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77 OHL Players on November ‘Players to Watch’ List for 2017 NHL Draft
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77 players from the Ontario Hockey League were listed among NHL Central Scouting’s November ‘Players to Watch’ list for the 2017 NHL Draft which takes place June 23-24 in Chicago, Ill.

The 77 players represents 46 percent of CHL players included in the rankings as 58 players from the Western Hockey League and 33 from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League are also included.

Six OHL skaters received an ‘A’ rating, including the Hamilton Bulldogs duo of forwards Matthew Strome and MacKenzie Entwistle, Mississauga Steelhead winger Owen Tippett and teammate Nicolas Hague on the blue line, Windsor Spitfires forward Gabriel Vilardi and London Knights winger Alex Formenton.

23 skaters and three goaltenders received a ‘B rating’ which indicates second/third round candidates, while 38 skaters and seven goaltenders received a ‘C rating’ which indicates fourth/fifth/sixth round NHL Draft candidates.

The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds lead the CHL with eight players included on the rankings while the Owen Sound Attack trail close behind with six and the Guelph Storm, Hamilton Bulldogs, Oshawa Generals, Ottawa 67’s and Peterborough Petes come in with five each.

48 OHL players were selected in the 2016 NHL Draft including nine players chosen in the first round.

 

77 OHL ‘Players to Watch’ for the 2017 NHL Draft

‘A’ RATED SKATERS

A ENTWISTLE MACKENZIE HAMILTON OHL 6′ 2.75″ 180 RW R
A FORMENTON ALEX LONDON OHL 6′ 1.0″ 162 LW L
A HAGUE NICOLAS MISSISSAUGA OHL 6′ 5.5″ 206 D L
A STROME MATTHEW HAMILTON OHL 6′ 3.5″ 206 LW L
A TIPPETT OWEN MISSISSAUGA OHL 6′ 1.5″ 202 RW R
A VILARDI GABRIEL WINDSOR OHL 6′ 3.0″ 201 C R

 

‘B’ RATED SKATERS

B CHMELEVSKI SASHA OTTAWA OHL 5′ 11.25″ 191 C R
B FROST MORGAN SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 5′ 10.75″ 170 C L
B HOEFENMAYER NOEL OTTAWA OHL 6′ 0.25″ 191 D L
B LODNIA IVAN ERIE OHL 5′ 10.0″ 182 C R
B LYLE BRADY NORTH BAY OHL 6′ 1.25″ 203 D R
B MCGREGOR RYAN SARNIA OHL 5′ 11.75″ 157 LW L
B MEIRELES GREG KITCHENER OHL 5′ 9.75″ 172 RW R
B PAQUETTE JACOB KINGSTON OHL 6′ 2.75″ 207 D L
B PHILLIPS MARKUS OWEN SOUND OHL 5′ 11.75″ 202 D L
B RASANEN EEMELI KINGSTON OHL 6′ 6.25″ 216 D R
B RATCLIFFE ISAAC GUELPH OHL 6′ 5.5″ 196 LW L
B ROBERTSON JASON KINGSTON OHL 6′ 1.75″ 192 LW L
B RUZICKA ADAM SARNIA OHL 6′ 3.5″ 202 C L
B SAMORUKOV DMITRI GUELPH OHL 6′ 2.0″ 180 D L
B SCHNARR NATE GUELPH OHL 6′ 2.75″ 180 C R
B STUDENIC MARIAN HAMILTON OHL 6′ 0.5″ 164 RW L
B STUDNICKA JACK OSHAWA OHL 6′ 1.0″ 171 C R
B SUSHKO MAKSIM OWEN SOUND OHL 5′ 11.75″ 181 RW L
B SUZUKI NICK OWEN SOUND OHL 5′ 10.75″ 187 C R
B SVOBODA MATYAS PETERBOROUGH OHL 6′ 3.0″ 216 LW L
B THILANDER ADAM NORTH BAY OHL 6′ 0.0″ 190 D R
B THOMAS ROBERT LONDON OHL 5′ 11.5″ 185 C R
B TIMMINS CONOR SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 6′ 1.25″ 185 D R

 

‘C’ RATED SKATERS

C BALL JACOB NORTH BAY OHL 6′ 3.25″ 201 LW L
C BOKA LUKE WINDSOR OHL 5′ 11.5″ 191 RW R
C BOURQUE TRENTON OWEN SOUND OHL 6′ 1.75″ 200 D L
C CARSON MACAULEY SUDBURY OHL 6′ 0.5″ 211 LW L
C CHENIER BRADLEY NORTH BAY OHL 5′ 10.5″ 171 LW L
C CLARKE CJ PETERBOROUGH OHL 6′ 0.5″ 192 RW L
C COMMISSO DOMENIC OSHAWA OHL 5′ 11.25″ 192 C R
C COSKEY COLE SAGINAW OHL 6′ 0.5″ 189 RW R
C CRAWLEY BRANDON LONDON OHL 6′ 1.5″ 203 D L
C DAVIS HAYDEN NIAGARA OHL 6′ 2.25″ 193 D R
C DEAKIN-POOT NICK GUELPH OHL 6′ 4.25″ 210 C L
C DEMEO ANTHONY SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 6′ 0.0″ 185 D L
C GADJOVICH JONAH OWEN SOUND OHL 6′ 2.0″ 209 LW L
C GALLANT ZACH PETERBOROUGH OHL 6′ 2.0″ 188 C L
C GLEASON BENJAMIN HAMILTON OHL 6′ 0.75″ 180 D L
C GOLDEN JACOB LONDON OHL 5′ 11.0″ 163 D L
C GORDEEV FEDOR FLINT OHL 6′ 6.25″ 211 D L
C GRIMA NICHOLAS PETERBOROUGH OHL 5′ 11.75″ 195 D R
C HAWEL LIAM SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 6′ 3.5″ 175 C R
C HEDBERG TOM BARRIE OHL 5′ 11.0″ 162 D L
C HOLLOWELL MAC SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 5′ 9.0″ 170 D R
C ISAACSON NICK PETERBOROUGH OHL 6′ 2.75″ 187 LW L
C KEATING AUSTEN OTTAWA OHL 5′ 11.5″ 170 LW L
C KRASTENBERGS RENARS OSHAWA OHL 5′ 11.0″ 171 LW L
C MACHALA ONDREJ NIAGARA OHL 5′ 9.75″ 176 LW L
C MACLEAN KYLE OSHAWA OHL 6′ 0.25″ 175 LW L
C MAKINEN OTTO SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 6′ 1.0″ 178 C L
C MCHUGH NICHOLAS KITCHENER OHL 5′ 11.0″ 165 LW L
C MICHNAC ALBERT GUELPH OHL 5′ 10.75″ 176 LW L
C NYMAN LINUS KINGSTON OHL 5′ 9.25″ 158 RW L
C O’GRADY REAGAN SUDBURY OHL 6′ 1.5″ 194 D R
C PODDUBNYI GERMAN ERIE OHL 6′ 1.5″ 181 C L
C PRONER ROBERT SAGINAW OHL 6′ 2.25″ 211 D L
C PRYCE NICK OWEN SOUND OHL 5′ 10.25″ 182 LW L
C PURBOO COLE WINDSOR OHL 6′ 2.75″ 215 RW R
C ROBERTS ELIJAH KITCHENER OHL 5′ 8.25″ 159 D L
C RYMSHA DRAKE OTTAWA OHL 5′ 11.75″ 187 C R
C SEITZ DYLAN KITCHENER OHL 6′ 1.25″ 189 C L

 

‘B’ RATED GOALTENDERS

B DIPIETRO MICHAEL WINDSOR OHL 6′ 0.0″ 196 G L
B FULCHER KADEN HAMILTON OHL 6′ 3.75″ 183 G L
B KEYSER KYLE OSHAWA OHL 6′ 1.75″ 182 G L

 

‘C’ RATED GOALTENDERS

C HUGHES AIDAN SARNIA OHL 6′ 3.0″ 235 G L
C INCZE COLTON NIAGARA OHL 6′ 1.25″ 205 G L
C LAFRENIERE OLIVIER OTTAWA OHL 6′ 0.75″ 212 G L
C MCGRATH JAKE SUDBURY OHL 6′ 0.75″ 158 G L
C PROPP CHRISTIAN BARRIE OHL 6′ 2.25″ 176 G L
C RAAYMAKERS JOSEPH SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 6′ 0.25″ 185 G L
C VILLALTA MATT SAULT STE. MARIE OHL 6′ 2.5″ 165 G L
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