CALGARY, Alta. – National Hockey League Central Scouting released Monday its final rankings for the 2018 NHL Draft this June in Dallas, Texas and 22 players from Canadian Junior Hockey League clubs earned spots on the list. This group features 20 CJHL skaters along with two goaltenders.
Topping the CJHL contingent among North American skaters is Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) defenceman Jacob Bernard-Docker, who was slotted 33rd overall.
He was followed by centre Jack McBain of the Toronto Jr. Canadiens (OJHL) at No. 35.
Others in the Top 100 include a trio of blueliners in Jonathon Tychonick of the Penticton Vees (BCHL), Stanislav Demin of the Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) and Seth Barton of the Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL) who were ranked 36th, 40th and 94th respectively.
Goaltender Matt Thiessen of the Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) is the top rated CJHL netminder as he jumped seven places from the mid-term rankings moving all the way up to fourth among goaltenders in North America.
The following is the list of CJHL players and goaltenders on the 2018 NHL Central Scouting final draft rankings:
|33||Jacob Bernard-Docker||D||Okotoks Oilers||AJHL|
|35||Jack McBain||C||Toronto Jr. Canadiens||OJHL|
|36||Jonathan Tychonick||D||Penticton Vees||BCHL|
|40||Stanislav Demin||D||Wenatchee Wild||BCHL|
|94||Seth Barton||D||Trail Smoke Eaters||BCHL|
|108||Sean Comrie||D||Spruce Grove Saints||AJHL|
|125||Brendan Budy||LW||Langley Rivermen||BCHL|
|135||Angus Crookshank||LW||Langley Rivermen||BCHL|
|164||Dustyn McFaul||D||Pickering Panthers||OJHL|
|165||Ethan Manderville||C||Ottawa Jr. A Senators||CCHL|
|173||Mason Snell||D||Wellington Dukes||OJHL|
|174||Austin Wong||C||Okotoks Oilers||AJHL|
|175||Matthew Kellenberger||D||Oakville Blades||OJHL|
|175||Declan Carlisle||D||Wellington Dukes||OJHL|
|177||Brett Stapley||C||Vernon Vipers||BCHL|
|197||Josh Prokop||C||Vernon Vipers||BCHL|
|198||Jasper Weatherby||C/LW||Wenatchee Wild||BCHL|
|207||Maxwell Crozier||D||Nanaimo Clippers||BCHL|
|208||Ben Sanderson||LW||Okotoks Oilers||AJHL|
|212||Samuel Morton||C||Wenatchee Wild||BCHL|
|4||Matt Thiessen||G||Steinbach Pistons||MJHL|
|25||Ty Taylor||G||Vernon Vipers||BCHL|