Hockey's Future Ranks The Capitals Top 20 Prospects

via daylife.com

Hockey's Future has fresh rankings of its Top 20 Caps Prospects out, and here's the list:

1. Simeon Varlamov, G 8.5B
2. Karl Alzner, D 8.0B
3. John Carlson, D 7.5B
4. Michal Neuvirth, G 7.5C
5. Oskar Osala, LW 7.0B
6. Marcus Johansson, C 7.0B
7. Chris Bourque, LW 7.0C
8. Mathieu Perreault, C 7.0C
9. Dmitri Orlov, D 7.0C
10. Anton Gustafsson, C 7.0D
11. Francois Bouchard, RW 7.0D
12. Andrew Gordon, RW 6.5B
13. Dmitri Kugryshev, RW 6.5C
14. Stefan Della Rovere, LW 6.0B
15. Joel Broda, C/W 6.5D
16. Cody Eakin, C 6.0C
17. Braden Holtby, G 6.0C
18. Kyle Wilson, C 6.0D
19. Joe Finley, D 6.0D
20. Patrick Wey, D 6.0D

[Note: The number next to each player represents that "player's realistic potential ability," while the letter represents "the player's realistic chances of achieving their potential." In other words, Stefan Della Rovere has a lower ceiling than Francois Bouchard, but is much more likely to reach that potential.]

Each player gets a paragraph or two justifying his rank and rating, so make sure to click through for some thoughts on each of the twenty, and share your own thoughts on the list and analysis in the comments.

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