Nail Yakupov is still the top prospect for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but the list behind him is constantly changing.
The defenseman-heavy draft class is highlighted by some of the best talent the blue line has seen in recent times.
As the hockey seasons come closer to an end, two important results become closer.
The NHL's possible draft order becomes more likely, with the standings becoming solidified. As the young prospects approach the end of their seasons, their stock becomes clear to analysts and scouts alike.