Ottawa hosted the 2008 NHL Entry Draft on June 20-21.
The Tampa Bay Lightning won the draft lottery and selected Sarnia Sting star Steven Stamkos.
TSN's top prospect list, a comprehensive ranking compiled draft insider Bob McKenzie, will help you get to know each player better. The NHL on TSN Mock Draft, conducted by former NHL scout, coach and assistant GM Pierre McGuire, offered a sneak peek at draft day possibilities.
First Round Draft Tracker
Rounds 2 through 7
TSN's draft guru has announced his Top 60 prospects for the 2008 draft, and Steven Stamkos earned top honours. Widely regarded as the media's foremost draft expert, Bob McKenzie has covered every NHL Draft since 1980 and his annual TSN rankings are considered the most accurate indicator of how the draft will unfold. Last season, 24 of his top 30 prospects were first round picks. In the last four years, McKenzie was 98 of 120 in terms of projecting first rounders (82 percent).
1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 | 31-40 | 41-50 | 51-60 | Hon. Mentions | McKenzie's Analysis
THE BIG BOARD - Comparing the First Round Draft Order with TSN's Top Prospects
Midseason Rankings | Preseason Rankings | Where would Tavares rank? (from December)
Who is going where on draft day? Former NHL coach, assistant GM and scout Pierre McGuire unveiled his mock first round on TSN and TSN.ca the night before the draft. With his knowledge of the prospects and the systems employed by each team, McGuire looked to make the best matches possible by slotting each player into a spot on the draft board. It was "no contest" to take Stamkos at number one, but then what? Click here for the Mock Draft | Video: Watch the Mock Draft Special
Get to know this year's draft crop with TSN.ca's exclusive video features, all stored on one archive page. From the combine through the draft, TSN.ca will keep you ahead of the curve by going behind the scenes. Starting on Monday, TSN.ca will have exclusive reports from reporters in each of Canada's six NHL cities outlining each teams preparations for the draft. Click here for the Archive
Over 100 of the top prospects available in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft gathered in Toronto to take part in the league's combine. Which Top 10 Prospects were workout warriors? Which one went to the Bahamas instead of the combine? How did top prospects Steve Stamkos and Nikita Filatov fare? Find out in TSN's Click here for the NHL Combine Blog.
INTERNATIONAL SCOUTING SERVICESLatest RankingsISS Website
NHL CENTRAL SCOUTINGFinal RankingsMidseason RankingsPreliminary Rankings
LIGHTNING ON THE CLOCK * First Round Draft Order* Lightning Win the Lottery* Lottery Odds* VOD: Watch the Lottery
FOUR YEARS LATER...The 2004 draft featured two home runs in TSN's Top 10, one strikeout, and several works in progress.
MOCK DRAFT RE-VISITED The early returns are in for our 2007 mock draft GMs and the players the picked, including Kyle Turris, who went No. 1 overall.
THE 2007 DRAFT From Patrick Kane to Trent Vogelhuber and 209 others in between, take a look back at TSN's coverage of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
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TSN's Bob McKenzie sets up the start of training camp, going one-on-one with the GMs from all seven Canadian teams.
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TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.
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