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

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
2014 NHL Mock Draft: Three Round Final Edition

2014 NHL Mock Draft: Three Round Final Edition

Whether it be the Phoenix Coyotes going off the board to take a Blake Wheeler or the Los Angeles Kings selecting Thomas Hickey seemingly out of nowhere, one’s mock draft can be wrecked quicker than Nik Ehlers can do […]

by · June 22, 2014 · 3 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Nikolaj Ehlers at 2014 CHL Top Prospects Game ranks #3 overall in THW's fantasy based 2014 NHL draft rankings (Photo: Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft Top 100 Prospects for Fantasy Hockey

Hand-crafted especially for fantasy hockey junkies (but not exclusive to), the following rankings are based on a prospect’s pure offensive potential. Goalies get no love here. Apologies to the vital […]

The Writers Mock Draft as we delve into the rationale of the Devils mock pit at #30. (File Photo)

2014 NHL Draft Rankings: The Next Ones Final Top 210

Hockey Bloodlines in the “City of Brotherly Love” Draft The City of Brotherly Love will soon be hosting the 2014 instalment of the NHL entry draft. This nickname of Philadelphia is fitting […]

by · June 21, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Kyle Wood (Photo: Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Kyle Wood

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Kyle Wood THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #69   Hashtag: #MrSecurityBlanket Team: #3, North Bay, OHL Position: Defense Shoots: Right Height: 6’5 […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft