Each day in the lead-up to the NHL Draft on June 25-26 in Los Angeles, Yahoo! Sports will feature one of the Central Scouting Bureau’s Top 100 North American prospects from the Canadian Hockey League.
Jack Campbell believes he’s on a fast track to being a NHL goaltender.
Campbell, who is NHL Central Scouting’s second-ranked goaltender for the entry draft, will be among the Ontario Hockey League’s most high-profile newcomers when the Windsor Spitfires begin training camp. After all, as a member of the U.S. national team development program, he won three IIHF gold medals in a span of 12 months. Campbell sandwiched triumphs in the under-18 championships around getting the W in the Americans’ overtime win over Canada in the world junior gold-medal game in January.
Suffice to say, he has every reason to be brimming with confidence. He certainly was in November when he explained his choice of the Spitfires over the Michigan Wolverines by saying, “My goal is to be playing in the NationalRead More »from NHL Prospect Profile: Jack Campbell