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Top Prospects For The 2015 NHL Draft

Here is a look at some top prospects in a talent-rich NHL draft Friday and Saturday in Sunrise, Fla. Connor McDavid, center: At the top of the draft, the Oilers are salivating over a player who has drawn comparisons to another legendary Oiler — Wayne Gretzky. McDavid, named the 2014-15 Ontario Hockey League MVP after racking up 44 goals and 76 assists in 47 games for the Erie (Pa.) Otters, also reminds scouts a lot of Sidney Crosby when the Penguins star entered the draft. To mix sports metaphors, McDavid is as close to a slam-dunk pick as there is in hockey. At the Stanley Cup Final, McDavid tried to cool expectations. "There will be some growing pains, for sure," he said....