NHL Central Scouting Announces Preliminary Rankings

By League Press Release

NHL Central Scouting announced their preliminary rankings for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

The rankings include the top 25 skaters and top goaltenders from each of the three regional leagues.

Tyler Seguin of the Plymouth Whalers, Brandon Gormley of the Moncton Wildcats, and Brett Connolly of the Prince George Cougars are each the top ranked player from their respective leagues.  All three players are also competing in the 2009 SUBWAY Super Series.

The top CHL prospects eligible for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft will compete in the Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Windsor, ON, January 19-20, 2010.

Here are the rankings for each league:

OHL:

1  SEGUIN, TYLER  PLYMOUTH
2  HALL, TAYLOR  WINDSOR
3  FOWLER, CAM  WINDSOR
4  GUDBRANSON, ERIK  KINGSTON
5  BURMISTROV, ALEXANDER  BARRIE
6  MCFARLAND, JOHN  SUDBURY
7  MARTINDALE, RYAN  OTTAWA
8  WATSON, AUSTIN  WINDSOR
9  TELEGIN, IVAN  SAGINAW
10  YOGAN, ANDREW  ERIE
11  SHUGG, JUSTIN  WINDSOR
12  BEUKEBOOM, BROCK  SAULT STE. MARIE
13  SPOONER, RYAN  PETERBOROUGH
14  TOFFOLI, TYLER  OTTAWA
15  SKINNER, JEFF  KITCHENER
16  SILAS, STEPHEN  BELLEVILLE
17  HAMILTON, FREDDIE  NIAGARA
18  WIND, CAMERON  BRAMPTON
19  SHIPLEY, STEVEN  OWEN SOUND
20  SMITH, DALTON  OTTAWA
21  ARCHIBALD, BRANDON  SAULT STE. MARIE
22  SHALLA, JOSH  SAGINAW
23  CARRICK, SAM  BRAMPTON
24  LEVI, AUSTIN  PLYMOUTH
25  THOMAS, CHRISTIAN  OSHAWA

Goalies
1   VISENTIN, MARK  NIAGARA
2  GRUBAUER, PHILLIPP BELLEVILLE
3  HOUSER, MICHAEL  LONDON
4  ANDERSON, JP  MISSISSAUGA ST. MICHAEL’S
5  O’HAGAN, BRYCE  SAULT STE. MARIE
6  WEDGEWOOD, SCOTT  PLYMOUTH
7  BAILIE, KEVIN  OSHAWA

QMJHL:

1  GORMLEY, BRANDON  MONCTON
2  KABANOV, KIRILL  MONCTON
3  STRAKA, PETR  RIMOUSKI
4  CULEK, JAKUB  RIMOUSKI
5  BOURNIVAL, MICHAEL  SHAWINIGAN
6  AUBRY, LOUIS-MARC  MONTREAL
7  GALIEV, STANISLAV  SAINT JOHN
8  GAUTHIER, DANICK  SAINT JOHN
9  GAUTHIER-LEDUC, JEROME  ROUYN-NORANDA
10  CARRIER, SAMUEL  LEWISTON
11  LEVASSEUR, JULIEN  RIMOUSKI
12  ELLIS, MORGAN  CAPE BRETON
13  ABELTSHAUSER, KONRAD  HALIFAX
14  DORE, PATRICK  VICTORIAVILLE
15  BOUTET, ETIENNE  RIMOUSKI
16  LEBEL, STEVE  CHICOUTIMI
17  BLAIN, JEREMIE  ACADIE-BATHURST
18  MACAULAY, STEPHEN  SAINT JOHN
19  CHAPUT, MICHAEL  LEWISTON
20  VERMETTE, GABRIEL  CHICOUTIMI
21  POROWSKI, MITCHELL  GATINEAU
22  JANOSIK, ADAM  GATINEAU
23  EMOND, ALEX  RIMOUSKI
24  LAMARCHE, MAXIME  VICTORIAVILLE
25  GAGNE, KEVIN  SAINT JOHN

Goalies  
1  DOMINGUE, LOUIS  MONCTON
2  CORBEIL-THERIAULT, MATHIEU  HALIFAX
3  CLERMONT, MAXIME  GATINEAU
4  TREMBLAY, PHILIPPE  RIMOUSKI
5  GIROUX, SIMON  BAIE-COMEAU
6  NADEAU, GUILLAUME  ACADIE-BATHURST

WHL:

1  CONNOLLY, BRETT  PRINCE GEORGE
2  PYSYK, MARK  EDMONTON
3  PETROVIC, ALEXANDER  RED DEER
4  ETEM, EMERSON  MEDICINE HAT
5  RUTKOWSKI, TROY  PORTLAND
6  NIEDERREITER, NINO  PORTLAND
7  MCILRATH, DYLAN  MOOSE JAW
8  HOWDEN, QUINTON  MOOSE JAW
9  JOHANSEN, RYAN  PORTLAND
10  WEAL, JORDAN  REGINA
11  STONE, MARK  BRANDON
12  HAMILTON, CURTIS  SASKATOON
13  ROSS, BRADLEY  PORTLAND
14  HARRISON, RYAN  PRINCE ALBERT
15  SHINNIMIN, BRENDAN  TRI-CITY
16  INGLIS, CHARLES  SASKATOON
17  MCFAULL, KENDALL  MOOSE JAW
18  SUNDHER, KEVIN  CHILLIWACK
19  BARNETT, J.T.  VANCOUVER
20  MADAISKY, AUSTIN  CALGARY
21  GUDAS, RADKO  EVERETT
22  DAVIDSON, BRANDON  REGINA
23  THERIAU, ALEX  EVERETT
24  MACKENZIE, MATT  CALGARY
25  SUTTER, BRODY  LETHBRIDGE
26  DEPAPE, JORDAN  BRANDON

Goalies  
1  PICKARD, CALVIN  SEATTLE
2  SIMPSON, KENT  EVERETT
3  LANIGAN, CAM  EDMONTON
4  BUNZ, TYLER  MEDICINE HAT
5  KOLPPANEN, VILLE  LETHBRIDGE
6  GLOVER, BRANDON  MOOSE JAW 
 
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