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Ranking the NHL’s 15 Best Goaltending Prospects

Last week, EliteProspects counted down the 75 best skater prospects outside of the NHL. Next up, the goaltenders.

I’ve gone to the liberty of ranking the 15 best targets outside of the NHL, and providing a scouting report on each one, complete with. tools grades as well.

As for what defines a prospect, for the purpose of this exercise, we’re sticking with the Calder Trophy Requirements.

Now that you understand the process, let’s get to the fun part. What follows is a look at the 15 best goaltending prospects outside of the NHL.

It’s almost comical that Igor Shesterkin —the heir apparent to Henrik Lundqvist in New York — is still eligible to make this list. After watching his NHL debut last season — which resulted in Lundqvist’s buyout with one year left on his deal — it seems bizarre to

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