Last week the NHL's new crop of rookies gathered to get their pictures taken for their rookie cards. To most this was a great honor because most kids have some kind of childhood memory involving collector cards. This event also marks another step towards the NHL becoming a reality.
Not all rookies will survive training camp and make the big club, but with the youth movement in full effect there should be a lot of these youngsters who will see NHL action this season.
For a select few, expectations will be much, much higher than just making the team. A handful of them will be in the running for a Calder Trophy nomination this season. It's even possible that one or two of them go down as one of the best rookies ever. However, as you will see this list will be tough to crack.
As training camp looms, I take a look at the top 10 rookies of all time.