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TORONTO (September 17, 2013) – TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie unveils his annual pre-season draft ranking in the 30-minute special BOB MCKENZIE’S NHL DRAFT PRE-SEASON PROSPECT RANKING airing tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept. 18) at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN.
Host James Duthie is in the TSN studio with McKenzie as they count down the list of the Top 15 draft prospects. McKenzie takes fans through his first look at where the top prospects in hockey rank in the run-up to the 2014 NHL DRAFT. Joining McKenzie and Duthie will be TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button, who adds his in-depth analysis of the best undrafted young players in the game.
BOB MCKENZIE’S NHL DRAFT PRE-SEASON PROSPECT RANKING includes an interview with centre Sam Reinhart of the Kootenay Ice and a feature story on defenceman Aaron Ekblad of the Barrie Colts. Reinhart and Ekblad were both members of Canada’s gold medal-winning U-18 team at this summer’s Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.
TSN’s Digital Platforms – including TSN.ca’s dedicated DRAFTCENTRE page and the TSN app for iPhone and iPad – deliver comprehensive coverage of prospects leading up to the 2014 NHL DRAFT, with exclusive features and interviews. Additional highlights include:
- McKenzie’s Top 15 prospects list with additional insight and analysis
- Button’s written analysis of each of the 15 prospects
- Complete player bios and stats
- CRAIG’S LIST: Button’s ranking of prospects is updated throughout the season
TSN will have exclusive live coverage of the 2014 NHL DRAFT LOTTERY and the 2014 NHL DRAFT in Philadelphia.
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