2009-10 Top Prospects card set unveiled

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association today unveiled the 2009-10 AHL Top Prospects trading card set, featuring 50 of the outstanding young players in the AHL.

The set, manufactured by Choice SportsCards of Aston, Pa., features action photos and career statistics of rising stars from all 29 AHL teams. The cards are available for purchase online at ahlstore.com and in select AHL arenas. Included in the set are:

Mikael Backlund
Keith Seabrook
Andreas Nodl
Marc-Andre Bourdon
Drayson Bowman
Zach Boychuk
Derek Smith
Dustin Kohn
Arturs Kulda
Riley Holzapfel
Jakub Kindl
Cory Emmerton
Ben Maxwell
P.K. Subban
Bobby Sanguinetti
Evgeny Grachev
John Carlson
Michal Neuvirth
Colton Gillies
Ryan Stoa
Vladimir Zharkov
Matthew Corrente
Oscar Moller
Thomas Hickey
Sergei Shirokov
Cory Schneider
Jonathon Blum
Nick Spaling
Ty Wishart
Dustin Tokarski
Lars Eller
Tyler Ennis
Jhonas Enroth
Mikko Lehtonen
Zach Hamill
Keaton Ellerby
Alexander Salak
Akim Aliu
Simon Danis-Pepin
Kyle Turris
Mikkel Boedker
Alex Plante
Maksim Mayorov
Ivan Vishnevskiy
Raymond Sawada
Christian Hanson
Viktor Stalberg
Dustin Jeffrey
Logan Couture
Nick Petrecki

In operation since 1936, the AHL continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams. More than 85 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and more than 6.5 million fans per season have attended AHL games across North America since 2001.