At the turn of the year, experts continue to make various ratings and classifications. The list of the 50 most promising players in the National hockey League was headed by the Russian goalkeeper of club “new York Rangers” Igor Shesterkin.
In the rankings of the Top 50, compiled by TV channel TSN included only those young hockey players who are not entrenched in the basic structures of clubs of the League. Shesterkin, who made his debut in the NHL on 8 January in the match against “Colorado avalanche” (5:3), became the first number of the classification.
it is Interesting that in the top five three more Russians: the second named striker Yaroslavl “Locomotive” Grigory Denisenko (it is selected as the “Florida Panthers” draft-2018), the fourth and fifth are the players of CSKA striker Kirill Whims (the rights to it belong to the “Minnesota wild”) and defender Alexander Romanov, Saratovsky “the Montreal Canadiens”.
the Top 5 only one canadian defender Bowen Byram selected “Colorado Avelanch” draft-2019. In the top 50 also included the Russians Ivan Prosvetov (12th place), Ilya Sorokin (13th), Basil Podkolzin (14th), Alexander khavanov (27th), Vitaly Kravtsov (36th) and Alexander Alekseev (37th).