Carolina Hurricanes: 5 top prospects to watch out for

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The Carolina Hurricanes have a great future under Tom Dundon’s ownership – today, we look at the five top prospects in the Canes system.

While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement the Carolina Hurricanes are providing for their fans down the stretch, Caniacs shouldn’t forget about the abundance of young talent within the organization.

The Canes’ AHL feeder team, the Charlotte Checkers, are top of the AHL having dominated the regular season, and the Canes have made good use of the Checkers’ stacked roster this season. Players who have played for both teams this season include Saku Maenalanen, Greg McKegg, Martin Necas, Janne Kuokkaken, Clark Bishop, Nicolas Roy, Jake Bean, Trevor Carrick, Haydn Fleury and Alex Nedeljkovic – and more could be added to that list by the time the season is over.

However, the Carolina Hurricanes don’t just have top prospects in the AHL – they have stars in major junior hockey and the NCAA as well. The future of this team hasn’t been this promising for many years.

So without further ado, let’s take a look at the top five prospects currently playing within Carolina Hurricanes system!