Ken's Corner: NHL's Top 10 Sophomores to Keep an Eye on in 2009-2010

Ken ArmerSenior Writer IOctober 19, 2009

Ken's Corner: NHL's Top 10 Sophomores To Keep an Eye on in 2009-2010

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    DETROIT - MAY 26:  (Top L-R) Tyler Myers, Alex Pietrangelo, Luke Schenn (Bottom L-R) Zach Bogosian, Steven Stamkos, Drew Doughty pose together during the 2008 NHL Entry Draft Top Prospects Media Luncheon as part of 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Finals in Ambassado

Claude Giroux - Philadelphia Flyers

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 08:  Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates during the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Wachovia Center on October 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Blake Wheeler - Boston Bruins

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    BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Blake Wheeler #26 of the Boston Bruins skates with the puck against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the TD Banknorth Garden on September 26, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

James Neal - Dallas Stars

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    DALLAS - OCTOBER 14:  Left wing James Neal #18 of the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on October 14, 2009 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Drew Doughty - Los Angeles Kings

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    NEW YORK - OCTOBER 14: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on October 14, 2009 in New York, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zach Bogosian - Atlanta Thrashers

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    ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 15:  Zach Bogosian #4 of the Atlanta Thrashers skates in the defensive zone during the NHL game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on February 15, 2009 in Anaheim, California. The Thrashers defeated the Ducks 8-4.  (Photo by

Steven Stamkos - Tampa Bay Lightning

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    UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 04: Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning turning away from a check against the New York Islanders in a National Hockey League game at Nassau Coliseum on April 4, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Im

Kris Versteeg - Chicago Blackhawks

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    CHICAGO - MAY 22:  Kris Versteeg #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks on against the Detroit Red Wings during Game Three of the Western Conference Championship Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 22, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois

Bobby Ryan - Anaheim Ducks

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 10:  Bobby Ryan #9 of the Anaheim Ducks skates with the puck during the game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center on October 10, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Derick Brassard - Columbus Blue Jackets

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    SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 08:  Derick Brassard #16 of the Columbus Blue Jackets in action during their game against the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on October 8, 2009 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Steve Mason - Columbus Blue Jackets

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    SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 08:  Steve Mason #1 of the Columbus Blue Jackets in action during their game against the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on October 8, 2009 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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