The 2011 NBA draft might be stealing the headlines this week, but Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Adam Larsson, Jonathan Huberdeau and other top prospects have June 24th circled on their schedules, the date of the 2011 NHL draft in Minnesota.
The Edmonton Oilers are officially on the clock with their second consecutive first overall pick, except this time they will be followed by the Colorado Avalanche in the draft order.
Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin, the two top prospects in the 2010 NHL draft, graded out a bit higher than the top prospects available in the 2011 NHL draft, but that's not to say Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is a future scrub.
Plenty of future All-Stars and big-time contributors will walk up on stage and hear their names called this weekend. Don't miss it.
Today's updates will range from mock drafts, prospect rankings and draft order to the TV schedule for this weekend NHL draft.