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This is your opportunity to weigh in and do your own rankings!

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The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the RawCharge writing staff. Four writers, plus a special guest, ranked players under the age of 25 as of September 1, 2017 in the Tampa Bay Lightning organization. Each participant used their own metric of current ability and production against future projection to rank each player. Now, we’ll count down each of the 25 players ranked, plus Honorable Mentions.

Today, we’re taking a short break from the actual rankings. We’ve done our first ten rankings and will continue the count down with #15 tomorrow. But today! You, the fans, get to weigh in and provide your own ranking for the Top 25 Under 25.

Below are the list of all players currently under 25 years old in the system. They include current NHL and AHL players as well as prospects—both signed and unsigned. We’ve added links to Raw Charge articles (including our current Top 25 articles) to help you figure out who should go where.

Go with numbers, or go with your gut: we wanna see how you feel!

Top 25 Under 25 - You rank them

Player Last Team Stats Raw Charge articles
Player Last Team Stats Raw Charge articles
Adam Erne (Age: 22) TBL - NHL Syracuse - AHL 26 GP, 3-0-3 42 GP, 14-15-29 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/3/3/14810862/adam-erne-scores-first-career-nhl-goal-point-tampa-bay-lightning-prospect-quebec-remparts
Alexander Volkov (Age: 19) SKA-Neva - VHL SKA-1946 - MHL 15 GP, 3-0-3 16 GP, 6-5-11 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/6/29/15894840/translation-alex-volkov-is-ready-to-fight-for-a-spot-in-the-tampa-bay-lightning-lineup-steve-yzerman
Alexey Lipanov (Age: 17) Dynamo Balashikha - VHL HK MVD Balashikha - MHL 21 GP, 3-5-8 11 GP, 0-3-3 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/1/15894986/translation-tampa-bay-lightnings-alexey-lipanov-in-his-draft-day-interview
Andrei Vasilevskiy (Age: 22) TBL - NHL 50 GP, 2.61 GAA, .917 SV% https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/1/12/14245386/a-close-look-at-vasilevskiys-unusual-season
Anthony Cirelli (Age: 19) Oshawa - OHL Erie - OHL 26 GP, 13-21-34 25 GP, 12-18-30 https://www.rawcharge.com/2016/11/8/13502086/anthony-cirelli-an-underappreciated-prospect
Ben Thomas (Age: 21) Syracuse - AHL 71 GP, 3-18-21 https://www.rawcharge.com/2014/6/28/5852706/tampa-bay-lightning-2014-nhl-draft-ben-thomas-calary-hitmen-video
Boris Katchouk (Age: 19) Sault Ste. Marie - OHL 66 GP, 35-29-64 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/12/15949476/top-25-under-25-18-boris-katchouk-tampa-bay-lightning-steve-yzerman-ohl
Brayden Point (Age: 21) TBL - NHL 68 GP, 18-22-40 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/3/13/14910138/happy-birthday-brayden-point
Brett Howden (Age: 19) Moose Jaw - WHL Syracuse - AHL 58 GP, 38-43-81 5 GP, 3-1-4 https://www.rawcharge.com/2016/12/28/14109004/brett-howden-signs-an-elc-with-the-tampa-bay-lightning
Brian Hart (Age: 23) Syracuse - AHL Kalamazoo - ECHL 33 GP, 3-4-7 33 GP, 6-5-11 https://www.rawcharge.com/2012/6/23/3113150/2012-nhl-draft-tampa-bay-lightning-second-day-selections-dylanblujus-brian-hart-nikita-gusev
Cal Foote (Age: 18) Kelowna - WHL 71 GP, 6-51-57 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/6/24/15866832/interview-with-cal-footes-kelowna-rockets-head-coach-jason-smith
Cameron Darcy (Age: 23) Syracuse - AHL Kalamazoo - ECHL 34 GP, 3-4-7 20 GP, 5-20-25 https://www.rawcharge.com/2014/6/28/5852844/nhl-draft-2014-tampa-bay-lightning-select-f-cristiano-digiacinto-f
Cedric Paquette (Age: 23) TBL - NHL 58 GP, 4-6-10 http://www.hockeyfights.com/players/15133
Christopher Paquette (19) Niagara - OHL Peterborough - OHL 37 GP, 12-17-29 29 GP, 7-12-19 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/4/28/15370400/tampa-bay-lightning-prospects-ohl-playoffs-peterborough-petes-matt-spencer-chris-paquette-steelheads
Cole Guttman (Age: 18) Dubuque - USHL 53 GP, 27-27-54 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/6/26/15871236/2017-draft-profiles-tampa-bay-lightnings-newest-prospects-nick-perbix-cole-guttman-and-sammy-walker
Connor Ingram (Age: 20) Kamloops - WHL 45 GP, 2.44 GAA, .927 SV% https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/9/15942188/top-25-under-25-21-connor-ingram-is-the-first-goalie-to-make-the-list
Daniel Walcott (Age: 23) Syracuse - AHL 55 GP, 4-11-15 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/10/15942674/top-25-under-25-20-daniel-walcott-syracuse-crunch-tampa-bay-lightning-steve-yzerman
Dennis Yan (Age: 20) Shawinigan - QMJHL Syracuse - AHL 64 GP, 46-29-75 3 GP, 0-0-0 https://www.rawcharge.com/2015/7/27/9039709/2015-raw-charge-top-25-under-25-23-dennis-yan
Dominik Masin (Age: 21) Syracuse - AHL 69 GP, 3-3-6 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/11/15943824/top-25-under-25-dominik-masin-his-second-pro-year-tampa-bay-lightning-syracuse-crunch-steve-yzerman
Erik Cernak (Age: 20) Erie - OHL 50 GP, 3-18-21 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/5/15919120/top-25-under-25-25th-tampa-bay-lightning-erik-cernak-is-a-new-comer-to-the-organization
Jake Dotchin (Age: 23) TBL - NHL Syracuse - AHL 35 GP, 0-11-11 35 GP, 4-9-13 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/5/15923238/tampa-bay-lightning-re-sign-defenseman-jake-dotchin-steve-yzerman-syracuse-crunch
Johnathan MacLeod (21) Boston U. - NCAA 33 GP, 2-6-8 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/4/21/15371528/tampa-bay-lightning-nhl-prospect-johnathan-macleod-most-improved-player-boston-university-terriers
Jonne Tammela (Age: 19) Peterborough - OHL 2 GP, 1-0-1 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/2/15/14623308/introducing-the-2017-18-syracuse-crunch-rookie-class
Kristian Oldham (Age: 20) Nebraska-Omaha - NCAA 10 GP, 3.38 GAA, .895 SV% https://www.rawcharge.com/2015/6/27/8857601/2015-nhl-draft-tampa-bay-lightning-draft-recap
Libor Hajek (Age: 19) Saskatoon - WHL Syracuse - AHL 65 GP, 4-22-26 8 GP, 1-0-1 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/6/15926656/top-25-under-25-24-tampa-bay-lightnings-libor-hajek-battled-through-a-tough-season
Mathieu Joseph (Age: 20) Saint John - QMJHL 54 GP, 36-44-80 https://www.rawcharge.com/2016/12/24/14076336/lightning-sign-forward-mathieu-joseph-to-an-entry-level-contract
Matt Spencer (Age: 20) Peterborough - OHL 60 GP, 7-22-29 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/7/15927706/top-25-under-25-23-matthew-spencer-shouldnt-be-forgotten-on-the-tampa-bay-lightning-depth-chart
Matthew Peca (Age: 24) TBL - NHL Syracuse - AHL 10 GP, 1-1-2 68 GP, 12-29-41 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/5/15922016/matthew-peca-re-signs-for-another-year-with-the-tampa-bay-lightning
Mikhail Sergachev (Age: 19) Windsor - OHL Montreal - NHL 50 GP, 10-33-43 4 GP, 0-0-0 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/6/19/15827890/who-is-tampa-bay-lightning-prospect-mikhail-sergachev
Mitchell Stephens (Age: 20) Saginaw - OHL London - OHL 22 GP, 11-17-28 29 GP, 11-14-25 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/1/9/14217934/lightning-prospect-mitchell-stephens-traded-from-saginaw-spirit-to-london-knights-ohl-trade-deadline
Nick Perbix (Age: 19) Elk River - USHS 25 GP, 10-30-40 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/6/26/15871236/2017-draft-profiles-tampa-bay-lightnings-newest-prospects-nick-perbix-cole-guttman-and-sammy-walker
Nikita Kucherov (Age: 24) TBL - NHL 74 GP, 40-45-85 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/4/7/15226976/nikita-kucherov-scores-40th-goal-of-the-season-for-the-first-time-in-his-career
Oleg Sosunov (Age: 19) Loko Yaroslavl - MHL Loko-Yunior Yaroslavl - NMHL 32 GP, 0-0-0 8 GP, 0-0-0 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/1/15907986/tampa-bay-lightning-sign-oleg-sosunov-to-3-year-elc
Otto Somppi (Age: 19) Halifax - QMJHL 60 GP, 17-24-41 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/4/6/15105176/tampa-bay-lightning-prospects-ohl-playoffs-whl-playoffs-qmjhl-playoffs-erie-otters
Ross Colton (Age: 20) U. of Vermont - NCAA 33 GP, 12-15-27 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/1/31/14451448/lightning-prospect-ross-colton-nominated-for-hobey-baker-award
Ryan Lohin (Age: 21) UMass-Lowell - NCAA 41 GP, 12-17-29 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/6/24/15868476/raw-table-how-did-the-tampa-bay-lightning-do-in-the-2017-nhl-draft
Ryan Zuhlsdorf (Age: 19) Minnesota - NCAA 37 GP, 2-3-5 https://www.rawcharge.com/2016/2/25/11115670/lightning-prospect-ryan-zuhlsdorf-involved-in-a-ushl-trade
Samuel Walker (Age: 18) Edina - USHS Lincoln - USHL 25 GP, 22-24-46 4 GP, 0-0-0 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/6/26/15871236/2017-draft-profiles-tampa-bay-lightnings-newest-prospects-nick-perbix-cole-guttman-and-sammy-walker
Slater Koekkoek (Age: 23) TBL - NHL Syracuse - AHL 29 GP, 0-4-4 48 GP, 2-11-13 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/7/3/15915678/tampa-bay-lightning-re-sign-defenseman-slater-koekkoek-to-a-one-year-contract-steve-yzerman
Tanner Richard (Age:24) TBL - NHL Syracuse -AHL 3 GP, 0-0-0 47 GP, 14-20-34 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/5/2/15514382/tampa-bay-lightning-prospect-tanner-richard-signs-geneve-servette-hc-switzerland-hockey-nla-crunch
Taylor Raddysh (Age: 19) Erie - OHL 58 GP, 42-67-109 https://www.rawcharge.com/2017/5/15/15642928/tampa-bay-lightning-prospects-taylor-raddysh-signs-contract-erie-otters-ohl-championship
Vladislav Namestnikov (24) TBL - NHL 74 GP, 10-18-28 https://www.rawcharge.com/2015/9/11/9076907/2015-raw-charge-top-25-under-25-8-vladislav-namestnikov

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