Every NHL team will tell you success is a long and difficult road that starts with the most basic building blocks.
Those building blocks come to light every summer with the NHL Draft. It can be the single most amazing day of a young man's life or also the most disappointing, as futures of the game are made, and the next superstars find out what franchise they'll first be putting on their colors for.
This year's NHL draft has a large amount of promise as some of the most talented youngsters in the world work their tails off to increase their chances of being taken in the NHL draft this coming June.
Here's a look at the Top 30 prospects so far.