Prospect camps have started in several cities, most only last 3-5 days. They are a good opportunity to see some of the freshest prospects in a team’s system, younger invites that have been passed on their first year of draft eligibility and a few pro tryouts. I don’t hold much value in the results on the ice, but it is a good way for the kids to get to know their teammates and staffs.
Goaltending is for the most part luck of the draw, every goalie gets a chance be it split games or one game each. It can help staffs ‘tier’ goalies by what group they will be utilized in when the big camps begin. For the most part usually each group has one prospect and one legit goaltender, the better prospects tend to get placed in a group with the more veteran goalie, to ease the loads and soak up information. It is something to watch for when or if teams announce groups for camps.
We will continue out look