Ambroz, Seth (can go in between 30-45)

Ambroz is a big power forward, there has been a lot of hype surrounding him since the beginning of this year. But in fairness, he is not averaging a point per game in the USHL, a junior league that is very inferior to the CHL. To add insult to injury most of his CHL counterparts eligible for the 2011 draft and scouted highly do average over a point per game. No offense to Ambroz but we would be very surprised to see him go in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft.

Armia, Joel (can go in between 6-13)

Nicknamed the Finnish Ace, Joel is a terrific forward. He is the complete package, he is a great skater, amazing passer and he has a very good shot. It is very impressive to see a guy of his size, 6 foot 3, skate as fast as he does. His speed and size are a reason why he has spent this pass season in the top Finnish mens league, SM-Liiga.  In 41 games so far, against men not other 16 to 20 year olds, he has 17 goals. He still has to fill out his frame, but the odds are he will be the second straight Fin to be selected in the top ten of the NHL Entry Draft.

Arzamastsev, Zakhar (can go in between 47-60)

Zakhar has the potential to become a very good puck moving defensemen for which ever team takes him in the draft. He will most likely fall to the second round, but he has proven a lot so far in his young career. The Russian has spent the 2010-2011 season in the KHL playing with the big boys, however he has spent it on the worst team of the league, Metallurg Novokuznetsk. His -11 is one of the better +/- ratings on the team, and he has notched 3 goals to with 4 assists in 45 games so far. You can be sure to see him next year in the World Junior Championships.

Bartschi, Sven (can go in between 10-20)

Another Swiss hockey player playing for the Portland Winterhawks, he did not make the same splash at the World Juniors as "El Nino" did the year before but he still had a good tournament. Bartschi has electrifying speed to go with and good quick release on his shot. He has spent the 2010-2011 campaign tearing apart opposing defensemen and goaltenders in the WHL. Look for him to be snatched near the 15th overall pick.

Beaulieu, Nathan (can go in between 5-10)

It's very hard to classify Beaulieu, he is not your typical defensemen. His size indicates shutdown Dman, and he can be, he is very physical and loves to drill forwards who try to get by him on the outside. But his stats indicate that he is a puck moving defensemen, or a offensive defensemen and he is, he is a very good passer and he has a bomb of a shot. He can and will improve any teams power play. Beaulieu is not just dangerous on a man advantage, he will take a rush up ice while playing five one five as well, and he usually creates a goal in doing so. He plays on the very stacked Saint John's Sea Dogs of the QMJHL, and if there is one team I would recommend you to go see it would be the Sea Dogs. And Beaulieu is most likely the most impressive player to watch.  Not afraid to drop the gloves, he is a very scary player to play against however he does not find himself in the penalty box too often, only 38pims so far this year. He should move into the top 10 come draft day.

Bell, Myles (can go in between 25-40)

One of the lone bright spots for the last place Regina Pats, Bell stock just keeps rising every day. He is a reliable defensemen in his own end, physical and tough to play against. He also contributes in the offensive zone as he currently has 33 points, 11 of which are goals through his 51 games so far. Not afraid to drop the mitts either, he should fit in well with which ever team selects him. Look for him to go late in the first or really early in the second.

Biggs, Tyler (can go in between 25-40)

Another over hyped USHL'er, he has good size and plays a physical offensive game but once again, not a point per game man in an inferior junior league. He does play inspired hockey, puts everything on the line, he can become a decent third line NHL player in the future but as more and more americans and european junior players chose the CHL one has to wonder why he has not. 

Brodin, Jonas (can go in between 25-40)

Quick defender playing in the Swedish Elite League, not a big point guy yet with the men but has shown in the junior leagues that he can be great on the power play. Will become another typical Swedish power playing quarterbacking defensemen, although it may take a bit longer then others.

Catenacci, Daniel (can go in between 17-25)

Has all the tools to become a sniper in the NHL. Blazing speed, and a quick shot mixed in with great hockey sense have made Catenacci a threat in the CHL. Daniel is on a sub par team in the Soo but has impressed scouts all year round and this has pushed him all the way up into the first round of the upcoming draft. Catenacci also won the fastest skater award in the CHL Top Prospects game in January.

Cloutier, Guillaume (can go in the 3rd or 4th round)

Tall, skinny defensemen who was recently traded away from Saint John's to Chicoutimi. He will probably fit in somewhere in the later rounds, I would be surprised to see him in the second round unless a team truly needs some defence. When he fills out his frame he could become a decent shutdown defensemen. He was a +23 this year with the Sea Dogs through 36 games but he has dropped to 0 with the Sagueneens through 12 games.

Cousins, Nick (can go in between 40-48)

Another quick little Greyhound, Cousins has complimented Catenacci very well so far this year. He does a bit of everything, pass, shoot, back check. He will not be selected on day one in Minnesota but he should not have to wait too long on day two as he will be a desired forward.

Couturier, Sean (can go in between 3-6)

Couturier is an excellent play maker and just has a knack for scoring, he can score a beautiful goal but at the same time he can grind a goal out too. Sean is a very responsible centre, takes care of things in his own end. He has carried his Drummondville Voltigeurs team all year and they currently sit 4th in the QMJHL, a surprise to anyone who follows "the Q". Couturier, the only 2011 draft eligible player on team Canada at the World Juniors, had a good tournament and proved he can play a strong defensive role.

Danault, Phillip (can go in between 25-40)

He may be small but Philip plays a physical game and at the same time stays out of the penalty box fairly well. He has a nice scoring touch and has been the heart and soul of the Victoriaville Tigres all year long. Which ever team picks Philip will get a very good 3rd line forward down the line in the NHL, he plays a good game.

Friberg, Max (can go in between 40-50)

Friberg is another talented young swede who could find his way into the first round of the draft, but he will most likely be picked in the middle of the second round. He is a small player, but he is very crafty with the puck. He is not playing in the Swedish Elite League at the moment, but he is playing against men with Skovde IK. He participated in the World Juniors in 2011 with Sweden, expect him back in 2012

Gibson, Christopher (can go in between 25-45)

Let's call him the perfect hybrid goalie, a Finn playing in the great goalie producing province of Quebec. Gibson has travelled the world already through hockey, having played at Notre Dame in Saskatchewan, where he also won the Telus Cup. He has been a winner where ever he goes, unfortunately for him the Chicoutimi team he now plays for seems to have issues with scoring. His stats do not lie however, with his excellent GAA and SV% he has a great shot at being the first goalie to hear his name called at the draft.

Gibson, John (can go in between 45-60)

Speaking of Gibson's in between the pipes, another one has been playing good hockey this year too. John, who is with the United States Developmental Program, has been playing lots of hockey for the States in international hockey. Some have been pointing out that he is following the same path as Jack Campbell did. Not many are pointing out how poorly Campbell is playing in the OHL. The USHL is not a very strong junior league and John's stats do not impress you as much as other goalies do. Expect to see his name called later on in the second round.