The NHL is currently on the verge of canceling the Winter Classic, and there is a lot of reasons for fans to be down in the dumps. On the other hand, there are tons of reasons in the minor leagues for fans to be happy.
The AHL and CHL are currently in full swing, and tons of prospects are showcasing their talents and abilities. As the month comes to a close, here are the 50 most exciting NHL prospects currently in the minors.
* This list will exclude any player currently in Europe playing for leagues like the SEL, SM-liiga and/or the KHL.