The NHL preseason is always an exciting time, full of possibilities. We get to see many top prospects compete against NHL talent, sometimes for the first time, which is always a good barometer for their progression and overall talents.
Below, you will find a list of prospects who have a lot to prove over the next few weeks. Their team could rely on them to push for a playoff spot, maybe they are on the verge of a breakthrough, or this is their last chance to prove that they are indeed NHL material. Most of them were drafted quite high at the draft; this is their chance to reward their team’s confidence by giving the fans a good showing.
No matter the circumstances, these players will have to perform when it counts.