2024 NHL Draft

When Can Newly-Drafted Prospects Break Through Into The NHL?

When do or can prospects make the jump to the NHL/AHL level? Most NHL prospects take 3-5 years post-draft to reach the NHL, with less than a third of first-rounders making an NHL team. Factors like skill development and individual progression dictate the timeline. Additionally, a strict NHL-CHL agreement impacts where prospects can play, depending on age. Any player under the age of 20 is ineligible to play in the AHL. NHL Entry Draft intricacies, entry-level contracts, Russian political issues and AHL stints shape a prospect’s journey.

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The Devils Should Pursue Predators’ Juuse Saros

As we not only enter the home stretch of the NHL season but near the trade deadline, there is still a major question that has yet to be answered by the New Jersey Devils. What is their solution in goal? Through 55 games, New Jersey has gone through three different netminders with mixed results. Despite […]

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