After 211 picks, the 2012 NHL entry draft has passed, calling an end to one of the most anticipated events of the hockey year.
Fortunately, the next draft is just one year away.
The Calgary Flames, Columbus Blue Jackets, Montreal Canadiens, and New York Islanders are among the teams who might receive some high picks at the end of the 2012-13 season, and their scouts and management will already be hard at work scouring the pool of talented youngsters who will be available.
The 2013 NHL entry draft will be held from June 28 to June 29th, 2013, at the Prudential Center in New Jersey.
Here is an exclusive first look at the prospects who might round out the top-10 picks in a year's time.