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

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
Is Gavin Bayreuther the Shayne Gostisbehere of the 2014 NHL Draft Class? (Photo: Marilyn Zube)

NHL Draft War Room: Gavin Bayreuther

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Gavin Bayreuther THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #59   Hashtag: #MrBigShot Team: #7, St. Lawrence, ECAC Position: Defense Shoots: Left Height: 6’1 […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
THW NHL Draft guru calls 2014 Swiss draft prospect Noah Rod a hybrid of Brendan Gallagher, Chris Kelly and Chris Kunitz. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Draft War Room: Noah Rod

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Noah Rod THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: 50   Hashtag: #TheCrazyMan Team: 27, Genève-Servette U20, Switzerland U20 Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Andreas Englund (Photo: Johan Sahlén/Flickr)

NHL Draft War Room: Andreas Englund

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Andreas Englund THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #46 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #71 (March […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Hunter Smith (Photo: Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Hunter Smith

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Hunter Smith THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #60   Hashtag: #MrBigRigSmith Team: 34, Oshawa, OHL Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right Height: 6’6 Weight: […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Miles Gendron (Photo: Dan Hickling)

NHL Draft War Room: Miles Gendron

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Miles Gendron THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #78 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #94 (March […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Is Warren Foegele this year's "Big Jankowski"? - Calgary Flames 2011 first round pick Mark Jankowski (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla's Korner)

NHL Draft War Room: Warren Foegele

 Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Warren Foegele THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: #48 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #60 (March 2014)  […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Kevin Fiala: a huge riser in the 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room June Edition (Photo: Ann Karlsson)

2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: June Edition – Intro

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: June Edition brings you the Top 180 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird […]

by · June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Aaron Ekblad: Will he be the first defenseman in 8 years to go 1st overall in NHL draft? He tops THW's War Room Final 2014 NHL Draft Rankings. (Photo: Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: June Edition

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: June Edition brings you the Top 180 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird […]

by · June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
John Quenneville #17 chasing down top 2014 NHL draft prospect Leon Draisaitl. He also chased down all the draft class all season long, garnering 1st or 2nd round consideration. (Photo:   Thomas Porter Photographics)

NHL Draft War Room: John Quenneville

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) John Quenneville THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Apr-14: #58 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #40 (March 2014) […]

by · May 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Marcus Pettersson (Photo: Olle Wande)

NHL Draft War Room: Marcus Pettersson

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Marcus Pettersson THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Apr-14: #45 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List) : #47 (March […]

by · May 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft