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130 CHL Players in Final 2019 NHL Central Scouting Draft Rankings

 

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 130 CHL players have been listed by NHL Central Scouting in their Final Rankings for the 2019 NHL Draft which takes place June 21-22 in Vancouver, BC.

The 130 players includes 113 skaters of the 217 ranked by NHL Central Scouting in North America while 17 of the 31 goaltenders ranked are also from the CHL. In total, 52% of all North American players ranked by NHL Central Scouting are currently competing in the CHL.

20 of the top 31 ranked North American prospects are from the CHL led by the Western Hockey League trio of Bowen Byram (2nd, Vancouver Giants), Kirby Dach (3rd, Saskatoon Blades) and Dylan Cozens (5th, Lethbridge Hurricanes) followed by winger Arthur Kaliyev (7th, Hamilton Bulldogs), forward Peyton Krebs (10th, Winnipeg ICE) and blueliner Thomas Harley (11th, Mississauga Steelheads).

The WHL leads the way with four players ranked inside the top-10 while also producing a CHL-leading 10 ranked netminders. The WHL produced the CHL’s top-ranked goaltender in Mads Sogaard (Medicine Hat Tigers) who comes in as the second ranked North American netminder. Other WHL standouts featured prominently on the list include defenceman Lassi Thomson (15th, Kelowna Rockets), winger Brayden Tracey (21st, Moose Jaw Warriors), 19-year-old forward Brett Leason (25th, Prince Albert Raiders) and defenceman Matthew Robertson (26th, Edmonton Oil Kings).

The OHL led the three leagues with 43 skaters included in the rankings. A trio of forwards including Philip Tomasino (14th, Niagara IceDogs), Nick Robertson (17th, Peterborough Petes) and Ryan Suzuki (18th, Barrie Colts) joined Kaliyev and Harley inside the top-20 while Hunter Jones (3rd, Peterborough Petes) was the league’s top-ranked netminder.

The QMJHL featured 30 players on the list with late 2000-born winger Raphael Lavoie (20th, Halifax Mooseheads) joining other forwards in Samuel Poulin (22nd, Sherbrooke Phoenix), Jakob Pelletier (27th, Moncton Wildcats) and Nikita Alexandrov (29th, Charlottetown Islanders) inside the top-31. Colten Ellis (8th, Rimouski Oceanic) is the league’s top-ranked netminder.

The Edmonton Oil Kings and Kelowna Rockets led all CHL clubs with five players included in the rankings followed by the Barrie Colts, Flint Firebirds, Kitchener Rangers, Seattle Thunderbirds, Val-d’Or Foreurs and Windsor Spitfires with four each. 59 of the CHL’s 60 clubs have at least one player included in the rankings.

134 CHL players were listed in NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings released in January, while 78 players from the CHL were selected in the 2018 NHL Draft including 13 players selected in the first round.

 

CHL North American Skaters:

North American rank, name, CHL club, league, position

2 BYRAM BOWEN 13-Jun-01 VANCOUVER WHL D
3 DACH KIRBY 21-Jan-01 SASKATOON WHL C
5 COZENS DYLAN 9-Feb-01 LETHBRIDGE WHL C
7 KALIYEV ARTHUR 26-Jun-01 HAMILTON OHL RW
10 KREBS PEYTON 26-Jan-01 KOOTENAY WHL C
11 HARLEY THOMAS 19-Aug-01 MISSISSAUGA OHL D
14 TOMASINO PHILIP 28-Jul-01 NIAGARA OHL C
15 THOMSON LASSI 24-Sep-00 KELOWNA WHL D
17 ROBERTSON NICHOLAS 11-Sep-01 PETERBOROUGH OHL LW
18 SUZUKI RYAN 28-May-01 BARRIE OHL C
20 LAVOIE RAPHAEL 25-Sep-00 HALIFAX QMJHL C
21 TRACEY BRAYDEN 28-May-01 MOOSE JAW WHL LW
22 POULIN SAMUEL 25-Feb-01 SHERBROOKE QMJHL RW
24 MCMICHAEL CONNOR 15-Jan-01 LONDON OHL C
25 LEASON BRETT 30-Apr-99 PRINCE ALBERT WHL RW
26 ROBERTSON MATTHEW 9-Mar-01 EDMONTON WHL D
27 PELLETIER JAKOB 7-Mar-01 MONCTON QMJHL LW
29 ALEXANDROV NIKITA 16-Sep-00 CHARLOTTETOWN QMJHL C
30 REES JAMIESON 26-Feb-01 SARNIA OHL C
31 KOLYACHONOK VLADISLAV 26-May-01 FLINT OHL D
32 KORCZAK KAEDAN 29-Jan-01 KELOWNA WHL D
34 BECKMAN ADAM 10-May-01 SPOKANE WHL LW
37 FOOTE NOLAN 29-Nov-00 KELOWNA WHL LW
41 KNIAZEV ARTEMI 4-Jan-01 CHICOUTIMI QMJHL D
42 BOLDUC SAMUEL 9-Dec-00 BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND QMJHL D
44 PROTAS ALIAKSEI 6-Jan-01 PRINCE ALBERT WHL C
45 CLARKE GRAEME 24-Apr-01 OTTAWA OHL RW
50 FAIRBROTHER GIANNI 30-Sep-00 EVERETT WHL D
54 LEGARE NATHAN 11-Jan-01 BAIE-COMEAU QMJHL RW
55 VUKOJEVIC MICHAEL 8-Jun-01 KITCHENER OHL D
56 OKHOTYUK NIKITA 4-Dec-00 OTTAWA OHL D
57 GUENETTE MAXENCE 28-Apr-01 VAL-D’OR QMJHL D
58 CONSTANTINOU WILLIAM 25-Mar-01 KINGSTON OHL D
59 SPENCE JORDAN 24-Feb-01 MONCTON QMJHL D
63 ABRAMOV MIKHAIL 26-Mar-01 VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL C
64 BEAUCAGE ALEX 25-Jul-01 ROUYN-NORANDA QMJHL RW
65 GUSKOV MATVEY 30-Jan-01 LONDON OHL C
66 ZAYTSEV OLEG 7-Jan-01 RED DEER WHL C
71 SERDYUK EGOR 3-Jun-01 VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL RW
72 NUSSBAUMER VALENTIN 25-Sep-00 SHAWINIGAN QMJHL C
74 KEPPEN ETHAN 20-Mar-01 FLINT OHL LW
79 MUTALA SASHA 6-May-01 TRI-CITY WHL RW
81 NEWKIRK REECE 20-Feb-01 PORTLAND WHL C
91 CAJKOVIC MAXIM 3-Jan-01 SAINT JOHN QMJHL RW
92 LEGUERRIER JACOB 22-Nov-00 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL D
94 SCHMIEMANN QUINN 27-Jul-01 KAMLOOPS WHL D
95 STEVENSON KEEGAN 31-Dec-00 GUELPH OHL LW
96 SCHWINDT COLE 25-Apr-01 MISSISSAUGA OHL RW
99 MACKAY COLE 13-Jun-01 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL RW
100 TOPOROWSKI LUKE 12-Apr-01 SPOKANE WHL C
101 CARROLL JOSEPH 1-Feb-01 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL C
102 JENTZSCH TARO 11-Jun-00 SHERBROOKE QMJHL C
103 PORCO NICHOLAS 12-Mar-01 SAGINAW OHL LW
104 MURRAY BLAKE 5-Jul-01 SUDBURY OHL C
113 PRIMEAU MASON 28-Jul-01 NORTH BAY OHL C
117 MCCARTNEY BEN 13-Jul-01 BRANDON WHL LW
118 ALISTROV VLADIMIR 12-Feb-01 EDMONTON WHL LW
123 RYBINSKI HENRIK 26-Jun-01 SEATTLE WHL RW
125 MILLMAN MASON 18-Jul-01 SAGINAW OHL D
126 BURZAN LUKA 7-Jan-00 BRANDON WHL RW
127 EGGENBERGER NANDO 7-Oct-99 OSHAWA OHL LW
128 LUDVIG JOHN 2-Aug-00 PORTLAND WHL D
132 KASTELIC MARK 11-Mar-99 CALGARY WHL C
135 GARREFFA JOSEPH 9-Aug-99 KITCHENER OHL C
136 MOBERG COLE 17-Oct-00 PRINCE GEORGE WHL D
138 VAN DE LEEST JACKSON 15-Jun-01 CALGARY WHL D
140 GOGOLEV PAVEL 19-Feb-00 GUELPH OHL RW
141 UBA ERIC 17-Dec-00 FLINT OHL RW
142 HRABIK KRYSTOF 24-Sep-99 TRI-CITY WHL C
145 WILLIAMS JOSH 8-Mar-01 EDMONTON WHL RW
146 LEE JAKE 13-Jul-01 SEATTLE WHL D
148 ROSS LIAM 13-May-01 SUDBURY OHL D
149 WASHKURAK KEEAN 16-Aug-01 MISSISSAUGA OHL C
151 PEACH BAILEY 8-Mar-01 SHERBROOKE QMJHL LW
152 CAJKA PETR 11-Dec-00 ERIE OHL C
153 BERGERON JUSTIN 14-Sep-00 ROUYN-NORANDA QMJHL D
156 BUDGELL BRETT 1-Jun-01 CHARLOTTETOWN QMJHL LW
158 RIPPON MERRICK 27-Apr-00 OTTAWA OHL D
159 GAUCHER JACOB 9-Mar-01 VAL-D’OR QMJHL C
160 MICHEL JEREMY 2-May-01 VAL-D’OR QMJHL LW
161 LEUFVENIUS HUGO 26-Mar-99 SARNIA OHL LW
162 HUGG RICKARD 18-Jan-99 KITCHENER OHL C
164 HORNING CONNOR 11-May-01 SWIFT CURRENT WHL D
165 BIZIER MATHIEU 13-May-01 GATINEAU QMJHL C
166 LIKHACHEV YAROSLAV 2-Sep-01 GATINEAU QMJHL LW
168 BROWN MITCHELL 25-Jun-01 TRI-CITY WHL D
169 LAROCHELLE SEAN 11-Feb-01 VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL D
170 KINDOPP BRYCE 14-Jun-99 EVERETT WHL RW
171 KEMP BRETT 23-Mar-00 MEDICINE HAT WHL C
172 TURAN OLIVER 30-Mar-01 ACADIE-BATHURST QMJHL D
174 ANGLE TYLER 30-Sep-00 WINDSOR OHL C
175 SWETLIKOFF ALEX 6-Jul-01 KELOWNA WHL C
181 GUY BRAYDEN 3-Mar-01 SARNIA OHL LW
182 STAIOS NATHAN 17-May-01 WINDSOR OHL D
186 SEDOV NIKITA 5-May-01 REGINA WHL D
187 YANTSIS JONATHAN 28-Apr-99 KITCHENER OHL RW
188 BARLAGE LOGAN 12-Jan-01 LETHBRIDGE WHL C
189 MUTTER NAVRIN 15-Mar-01 HAMILTON OHL LW
190 GOLOD MAXIM 18-Aug-00 ERIE OHL LW
192 MALYSJEV EMIL 1-May-01 SASKATOON WHL D
194 LAROSE NATHAN 24-Sep-00 CAPE BRETON QMJHL D
198 PRIKRYL FILIP 2-Apr-01 SAINT JOHN QMJHL C
199 FIZER TARUN 1-Mar-01 VICTORIA WHL C
200 KALMIKOV BROOKLYN 21-Apr-01 CAPE BRETON QMJHL C
202 KOPE DAVID 10-Oct-00 EDMONTON WHL RW
204 SIMONEAU XAVIER 19-May-01 DRUMMONDVILLE QMJHL C
206 MUIR COLE 14-Feb-01 KOOTENAY WHL C
208 RANNISTO JASPER 28-Nov-00 BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND QMJHL D
209 PARENT XAVIER 23-Mar-01 HALIFAX QMJHL LW
213 YORK JACK 17-Sep-00 BARRIE OHL D
214 ALLENSEN NATHAN 3-May-01 BARRIE OHL D
216 HENAULT LOUKA 31-Jan-01 WINDSOR OHL D
217 D’AMICO DANIEL 26-Jan-01 WINDSOR OHL LW

 

CHL North American Goaltenders:

North American rank, name, CHL club, league

2 SOGAARD MADS 13-Dec-00 MEDICINE HAT WHL
3 JONES HUNTER 21-Sep-00 PETERBOROUGH OHL
6 MINER TRENT 5-Feb-01 VANCOUVER WHL
7 GAUTHIER TAYLOR 15-Feb-01 PRINCE GEORGE WHL
8 ELLIS COLTEN 5-Oct-00 RIMOUSKI QMJHL
12 WOLF DUSTIN 16-Apr-01 EVERETT WHL
16 DAWS NICOLAS 22-Dec-00 GUELPH OHL
17 ROSS RODDY 4-Jul-00 SEATTLE WHL
18 BASRAN ROMAN 26-Jul-01 KELOWNA WHL
20 LEMIEUX JONATHAN 8-Jun-01 VAL-D’OR QMJHL
21 ANDERS ETHAN 26-Sep-00 RED DEER WHL
22 MAIER NOLAN 10-Jan-01 SASKATOON WHL
23 CAVALLIN LUKE 29-Apr-01 FLINT OHL
25 GUZDA MACK 11-Jan-01 OWEN SOUND OHL
27 MAKAJ JESSE 27-Jan-01 KOOTENAY WHL
28 GREAVES JET 30-Mar-01 BARRIE OHL
30 PADDOCK MAX 15-Jun-00 REGINA WHL
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