Andrey Vasilevskiy tops Tampa Bay Lightning's 2012 Fall Top 20
While Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steven Yzerman made a number of shrewd moves with the team's NHL roster over his first two seasons as general manager, his best work perhaps has come through building the team's prospect depth. When he took over in May of 2010, the Lightning's top prospect was Carter Ashton (now with Toronto), and there was little depth in the system. Since then, with his willingness to select Russian-born players in particular, Yzerman has stocked the Lightning's cupboard with a bevy of high-potential prospects including Slater Koekkoek, Vladislav Namestnikov, and Andrey Vasilevskiy.
The development of prospects already in the system was phenomenal over the past year, as well.… read more