The future of the NHL is looking extraordinarily bright these days as the junior and minor leagues have begun to become flooded with some extremely bright young stars with a real flair for the game.
With names like Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane, Alexander Ovechkin, Tyler Seguin and Taylor Hall all making significant impacts on their respective teams from their teenage years, there's no question that the NHL has turned to younger players in the new, faster game format.
So this begs the question of who will be next? Who is the budding superstar biding his time and waiting for his shot with the big club?
Let's have a look at one potential player from each team who is poised to take the league by storm when he makes his way up to the NHL ice.