Chicago Blackhawks flush with prospects developing at the junior level
The Chicago Blackhawks have 12 prospects developing in major junior and junior 'A' leagues across North America. Led by 2011 first round picks Mark McNeill and Phillip Danault, the group is largely made up of late round draft picks fighting to prove they are deserving of a pro contract.
Mark McNeill, C, Prince Albert Raiders
Acquired: 1st round (18th overall) in 2011
The Prince Albert Raiders' turnaround in the standings in 2012-13 is one of the top stories in the WHL. After finishing a distant last in the Eastern Division last season, the club is already pulling away from the rest of the division in 2012-13 with a 21-10-2 record.… read more