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EP Rinkside Prospect Pool Rankings: No. 2 Ranked Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings have an embarrassment of prospect riches. They’re rocking a running total of 38 prospects eligible for the EP Rinkside Prospect Pool Ranking, many of which rank among the marquee names in the prospect world.

Several players who failed to crack this top-15 would appear on just about any other team’s ranking, including the exciting dual-threat scorer Bulat Shafigullin, the powerful shoot-first centre Johan Södergran, the high-scoring puck-mover Colt Hults, a pair of intriguing goaltenders in Lukas Parik and Dávid Hrenák, the slippery Blake Lizotte — anyway, you get the point. I could extend this down to 26 or 27 names and still have players worth talking about. This is a deep prospect pool with star power up front.

I’ve identified three prospects with top-line skills, a

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