For those who do not check in daily or who find this closer to the start of hockey season, here is a menu with clickable links (player names highlighted in red) for the ‘Back to School’ series of articles that provides ‘from the rink’ insight on the Hurricanes prospects below the AHL level. Links will be added as the articles are published.


Carolina Hurricanes 2017 NHL draft class

1st round – Martin Necas (HC Kometa Brno, Czech Extraliga — Czech Republic)

2nd round – Eetu Luostarinen (KalPa, Finnish Liiga — Finland)

2nd round – Luke Martin (University of Michigan, NCAA)

3rd round – Morgan Geekie (Tri-City Americans, WHL)

3rd round – Stelio Mattheos (Brandon Wheat Kings, WHL)

4th round – Eetu Makiniemi (Jokerit U20, Junior A – SM-liiga — Finland)

6th round – Brendan De Jong (Portland Winterhawks, WHL)

7th round – Ville Rasanen (Jokipojat, Mestis — Finland)


Carolina Hurricanes 2016 NHL Draft class

1st round – Jake Bean (Calgary Hitmen, WHL)

1st round – Julien Gauthier (Saint John Sea Dogs, QMJHL)

2nd round – Janne Kuokkanen (London Knights, OHL)

3rd round – Matt Filipe (Northeastern University, NCAA)

3rd round – Hudson Elynuik (Spokane Chiefs, WHL)

3rd round – Jack LaFontaine (University of Michigan, NCAA)

4th round – Max Zimmer (University of Wisconsin, NCAA)

5th round – Jeremy Helvig (Kingston Frontenacs, OHL)

6th round – Noah Carroll (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL)


Carolina Hurricanes 2015 NHL Draft class

1st round – Noah Hanifin – AT NHL LEVEL

2nd round – Sebastian Aho – AT NHL LEVEL

3rd round – Aleksi Saarela (Lukko, Finland=>AHL) – Acquired from New York Rangers in Eric Staal trade

4th round – Callum Booth (Saint John Sea Dogs, QMJHL=>AHL)

4th round – Nicolas Roy (Chicoutimi Sagueneens, QMJHL=>AHL)

5th round – Spencer Smallman (Saint John Sea Dogs, QMJHL=>AHL)

5th round – Luke Stevens (Yale University, NCAA)

6th round – Jake Massie – Traded to Chicago Blackhawks in Kris Versteeg/Joakim Nordstrom trade

6th round – David Cotton (Boston College, NCAA)

7th round – Steven Lorentz (Peterborough Petes, OHL=>AHL)




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