Evgeni Malkin is the reigning Most Valuable Player in the National Hockey League.
He carried the Pittsburgh Penguins on his back last year while Sidney Crosby was sidelined for the majority of the season.
Malkin scored 50 goals and had 59 assists. His skill with the puck on his stick is quite magical.
While hockey fans are depressed by the current lockout that threatens the season, the business of hockey continues and scouts and general managers are looking for the next generation of superstars to lead the sport in the future.
Here's a look at the top five international prospects who will try to emulate Malkin and become great offensive stars in the future. They are offensive players who have first-round grades at this point.
Scouting information courtesy of DraftSite.com.