Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #36 Kale Clague

May 17 2016 08:00AM

Kale Clague comes in at #36 on the Nation Network's top 60 2016 draft eligible prospects. Playing for the Brandon Wheat Kings, Clague is hailed as a two-way defenseman with a high level of skill and good ability to skate. 

Let's take a look at what he brings to the table.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #37 Sam Steel

Ryan Biech
May 16 2016 08:00AM

A player who has been flirting with first-round bona fides, but ultimately comes in as 37th overall ranked player in our consensus rankings, is Edmonton native and Regina Pats centre Sam Steel.

Regarded as a smaller and shiftier centre, who possesses elite playmaking abilities and hockey sense. If Steel is still available in the early parts of the second round, I won't be surprised to hear of a few teams looking to trade up to select the young pivot.

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Prospect Vids | Patrick Laine career highlights

Anthony Lenting
May 15 2016 03:21PM

Nothing is certain. The Winnipeg Jets own the second overall pick, but none of us know for sure if the Jets will indeed keep that pick or select Patrick Laine on June 24th.

That said, according to most consensus the Jets are most likely taking the big, goal-scoring winger and here are some highlights of Laine's career.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #38 Nathan Bastian

Ryan Biech
May 15 2016 08:00AM

A regular linemate of likely first-round picks Alexander Nylander and Michael McLeod, Nathan Bastian comes in as the 38th ranked prospect for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

A winger by trade, who can also play centre, Bastian is a player who can do it all but still has the offensive upside that will likely see him taken in the early to mid second round. He may even creep into the first round if a team feels that his skill-set are that of an NHL player.

Teams were likely scouting the Steelheads to see what Nylander and McLeod had to offer, but Bastian appears to be the 'safer' pick of the three, as he has the all the tools to make it as a middle six player.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #39 Cam Dineen

May 14 2016 11:07AM

Coming in at #39 we have Cam Dineen, one of a few small(ish) defensemen who may be getting overlooked a little bit heading into the draft.

After the jump we'll take a look at one of the most statistically impressive defenders coming out of the OHL this season.

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