Final NHL Central Scouting draft rankings sees 12 CJHLers tabbed

TORONTO – National Hockey League Central Scouting released their final rankings Tuesday for the upcoming 2023 NHL Draft and 12 Canadian Junior Hockey League players cracked the list.

The highest rated CJHL player is Brooks Bandits (AJHL) right winger Aiden Fink.

The Penn State (Big 10) NCAA Division I commit was slotted 63rd overall among North American skaters.

Next was fellow Brooks forward, Hudson Malinoski, who’s listed 65th.

The following are the dozen CJHL players named in the final NHLCS rankings:

63 Aiden Fink RW Brooks Bandits AJHL
65 Hudson Malinoski C Brooks Bandits AJHL
135 Brady Morgan D Spruce Grove Saints AJHL
140 Aiden Celebrini D Brooks Bandits AJHL
162 Aron Jessli LW Pickering Panthers OJHL
166 Ty Campbell D Smiths Falls Bears CCHL
169 Warren Clark D Steinbach Pistons MJHL
192 Sam Court D Brooks Bandits AJHL
195 Ty Daneault RW Drumheller Dragons AJHL
201 Giacomo Martino LW St. Michael’s Buzzers OJHL
212 Nicholas Wolfenberg D Okotoks Oilers AJHL
216 Cade Christenson D Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL

The 2023 NHL Draft goes June 28-29 in Nashville, Tenn.