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157 CHL Players in Final 2013 NHL Central Scouting Draft Rankings

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 157 CHL players have been listed by NHL Central Scouting in their Final Rankings for the 2013 NHL Draft which takes place June 30 in New Jersey.

 

28 of the top 30 ranked North American prospects are from the CHL including the first 23 skaters led by defenceman Seth Jones of the Portland Winterhawks.  Halifax Mooseheads’ forwards Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin are listed second and third respectively, followed by defenceman Darnell Nurse of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at number four, and forward Sean Monahan of the Ottawa 67’s at fifth overall.

 

The top three North American goaltenders ranked by NHL Central Scouting are also from the CHL beginning with Zachary Fucale of the Mooseheads, and followed by Eric Comrie of the Tri-City Americans at number two, with Tristan Jarry of the Edmonton Oil Kings ranked third overall. 

 

The 157 CHL players includes 130 skaters of the 210 ranked by NHL Central Scouting in North America representing over 61% of the Final Rankings, while 27 of the 35 goaltenders ranked by NHL Central Scouting are from the CHL representing over 77%.  In total, over 64% of all players ranked by NHL Central Scouting are currently competing in the CHL.

 

The Western Hockey League had a total of 59 players ranked including 47 skaters and 12 goaltenders, followed by the Ontario Hockey League with 52 players ranked including 45 skaters and seven goaltenders, and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with 46 players including 38 skaters and eight goaltenders ranked.

 

All 40 players that competed in the 2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Halifax appear in the rankings. 

 

159 CHL players were listed in NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings released in January. 

 

Last year a total of 99 CHL players were selected in the 2012 NHL Draft in Pittsburgh including 18 CHL players chosen in the first round.

 

CHL Players ranked by NHL Central Scouting:

 

Rank

First Name

Last Name

Team

League

Pos

1

SETH

JONES

PORTLAND

WHL

D

2

NATHAN

MACKINNON

HALIFAX

QMJHL

C

3

JONATHAN

DROUIN

HALIFAX

QMJHL

LW

4

DARNELL

NURSE

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

D

5

SEAN

MONAHAN

OTTAWA

OHL

C

6

HUNTER

SHINKARUK

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

C/LW

7

VALENTIN

ZYKOV

BAIE-COMEAU

QMJHL

LW

8

FREDERIK

GAUTHIER

RIMOUSKI

QMJHL

C

9

MIRCO

MUELLER

EVERETT

WHL

D

10

ANTHONY

MANTHA

VAL-D’OR

QMJHL

RW

11

SHEA

THEODORE

SEATTLE

WHL

D

12

RYAN

PULOCK

BRANDON

WHL

D

13

ZACH

NASTASIUK

OWEN SOUND

OHL

RW

14

CHRIS

BIGRAS

OWEN SOUND

OHL

D

15

BO

HORVAT

LONDON

OHL

C

16

RYAN

HARTMAN

PLYMOUTH

OHL

RW

17

KERBY

RYCHEL

WINDSOR

OHL

LW

18

WILLIAM

CARRIER

CAPE BRETON

QMJHL

LW

19

MAX

DOMI

LONDON

OHL

C/LW

20

CURTIS

LAZAR

EDMONTON

WHL

C/RW

21

JAMES

LODGE

SAGINAW

OHL

C

22

NIKITA

ZADOROV

LONDON

OHL

D

23

SAMUEL

MORIN

RIMOUSKI

QMJHL

D

25

MORGAN

KLIMCHUK

REGINA

WHL

LW

26

ADAM

ERNE

QUEBEC

QMJHL

LW

27

JOSHUA

MORRISSEY

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

D

28

LAURENT

DAUPHIN

CHICOUTIMI

QMJHL

C

30

JASON

DICKINSON

GUELPH

OHL

C

31

DILLON

HEATHERINGTON

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

D

32

MADISON

BOWEY

KELOWNA

WHL

D

33

NICOLAS

PETAN

PORTLAND

WHL

C

36

OLIVER

BJORKSTRAND

PORTLAND

WHL

RW

37

JONATHAN-ISMAEL

DIABY

VICTORIAVILLE

QMJHL

D

38

JUSTIN

BAILEY

KITCHENER

OHL

RW

39

EMILE

POIRIER

GATINEAU

QMJHL

LW

41

ERIC

ROY

BRANDON

WHL

D

43

JAN

KOSTALEK

RIMOUSKI

QMJHL

D

46

MYLES

BELL

KELOWNA

WHL

LW

48

NICK

SORENSEN

QUEBEC

QMJHL

RW

50

YAN PAVEL

LAPLANTE

PEI

QMJHL

C

52

GABRYEL

PAQUIN-BOUDREAU

BAIE-COMEAU

QMJHL

LW

54

MARC-OLIVIER

ROY

BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND

QMJHL

C

55

JORDAN

SUBBAN

BELLEVILLE

OHL

D

57

ANTHONY

DUCLAIR

QUEBEC

QMJHL

LW

58

NICK

MOUTREY

SAGINAW

OHL

C/LW

59

MASON

GEERTSEN

VANCOUVER

WHL

D

61

NICHOLAS

BAPTISTE

SUDBURY

OHL

RW

63

RYAN

KUJAWINSKI

KINGSTON

OHL

C

65

JACKSON

HOUCK

VANCOUVER

WHL

RW

66

TYLER

LEWINGTON

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

D

69

MITCHELL

WHEATON

KELOWNA

WHL

D

71

REMI

ELIE

LONDON

OHL

LW

72

KURT

ETCHEGARY

QUEBEC

QMJHL

C

73

VINCENT

DUNN

VAL-D’OR

QMJHL

C

74

DYLAN

LABBE

SHAWINIGAN

QMJHL

D

76

SPENSER

JENSEN

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

D

78

TY

STANTON

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

D

79

JEREMY

GREGOIRE

BAIE-COMEAU

QMJHL

C

82

CURTIS

VALK

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

C

83

JC

LIPON

KAMLOOPS

WHL

RW

85

ROBERTS

LIPSBERGS

SEATTLE

WHL

LW

89

COLBY

CAVE

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

C

90

KAYLE

DOETZEL

RED DEER

WHL

D

91

MARTIN

REWAY

GATINEAU

QMJHL

LW

92

COLE

ULLY

KAMLOOPS

WHL

LW

95

DAKOTA

MERMIS

LONDON

OHL

D

98

CONNOR

RANKIN

TRI-CITY

WHL

LW

99

NIKOLAS

BROUILLARD

DRUMMONDVILLE

QMJHL

D

100

GREG

BETZGOLD

PETERBOROUGH

OHL

C/LW

101

BEN

HARPUR

GUELPH

OHL

D

102

CARTER

VERHAEGHE

NIAGARA

OHL

C

103

JARED

HAUF

SEATTLE

WHL

D

105

MARC

MCNULTY

PRINCE GEORGE

WHL

D

107

THOMAS

GOBEIL

CHICOUTIMI

QMJHL

RW

110

KYLE

PLATZER

LONDON

OHL

C

112

KEEGAN

KANZIG

VICTORIA

WHL

D

113

JEFF

CORBETT

SUDBURY

OHL

D

114

MATTHEW

MURPHY

HALIFAX

QMJHL

D

115

MAXIME

GRAVEL

RIMOUSKI

QMJHL

D

116

RYAN

GRAVES

PEI

QMJHL

D

118

SERGEY

TOLCHINSKY

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

LW

120

COLE

CASSELS

OSHAWA

OHL

C

123

JOSHUA

BURNSIDE

MISSISSAUGA

OHL

LW

124

NICHOLAS

PAUL

BRAMPTON

OHL

LW

125

BRENT

PEDERSEN

KITCHENER

OHL

LW

126

TRENT

LOFTHOUSE

VICTORIA

WHL

RW

127

STEPHEN

ANDERSON

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

RW

128

STEPHEN

HARPER

ERIE

OHL

LW

133

KYLE

BURROUGHS

REGINA

WHL

D

134

JAYDEN

HART

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

C

135

DANIEL

NIKANDROV

SARNIA

OHL

LW

137

JAMAL

WATSON

LETHBRIDGE

WHL

RW

139

DOMINIK

KUBALIK

SUDBURY

OHL

LW

144

CAMERON

BRACE

OWEN SOUND

OHL

C

145

ERIK

BRADFORD

BARRIE

OHL

C

146

ZACHARY

LESLIE

GUELPH

OHL

D

147

BEN

BETKER

EVERETT

WHL

D

149

AYRTON

NIKKEL

EVERETT

WHL

D

150

MILES

LIBERATI

LONDON

OHL

D

151

TYRELL

GOULBOURNE

KELOWNA

WHL

LW

152

JEAN-SEBASTIEN

DEA

ROUYN-NORANDA

QMJHL

C

153

GREGORY

CHASE

CALGARY

WHL

C/RW

154

PETER

TRAINOR

RIMOUSKI

QMJHL

LW

155

TIM

MCGAULEY

BRANDON

WHL

C

156

HUNTER

GARLENT

GUELPH

OHL

C

158

ZACH

HALL

BARRIE

OHL

C

159

RHYSE

DIENO

RED DEER

WHL

RW

161

BRODY

SILK

SUDBURY

OHL

C

163

AXEL

BLOMQVIST

LETHBRIDGE

WHL

RW

164

MACKENZIE

WEEGAR

HALIFAX

QMJHL

D

165

ADAM

HENRY

LETHBRIDGE

WHL

D

166

TYLER

GANLY

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

D

168

MICKAEL

BEAUREGARD

GATINEAU

QMJHL

D

171

TOMMY

VEILLEUX

VICTORIAVILLE

QMJHL

LW

172

JERRET

SMITH

SEATTLE

WHL

D

173

ZACH

POCHIRO

PRINCE GEORGE

WHL

LW

174

JOSHUA

BROWN

OSHAWA

OHL

D

175

AUSTIN

ADAM

EVERETT

WHL

D

179

LEVI

BEWS

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

RW

180

HENRI

IKONEN

KINGSTON

OHL

LW

188

JEAN

DUPUY

KINGSTON

OHL

LW

189

JACOB

SWEENEY

MONCTON

QMJHL

D

190

TAYLOR

GREEN

SEATTLE

WHL

D

194

BRONSON

BEATON

CAPE BRETON

QMJHL

RW

196

MICHAEL

JOLY

RIMOUSKI

QMJHL

RW

197

ANTHONY

DIFRUSCIA

NIAGARA

OHL

LW

199

STEPHEN

NOSAD

PETERBOROUGH

OHL

RW

200

RAPHAEL

LAFONTAINE

ACADIE-BATHURST

QMJHL

C

205

JURIJ

REPE

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

D

207

TYLER

BERTUZZI

GUELPH

OHL

LW

 

CHL Goaltenders ranked by NHL Central Scouting:

 

Rank

First Name

Last Name

Team

League

Pos

1

ZACHARY

FUCALE

HALIFAX

QMJHL

G

2

ERIC

COMRIE

TRI-CITY

WHL

G

3

TRISTAN

JARRY

EDMONTON

WHL

G

5

SPENCER

MARTIN

MISSISSAUGA

OHL

G

7

PHILIPPE

DESROSIERS

RIMOUSKI

QMJHL

G

8

PATRIK

BARTOSAK

RED DEER

WHL

G

9

ANTOINE

BIBEAU

PEI

QMJHL

G

10

AUSTIN

LOTZ

EVERETT

WHL

G

11

MICHAEL

GIUGOVAZ

PETERBOROUGH

OHL

G

13

BRENDAN

BURKE

PORTLAND

WHL

G

14

ALEXANDRE

BELANGER

ROUYN-NORANDA

QMJHL

G

16

LOUIS-PHILIP

GUINDON

DRUMMONDVILLE

QMJHL

G

17

MACKENZIE

SKAPSKI

KOOTENAY

WHL

G

18

JORDAN

DEKORT

WINDSOR

OHL

G

20

JAKE

PATTERSON

LONDON

OHL

G

21

STEVEN

VEILLEUX

VICTORIAVILLE

QMJHL

G

22

ERIC

BRASSARD

GATINEAU

QMJHL

G

23

EETU

LAURIKAINEN

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

G

25

MACK

SHIELDS

CALGARY

WHL

G

27

JACKSON

WHISTLE

KELOWNA

WHL

G

29

BRETT

ZAROWNY

PRINCE GEORGE

WHL

G

30

TARAN

KOZUN

KAMLOOPS

WHL

G

31

FRANK

PALAZZESE

SUDBURY

OHL

G

32

CHARLIE

GRAHAM

BELLEVILLE

OHL

G

33

JACOB

BLAIR

OTTAWA

OHL

G

34

PHILIPPE

TRUDEAU

VAL-D’OR

QMJHL

G

35

TROY

TROMBLEY

TRI-CITY

WHL

G

 

Please visit www.nhl.com to see full 2013 NHL Draft rankings.

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