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OHL talent ready for 2018 NHL Draft

 

The stage is set for Ontario Hockey League stars to make the next step towards their National Hockey League dreams at the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, Texas, with first round selections beginning Friday night followed by rounds two through seven on Saturday.

61 OHL players are listed in NHL Central Scouting’s Final Draft Rankings including top North American skater Andrei Svechnikov of the Barrie Colts, top defenceman Evan Bouchard of the London Knights at number four, and forward Barrett Hayton of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and Serron Noel of the Oshawa Generals rounding out the top-10 at nine and 10 respectively.

Since 1969, a total of 2,319 OHL players have been selected in the NHL Draft representing close to 21% of all players chosen by clubs and a figure higher than any other league solidifying the OHL as the number one supplier of NHL talent.

One year ago the OHL enjoyed another strong showing at the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago with 42 players selected including five first round picks.

Since 2000, 250 OHL players have been selected in the first and second rounds with more than 85 already competing in over 300 career NHL games.

Best of luck to all players and their families at the 2018 NHL Draft!

2018 NHL Central Scouting Service Final Draft Rankings
(Released April 16, 2018)

OHL North American Skaters:

North American rank, name, CHL club, league, position

1 SVECHNIKOV ANDREI 26-Mar-00 BARRIE OHL RW
4 BOUCHARD EVAN 20-Oct-99 LONDON OHL D
9 HAYTON BARRETT 9-Jun-00 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL C
10 NOEL SERRON 8-Aug-00 OSHAWA OHL RW
11 SANDIN RASMUS 7-Mar-00 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL D
15 THOMAS AKIL 2-Jan-00 NIAGARA OHL C
16 MCLEOD RYAN 21-Sep-99 MISSISSAUGA OHL C
19 FOUDY LIAM 4-Feb-00 LONDON OHL C
25 DELLANDREA TY 21-Jul-00 FLINT OHL C
26 JENKINS BLADE 11-Aug-00 SAGINAW OHL LW
29 BAHL KEVIN 27-Jun-00 OTTAWA OHL D
34 CLARK KODY 13-Oct-99 OTTAWA OHL RW
37 DURZI SEAN 21-Oct-98 OWEN SOUND OHL D
45 MERKLEY RYAN 14-Aug-00 GUELPH OHL D
50 MCSHANE ALLAN 14-Feb-00 OSHAWA OHL C
52 CHISHOLM DECLAN 12-Jan-00 PETERBOROUGH OHL D
56 GROSS NICO 26-Jan-00 OSHAWA OHL D
57 VALLATI GIOVANNI 21-Feb-00 KITCHENER OHL D
62 HOELSCHER MITCHELL 27-Jan-00 OTTAWA OHL C
63 DOUGLAS CURTIS 6-Mar-00 WINDSOR OHL C
67 HILLIS CAMERON 24-Jun-00 GUELPH OHL C
68 DUDAS AIDAN 15-Jun-00 OWEN SOUND OHL C
72 REGULA ALEC 6-Aug-00 LONDON OHL D
78 ROBERTSON CARTER 15-Jan-00 OTTAWA OHL D
79 GOGOLEV PAVEL 19-Feb-00 PETERBOROUGH OHL RW
82 DER-ARGUCHINTSEV SEMYON 15-Sep-00 PETERBOROUGH OHL C
84 EVERETT CALEB 20-Jan-00 SAGINAW OHL D
85 RIPPON MERRICK 27-Apr-00 OTTAWA OHL D
89 NYMAN LINUS 11-Jul-99 KINGSTON OHL RW
97 GOLOD MAXIM 18-Aug-00 ERIE OHL LW
99 MOSKAL BILLY 22-Mar-00 LONDON OHL C
100 DAMIANI RILEY 20-Mar-00 KITCHENER OHL C
106 BITTEN SAMUEL 21-Mar-00 OTTAWA OHL C
109 DUNKLEY NATHAN 5-Mar-00 LONDON OHL C
111 KEANE JOEY 2-Jul-99 BARRIE OHL D
114 BRUDER ANDREW 16-Aug-00 NIAGARA OHL RW
116 ENNIS WILLIAM 31-May-00 OSHAWA OHL D
118 HOLLOWELL MAC 26-Sep-98 SAULT STE. MARIE OHL D
123 CORCORAN CONNOR 7-Aug-00 WINDSOR OHL D
124 STRUTHERS MATTHEW 26-Dec-99 NORTH BAY OHL C
134 TRUE OLIVER 4-May-00 OTTAWA OHL RW
139 STRATIS PETER 18-Jan-00 SUDBURY OHL D
142 BRAZEAU JUSTIN 2-Feb-98 NORTH BAY OHL RW
146 ROBERTS CONNOR 22-Feb-00 FLINT OHL C
147 SAIGEON BRANDON 14-Jun-98 HAMILTON OHL C
148 HOLMES HUNTER 25-Jan-00 FLINT OHL C
151 MICHNAC ALBERT 18-Oct-98 MISSISSAUGA OHL LW
158 LISKA ADAM 14-Oct-99 KITCHENER OHL C
161 MCCOURT RILEY 26-Jun-00 FLINT OHL D
167 LEUFVENIUS HUGO 26-Mar-99 SARNIA OHL LW
171 TUCKER TYLER 1-Mar-00 BARRIE OHL D
180 NURSE ISAAC 16-Mar-99 HAMILTON OHL RW
181 BURGHARDT LUKE 12-May-98 NORTH BAY OHL C
183 MACDOUGALL MATHEW 23-Jan-00 WINDSOR OHL LW
190 GIROUX DAMIEN 3-Mar-00 SAGINAW OHL C
201 MACPHERSON JUSTIN 23-Jun-00 NIAGARA OHL D

 

OHL North American Goaltenders:

North American rank, name, CHL club, league

11 PROPP CHRISTIAN 27-Mar-99 NORTH BAY OHL G
13 INGHAM JACOB 10-Jun-00 MISSISSAUGA OHL G
15 KOOY JORDAN 30-Apr-00 LONDON OHL G
28 POPOVICH ANTHONY 1-Aug-99 GUELPH OHL G
31 DONOFRIO NICK 19-Nov-99 HAMILTON OHL G

 

Top 32 PLAYERS IN TOP 100 HIGHLIGHTS:

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