The U.S. National Development Team Program (NTFP) has developed into one of the top producers of talent eligible for the NHL Draft. With each passing year, the number of players drafted by NHL clubs directly from this program grows, making it THE top producer of American talent for the NHL.
The NTDP Class of 2013 is no exception to the above, of course, as there should be several players chosen from this program in the first three rounds of the 2013 NHL Draft.
Profiled below are a handful of the top players available from the NTDP for this year's draft, including comments from scouting sources.
Steve Santini, D
Hailing from Mahopac, NY, Steve Santini is a hard-hitting defenseman that began his junior career as a member of the New York Apple Core in the EJHL.… read more