Standout players at Traverse City

Joel Armia was a first-round pick in 2011 (No. 16 overall). Will he make the NHL roster this season? Claus Andersen/Getty Images

Top 10 prospects by team: Atlantic | Metro | Central | Pacific

I took in the annual prospect tournament in Traverse City, Michigan, this past weekend, featuring top young players from the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues.

I was able to catch all eight teams play at least one full contest, and catch parts of others during intermissions (it's a very short walk between the two playing areas). There was a lot of talent at this event, and it was great to see these players matched up against one another.

Here's one player I felt was noteworthy for each of the teams in attendance, including where each currently ranks in his team's prospect pipeline: