This morning the National Hockey League's Central Scouting Service released its preliminary "Ones to Watch" for the 2014 draft.
The New England region was well-represented with current and former high schoolers and prep schoolers making the grade.
Here's a breakdown of New England skaters:
MASSACHUSETTS HIGH SCHOOLS
Ryan Donato, Dexter School, C/LW, 6-0.25, 174 lbs.
Miles Gendron, Rivers, D, 6-1.5, 173 lbs.
John-Claude Brassard, Noble & Greenough, D, 5-10, 180 lbs.
Bobo Carpenter, Austin Prep, C, 5-10, 183 lbs.
William Feeney, Dexter School, D, 6-1.75, 202 lbs.
Michael Turner, Cushing Academy, LW, 6-1.5, 208 lbs.
Bob McGovern, Thayer Academy, G, 6-4, 245 lbs.
NEW HAMPSHIRE HIGH SCHOOLS
Tyler Bird, Kimball Union (St. John's Prep), RW, 6-1.5, 202 lbs.
J.D. Dudek, Kimball Union, C, 5-11.25, 178 lbs.
Dominic Franco, Kimball Union, RW, 6-2.75, 183 lbs.
CONNECTICUT HIGH SCHOOLS
Will Brophy, Westminster, D, 6-3.5, 193 lbs.
James Gobetz, Salisbury, D, 6-2, 188 lbs.
Mike Lee, The Gunnery, D, 5-11.25, 165 lbs.
Evan Smith, Salisbury, LW, 6-0, 190 lbs.
Mitchell Smith, Salisbury, LW, 5-11, 182 lbs.
Joseph Lissak, Taft School, G, 6-1.5, 203 lbs.
Sam Tucker, Choate-Rosemary, G, 6-1.25, 177 lbs.
UNITED STATES HOCKEY LEAGUE
Shane Eiserman (U.S. NTDP/ Cushing Academy/ St. John's Prep), Dubuque, LW, 6-1.5, 200 lbs.
UNITED STATES PREMIER HOCKEY LEAGUE
Beau Starrett (Catholic Memorial), South Shore, LW, 6-4, 190 lbs.