The top 10 NHL Prospects 2023 edition is top heavy on forwards with only one defenceman in the top 10. There are no top NHL goalie prospects in the TSN pre-season rankings.
It comes as no surprise that Connor Bedard leads the group of players born in 2004-2005 as the best NHL prospect for 2023. Tank nation will be in full affect this coming season with the Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers, Arizona Coyotes and Montreal Canadiens all seeking the opportunity to draft Bedard #1 overall.
Do you think Bedard will be one of the top NHL points leaders for the 2023-24 season?
Connor Bedard showing off his immense talent
Best Prospects NHL for 2023
Our NHL mockdraft 2023 has the obvious choice of Connor Bedard going #1 overall, but who goes second overall? Is it Matvei Michkov or Adam Fantilli?
Check out our top 10 list for top NHL prospects 2023 in the table below.
How times have changed in the NHL. Remember when scouts and management teams loved guys 6’4″ and bigger. Only one top 10 player is taller than 6’2″. Half of these top NHL elite prospects for 2023 are under 6 foot.
Top NHL Prospects 2023
|1||Connor Bedard||Regina (WHL)||C||5'10"||183|
|2||Matvei Michkov||St. Petersburg (KHL)||RW||5'10"||172|
|3||Adam Fantilli||Michigan (NCAA)||C||6'1"||191|
|4||Brayden Yager||Moose Jaw (WHL)||C||5'10"||162|
|5||Leo Carlsson||Orebro (SHL)||C / LW||6'1"||172|
|6||Cal Ritchie||Oshawa (OHL)||C||6'1"||184|
|7||Zach Benson||Winnipeg (WHL)||LW||5'8"||160|
|8||Cam Allen||Guelph (OHL)||D||5'11"||189|
|9||Dalibor Dvorsky||AIK (SWE-Als)||C||6'1"||190|
|10||Charlie Stramel||Wisconsin (NCAA)||C||6'3"||212|