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2020 Top 25 Under 25

Top 25 Under 25: Kevin Fiala earns top spot

After his breakout season for the Wild, the young forward will hopefully succeed under the newfound pressure.

Top 25 Under 25: The hype-machine that is Kirill Kaprizov takes the No. 2 spot

The most anticipated Wild draft pick since Marian Gaborik will finally make his Minnesota debut in 2020-21.

Top 25 Under 25: Marco Rossi full speed ahead at #3

The 2020 ninth-overall pick debuts in the top three just two months after being selected by the Wild.

Top 25 Under 25: Joel Eriksson Ek takes his spot at #5

The young forward has established himself in the top-six and is going to be here for a while.

Top 25 Under 25: Matthew Boldy goes from first round to #4

The offensively-gifted 2019 first-rounder is finally up to speed at Boston College and lighting the lamp for the Eagles.

Top 25 Under 25: Jordan Greenway slots in at #6

The 23-year-old hasn’t quite lived up to our expectations from a few years ago, but he’s more than deserving of this ranking.

Top 25 Under 25: Kaapo Kähkönen is #7 in his final year on the list

The 24-year-old netminder made his NHL debut last season.

Top 25 Under 25: Alexander Khovanov hangs in there at #8

The up-and-down Russian prospect is currently in the minor league of the KHL, but if he can keep his temper in check, he should still impress in the pros.

Top 25 Under 25: CHL’s top scorer Adam Beckman slides in at #9

After a breakout year in the WHL, the 2018 third-rounder cracks the top ten.

Top 25 Under 25: Calen Addison scores a spot in the top 10

The former Penguins prospect is out to prove he was much more than a throw-in for Jason Zucker.

Top 25 Under 25: Nico Sturm debuts at #11

After a good first season of professional hockey, Sturm nearly snuck into the top ten of our list

Top 25 Under 25: Brennan Menell jumps up to #12

Despite moving to the KHL for this season, the talented offensive defenseman jumped up six spots on our list.

Top 25 Under 25: Connor Dewar glides into #13

The 21-year-old is coming off his first professional season with the Iowa Wild and straight into No. 13 on our list.

Top 25 Under 25: Marat Khusnutdinov gives us hope at #14

The 2020 second-rounder has jumped into the top-15 of our ranking.

Top 25 Under 25: Vladislav Firstov snipes spot No. 15

The smart forward with a penchant for breaking out the celly is yet another prospect in the Wild’s recent Russian revolution.

Top 25 Under 25: Jack McBain bursts in at #16

The big young forward makes his first appearance on the list and almost squeaks into the top-15.

Top 25 Under 25: Louie Belpedio lands at #17

The long-time veteran of the T25U25 makes the list for the last time.

Top 25 Under 25: Ivan Lodnia drops in to spot #18

A strong season in the KHL will help the right-shot right winger maintain his development path

Top 25 Under 25: Dmitri Sokolov breaks in at #19

The Russian winger hasn’t made it to one of our lists, but he’s here and ready to score his way into our minds.

Top 25 Under 25: Hunter Jones makes the list at #20

The first goalie in our rankings was a second-round pick for the Wild in the 2019 NHL Draft.

Top 25 Under 25: Damien Giroux secures #21 on our list

The 20-year-old center makes his debut on the ranking after captaining the OHL’s Sagniaw Spirit.

Top 25 Under 25: Looking at recent graduates

Two years ago, the Wild’s youth looked very different.

Top 25 Under 25: 2020 2nd-round pick Ryan O’Rourke is at #22

The 18-year-old Soo Greyhound captain cracks the Top 25 Under 25 ranking after getting drafted earlier this month.

Top 25 Under 25: Filip Johansson slides down to #23

The 2018 first-round pick has not met the high expectations.

Top 25 Under 25: Sam Hentges clocks in at #24

The six-foot forward was a seventh-round pick from the 2018 draft.

Top 25 Under 25: Marshall Warren debuts at #25

The American defenseman makes the list.

Top 25 Under 25: It’s back

After taking last year off, the Top 25 Under 25 series for Hockey Wilderness is back and ready to cause arguments.

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