There is no shortage of elite talents set to take part in the 2016 MasterCard Memorial Cup. The tournament includes some of the NHL’s top prospects such as Toronto Maple Leafs prized pick Mitch Marner, Philadelphia Flyers draft choice Ivan Provorov and San Jose Sharks first-rounder Timo Meier.
Beyond NHL-drafted players, Red Deer will see some of the 2016 NHL draft’s top prospects. London Knights forward Matthew Tkachuk and defender Olli Juolevi are the top two prospects in the tourney. Brandon Wheat Kings blueliner Kale Clague is another high-end prospect while teammate Nolan Patrick is a 2017 draft phenom.
Without further ado, here’s a look at the tournament's top 10 future NHL stars. The puck drops on the tournament Friday night in a matchup between the host Red Deer Rebels and London Knights.
1. Mitch Marner, centre, London Knights – The Thornhill, Ont., native is the hottest scorer set to lace up the skates in the Memorial Cup. He led the OHL in playoff points and averaged 2.44Read More »from Meet the main men of 2016 Memorial Cup and future NHL stars