Alex Newhook, Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) still highest rated CJHL prospect; up to No. 13 overall
CALGARY, Alta. – National Hockey League Central Scouting released Monday its final rankings heading towards the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver and 24 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) skaters and goaltenders were among those listed.
Continuing to top the CJHL contingent is Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) forward and 2017-18 CJHL Rookie of the Year Alex Newhook, who is ranked in the first round, 13th overall, among North American skaters.
Meanwhile fellow forward and Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) teammate in Alexander Campbell and defenceman Layton Ahac of the Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) are both slotted in the second round among North American skaters at 43rd and 62nd respectively.
Among the third round listings were centre Harrison Blaisdell of the Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL) in 80th and Massimo Rizzo, a centre with the Penticton Vees (BCHL) at 80th overall.
Goaltender Carter Glyander of the Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) is the highest rated CJHL netminder among those from North America as the was tabbed 10th.
Meanwhile Gabriel Carriere from the Kanata Lasers (CCHL) jumped up to 15th while Matthew Davis of the Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) moved to No. 24.
In all, 13 CJHL forwards were ranked, as were eight defencemen and a trio of goaltenders.
The following page lists the CJHL skaters and goaltenders named to the NHL Central Scouting final rankings.
|2||62||Layton||Ahac||D||Prince George Spruce Kings||BCHL|
|4||108||Eric||Ciccolini||RW||Toronto Jr. Canadiens||OJHL|
|5||129||Keighan||Gerrie||C||Thunder Bay North Stars||SIJHL|
|7||201||Zachary||Okabe||RW||Grande Prairie Storm||AJHL|
|7||215||Ty||Glover||C||Buffalo Jr. Sabres||OJHL|
|10||Carter||Gylander||G||Sherwood Park Crusaders||AJHL|
|24||Matthew||Davis||G||Spruce Grove Saints||AJHL|