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The spotlight in Florida will be on Jared Knight without a doubt. Drafted with one of the picks acquired in the Phil Kessel trade, Knight would likely be leading the race for Boston's wide-open third line wing spot if not for a torn hamstring that cost him most of the 2012-13 season.
A gritty winger that loves to crash the net, Knight will look to prove that he is ready for NHL action after playing just 16 games in his only AHL season. If he can showcase his talent at the rookie tournament, he could put himself back in contention for an NHL chance.
Knight's competition in Boston's full camp will include more experienced right wingers Jordan Caron and Reilly Smith in addition to left winger Matt Fraser and center Ryan Spooner.
The offensively challenged Caron could be headed for his final training camp as a Bruin. Though he makes life miserable for opponents in his own zone, the former first-round pick is on the brink of officially becoming a bust after years of failing to establish himself in Boston.
Smith on the other hand could be a solid alternative for the big club. The former Miami (Ohio) star spent most of last season in the NHL with the Dallas Stars, and he could develop into an offensive force. According to NHL.com's Corey Masisak, Smith will be on the ice for Boston's season opener October 2.
OHL star Seth Griffith will get a crack at professional hockey in the AHL this season, and he'll hope to demonstrate that his crafty hands and knack for goal-scoring can hold up at the next level. A prolific offensive force for the London Knights in recent years, Griffith has massive upside for a fifth-round pick.
He will be joined in Florida and later Providence by Harvard grad Alex Fallstrom. Hardly flashy, the Swedish 22-year-old is a solid two-way player who will hope to make an impression next weekend with his well-rounded game.
Despite Fallstrom's graduation, the Bruins will continue to be represented in the Ivy League by Cornell's Brian Ferlin. A sizable forward, Ferlin protects the puck well, and he's due for a breakout junior campaign for the Big Red.
Though none of Boston's right wing prospects can match Spooner or Khokhlachev's upside, the Bruins have a deep group of young talent on the right side of the ice. Knight should be the star of the group long term, projecting as a solid second-line winger. However, Griffith is one to watch. He'll have to overcome less than elite athleticism, but he has star-caliber offensive skill.