Christopher Ralph Christopher Ralph | @ChrisRalphTHW

Chris is THW's senior draft/prospect analyst and a Managing Editor. Watch for Chris' regular column "The Next Ones" Prospect Profile series as well as the annual THW NHL Entry Draft Guide. Follow @ChrisRalphTHW on Twitter as he infiltrates, dissects and analyzes all happenings of hockey prospects and the NHL entry draft. Email: cralph[at]thehockeywriters[dot]com

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Recent Articles by Christopher

Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

THW’s 2015 NHL Draft Ultimate Prospect Tracker

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The 2015 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: First Look brings you the Top 60 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird dog, Eldon MacDonald. The Next Ones Early Look […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

THW’s 2015 NHL Draft Ultimate Prospect Tracker – Intro

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The 2015 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: First Look brings you the Top 60 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird dog, Eldon MacDonald. The Next Ones Early Look […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Suggested NHL Draft System: Honour for Connor

Guest post by Kelvin Eisses edited by Chris Ralph Fail for Nail is Out – Honour for Connor is In A couple of years back I explored several options to […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 10 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

2015 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: First Look

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The 2015 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: First Look brings you the Top 60 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 4 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Leon Draisaitl, Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

2014 NHL Draft War Room: The Picks

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The spreadsheet below has been designed to provide you with a list of your team’s (and all other teams) prospects that were selected in the […]

by · June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Aaron Ekblad is a strong contender for #1 overall in the 2014 NHL Draft (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

2014 NHL Draft Guide: The Next Ones

  THW 2014 NHL Draft Guide City of Brotherly Love Draft The 2014 NHL Entry Draft takes place on June 27-28th at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With many […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 12 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Haydn Fleury #4, BMO Top CHL Top Prospects Game sandwiched by top forward prospects Sam Reinhart and Leon Draisaitl (Photo by Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft War Room: Prospect Profile Index

The following are links to the completed prospect profiles and interviews for the two draft series featured at THW: The Next Ones (click here for Chris’s List – Top 210 […]

Luke Philp #12, Kootenay Ice (Photo: Chris Pullen)

Luke Philp – The Next Ones 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Luke Philp THW Close-Up: Team: #12, Kootenay Ice Date of Birth: 11/06/1995 Nov. 6, 1995 – Happy 18th b-day to @WHLKootenayICE Luke Philp (@lukephilp), who played in his 100th career WHL game […]

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Edgars Kulda (Photo: Andy Devlin)

NHL Draft War Room: Edgars Kulda

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW)  Edgars Kulda THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #82 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List):#156 (June […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Elvis Merzlikins (Photo: Lowdown/Wikimedia Commons)

NHL Draft War Room: Elvis Merzlikins

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW)  Elvis Merzlikins THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #83 (June 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List):#182 (June 2014) […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
Ryan Rehill (Photo: WHL.ca)

NHL Draft War Room: Ryan Rehill

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Ryan Rehill  THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #73 The Next Ones Final Rankings: Chris’s List – Top 210: #105   Hashtag: #TheKingofTruculence […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Brandon Montour (Photo: Britta Lewis/Waterloo Black Hawks

NHL Draft War Room: Brandon Montour

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Brandon Montour THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #62 The Next Ones Final Rankings: Chris’s List – Top 210: #112   Hashtag: #MrMcWow […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft