NHL Draft Black Book

The NHL Draft Black Book was a new product that made it’s debut in May of 2012. The first edition of the book proved to be a huge success. The 2013, 2014 and 2015 Black Books expanded on the first version of the book and gain more popularity each year.

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The 2016 NHL Draft Black Books were released June 7th. Buyers once again are provided with individual game reports from our scouts and we will also include scouting reports on over 400 players eligible for the 2016 NHL Draft as well as 176 profiles for the 2017 & 84 for on players eligible for 2018 NHL Draft. As always in our publications, a full ranking of the top 210 (211 this year) prospects for the 2016 NHL Draft will be included.

This year we also released the 2016 NHL Draft Black Book Team Edition. The team edition adds more content for individuals who want even more NHL Draft prospects information than we already provide in our regular edition of our Black Book.

The 2016 NHL Draft Black Book is priced at $39.99 for the INSTANT DOWNLOAD PDF version. The print version will be available a few days after the PDF release in June. The price for the paperback is $52.00 (U.S). The Team Edition of the Black Book is $49.99 and only available in PDF Format.


Our 2015 NHL Draft Black Book included over 640 player scouting reports.

Our draft book always includes our popular ‘quotables’ feature, with quotes from our scouts and NHL scouts.

Trust the service that travels to the games just like the NHL team scouts do.

A sample of what people are saying about HockeyProspect.com…


Hardest Working


"I highly value the opinion of HockeyProspect.com as an independent resource when preparing for both the OHL and Import Drafts.  Mark Edwards and his team of scouts with Hockey Prospect are among the hardest working, most professional in the business.  I am confident in recommending Hockey Prospect to your organization”


Jacques Beaulieu
Former General Manager & Head Coach Sarnia Sting Hockey Club

"Proven creditable source"


HockeyProspect.com is a proven creditable source which provides in depth analysis on draft prospects. What separates them from many opinions on players is Mark Edwards  and his staff are in arenas watching  live all over the world. Their material is calculated and has proven to be very useful in handicapping the NHL Draft along with drafts such as the CHL Import Draft.

Grant Sonier
Former NHL Scout & G.M. Charlottetown Islanders


Misha Donskov

“I have known Mark Edwards for the past eight years. In a previous roles as Assistant General Manager & Assistant Coach with the London Knights and as Associate Coach with the Ottawa 67′s, I have consulted with Mark and his staff at HockeyProspect.com on a consistent basis.

Mark has a unique ability to assess and project talent, is a tireless worker, and a very thorough scout. HockeyProspect.com provides a comprehensive web platform and draft book resources – that provide hockey professionals detailed, accurate, and timely scouting reports and information. Mark and his staff are extremely knowledgeable, passionate, friendly, and accessible.”

Misha Donskov
Director of Hockey Operations - Las Vegas

We are impressed

Chris Hajt

We are impressed with Hockeyprospect.com and the extensive coverage they provided with the Storm and opponents in the OHL.”

Chris Hajt
Asst. Coach Manchester Monarchs & former Assistant G.M Guelph Storm


Dave Brown

“I have known Mark for over 8 years and he and his staff at HockeyProspect.com have built up credibility with team staffs at both the junior and pro levels by showing a high level of integrity, professionalism and a willingness to travel the miles necessary to produce respected draft publications.

HockeyProspect.com is a valuable source for independent scouting coverage of the NHL and OHL Drafts as well as the CHL import draft.”



Chris Byrne

“Mark Edwards and the group at Hockey Prospect has provided the Ottawa 67's with an honest independent opinion on players for the OHL and Import Drafts.  Hockey Prospect is a professional well informed group that provides a great service to our team. We recommend them to your organization.”

"Reliable Source"

Mark Hunter

"Mark and his staff at HockeyProspect.com have proven to be a reliable source for independent scouting reports for the OHL and NHL drafts. They're also a very valuable resource for scouting reports on prospects eligible for the CHL Import Draft."


Listed below are some links to where you can purchase our 2016 NHL Draft Black Book.

Where can I get it?

You can get the digital PDF versions of  the NHL Draft Black Book right here on our website. If you are old school, and want a print version, the book is available on amazon.com