Photo: John Gibson and Sami Vatanen are among Anaheim’s top prospects. They were selected in the second round of the 2011 Draft and fourth round of the 2009 Draft, respectively. (courtesy of Harry How/Getty Images)
The Anaheim Ducks are becoming mighty once again. The 2013-14 season saw the team lead the Western Conference in points, and they also had prospects at all levels of the game make big impacts with their respective teams.
At the professional level, the team’s young goalies got a lot of the attention. Frederik Andersen made an immediate impact early in the season, while John Gibson‘s time to shine came at the end of the regular season and into the playoffs.… read more
Do the HF writers not speak with each other at all? How is Vasilevsky an 8.5C while Gibson is a 8.0C? How is Anthony Deangelo an 8.5D and Vatanen a 7.0B and Theo a 7.5C? Andersen is only a 7.0? Karlsson only a 7.0?
Some of these rankings don't make sense period and when you compare them to other HF player ratings, they make even less sense.
Our prospects are underated. WHich makes it even crazier that we are ranked in the top 5 of almost all lists I have seen. Guys like Karlsson and Manson are players that almost noone outside of the Ducks know much about but are legit prospects.
Bobkov is our 3rd best goalie prospect and he would be #1 on the majority of the teams in the NHL...