Prospects Analysis: 2015-16 Rankings, 1-25
Prospects Analysis: 2015-16 Rankings, 1-25

This article is part of our Prospects Analysis series.

This is the final piece of a four-part series covering our top-100 prospects for the 2015-16 season. We will have a second four-part feature that will cover the top-10 prospects of each individual team by division. Now, onto the rankings.

(Note: Only players with less than 25 games played are included.)

1. Connor McDavid (F, Edmonton Oilers):
There is no brighter hockey prospect in the world than McDavid. His hands, speed, smarts and his ability to make his teammates better make him the best prospect in recent memory. He truly is a generational talent. Everyone knows how dysfunctional the Oilers have been the last decade or so, but even their shenanigans won't be able to screw up McDavid. Edmonton has enough offensive talent on their team that McDavid is going to have immediate fantasy value. Expect something around 25 goals and 70-75 points in his rookie season, but don't be surprised if he surpasses those totals. It also wouldn't be surprising if McDavid is a top-10 player, both in real life and the fantasy world, within the next two years. He has the physical tools to be a future Hall of Famer. You don't want to hang expectations like that on any 18-year-old kid, but he can do things that other players his age (or any age, really) cannot.

2. Jack Eichel (F, Buffalo Sabres):
There is a clear gap between McDavid and Eichel, but Eichel is the No. 2 prospect on this list by a considerable margin. If McDavid

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Jon Litterine
Jon Litterine is RotoWire's lead MMA Writer and MMA Editor. He has covered numerous MMA events live. He's also RW's NHL Prospect Analyst. Jon has been writing for RotoWire since 2005. He is a graduate of U Mass-Lowell.
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