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2017 Top 25 Under 25

No surprises - Matt Dumba takes top honors in our Top 25 Under 25 series

The worst kept secret at Hockey Wilderness, Matt Dumba is good.

Joel Eriksson Ek’s stock sharply rises to 3, Wild hoping for dividends

The KHL can’t keep Kirill Kaprizov from number 5 on the T25U25

The Russian winger could contribute to the Wild now. But fans in St. Paul will have to wait.

Gustav Olofsson moves up four spots to #6 on HW’s Top 25 Under 25

The Borås, Sweden-native earned a new contract this summer, but his place in that third pairing for Minnesota is far from solidified. Will he climb the depth chart or will a short leash put him on the waiver wire?

A solid 2016-17 campaign has created a lot of buzz around Wild prospect Jordan Greenway

Jordan Greenway is making his 3rd appearance in our Top 25 Under 25 series, and has shot up the ranks from 17 to 7 in our 2017 edition.

Mike Reilly ascends to number 8 on our Top 25 Under 25 countdown

The puck-moving defenseman could play a big role this season for Minnesota.

Elite Goal Scorer Dmitry Sokolov’s solid season at Sudbury lands him at 9

Russian prospect Dmitry Sokolov looks to remain a top 5 goal scorer in the OHL to prove he is a top prospect for the Wild.

Mario Lucia cracks the Top Ten in our Top 25 Under 25

Drafted in 2011, Lucia only has half a season of professional hockey under his belt. Can he continue the success he had following the injury?

Christoph Bertschy’s solid season in Iowa moves him to 11th on our Top 25 Under 25

Another alumnus of Switzerland’s NLA, Bertschy was a top-five scoring forward with Iowa last season and will have to compete with a very deep group of centermen to see NHL minutes this season

Sam Anas promising at #12 in the Top 25 Under 25

3rd Round Selection Ivan Lodnia Debuts at #13 in the Top 25 Under 25

The Wild’s top 2017 draft pick comes in at #13 in the Top 25 under 25 list in his first year as a Wild Prospect

Steve Michalek checks into our Top 25 Under 25 list at number 14

...And it’s perfect timing, because he was dominant last night in Winnipeg.

Finnish goaltender settles in at number 15

It’s hard to achieve a better ranking as a goalie if you can’t score goals year-in, year-out. (LOL)

Mason Shaw is a load of potential in a small package at number 16

Gustav Bouramman rockets to 17th in the Top 25 Under 25

T25U25: Louis Belpedio raises his stock to land back at #18

Once touted as "Spurgeon 2.0," has Belpedio lived up to the early hype?

T25U25: Ryan Murphy stumbles into #19 spot

The former top prospect will get a fresh start. Can he rebound from a rough time with the Hurricanes?

D-Man Carson Soucy breaks in at 20 on HW’s Top 25 Under 25

Sous-Chef, Soupy, the Carson City Madman? We can work on nicknames later.

Right out of College, Justin Kloos debuts at 21 in our Top 25 Under 25

The former University of Minnesota captain will play his first full pro season this year.

Zack Mitchell made his NHL debut last season and returns to the Top 25 under 25

Adam Gilmour coming in hot at 23 on our Top 25 Under 25

The Hanover, MA-native spent time in both the A and ECHL last season but looks to make an impression on Lalonde and the Wild at Traverse City.

Nick Seeler comes in at 24 in our 2017 Top 25 Under 25

Ales Stezka kicks off Hockey Wilderness’ 2017 Top-25 Under-25

The Czech goaltender’s playoff performance helped him make his T25U25 debut.