Swift Current Broncos defenseman Julius Honka is top NHL prospect for the 2014 Draft. (Photo c/o Yahoo Sports)
All-European born players have a decision to make if they want to play in the NHL. It’s the question of when to come over to North America. Some players stay in Europe until they’re NHL ready, while others wait until their draft year.
Finnish defenseman Julius Honka, who many consider a top 20 prospect for the draft, knew which route he wanted to choose.