German hockey has produced very few NHL Draft prospects directly, although some players have been selected after apprenticing in the CHL leagues. This year is likely no different for that country, with only a trio of prospects having any real chance of being chosen in the 2012 NHL Draft.
So, without further ado, here's a look at the top three German prospects entering the 2012 NHL Draft being held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1. Pascal Zerressen – D – Shoots: Left – 6'5" 218 lbs.
CSR European Rank #48
NOV 22, 1992
Pascal found himself playing quite a bit of hockey this past season, most importantly with the fairly regular role he earned in Krefeld at the ripe age of 19, no easy task for any defenseman in a men’s league.… read more