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133 CHL Players Listed in NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings

23 of the top 30 ranked skaters to compete in 2011 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

 

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 133 CHL players appear in NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. 

 

The domestic rankings list a total of 212 North American skaters including 117 from the CHL, and an additional 34 North American goaltenders which includes 16 that currently compete in the CHL. 

 

Nine of the top 10 ranked skaters are from the CHL including the top ranked Gabriel Landeskog of the Kitchener Rangers, Sean Couturier of the Drummondville Voltigeurs appears at number two, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Red Deer Rebels is ranked third, followed by Jonathan Huberdeau of the Saint John Sea Dogs who is ranked fourth. 

 

In addition to Sweden’s Landeskog and Canada’s Couturier, Switzerland’s Sven Bartschi of the Portland Winterhawks is ranked sixth and is one of three CHL players listed in the top-10 that competed in the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship.

 

Seven of the top 10 ranked goaltenders are also from the CHL including Christopher Gibson of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens who is ranked second, followed by Matej Machovsky of the Brampton Battalion at number three, and Liam Liston of the Brandon Wheat Kings who is ranked fourth. 

 

The Ontario Hockey League leads the way with 57 players appearing in the rankings including 47 skaters and 10 goaltenders, followed by 42 from the Western Hockey League (39 skaters and three goaltenders, and 34 players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (31 skaters and three goaltenders). 

 

All 40 CHL players selected to compete in the 2011 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game January 18-19 at Air Canada Centre appear in the midterm rankings including 23 of the top 30 skaters. 

 

Tickets can still be purchased individually for the 2011 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Skills Competition on January 18 beginning as low as $10, with tickets for the January 19 game beginning at $40 for purchase at www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling 416-872-5000.

 

CHL Players Ranked by NHL Central Scouting (players in bold to compete in 2011 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game):

 

RANK

PLAYER

TEAM

LEAGUE

HEIGHT

WEIGHT

POSITION

1

LANDESKOG, GABRIEL

KITCHENER

OHL

6′ 0.5″

207

LW

2

COUTURIER, SEAN

DRUMMONDVILLE

QMJHL

6′ 4″

195

C

3

NUGENT-HOPKINS, RYAN

RED DEER

WHL

6′ 0.5″

170

C

4

HUBERDEAU, JONATHAN

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

6′ 1.25″

168

C

6

BAERTSCHI, SVEN

PORTLAND

WHL

5′ 10.5″

175

LW

7

HAMILTON, DOUGIE

NIAGARA

OHL

6′ 4.25″

193

D

8

SAAD, BRANDON

SAGINAW

OHL

6′ 1.25″

208

LW

9

BEAULIEU, NATHAN

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

6′ 1.75″

185

D

10

MURPHY, RYAN

KITCHENER

OHL

5′ 10.5″

176

D

11

RATTIE, TY

PORTLAND

WHL

5′ 11″

170

RW

12

PHILLIPS, ZACK

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

6′ 1″

181

C

14

SIEMENS, DUNCAN

SASKATOON

WHL

6′ 3″

197

D

16

MORROW, JOSEPH

PORTLAND

WHL

6′ 0.5″

196

D

17

NAMESTNIKOV, VLADISLAV

LONDON

OHL

5′ 11.5″

170

C

18

JENNER, BOONE

OSHAWA

OHL

6′ 0.75″

194

C

19

STROME, RYAN

NIAGARA

OHL

6′ 0.25″

183

C

20

JENSEN, NICKLAS

OSHAWA

OHL

6′ 2.25″

188

LW;RW

21

SCHEIFELE, MARK

BARRIE

OHL

6′ 1.5″

177

C

22

MCNEILL, MARK

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

6′ 1″

204

C

23

DANAULT, PHILLIP

VICTORIAVILLE

QMJHL

6′ 0″

178

LW

24

JURCO, TOMAS

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

6′ 2″

193

RW

26

MUSIL, DAVID

VANCOUVER

WHL

6′ 3.5″

200

D

29

PUEMPEL, MATTHEW

PETERBOROUGH

OHL

6′ 0″

198

LW

33

WOTHERSPOON, TYLER

PORTLAND

WHL

6′ 1.5″

200

D

34

RAKELL, RICKARD

PLYMOUTH

OHL

6′ 0.25″

191

RW

35

PRINCE, SHANE

OTTAWA

OHL

5′ 10″

181

C

36

ST. CROIX, MICHAEL

EDMONTON

WHL

5′ 10.75″

176

C

37

BELL, MYLES

REGINA

WHL

6′ 0″

209

D

39

OUELLET, XAVIER

MONTREAL

QMJHL

5′ 11.5″

182

D

40

JACOBS, COLIN

SEATTLE

WHL

6′ 1″

205

C

41

ARCHAMBAULT, OLIVIER

VAL-D’OR

QMJHL

5′ 11″

170

LW

42

TROCHECK, VINCENT

SAGINAW

OHL

5′ 10″

184

C

43

CATENACCI, DANIEL

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

5′ 9.5″

176

C

44

LESSIO, LUCAS

OSHAWA

OHL

6′ 0.75″

196

LW

45

KHOKHLACHEV, ALEXANDER

WINDSOR

OHL

5′ 10″

188

C;LW

46

CLOUTIER, GUILLAUME

CHICOUTIMI

QMJHL

6′ 1.25″

164

D

47

NOESEN, STEFAN

PLYMOUTH

OHL

6′ 0.25″

195

RW

48

NOEBELS, MARCEL

SEATTLE

WHL

6′ 2.5″

195

LW

49

TESINK, RYAN

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

5′ 11″

157

C

50

SCARLETT, REECE

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

6′ 0.75″

170

D

51

PERCY, STUART

MISSISSAUGA ST. MICHAEL’S

OHL

6′ 0.75″

184

D

52

SHAW, LOGAN

CAPE BRETON

QMJHL

6′ 3″

197

RW

53

LE SIEUR, MAXIMILIEN

SHAWINIGAN

QMJHL

6′ 1.75″

203

RW

57

RITCHIE, BRETT

SARNIA

OHL

6′ 3″

210

RW

58

OKE, SCOTT

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

6′ 2.5″

185

LW

62

LOWRY, ADAM

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

6′ 3.5″

186

LW

64

QUINE, ALAN

PETERBOROUGH

OHL

5′ 10.75″

178

C

67

HARRINGTON, SCOTT

LONDON

OHL

6′ 0.75″

207

D

68

CRAMAROSSA, JOSEPH

MISSISSAUGA ST. MICHAEL’S

OHL

6′ 0.25″

188

C

69

EDMUNDSON, JOEL

MOOSE JAW

WHL

6′ 4.5″

191

D

70

EWANYK, TRAVIS

EDMONTON

WHL

6′ 0.5″

178

LW

73

LOCKHART, LUKE

SEATTLE

WHL

5′ 10.25″

180

RW

74

RIEDER, TOBIAS

KITCHENER

OHL

5′ 10.25″

169

C

75

PEDAN, ANDREI

GUELPH

OHL

6′ 3.75″

201

D

76

COUSINS, NICK

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

5′ 10.5″

166

C

78

BROLL, DAVID

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

6′ 1.5″

216

LW

79

MEURS, GARRETT

PLYMOUTH

OHL

5′ 10.5″

169

C

80

KELLY, AIDAN

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

6′ 1.25″

190

C

86

CAMARA, ANTHONY

SAGINAW

OHL

6′ 0.25″

194

LW

87

YUEN, ZACHARY

TRI-CITY

WHL

5′ 11.75″

205

D

88

BRASSARD, AUSTEN

BELLEVILLE

OHL

6′ 2″

191

RW

91

RACINE, JONATHAN

SHAWINIGAN

QMJHL

6′ 1″

182

D

93

LEBLANC, JEAN-FRANCOIS

VAL-D’OR

QMJHL

6′ 3.5″

190

C

94

VEILLEUX, YANNICK

SHAWINIGAN

QMJHL

6′ 2″

190

LW

96

FRITSCH, ANDREW

OWEN SOUND

OHL

6′ 0″

187

RW

97

HANSEN, TYLER

KAMLOOPS

WHL

6′ 2.5″

192

D

99

BENSON, BRENT

SASKATOON

WHL

5′ 11.25″

183

C

100

CURTIS, MICHAEL

BELLEVILLE

OHL

5′ 11.75″

182

LW

102

MCCOLGAN, SHANE

KELOWNA

WHL

5′ 8″

165

RW

104

THOMSON, BEN

KITCHENER

OHL

6′ 3.25″

205

LW

105

FRANKO, ZACHERY

KELOWNA

WHL

5′ 10″

160

LW

106

KUVAEV, ALEXANDER

LETHBRIDGE

WHL

6′ 1.25″

190

F

107

ELLIOT, MITCH

SEATTLE

WHL

6′ 5″

215

LW

108

BOURRET, GABRIEL

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

6′ 0″

173

D

109

KESSY, KALE

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

6′ 2.5″

184

C

114

CAMERON, JASON

SAINT JOHN

QMJHL

5′ 10.75″

170

C

116

DUININCK, CRAIG

WINDSOR

OHL

6′ 0″

200

D

117

SUELLENTROP, COLIN

OSHAWA

OHL

6′ 1.25″

190

D

118

BELL, ZACH

BRAMPTON

OHL

6′ 2″

211

D

119

GRIST, SAM

TRI-CITY

WHL

6′ 4.25″

200

D

122

CUTTING, KEEVIN

OWEN SOUND

OHL

6′ 1.25″

180

D

124

SPROUL, RYAN

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

6′ 3″

175

D

126

TRUTMANN, DARIO

PLYMOUTH

OHL

5′ 11.25″

188

D

129

NOREAU, SAMUEL

BAIE-COMEAU

QMJHL

6′ 4.5″

206

D

130

SMITH, COLIN

KAMLOOPS

WHL

5′ 10.25″

162

C

131

BEAUPRE, GABRIEL

VAL-D’OR

QMJHL

6′ 2″

195

D

137

DONNELLY, DILLON

SHAWINIGAN

QMJHL

6′ 2″

193

D

140

TOPPING, MITCH

CHILLIWACK

WHL

6′ 0.25″

185

D

142

TVRDON, MAREK

VANCOUVER

WHL

6′ 1.5″

210

RW

143

UHER, DOMINIK

SPOKANE

WHL

5′ 11.75″

195

C

146

WOODWORTH, STEPHEN

CAPE BRETON

QMJHL

5′ 11.75″

181

D

148

STRANSKY, MATEJ

SASKATOON

WHL

6′ 2.5″

193

RW

151

LOWE, KEEGAN

EDMONTON

WHL

6′ 1″

173

D

154

BRASSART, BRADY

SPOKANE

WHL

6′ 1″

185

RW

155

HENLEY, SAMUEL

LEWISTON

QMJHL

6′ 4″

195

LW

157

GRIFFITH, SETH

LONDON

OHL

5′ 9.5″

185

C

158

SANDLAK, CARTER

BELLEVILLE

OHL

6′ 1.5″

190

LW

166

KOSTERMAN, PETER

CALGARY

WHL

6′ 4″

191

D

167

VANDANE, DAVIS

SPOKANE

WHL

6′ 3″

200

D

168

ANDREWS, BRENT

HALIFAX

QMJHL

6′ 1.5″

200

LW

169

TROJANOVIC, STEVEN

PETERBOROUGH

OHL

6′ 1″

198

D

170

PAGEAU, JEAN-GABRIEL

GATINEAU

QMJHL

5′ 9.25″

163

C

171

FIDDLER, TODD

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

5′ 10.75″

193

LW

173

GOODROW, BARCLAY

BRAMPTON

OHL

6′ 2″

208

LW

178

HOULE, OLIVIER

ACADIE-BATHURST

QMJHL

6′ 2.5″

210

D

181

CAJKOVSKY, MICHAL

KINGSTON

OHL

6′ 3″

203

D

182

D’AOUST, OLIVIER

MONCTON

QMJHL

6′ 2.75″

222

LW

183

MCNAUGHTON, CODY

GUELPH

OHL

5′ 9.25″

176

RW

184

BARDARO, ANTHONY

SPOKANE

WHL

5′ 8.25″

176

C

186

JODOIN, OLIVIER

CAPE BRETON

QMJHL

6′ 2.5″

189

LW

191

MILLER, COLIN

SAULT STE. MARIE

OHL

6′ 0.25″

175

D

192

ASTLES, JESSEY

KELOWNA

WHL

6′ 1.25″

192

RW

194

BUSENIUS, DYLAN

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

6′ 0.25″

179

D

195

FILIATRAULT, ALEX

VAL-D’OR

QMJHL

6′ 2″

192

D

197

MATHERS, DEREK

PETERBOROUGH

OHL

6′ 3″

226

RW

199

DEMELO, DYLAN

MISSISSAUGA ST. MICHAEL’S

OHL

6′ 0″

196

D

201

LEMIEUX, ALEX

MONTREAL

QMJHL

5′ 11.5″

189

RW

 

Goaltenders:

RANK

PLAYER

TEAM

LEAGUE

HEIGHT

WEIGHT

2

GIBSON, CHRISTOPHER

CHICOUTIMI

QMJHL

6′ 1″

193

3

MACHOVSKY, MATEJ

BRAMPTON

OHL

6′ 1.75″

191

4

LISTON, LIAM

BRANDON

WHL

6′ 0.5″

199

7

BINNINGTON, JORDAN

OWEN SOUND

OHL

6′ 1.75″

160

8

HONZIK, DAVID

VICTORIAVILLE

QMJHL

6′ 3″

194

9

LAGACE, MAXIME

PEI

QMJHL

6′ 1.25″

175

10

GALANSKY, TADEAS

SAGINAW

OHL

6′ 3.25″

186

11

MORRISON, MICHAEL

KITCHENER

OHL

6′ 0.25″

177

12

WILLIAMS, ERIC

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

5′ 11.5″

162

14

BROSSOIT, LAURENT

EDMONTON

WHL

6′ 2.5″

193

16

PALAZZESE, FRANK

KINGSTON

OHL

6′ 0.25″

165

19

CHARTRAND, JOHN

BARRIE

OHL

6′ 0.5″

185

23

MAHALAK, MATT

PLYMOUTH

OHL

6′ 1.75″

183

26

HOUSER, MICHAEL

LONDON

OHL

6′ 0.75″

185

28

TEICHMANN, TYSON

BELLEVILLE

OHL

5′ 11.75″

140

30

SPARKS, GARRET

GUELPH

OHL

6′ 2″

200

 

For a complete list of all players ranked by NHL Central Scouting please visit www.nhl.com

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