It happens every year: The NHL hype machines are doing their job, and teenagers in each of the 30 cities will be feeling the pressure during training camp. It's a fine line between selling the product and overselling the player, and in several cases the gap may be large this fall.
For some prospects, it's a matter of having a subtle game that may not involve impressive offensive numbers. For others, a new coach with a button-down system may rain on their parade.
Here are the 10 prospects who are being hyped by their teams and will be viewed as disappointments in their rookie seasons.