The NHL draft is only days away, which means that 30 fanbases think they're about to get their next All-Star.
Of course, prospects are exactly that: prospects. And sometimes, as these ten players ably demonstrated, that prospect you thought was gold was really just a shiny lump of coal.
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Durant dazzled against his old team once again with a season-best 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat Oklahoma City 121-100 on Wednesday night despite Russell Westbrook's 21st triple-double for the Thunder. … More »AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
Connor McDavid scored the winning goal in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Florida's James Reimer made the glove save, but the puck was ruled to be across the line via … More »AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
Connor McDavid may have earned his 100th career NHL point, but his 102nd would matter more. McDavid scored in overtime and added two assists as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row with a 4-3 decision over the Florida Panthers on … More »The Canadian Press - 9 minutes ago
MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Latest news from the fourth day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Thursday (all times GMT): 0545 RAONIC BEATS MULLER, FACES SIMON IN THIRD ROUND Canadian third seed Milos Raonic, with 21 aces and 56 … More »Reuters - 11 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Monique Billings had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 13 UCLA used a big second quarter to rout crosstown rival Southern California 74-59 on Wednesday night for its third straight victory and sixth in eight games. … More »AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago