHL     Team:  Magnitogorsk

Position:  C/LW     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Aug. 12, 1996     Birthplace:  Orsk, RUS

Height: 6’2     Weight:  205

2013-14  MHL —  Games: 15   G: 4   A: 6  Pts:  10  PIM: 12   Plus/Minus: +10

2013-14  KHL —  Games: 16   G: 1   A: 0  Pts:  1  PIM: 2   Plus/Minus: -1  

2013-14  U18 WJC —  Games: 5   G: 2   A: 5  Pts:  7  PIM: 2   Plus/Minus:  

Vladislav Kamenev split the 2013-14 season playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL and Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk of the MHL.

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Kevin Fiala: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

FialaKevin Fiala  — 

League:  SuperElit/SHL     Team:  HV71 

Position:  C/LW     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  July 22, 1996     Birthplace:  Uzwil, SUI

Height: 5’10     Weight:  195

2013-14  SuperElit —  Games: 27   G: 10   A: 15  Pts:  25  PIM: 40   Plus/Minus: na

2013-14  SHL —  Games: 17   G: 3   A: 8  Pts:  11  PIM: 10   Plus/Minus: na  

Kevin Fiala  finished the 2013-14 season playing for HV71 in the Swedish Hockey League.

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Brycen Martin: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Brycen Martin2150Brycen Martin — 

League:  WHL     Team:  Swift Current Broncos

Position:  LD     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  May 9, 1996     Birthplace:  Calgary, AB 

Height: 6’2     Weight:  185

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 72   G: 6   A: 31  Pts:  37  PIM: 42 Plus/Minus:  -16

Brycen Martin plays for the Swift Current Broncos in the Western Hockey League.

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Anton Karlsson: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Anton Karlsson — 

League:  J20 SuperElit   Team:  Frolunda J20

Position:  LW/RW     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Aug. 3, 1996     Birthplace:  Lerum, Sweden 

Height: 6’2     Weight:  195

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 28   G: 12   A: 10  Pts:  22  PIM: 88 Plus/Minus:  +3

Anton Karlsson plays in the J20 SuperElit (Swedish Junior League) for Frolunda.

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Kasperi Kapanen: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

KasperiKapanen200Kasperi Kapanen — 

League:  SM – Liiga      Team:  KalPa Kuopio

Position:  RW     Shoots:  Right

DOB:  July 23, 1996     Birthplace:  Kuopio, Finland 

Height: 5’10     Weight:  165

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 47   G: 7   A: 7  Pts:  14  PIM: 10 Plus/Minus:  -8

Kasperi Kapanen plays in the SM-Liiga (Finnish Elite League) for KalPa Kuopio.

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Adrian Kempe: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Adrian KempeAdrian Kempe — 

League:  SweHL     Team: Modo  

Position:  LW     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Sept. 13, 1996     Birthplace:  Kramfors, Sweden

Height: 6’2     Weight:  190

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 45   G: 5   A:  6  Pts:  11  PIM: 12   Plus/Minus:  +5

Adrian Kempe plays in the Swedish Hockey League for Modo.

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Nikolay Goldobin: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Nikolay Goldobin — 

League:  OHL      Team: Sarnia Sting 

Position:  RW/LW     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Oct. 7, 1995     Birthplace:  Mockobckar, Russia

Height: 6     Weight:  187

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 67   G: 38   A:  56  Pts:  94  PIM: 21   Plus/Minus:  -30

Nikolay Goldobin plays in the Ontario Hockey League for the Sarnia Sting.

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Travis Sanheim: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Travis Sanheim  — 

League:  WHL     Team:  Calgary Hitmen   

Position:  D     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Mar. 29, 1996     Birthplace:  Elkhorn, MB 

Height: 6’3     Weight:  190

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 67   G: 5   A:  54  Pts:  29  PIM: 14   Plus/Minus:  +25

Travis Sanheim plays in the Western Hockey League for the  Calgary Hitmen.
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