Royals' Joe Hicketts the top NHL property among WHL defensemen

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    [​IMG]Photo: Victoria Royals defenseman and Detroit Red Wings prospect Joe Hicketts served as an alternate captain for Team Canada at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

    </p>The smallest defender lands the top ranking in this Hockey’s Future ranking of the top WHL*defenders*that are currently the property of NHL teams. Joe Hicketts of the Victoria Royals and a prospect of the Detroit Red Wings gets the nod as the defensive NHL property out of the WHL.

    Our ranking includes a mix primarily of offensively gifted players, along with a couple of prototypical “shutdown†defensemen. For this list, the criteria we used ranks drafted and/or signed prospects currently playing in the WHL.… read more

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