NHL Draft Black Book

The 2015 NHL Draft Black Book is now available for pre-ordering in our online store. It will be available as an instant download in PDF format on June 8th.

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 Black Books expanded on the first version of the book and proved to be even more popular.

2015 NHL Draft Black Book

Looking ahead to this spring, the  2015 NHL Draft Black Book will be released in late May or early June (2015). Buyers can expect individual game reports from our scouts and we will also include a large number of prospect scouting reports (profiles) on players eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft and beyond. As always in our publications, a full ranking of the top 210 prospects for the 2015 NHL Draft will be included.

While we don’t know the exact page count yet for the 2015 edition, last year’s Black Book was packed with NHL Draft Prospect reports and individual game reports. You can expect another great product this season. The 2015 NHL Draft Black Book will be 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 will be determined at print time.

Our 2014 edition of the Black Book profiled 599 players, including 319 for this year’s draft. The remaining players profiled are for the 2015 NHL Draft and the 2016 NHL Draft. We also included 192 pages of game reports submitted by our scouts this season.

We also included our top 210 player rankings for the 2014 Draft and a top 30 ranking foe the 2015 NHL Draft.

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

Trust the guys who travel to the games like the NHL teams scouts do.

To receive a 50% discount on this years Black Book you can become an Draft Pass Subscriber.

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


"Do their homework"

Rob Faulds

“Mark Edwards and the HockeyProspect.com staff do their homework. They put in the time to go to games, talk to players, coaches and NHL Scouts to get a well rounded picture of each athlete they profile.”

Rob Faulds
Sportnet, Friday Night Hockey

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 6 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.”



Bob Boughner

“HockeyProspect.com is an elite website that serves as a very useful scouting tool offering in depth information on prospects. Mark and his staff are very knowledgeable, hard working and reliable.”

"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."


"Reliable, Independent Resource"


HockeyProspect.com is a very accurate and entertaining website for all hockey fans while also providing a reliable, independent resource for all hockey executives, coaches and scouts in the game today. Mark and his staff's hard work and knowledge continue to grow the website's content and coverage.

Gordie Dwyer
Head Coach Charlottetown Islanders, QMJHL

"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 & Current G.M. Charlottetown Islanders

"Comprehensive Look"

Mike Oke

“The Hockey Prospect NHL Draft Black Book provides NHL executives and fans alike, with a comprehensive look at the top prospects for the NHL Draft. The HockeyProspect.com scouting staff are visible at rinks throughout the course of the entire hockey season around the world,giving subscribers confidence that Hockey Prospect scouting reports are reliable and accurate. The in-depth player profiles provide a great overview of the top prospects skills and abilities.  If you want to be fully prepared for the NHL Draft then the Hockey Prospect NHL Draft Black Book is a must have.”


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.”


Misha Donskov

“I have known Mark Edwards for the past six 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
Manager of hockey operations, analytics and video - Hockey Canada

Listed below are some links to where you can purchase last year’s 2013 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 and amazon.co.uk

2014 NHL Draft Books