Photo by Chris Liverani

In the NHL, the kids are alright

When it comes to youth, the National Hockey League is in good hands.

Bruce Penton

September 23, 2023

Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Auston Matthews, Nathan MacKinnon and Co. may still be in their 20s and considered young, but when it comes to REALLY young, there is a plethora of talent on the cusp of superstardom.

One could put together a terrific all-star team using only players born in the 2000s, which means this group is no older than 23. And since we love lists, here's one man's version of the top 10 NHLers in that youthful group.

Counting down….

No. 10 – Matty Beniers (born in 2002) of Seattle. The reigning rookie of the year put up 57 points for the Kraken and was an impressive plus 14.

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