Since Dave Tippett became Phoenix Coyotes coach in 2009, they have relied on a strong veteran core of Martin Hanzal, Keith Yandle, Radim Vrbata and Shane Doan, who has established himself as one of the best leaders in hockey. While the vets perfected Tippett's system and established the Coyotes as one of the NHL's most consistent clubs, an impressive group of prospects developed in the minors.
Now that Tippett is looking to reshape the team's scoring lines following a disappointing 2012-13 season, this should be the time those prospects get a chance to star.
"I think there are some guys who are going to come in and really push for jobs," Tippett told NHL.com. "This will be the most competitive training camp in my four years in Phoenix. We're really looking forward to see the levels these young players can get to."
Here's a look at Phoenix's top 10 prospects, according to NHL.com: