This article is part of our Prospects Analysis series.
The NHL trade deadline saw a number of prospects move to new teams. Here's a look at how the fallout will impact the top prospects.
Pontus Aberg (F-EDM): Acquired from Nashville in a three-team trade that sent Mark Letestu packing from Edmonton, the move should finally allow Aberg to show off his offensive abilities at the NHL level. He was always a productive scorer during his three seasons in the AHL and showed flashes of brilliance with the Predators. The 24-year-old skates extremely well. He has average puck skills, and he battles hard. As is often the case with smaller offensive players (Aberg is listed at 5-foot-11), the question is how much can Aberg accomplish if he isn't putting up points? It's entirely possible that he's nothing more than a fringe NHL player, but this was a risk worth taking for Edmonton.
Victor Ejdsell (F-CHI): Less than nine months after signing with Nashville as an undrafted free agent, Ejdsell is off to the Windy City. Checking in at a massive 6-5, 215, it's easy to see why Chicago was interested in the big Swede. Ejdsell consistently racked up points the last two seasons in his home country thanks to a great set of hands and a big shot. The question regarding Ejdsell is his skating. He really labors getting around the ice and it's entirely possible his lack of foot speed will cost him a chance at a productive NHL career. Still, the Predators overpaid for Ryan Hartman and Ejdsell was