24 CJHL players named to NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings

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.

1 13 Alex  Newhook C Victoria Grizzlies BCHL
2 43 Alexander Campbell LW Victoria Grizzlies BCHL
2 62 Layton Ahac D Prince George Spruce Kings BCHL
3 80 Harrison  Blaisdell C Chilliwack Chiefs BCHL
3 84 Massimo Rizzo C Penticton Vees BCHL
4 105 Quinn Olson LW Okotoks Oilers AJHL
4 108 Eric Ciccolini RW Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL
4 114 Jeremie Bucheler D Victoria Grizzlies BCHL
4 124 Kevin Wall RW Chilliwack Chiefs BCHL
5 129 Keighan Gerrie C Thunder Bay North Stars SIJHL
5 130 Zachary Uens D Wellington Dukes OJHL
5 137 Luke Bast D Brooks Bandits AJHL
6 157 Carter  Berger D Victoria Grizzlies BCHL
6 167 Ethan Leyh LW Langley Rivermen BCHL
6 177 John Beaton C Kemptville 73s CCHL
6 179 Chase Felgueiras D Humboldt Broncos SJHL
7 191 Kyle Bettens RW Steinbach Pistons MJHL
7 193 Simon Mack D Brockville Braves CCHL
7 201 Zachary Okabe RW Grande Prairie Storm AJHL
7 212 Mason Snell D Penticton Vees BCHL
7 215 Ty Glover C Buffalo Jr. Sabres OJHL


10 Carter Gylander G Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL
15 Gabriel Carriere G Kanata Lasers CCHL
24 Matthew Davis  G Spruce Grove Saints AJHL