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134 CHL players listed in 2019 NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings

30 of the top 62 ranked skaters will compete in Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 134 CHL players appear in NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings for the 2019 NHL Draft which takes place June 21-22 in Vancouver, B.C.

The domestic rankings list a total of 217 North American skaters including 118 from the CHL, also listing an additional 31 North American goaltenders including 16 that currently compete in the CHL.

Kirby Dach of the Saskatoon Blades is the top ranked CHL skater listed at number two followed by Dylan Cozens of the Lethbridge Hurricanes at number three, and defenceman Bowen Byram of the Vancouver Giants at number four.  A total of 20 CHL skaters are listed inside the top-31 including 14 forwards and six defencemen with each of them slated to compete in this week’s Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Red Deer on Wednesday January 23.

Following Dach and Cozens at forward are Peyton Krebs of the Kootenay ICE (8), Ryan Suzuki of the Barrie Colts (10), Arthur Kaliyev of the Hamilton Bulldogs (11), Raphael Lavoie of the Halifax Mooseheads (13), Brett Leason of the Prince Albert Raiders (17), Jakob Pelletier of the Moncton Wildcats (20), Jamieson Rees of the Sarnia Sting (23), Philip Tomasino of the Niagara IceDogs (24), Nolan Foote of the Kelowna Rockets (26), Samuel Poulin of the Sherbrooke Phoenix (27), Connor McMichael of the London Knights (29), and Nick Robertson of the Peterborough Petes (30).

Behind Byram on defence is Thomas Harley of the Mississauga Steelheads (9), Lassi Thomson of the Kelowna Rockets (14), Matthew Robertson of the Edmonton Oil Kings (18), Vladislav Kolyachonok of the Flint Firebirds (22), and Kaedan Korczak of the Kelowna Rockets (31).

Five CHL goaltenders are listed inside the top-10 in North America with Hunter Jones of the Peterborough Petes at number two.  Mads Sogaard of the Medicine Hat Tigers is listed third, followed by Taylor Gauthier of the Prince George Cougars at five, Trent Miner of the Vancouver Giants at six, and Colten Ellis of the Rimouski Oceanic at seven.

The 134 CHL players features 50 from the Ontario Hockey League including 44 skaters and six goaltenders, followed by 46 from the Western Hockey League which includes 39 skaters and seven goaltenders, and 38 players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League which includes 35 skaters and three goaltenders.

The Kelowna Rockets lead all teams with six players included in the rankings which features three inside the top-31.  The Sherbrooke Phoenix have five players listed followed by four from the Charlottetown Islanders, Edmonton Oil Kings, Flint Firebirds, London Knights, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, and Windsor Spitfires.

Last season, 140 CHL players appeared in the Midterm Rankings before 78 were selected at the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas including 13 players chosen in the first round.

CHL North American Skaters:

Players in bold will compete in 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

MT Last Name First Name Birthdate Team League Pos
2 DACH KIRBY 21-Jan-01 SASKATOON WHL C
3 COZENS DYLAN 9-Feb-01 LETHBRIDGE WHL C
4 BYRAM BOWEN 13-Jun-01 VANCOUVER WHL D
8 KREBS PEYTON 26-Jan-01 KOOTENAY WHL C
9 HARLEY THOMAS 19-Aug-01 MISSISSAUGA OHL D
10 SUZUKI RYAN 28-May-01 BARRIE OHL C
11 KALIYEV ARTHUR 26-Jun-01 HAMILTON OHL RW
13 LAVOIE RAPHAEL 25-Sep-00 HALIFAX QMJHL C
14 THOMSON LASSI 24-Sep-00 KELOWNA WHL D
17 LEASON BRETT 30-Apr-99 PRINCE ALBERT WHL C
18 ROBERTSON MATTHEW 9-Mar-01 EDMONTON WHL D
20 PELLETIER JAKOB 7-Mar-01 MONCTON QMJHL LW
22 KOLYACHONOK VLADISLAV 26-May-01 FLINT OHL D
23 REES JAMIESON 26-Feb-01 SARNIA OHL C
24 TOMASINO PHILIP 28-Jul-01 NIAGARA OHL C
26 FOOTE NOLAN 29-Nov-00 KELOWNA WHL LW
27 POULIN SAMUEL 25-Feb-01 SHERBROOKE QMJHL RW
28 MCMICHAEL CONNOR 15-Jan-01 LONDON OHL C
30 ROBERTSON NICHOLAS 11-Sep-01 PETERBOROUGH OHL LW
31 KORCZAK KAEDAN 29-Jan-01 KELOWNA WHL D
38 ZAYTSEV OLEG 7-Jan-01 RED DEER WHL C
40 KNIAZEV ARTEMI 4-Jan-01 CHICOUTIMI QMJHL D
44 BECKMAN ADAM 10-May-01 SPOKANE WHL LW
45 ALEXANDROV NIKITA 16-Sep-00 CHARLOTTETOWN QMJHL C
51 CARROLL JOSEPH 1-Feb-01 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL C
54 CONSTANTINOU WILLIAM 25-Mar-01 KINGSTON OHL D
55 OKHOTYUK NIKITA 4-Dec-00 OTTAWA OHL D
56 CLARKE GRAEME 24-Apr-01 OTTAWA OHL RW
58 ABRAMOV MIKHAIL 26-Mar-01 VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL C
59 CAJKOVIC MAXIM 3-Jan-01 SAINT JOHN QMJHL RW
60 NUSSBAUMER VALENTIN 25-Sep-00 SHAWINIGAN QMJHL C
61 VUKOJEVIC MICHAEL 8-Jun-01 KITCHENER OHL D
63 GUSKOV MATVEY 30-Jan-01 LONDON OHL C
64 LEGARE NATHAN 11-Jan-01 BAIE-COMEAU QMJHL RW
66 NEWKIRK REECE 20-Feb-01 PORTLAND WHL C
67 WILLIAMS JOSH 8-Mar-01 EDMONTON WHL RW
68 BEAUCAGE ALEX 25-Jul-01 ROUYN-NORANDA QMJHL RW
69 GUENETTE MAXENCE 28-Apr-01 VAL-D’OR QMJHL D
70 SPENCE JORDAN 24-Feb-01 MONCTON QMJHL D
71 SCHMIEMANN QUINN 27-Jul-01 KAMLOOPS WHL D
72 LEGUERRIER JACOB 22-Nov-00 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL D
73 TRACEY BRAYDEN 28-May-01 MOOSE JAW WHL LW
74 SERDYUK EGOR 3-Jun-01 VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL RW
77 PROTAS ALIAKSEI 6-Jan-01 PRINCE ALBERT WHL C
78 LEE JAKE 13-Jul-01 SEATTLE WHL D
81 MUTALA SASHA 6-May-01 TRI-CITY WHL RW
82 TOPOROWSKI LUKE 12-Apr-01 SPOKANE WHL C
85 FAIRBROTHER GIANNI 30-Sep-00 EVERETT WHL D
87 BOLDUC SAMUEL 9-Dec-00 BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND QMJHL D
94 GOLOD MAXIM 18-Aug-00 ERIE OHL LW
96 MACKAY COLE 13-Jun-01 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL RW
99 JENTZSCH TARO 11-Jun-00 SHERBROOKE QMJHL C
101 PORCO NICHOLAS 12-Mar-01 SAGINAW OHL LW
103 CAJKA PETR 11-Dec-00 ERIE OHL C
105 BUDGELL BRETT 1-Jun-01 CHARLOTTETOWN QMJHL LW
106 LIKHACHEV YAROSLAV 2-Sep-01 GATINEAU QMJHL LW
108 BARINKA MARCEL 23-Mar-01 HALIFAX QMJHL C
110 KEPPEN ETHAN 20-Mar-01 FLINT OHL LW
111 MURRAY BLAKE 5-Jul-01 SUDBURY OHL C
120 MUTTER NAVRIN 15-Mar-01 HAMILTON OHL LW
122 BURZAN LUKA 7-Jan-00 BRANDON WHL RW
125 EGGENBERGER NANDO 7-Oct-99 OSHAWA OHL LW
126 PARENT XAVIER 23-Mar-01 HALIFAX QMJHL LW
128 BROWN MITCHELL 25-Jun-01 TRI-CITY WHL D
129 RYBINSKI HENRIK 26-Jun-01 SEATTLE WHL RW
131 SCHWINDT COLE 25-Apr-01 MISSISSAUGA OHL RW
132 HRABIK KRYSTOF 24-Sep-99 TRI-CITY WHL C
133 ANTROPOV DANIL 20-Dec-00 OSHAWA OHL LW
134 WASHKURAK KEEAN 16-Aug-01 MISSISSAUGA OHL C
135 ANGLE TYLER 30-Sep-00 WINDSOR OHL C
141 DERSCH ALEXANDER 30-Mar-00 CHARLOTTETOWN QMJHL D
142 PRIMEAU MASON 28-Jul-01 NORTH BAY OHL C
144 LUDVIG JOHN 2-Aug-00 PORTLAND WHL D
145 VAN DE LEEST JACKSON 15-Jun-01 CALGARY WHL D
146 TURAN OLIVER 30-Mar-01 ACADIE-BATHURST QMJHL D
147 LAAOUAN NOAH 7-Mar-01 CHARLOTTETOWN QMJHL D
148 STEVENSON KEEGAN 31-Dec-00 GUELPH OHL LW
149 BIZIER MATHIEU 13-May-01 GATINEAU QMJHL C
150 UBA ERIC 17-Dec-00 FLINT OHL C
151 ALISTROV VLADIMIR 12-Feb-01 EDMONTON WHL LW
152 PELLETIER THOMAS 23-Aug-01 DRUMMONDVILLE QMJHL D
155 LAROCHELLE SEAN 11-Feb-01 VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL D
156 KEMP BRETT 23-Mar-00 MEDICINE HAT WHL C
157 KALMIKOV BROOKLYN 21-Apr-01 CAPE BRETON QMJHL C
159 KOPE DAVID 10-Oct-00 EDMONTON WHL RW
160 MUIR COLE 14-Feb-01 KOOTENAY WHL C
162 LANG MARTIN 15-Sep-01 KAMLOOPS WHL RW
163 HENAULT LOUKA 31-Jan-01 WINDSOR OHL D
164 D’AMICO DANIEL 26-Jan-01 WINDSOR OHL LW
169 LAROSE NATHAN 24-Sep-00 CAPE BRETON QMJHL D
172 HORNING CONNOR 11-May-01 SWIFT CURRENT WHL D
173 MILLMAN MASON 18-Jul-01 SAGINAW OHL D
175 MOBERG COLE 17-Oct-00 PRINCE GEORGE WHL D
178 MOSKAL BILLY 22-Mar-00 LONDON OHL C
180 MCLEAN CULLEN 10-Feb-01 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL C
182 MOROZOFF ALEX 30-May-01 RED DEER WHL C
183 ROSS LIAM 13-May-01 SUDBURY OHL D
184 BAKER JARRETT 19-Sep-00 DRUMMONDVILLE QMJHL D
185 RANNISTO JASPER 28-Nov-00 BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND QMJHL D
186 ALLENSEN NATHAN 3-May-01 BARRIE OHL D
191 DUNKLEY NATHAN 5-Mar-00 LONDON OHL C
192 SERGEEV ALEKSEI 22-May-00 QUEBEC QMJHL C
193 HUGG RICKARD 18-Jan-99 KITCHENER OHL C
194 YANTSIS JONATHAN 28-Apr-99 KITCHENER OHL RW
195 TOPPING KYLE 18-Nov-99 KELOWNA WHL C
196 KASTELIC MARK 11-Mar-99 CALGARY WHL C
197 GOGOLEV PAVEL 19-Feb-00 GUELPH OHL RW
198 LEUFVENIUS HUGO 26-Mar-99 SARNIA OHL LW
205 PRIKRYL FILIP 2-Apr-01 SAINT JOHN QMJHL C
206 BREWER MITCHELL 20-Mar-01 OSHAWA OHL D
207 OKULIAR OLIVER 24-May-00 SHERBROOKE QMJHL LW
209 MALYSJEV EMIL 1-May-01 SASKATOON WHL D
211 BARLAGE LOGAN 12-Jan-01 LETHBRIDGE WHL C
212 YORK JACK 17-Sep-00 BARRIE OHL D
213 PEACH BAILEY 8-Mar-01 SHERBROOKE QMJHL LW
214 SIMONEAU XAVIER 19-May-01 DRUMMONDVILLE QMJHL C
216 MCCORMICK ADAM 25-Jun-00 CAPE BRETON QMJHL D
217 SWETLIKOFF ALEX 6-Jul-01 KELOWNA WHL C

 

CHL North American Goaltenders:

MT Last Name First Name Birthdate Team League
2 JONES HUNTER 21-Sep-00 PETERBOROUGH OHL
3 SOGAARD MADS 13-Dec-00 MEDICINE HAT WHL
5 GAUTHIER TAYLOR 15-Feb-01 PRINCE GEORGE WHL
6 MINER TRENT 5-Feb-01 VANCOUVER WHL
7 ELLIS COLTEN 5-Oct-00 RIMOUSKI QMJHL
11 BASRAN ROMAN 26-Jul-01 KELOWNA WHL
13 ANDERS ETHAN 26-Sep-00 RED DEER WHL
15 GUZDA MACK 11-Jan-01 OWEN SOUND OHL
17 WOLF DUSTIN 16-Apr-01 EVERETT WHL
18 PIIROINEN KARI 1-Jul-01 WINDSOR OHL
19 DAWS NICOLAS 22-Dec-00 GUELPH OHL
21 MAKAJ JESSE 27-Jan-01 KOOTENAY WHL
22 MONETTE THOMMY 21-Feb-01 SHERBROOKE QMJHL
23 CAVALLIN LUKE 29-Apr-01 FLINT OHL
26 LEMIEUX JONATHAN 8-Jun-01 VAL-D’OR QMJHL
31 MACLEAN ANDREW 28-Jun-01 OWEN SOUND OHL

For more on the NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings, visit nhl.com.

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