Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #10 Tyson Jost

J.D. Burke
June 12 2016 08:00AM

Tyson Jost of the Penticton Vees in the BCHL is one of the most intriguing gambles in the middle of the first round.

Jost, like our 17th ranked prospect Dante Fabbro, was a member of the dominant Penticton Vees of the BCHL. Though they appeared the presumptive favourites as the playoffs started, Jost's Vees were ousted by the West Kelowna Warriors in the second round. One could argue the Vees were destined for a better fate, but there's no spinning their playoff loss as a knock on Jost, who led the team with 14 points in 11 games.

The bright side to their early exit was that it afforded Jost the opportunity to play for Team Canada at the U18 World Hockey Championships in North Dakota. Jost was able to use that tournament to assuage any concerns about the impact playing against a lower level of competition might have on assessing him, breaking Connor McDavid's tournament points record with 15 points in just 7 games on Canada's top line.

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Nation Network Prospect Profile: #11 Alexander Nylander

Ryan Biech
June 11 2016 08:00AM

Alexander Nylander checks in as the 11th ranked prospect in our consensus voting.

The younger brother of Toronto Maple Leafs prospect William Nylander, Alexander is a good prospect in his own right.  Playing on a line with two other 2016 draft eligible players, Michael McLoed and Nathan Bastian, Nylander walked away with the CHL Rookie of the Year award. He also represented Sweden at the WJHC and U18's.

So, let's take a look at the young Swedish winger, who was born in Calgary Alberta.

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Slicing and Dicing the Jets: Alex Burmistrov 2015-2016

Garret Hohl
June 10 2016 11:10AM

The Winnipeg Jets missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons since the move to Manitoba, and the 14th time over 16 seasons over franchise history. The season does not end for us though at Jets Nation.

Welcome to our series where we take an analytical approach, dissecting what went wrong with the Jets 2015-2016 season and how to improve the team for next year.

We turn our evidence-based breakdown of the Jets with Alex Burmistrov's 2015-2016 season.

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Nation Network Prospect Profile: #12 Jake Bean

Ryan Biech
June 10 2016 08:00AM

Jake Bean checks in as the 12th ranked prospect in our consensus rankings. 

Bean possesses a very tantalizing skill-set that every team should covet on their back-end. He skates extremely well, reads the play quickly, is lethal on the power play and unlike most offensive defenceman in junior, he can handle himself in his own zone.

It's amazing that he was never selected in the WHL Bantam Draft and will now likely be the only WHL defenceman to be selected in the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
June 10 2016 05:00AM

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Ads on NHL jerseys, Stamkos to the Leafs heats up, Wings shouldn't pay to get rid of Datsyuk, Milan Lucic open to Western Canada, despite point totals Trouba getting better, Flames possibilities of picking 3rd, Oilers should consider trading Draisaitl, myths of winning in the West, 2016 NHL draft, free agent profiles and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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