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

Brendan Perlini (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Brendan Perlini

Brendan Perlini THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #9 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #13 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: #TheStriker Team: #11, Niagara, […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Jake Virtanen (Photo by Brad Watson)

NHL Draft War Room: Jake Virtanen

Jake Virtanen THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #8 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #7 (March 2014)   Hashtag/Nickname: #LocomotiV, #JakeTheSnake Team: #18, Calgary, […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Haydn Fleury #4, BMO Top CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo by Brad Watson)

NHL Draft War Room: Haydn Fleury

Haydn Fleury THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #7 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #8 (March 2014)   Hashtag/Nickname: #MrD, #McFleury (available in Philadelphia […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Nick Ritchie (Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Nick Ritchie

Nick Ritchie THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #6 Hashtag/Nickname: #MrGrizzly Team: #20, Peterborough, OHL Position: Left Wing Shoots: Left Height: 6’3 Weight: 229 lb. Born: Orangeville, ON, 5-Dec-95 Twitter: @ritchboiii Stats […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Leon Draisaitl at BMO CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo: Brad Watson)

NHL Draft War Room: Leon Draisaitl

Leon Draisaitl THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #5 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #5 (March 2014) HashtagNickname: #TheDeutschlandDangler, #GermanGretzky   Team: #29, Prince […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Michael Dal Colle (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Michael Dal Colle

 Micheal Dal Colle THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #4 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #6 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: MrSlick Team: #71, Oshawa, OHL […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Sam Bennett (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #3 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #3 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: #MrSnappyGilmour Team: #93, Kingston, […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
In the "Battle of Sam", Sam Reinhart goes 1st overall in the 2014 NHL Mock Draft - Olympic Edition (Photo by Brad Watson)

NHL Draft War Room: Sam Reinhart

Sam Reinhart THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #2 (Feb 2014 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #2 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: #MrCerebral Team: #23, Kootenay, […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Aaron Ekblad (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

NHL Draft War Room: Aaron Ekblad

Aaron Ekblad THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #1 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #20 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: #Shrek Team: #5, Barrie, OHL […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Aaron Ekblad #1 ranked prospect for 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room February Edition (Photo: Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: February Edition

The 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: February Edition brings you the Top 150 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird dog, Eldon MacDonald. Where Are […]

by · February 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
In the "Battle of Sam", Sam Reinhart goes 1st overall in the 2014 NHL Mock Draft - Olympic Edition (Photo by Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Mock Draft: Olympic Hockey 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 Jake Virtanen can […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
NHL Draft War Room: Combining NHL’s Midterm Rankings

NHL Draft War Room: Combining NHL’s Midterm Rankings

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The Big Dilemma I contemplated not doing any NHL draft rankings or writing this season due to a variety of life events, but I […]

by · January 23, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects