Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #33 Taylor Raddysh

AWheeler
May 20 2016 10:03AM

Coming in at the 33rd spot on the Nation Network's list is self proclaimed power forward Taylor Raddysh. Raddysh's size and scoring give him the look of a surefire first rounder yet his rankings tend to fall anywhere from the end of the first round to well into the second.

After the jump we take a look at where Raddysh ranks among this years draft eligible's and why his numbers may be a little inflated.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
May 20 2016 05:00AM

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Everyone wants Tyson Barrie, when putting value on draft picks goes wrong, is Mitch Marner NHL ready, Jets have assets to trade, coach talks Canucks struggles, Flames will have to trade for a goalie, is Oilers 4th overall pick undervalued, all kinds of draft news, playoff hockey and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #34 Adam Mascherin

J.D. Burke
May 19 2016 08:00AM

Were Adam Mascherin two inches taller, it's entirely possible we're introducing him as the 24th overall prospect in our profile series. Height genuinely does matter though so he's not. Mascherin enters the conversation as the 34th ranked prospect in our countdown.

Mascherin, a versatile forward for the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL, can play both forward and wing -- though he was used primarily as a winger, alongside premier centre and former second-round draft pick, Jeremy Bracco. That top line was dominant for the Rangers in the regular season and found a second gear in the first round of the OHL playoffs against the Windsor Spitfires.

The Rangers enjoyed a breakout offensive performance from Mascherin as the second-year junior posted north of a point-per-game performance, notching 81 points in 65 games -- 12 points in 9 playoff games, too. Most impressive is that Mascherin built these totals with a heavy percentage of primary points; Mascherin's 64 primary points are third in the OHL among draft eligible players and account for 79% of his total production.

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WWYDW: What to Do With the 2nd First Round Pick

Cammers
May 18 2016 08:00AM

Welcome to this week's version of What Would You Do Wednesday where you are asked a question and debate among yourselves what the answer is. Unfortunately, the only prize you will receive will be the most Twitter mentions.  

This week we ask what you would do with the 22nd overall pick.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #35 Brett Howden

Cammers
May 18 2016 07:00AM

 

The 18-year-old centre Brett Howden of the Moose Jaw Warriors checks in at 35th on the Nation Network prospect rankings. Howden brings a 200-foot game to the table and has exceptional play-making abilities to boot.

Take a look and see what the 2016 eligible draftee has to offer.

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