The future looks bright. Not only for Canada, Sweden and the United States, but also for other countries that participated in the 2012 U-18 World Championship. This time, we'll take a look at those Finnish, Russian, German and Danish prospects, which won't be draft-eligible until 2013.
This time, we're not only heading back to the top countries, but also further into the future. Let's take a look at those players that will be drafted after the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Team Russia ended the event in the fifth place drawing a lot of disappointment from scouts, journalists and fans. Just like usual, Russia had one big problem – lack of team play.
In the goal crease, there was a pleasant surprise for Team Canada. Matt Murray grabbed a chance of being the number-one with high-ranked Brandon Whitney sidelined due to an injury and he made the best of it.
Zest, fire and potency make up Morgan Rielly’s explosive style of play.
One highly-ranked prospect will be at the draft in Pittsburgh this year - his name is Filip Forsberg.