The road to the NHL Draft is full of twists and turns. Players can look like a top-end prospect one month and stall out the next. On the other side, a kid can move from an average prospect with underwhelming skill to developing into a first-round candidate.
Defensemen Xavier Bernard of the Drummondville Voltigeurs and Giovanni Vallati of the Kitchener Rangers have been added to CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
In today’s NHL, the ability to skate well is at a premium.