The Detroit Red Wings franchise has built a reputation on winning through the drafting of under-the-radar players over the past two decades.
The current crop of prospects has as much, if not more potential than any group of prospects over those past two decades.
Potential can be smoke and mirrors, but if Detroit's top prospects reach their full potential, the Red Wings will remain relevant in the NHL for a long time.
Detroit has a lot of premier prospects, but only the best of the best make this list.
Here are the top Red Wings prospects, and projections for best-case scenarios for each of them.