2011 NHL Entry Draft: October Top 30

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(Former Herning Blue Fox and current Oshawa General Nicklas Jensen)

The hockey season is well under way in all those leagues not called the NHL. Who’s winning the battle for top spot, and who has emerged to stake their claim in the first round? Find out in the first official Bugg Bytes ranking of the season featuring the top 35 players in the 2011 class.


1. D Adam Larsson (Skellefteå/Elitserien)
2010-11 to Date: 5 GP, 0-2-2, -1, 2 PIM

While the race has begun to get awfully crowded up top, phenom rearguard Adam Larsson continues to be his steady, reliable self- and consistency is ultimately what matters the most at the end of the day. While Larsson's offensive output doesn't look like much, he's currently tied for first on Skellefteå and is receiving the lion's share of the squad's ice-time. It's hard not to like an 18-year-old who can play on the top pairing in a men's league, and unless he finds himself unable to score or stop chances at some point, he'll be in this spot for at le