Round 2: "Best NA Pro Prospect" - 3. Gustav Nyquist vs. 96. Kevin Connauton
On to Round 2...
QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum of 50 AHL + NHL games played (20 AHL + NHL games played for Gs); Maximum of 100 NHL games played (30 NHL games played for Gs); 26 years old or younger by 12/31/12; Signed to play in North America next season; Can't have played more than 50 NHL games in 11/12 NHL season, injured players exempt (ie. Mike Sauer, Jacob Josefson, etc.)
Disclaimer: This is based on my own subjective rankings. So if you don't like them, too bad - the best will win in the end. If I overlooked someone: too late the bracket is already made. Made a total list of ~200 but pared it down to 128.
3. Gustav Nyquist (DET)
Round 1: def. (126) Mark Borowiecki - 84%