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

2014 NHL Draft War Room: The Sleeper Quiz

2014 NHL Draft War Room: The Sleeper Quiz

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The Sleeper Quiz – The Clues With Twitter and other social media platforms, there doesn’t seem to be any true sleeper picks anymore, other than […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Leon Draisaitl at BMO CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo: Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: April Edition

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW)  *** The 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: April Edition brings you the Top 150 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 2 comments · NHL Entry Draft
NHL Draft War Room: NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings Combined

NHL Draft War Room: NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings Combined

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW)   Rationale Behind the Combined Rankings As you are aware, NHL Central Scouting produces a segregated set of rankings. That is, they are separated based on […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
Anthony DeAngelo (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Anthony DeAngelo

Anthony DeAngelo THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #30 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #27 (March 2014) Hashtag: #MrPassionateDee Team: #7, Sarnia, […]

by · March 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Haydn Fleury #4, BMO Top CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo by Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft War Room: Prospect Profile Index

The following are the completed prospect profiles in the THW exclusive 2014 NHL Draft War Room series. They are currently sorted based on the February THW War Room Draft Rankings, […]

Nikolay Goldobin (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Nikolay Goldobin

Nikolay Goldobin (a.k.a. Niklai Goldobin) THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #29 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #22 (March 2014) Hashtag: #MrGoldWinger […]

by · March 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Jakub Vrana (Photo: Gustaf Lundberg/Flickr)

NHL Draft War Room: Jakub Vrana

Jakub Vrana (a.k.a Jakub Vrána) THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #28 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #31 (March 2014) Hashtag: #MrDynamic Team: […]

by · March 21, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Conner Bleackley (Photo: Brad Watson)

NHL Draft War Room: Conner Bleackley

Conner Bleackley   THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #27 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #14 (March 2014) Hashtag: #TheRightStuff Nickname: Bleaks […]

by · March 20, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Innsbruck, Austria - January 21, 2012: Nick SCHMALTZ ( USA ) and Ryan GROPP ( CAN )
(Diacounda Sene/YIS Photo/IOC)

NHL Draft War Room: Nick Schmaltz

Nick Schmaltz THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #26 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #23 (March 2014)   Hashtag: #MrPlaymaker Team: 9, […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Eric Cornel (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Eric Cornel

Eric Cornel THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #25 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #25 (March 2014) Hashtag: #MrEvolution Nickname: Corny and Corndog Team: […]

by · March 18, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Robby Fabbri (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Robby Fabbri

Robby Fabbri THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #24 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #15 (March 2014) Hashtag: #MrForecheck Nickname: Fabbs Team: […]

by · March 18, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Anton Karlsson, brother of Erik (Canes prospect, not the Sens dynamic defenseman), is an intriguing forward prospect for the 2014 NHL draft with his blend of skill and tenacity. (Photo: Elite Prospects)

NHL Draft War Room: Anton Karlsson

Anton Karlsson THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #23 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #30 (March 2014)   Hashtag: #MrCaptain Team: 27, […]

by · March 16, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft