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152 CHL Players in 2016 NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings

Tuesday January 19, 2016

 

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 152 CHL players appear in NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings for the 2016 NHL Draft which takes place June 24-25 in Buffalo, New York.

 

The domestic rankings list a total of 210 North American skaters including 133 from the CHL, also listing an additional 30 North American goaltenders including 19 that currently compete in the CHL.

 

Matthew Tkachuk of the London Knights is the top ranked North American skater and headlines a list of seven straight CHL players ranked by NHL Central Scouting.  Defenceman Jakob Chychrun of the Sarnia Sting is listed at number two, followed by forward Alexander Nylander of the Mississauga Steelheads at three, Julien Gauthier of the Val-d’Or Foreurs at four, defenceman Olli Juolevi of the Knights is ranked fifth, the Steelheads’ Michael McLeod is listed at six, and Pierre-Luc Dubois of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles falls at number seven.  Also included at number 10 is defenceman Mikhail Sergachev of the Windsor Spitfires.

 

The top seven ranked goalies are also from the CHL including Carter Hart of the Everett Silvertips at number one, Evan Fitzpatrick of the Sherbrooke Phoenix at two, Zach Sawchenko of the Moose Jaw Warriors is ranked third, Joseph Raaymakers of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds is listed at four, Dylan Wells of the Peterborough Petes is fifth, the Knights’ Tyler Parsons is at six, and Evan Cormier of the Saginaw Spirit is ranked seventh.

 

The Ontario Hockey League leads the way with 67 players appearing in the rankings including 60 skaters and seven goaltenders, followed by 51 players from the Western Hockey League including 43 skaters and eight goaltenders, with a total of 34 players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League listed including 30 skaters and four goaltenders.

 

All 40 of the CHL players competing in the 2016 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game on Thursday January 28 in Vancouver, BC, appear in the Midterm Rankings including 35 of the top-60 skaters.

 

Last season, 150 CHL players appeared in the Midterm Rankings before 95 players from the CHL were selected in the 2015 NHL Draft including 17 players chosen in the first round.

 

For more information please visit www.bmotopprospects.ca

 

CHL North American Skaters:

Players in bold will compete in 2016 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
Rank, Name, Club, League, Birthdate, Height, Weight, Position, Shot

1 TKACHUK, MATTHEW LONDON OHL 11-Dec-1997 6′ 1.25″ 195 lbs * LW L

2 CHYCHRUN, JAKOB SARNIA OHL 31-Mar-1998 6′ 2.0″ 215 lbs * D L

3 NYLANDER, ALEXANDER MISSISSAUGA OHL 02-Mar-1998 6′ 0.5″ 179 lbs * LW R

4 GAUTHIER, JULIEN VAL-D’OR QMJHL 15-Oct-1997 6′ 3.5″ 225 lbs * RW R

5 JUOLEVI, OLLI LONDON OHL 05-May-1998 6′ 2.5″ 179 lbs * D L

6 MCLEOD, MICHAEL MISSISSAUGA OHL 03-Feb-1998 6′ 2.25″ 188 lbs * C R

7 DUBOIS, PIERRE-LUC CAPE BRETON QMJHL 24-Jun-1998 6′ 2.5″ 202 lbs * LW L

10 SERGACHEV, MIKHAIL WINDSOR OHL 25-Jun-1998 6′ 2.5″ 206 lbs * D L

11 JONES, MAX LONDON OHL 17-Feb-1998 6′ 3.0″ 205 lbs * LW L

13 BEAN, JAKE CALGARY WHL 09-Jun-1998 5′ 11.75″ 173 lbs * D L

14 BROWN, LOGAN WINDSOR OHL 05-Mar-1998 6′ 6.0″ 222 lbs * C L

19 BASTIAN, NATHAN MISSISSAUGA OHL 06-Dec-1997 6′ 3.75″ 208 lbs * RW R

20 DEBRINCAT, ALEXANDER ERIE OHL 18-Dec-1997 5′ 7.0″ 163 lbs * RW R

21 BENSON, TYLER VANCOUVER WHL 15-Mar-1998 5′ 11.75″ 201 lbs * LW L

22 CLAGUE, KALE BRANDON WHL 05-Jun-1998 5′ 11.75″ 177 lbs * D L

23 STANLEY, LOGAN WINDSOR OHL 26-May-1998 6′ 6.75″ 220 lbs * D L

25 STRANSKY, SIMON PRINCE ALBERT WHL 21-Dec-1997 5′ 11.5″ 171 lbs * LW L

26 HAJEK, LIBOR SASKATOON WHL 04-Feb-1998 6′ 2.0″ 185 lbs * D L

27 HOWDEN, BRETT MOOSE JAW WHL 29-Mar-1998 6′ 2.25″ 193 lbs * C L

28 GETTINGER, TIMOTHY SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 14-Apr-1998 6′ 5.25″ 206 lbs * LW L

29 STEEL, SAM REGINA WHL 03-Feb-1998 5′ 11.0″ 177 lbs * C L

31 LABERGE, PASCAL VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL 09-Apr-1998 6′ 1.0″ 162 lbs * C R

32 KATCHOUK, BORIS SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 18-Jun-1998 6′ 1.0″ 181 lbs * LW L

33 KOPACKA, JACK SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 05-Mar-1998 6′ 2.0″ 190 lbs * LW L

34 RADDYSH, TAYLOR ERIE OHL 18-Feb-1998 6′ 1.75″ 203 lbs * RW R

35 DUBE, DILLON KELOWNA WHL 20-Jul-1998 5′ 10.25″ 180 lbs * C L

36 ALLARD, FREDERIC CHICOUTIMI QMJHL 27-Dec-1997 6′ 1.0″ 179 lbs * D R

37 GREEN, LUKE SAINT JOHN QMJHL 12-Jan-1998 6′ 0.25″ 189 lbs * D R

38 JOHANSEN, LUCAS KELOWNA WHL 16-Nov-1997 6′ 1.25″ 174 lbs * D L

40 GIRARD, SAMUEL SHAWINIGAN QMJHL 12-May-1998 5′ 9.5″ 160 lbs * D L

41 LAJOIE, MAXIME SWIFT CURRENT WHL 05-Nov-1997 6′ 1.0″ 183 lbs * D L

42 BITTEN, WILLIAM FLINT OHL 10-Jul-1998 5′ 9.75″ 167 lbs * C R

43 DAY, SEAN MISSISSAUGA OHL 09-Jan-1998 6′ 2.0″ 224 lbs * D L

44 KUZNETSOV, VLADIMIR ACADIE-BATHURST QMJHL 18-Feb-1998 6′ 2.0″ 210 lbs * RW L

45 KYROU, JORDAN SARNIA OHL 05-May-1998 6′ 0.0″ 178 lbs * C R

46 NIEMELAINEN, MARKUS SAGINAW OHL 08-Jun-1998 6′ 4.75″ 189 lbs * D L

47 SOMPPI, OTTO HALIFAX QMJHL 12-Jan-1998 6′ 0.75″ 179 lbs * C L

53 GLEASON, BENJAMIN HAMILTON OHL 25-Mar-1998 6′ 0.0″ 168 lbs * D L

55 MIDDLETON, KEATON SAGINAW OHL 10-Feb-1998 6′ 5.5″ 233 lbs * D L

56 ABRAMOV, VITALY GATINEAU QMJHL 08-May-1998 5′ 8.75″ 172 lbs * RW L

57 MASCHERIN, ADAM KITCHENER OHL 06-Jun-1998 5′ 9.5″ 206 lbs * LW L

58 METE, VICTOR LONDON OHL 07-Jun-1998 5′ 9.5″ 174 lbs * D L

60 BARRON, TRAVIS OTTAWA OHL 17-Aug-1998 6′ 1.25″ 195 lbs * LW L

61 BUDIK, VOJTECH PRINCE ALBERT WHL 29-Jan-1998 6′ 1.0″ 189 lbs * D L

62 ANDERSON, JOSH PRINCE GEORGE WHL 29-Aug-1998 6′ 2.25″ 221 lbs * D L

63 SMITH, GIVANI GUELPH OHL 28-Feb-1998 6′ 1.5″ 204 lbs * RW L

65 CANDELLA, COLE HAMILTON OHL 13-Feb-1998 6′ 1.0″ 189 lbs * D L

68 BURKE, BRAYDEN LETHBRIDGE WHL 01-Jan-1997 5′ 9.75″ 160 lbs * LW L

70 VALA, ONDREJ KAMLOOPS WHL 13-Apr-1998 6′ 4.5″ 207 lbs * D L

71 BAJKOV, PATRICK EVERETT WHL 27-Nov-1997 5′ 11.5″ 175 lbs * LW R

72 NEVEU, JACOB ROUYN-NORANDA QMJHL 12-Jan-1998 6′ 1.5″ 206 lbs * D R

74 SYLVESTRE, GABRIEL SHAWINIGAN QMJHL 22-Jan-1998 6′ 3.0″ 190 lbs * D R

75 GREGOR, NOAH MOOSE JAW WHL 28-Jul-1998 5′ 11.25″ 180 lbs * C L

76 KASPICK, TANNER BRANDON WHL 28-Jan-1998 6′ 0.25″ 200 lbs * C L

77 BABENKO, EGOR LETHBRIDGE WHL 05-Feb-1997 5′ 9.0″ 160 lbs * RW L

78 GERLACH, MAX MEDICINE HAT WHL 04-Apr-1998 5′ 8.5″ 163 lbs * C R

79 FALKOVSKY, STEPAN OTTAWA OHL 18-Dec-1996 6′ 7.0″ 224 lbs * D L

80 CARROLL, NOAH GUELPH OHL 02-Dec-1997 6′ 1.0″ 178 lbs * D L

81 BUNNAMAN, CONNOR KITCHENER OHL 16-Apr-1998 6′ 1.0″ 207 lbs * C L

82 RONNING, TY VANCOUVER WHL 20-Oct-1997 5′ 8.75″ 165 lbs * RW R

83 PU, CLIFF LONDON OHL 03-Jun-1998 6′ 1.5″ 192 lbs * RW R

84 STALLARD, JORDAN CALGARY WHL 18-Sep-1997 6′ 2.0″ 188 lbs * C L

87 PAQUETTE, CHRISTOPHER NIAGARA OHL 27-Mar-1998 6′ 1.25″ 207 lbs * C R

88 STILLMAN, RILEY OSHAWA OHL 09-Mar-1998 6′ 0.5″ 180 lbs * D L

90 SAMBROOK, JORDAN ERIE OHL 11-Apr-1998 6′ 1.5″ 187 lbs * D R

91 SOKOLOV, DMITRY SUDBURY OHL 14-Apr-1998 5′ 11.25″ 220 lbs * RW L

94 O’BRIEN, BROGAN PRINCE GEORGE WHL 13-Aug-1997 6′ 2.25″ 189 lbs * LW L

95 TWARYNSKI, CARSEN CALGARY WHL 24-Nov-1997 6′ 2.0″ 198 lbs * LW L

96 CRAWLEY, BRANDON LONDON OHL 02-Feb-1997 6′ 1.5″ 207 lbs * D L

98 DE WIT, JEFFREY RED DEER WHL 14-Mar-1998 6′ 3.25″ 189 lbs * C R

102 MIROMANOV, DANIIL ACADIE-BATHURST QMJHL 11-Jul-1997 6′ 3.5″ 185 lbs * LW R

103 MATTINEN, NICOLAS LONDON OHL 05-Mar-1998 6′ 4.5″ 220 lbs * D R

104 CHERNYUK, KONSTANTIN KINGSTON OHL 13-Feb-1998 6′ 4.25″ 177 lbs * D L

106 SALITURO, DANTE OTTAWA OHL 15-Nov-1996 5′ 8.25″ 178 lbs C R

107 BROOKS, ADAM REGINA WHL 06-May-1996 5′ 10.25″ 174 lbs * C L

111 MAKSIMOVICH, KYLE ERIE OHL 10-Mar-1998 5′ 8.5″ 172 lbs * LW L

112 BALMAS, MITCHELL CHARLOTTETOWN QMJHL 19-Mar-1998 6′ 0.0″ 180 lbs * C L

113 STUKEL, JAKOB CALGARY WHL 06-Mar-1997 5′ 11.5″ 182 lbs * LW L

114 HAGEL, BRANDON RED DEER WHL 27-Aug-1998 5′ 11.75″ 156 lbs * LW L

115 SEVIGNY, MATHIEU DRUMMONDVILLE QMJHL 12-Mar-1998 6′ 0.75″ 175 lbs * LW L

117 DINEEN, CAM NORTH BAY OHL 19-Jun-1998 5′ 11.0″ 183 lbs * D L

119 LYSZCZARCZYK, ALAN SUDBURY OHL 17-Feb-1998 5′ 10.25″ 184 lbs * LW L

120 GALIPEAU, OLIVIER VAL-D’OR QMJHL 22-May-1997 6′ 0.75″ 203 lbs * D L

121 ABOLS, RODRIGO PORTLAND WHL 05-Jan-1996 6′ 4.5″ 188 lbs * C L

122 ELYNUIK, HUDSON SPOKANE WHL 12-Oct-1997 6′ 4.75″ 201 lbs * C L

123 COMMISSO, DOMENIC OSHAWA OHL 19-Feb-1998 5′ 11.0″ 178 lbs * C R

124 MALENSTYN, BECK CALGARY WHL 04-Feb-1998 6′ 1.75″ 191 lbs * LW L

126 SALINITRI, ANTHONY SARNIA OHL 05-Mar-1998 5′ 10.25″ 168 lbs * C L

132 GIGNAC, BRANDON SHAWINIGAN QMJHL 07-Nov-1997 5′ 10.5″ 173 lbs * C L

136 NOEL, NATHAN SAINT JOHN QMJHL 21-Jun-1997 5′ 10.5″ 179 lbs * C R

137 ANG, JONATHAN PETERBOROUGH OHL 31-Jan-1998 5′ 11.25″ 165 lbs * C R

139 FELHABER, TYE SAGINAW OHL 05-Aug-1998 5′ 10.75″ 191 lbs * C L

140 HEBIG, CAMERON SASKATOON WHL 21-Jan-1997 5′ 10.5″ 191 lbs * C R

142 FELIXSON, OLIVER SAINT JOHN QMJHL 11-Mar-1998 6′ 6.0″ 220 lbs * D L

143 RYMSHA, DRAKE OTTAWA OHL 06-Aug-1998 5′ 11.5″ 187 lbs * C R

145 FORTIER, MAXIME HALIFAX QMJHL 15-Dec-1997 5′ 10.0″ 177 lbs * RW R

148 CAAMANO, NICHOLAS FLINT OHL 07-Sep-1998 6′ 0.5″ 188 lbs * RW L

150 COLEMAN, LUKE PRINCE ALBERT WHL 09-Sep-1998 6′ 1.5″ 193 lbs * LW L

152 SOUSTAL, TOMAS KELOWNA WHL 15-Feb-1997 6′ 3.0″ 198 lbs C R

153 OSMANSKI, AUSTIN MISSISSAUGA OHL 30-Apr-1998 6′ 3.25″ 196 lbs * D L

155 BERG, ADAM REGINA WHL 04-Feb-1997 6′ 0.5″ 195 lbs * LW L

156 BILODEAU, GABRIEL GATINEAU QMJHL 04-Jun-1998 6′ 1.0″ 185 lbs * D R

158 BOWER, WILLIAM MONCTON QMJHL 07-Nov-1997 6′ 0.5″ 186 lbs * C R

159 HAWERCHUK, BEN BARRIE OHL 27-Mar-1998 5′ 10.25″ 178 lbs * LW L

160 SAIGEON, BRANDON HAMILTON OHL 14-Jun-1998 6′ 1.0″ 197 lbs * C L

161 WIEDERER, MANUEL MONCTON QMJHL 21-Nov-1996 6′ 0.0″ 171 lbs * C R

164 VERBEEK, HAYDEN SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 17-Oct-1997 5′ 9.25″ 177 lbs * C L

165 HUBER, MARIO VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL 08-Aug-1996 6′ 1.75″ 208 lbs * C R

166 KIRWAN, LUKE FLINT OHL 23-Sep-1997 6′ 1.75″ 230 lbs * LW L

167 GARDINER, REID PRINCE ALBERT WHL 19-Jan-1996 5′ 10.5″ 193 lbs RW R

169 OTTENBREIT, TURNER SEATTLE WHL 09-Jul-1997 6′ 3.25″ 190 lbs * D L

171 MURRAY, JUSTIN BARRIE OHL 22-Aug-1998 5′ 11.5″ 179 lbs * D L

173 KACHYNA, ONDREJ HAMILTON OHL 30-Apr-1998 6′ 3.5″ 192 lbs * D L

174 PICARD, MIGUEL BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND QMJHL 08-May-1998 6′ 0.75″ 174 lbs * C L

176 WESTGARD, TY VICTORIA WHL 21-May-1998 5′ 11.25″ 184 lbs * C R

177 COGHLAN, DYLAN TRI-CITY WHL 19-Feb-1998 6′ 1.75″ 190 lbs * D R

180 KUTKEVICIUS, LUKE HAMILTON OHL 25-Mar-1998 5′ 11.75″ 162 lbs * C L

181 DE JONG, BRENDAN PORTLAND WHL 23-Mar-1998 6′ 4.5″ 189 lbs * D L

182 MIERITZ, CHRISTIAN GUELPH OHL 30-Sep-1997 6′ 0.75″ 201 lbs * D L

187 PILON, GARRETT KAMLOOPS WHL 13-Apr-1998 5′ 10.25″ 175 lbs * C R

188 MALTSEV, ARTEM CHICOUTIMI QMJHL 27-Mar-1998 6′ 2.5″ 179 lbs * D R

191 WERBIK, NICOLAS RIMOUSKI QMJHL 09-Oct-1997 6′ 2.5″ 195 lbs * C R

194 KISLINGER, MAXIMILIAN NORTH BAY OHL 11-Feb-1998 6′ 2.0″ 201 lbs * LW L

196 KLIMA, KEVIN MONCTON QMJHL 05-Jun-1997 5′ 8.75″ 171 lbs * C L

197 DAVIDSON, DAWSON KAMLOOPS WHL 07-Apr-1998 5′ 10.75″ 177 lbs * D L

198 MURPHY, LIAM MONCTON QMJHL 20-Jan-1998 6′ 0.75″ 208 lbs * C L

199 POIRIER, ZACHARY NORTH BAY OHL 12-May-1998 5′ 11.75″ 193 lbs * C R

201 QUENNEVILLE, DAVID MEDICINE HAT WHL 13-Mar-1998 5′ 8.0″ 182 lbs * D R

202 MCEWAN, JAMES GUELPH OHL 15-Mar-1997 5′ 11.5″ 190 lbs * C L

204 MAHER, JORDAN ACADIE-BATHURST QMJHL 11-Mar-1998 5′ 11.0″ 175 lbs * C/RW R

206 VOLCAN, NOLAN SEATTLE WHL 04-Jul-1998 5′ 8.5″ 194 lbs * LW L

207 BRAZEAU, JUSTIN NORTH BAY OHL 02-Feb-1998 6′ 4.25″ 192 lbs * RW R

209 D’ASTOUS, CHARLES-EDOUARD RIMOUSKI QMJHL 21-Apr-1998 6′ 1.0″ 197 lbs * D L

 

 

CHL North American Goaltenders:

Rank, Name, Club, League, Birthdate, Height, Weight, Position, Catches

1 HART, CARTER EVERETT WHL 13-Aug-1998 6′ 0.5″ 177 lbs * L

2 FITZPATRICK, EVAN SHERBROOKE QMJHL 28-Jan-1998 6′ 2.5″ 222 lbs * L

3 SAWCHENKO, ZACHARY MOOSE JAW WHL 30-Dec-1997 6′ 0.0″ 178 lbs L

4 RAAYMAKERS, JOSEPH SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 17-Mar-1998 6′ 0.25″ 185 lbs * L

5 WELLS, DYLAN PETERBOROUGH OHL 03-Jan-1998 6′ 1.5″ 187 lbs * L

6 PARSONS, TYLER LONDON OHL 18-Sep-1997 6′ 1.25″ 184 lbs * L

7 CORMIER, EVAN SAGINAW OHL 06-Nov-1997 6′ 2.75″ 202 lbs * L

9 SARTHOU, EVAN TRI-CITY WHL 24-Sep-1997 6′ 1.0″ 186 lbs * L

11 WILLMS, BRODY MOOSE JAW WHL 21-Jul-1998 6′ 1.0″ 170 lbs * L

12 INGRAM, CONNOR KAMLOOPS WHL 31-Mar-1997 6′ 0.5″ 212 lbs L

13 SAMUEL, ANTOINE BAIE-COMEAU QMJHL 17-Sep-1997 6′ 2.5″ 187 lbs * L

14 TIMPANO, TROY SUDBURY OHL 13-Nov-1997 6′ 0.5″ 186 lbs * L

18 PORTER, CODY CALGARY WHL 23-Sep-1997 6′ 1.0″ 186 lbs * L

20 EDMONDS, TY PRINCE GEORGE WHL 20-Aug-1996 6′ 1.75″ 181 lbs * L

23 OVSJANNIKOV, DAVID BARRIE OHL 16-Feb-1997 6′ 5.75″ 225 lbs * L

25 DHILLON, STEPHEN NIAGARA OHL 14-Sep-1998 6′ 3.75″ 182 lbs * L

28 GRAMETBAUER, MARK GATINEAU QMJHL 10-Aug-1998 6′ 0.75″ 176 lbs * L

29 MCBRIDE, NICK PRINCE GEORGE WHL 11-Jan-1997 6′ 3.0″ 185 lbs * L

30 POVALL, JAMES VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL 17-Nov-1997 6′ 2.5″ 172 lbs * L

 

Please visit www.nhl.com to see the full rankings.

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