EP Rinkside Prospect Pool Rankings: No. 23 Ranked St. Louis Blues
The reigning Stanley Cup Champions’ prospect pool checks in at No. 23 on our countdown. The top of the cupboard has some tasty treats but the depth is a tad limited. This is what happens to teams when they consistently draft outside of the lottery year-after-year and the Blues are no exception.
St. Louis hasn’t selected inside the top-20 since they nabbed Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko at 14th and 16th respectively back in 2010. Despite this, the core of their pipeline has interesting pieces from each position, a balance you like to see from an organization.
In order for the NHL club to continue its annual contender status, they will need cheap, skilled talent pushing its way up from beneath. We’ll find out very quickly if the players they have earmarked for those immediate roles ar
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