The June 30 NHL Entry Draft at the Prudential Center marks a rebirth league wide.
For non-playoff teams, it’s a time to procure blue-chip talent as organizations rebuild and add superstars with the future squarely in sight.
Those eliminated early in the postseason are looking to turn a solid club into a true Stanley Cup contender.
And of course, Stanley Cup contenders desire draft picks that will further cement their championship legacy.
For all of these goals, the 2013 draft class offers a fine selection of talent headlined by Seth Jones, Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin.
Can one of these guys be the next Erik Karlsson, Steven Stamkos or John Tavares?
Watch the following highlights and pro player comparison for Finnish forward Aleksander Barkov and find out what impact he will have in the NHL.