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Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects

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May 24, 2011
Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects
Full List, 1-100

by Corey Pronma

Welcome to the first edition of Hockey Prospectus' Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects!

We don't want you to keep waiting on who our Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects are and how they're ranked, so here's the full list. Follow the links below to detailed scouting reports, Projected Peak GVT and Statistical Comparables of each group of prospects. We've started from 91-100 and will make it all the way through Ryan-Nugent Hopkins and Prospects 1-5 by June 10, in plenty of time for you to digest all of this material by the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, held in St. Paul, Minnesota on June 24-25.


A description of the methodology of these rankings, including the Projected Peak and Statistical Comparables (courtesy of Iain Fyffe).

Prospects 1-5

1. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Center, Red Deer-WHL*
2. Sean Couturier, Center, Drummondville-QMJHL*
3. Ryan Strome, Center, Niagara-OHL*
4. Jonathan Huberdeau, Center, Saint John-QMJHL*
5. Adam Larsson, Defense, Skelleftea-SEL*
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 6-10

6. Ryan Murphy, Defense, Kitchener-OHL*
7. Mika Zibanejad, Left Wing, Djurgarden-SEL*
8. Nathan Beaulieu, Defense, Saint John-QMJHL*
9. Mark McNeill, Center, Prince Albert-WHL*
10. Rocco Grimaldi, Center, USA Under-18-USHL*
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 11-15

11. Alexander Khokhlachev, Center, Windsor-OHL*
12. Dougie Hamilton, Defense, Niagara-OHL*
13. Gabriel Landeskog, Right Wing, Kitchener-OHL*
14. Joe Morrow, Defense, Portland-WHL*
15. Joel Armia, Right Wing, Assat-SM-Liiga*
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 16-20

16. Scott Mayfield, Defense, Youngstown-USHL*
17. Jonas Brodin, Defense, Farjestad-SEL*
18. Sven B&#65533;rtschi, Left Wing, Portland-WHL*
19. Nikita Kucherov, Left Wing, CSKA-MHL*
20. Dmitrij Jaskin, Right Wing, HC Slavia Praha-Czech Extraliga*
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 21-30

21. Ty Rattie, Right Wing, Portland-WHL
22. Brandon Saad, Left Wing, Saginaw-OHL
23. Vladislav Namestnikov, Center, London-OHL
24. Zach Phillips, Center, Saint John-QMJHL
25. Nicklas Jensen, Left Wing, Oshawa-OHL
26. Michael St. Croix, Center, Edmonton-WHL
27. Jamieson Oleksiak, Defense, Northeastern-Hockey East*
28. Phillip Danault, Left Wing, Victoriaville-QMJHL
29. Mark Scheifele, Center, Barrie-OHL
30. David Musil, Defense, Vancouver-WHL
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 31-40

31. Zakhar Arzamastsev, Defense, Novokuznetsk-KHL*
32. Boone Jenner, Center, Oshawa-OHL
33. Matt Puempel, Left Wing, Peterborough-OHL
34. Alexei Marchenko, Defense, CSKA-KHL*
35. Tomas Jurco, Right Wing, Saint John-QMJHL
36. Robbie Russo, Defense, USA Under-18-USHL
37. Albert Yarullin, Defense, Kazan-MHL*
38. Connor Murphy, Defense, USA Under-18-USHL
39. T.J. Tynan, Center, Notre Dame-CCHA*
40. Mario Lucia, Left Wing, Wayzata-Minnesota High School
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 41-50

41. Victor Rask, Center, Leksand-Allsvenskan
42. Joseph LaBate, Center, Holy Angels-Minnesota High School
43. Joel Edmunson, Defense, Moose Jaw-WHL
44. Matt Nieto, Left Wing, Boston University-Hockey East
45. Gregory Hofmann, Center, Ambri-Piotta-NLA
46. William Karlsson, Center, Vasteras-J20 SuperElit
47. Stefan Noesen, Left Wing, Plymouth-OHL
48. Rasmus Bengtsson, Defense, Rogle-Allsvenskan
49. Brett Ritchie, Right Wing, Sarnia-OHL
50. Max Everson, Defense, Edina-Minnesota High School

Prospects 51-60

51. Jeremy Boyce-Rotevall, Left Wing, Timra-SEL
52. Shane McColgan, Right Wing, Kelowna-WHL
53. Daniel Catenacci, Center, Sault Ste. Marie-OHL
54. J.T. Miller, Center, USA Under-18-USHL
55. Lucas Lessio, Left Wing, Oshawa-OHL
56. Seth Ambroz, Right Wing, Omaha-USHL
57. Shane Prince, Left Wing, Ottawa-OHL
58. Stuart Percy, Defense, Mississauga-OHL
59. Klas Dahlbeck, Defense, Linkoping-SEL*
60. Adam Clendening, Defense, Boston University-Hockey East
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 61-70

61. Scott Harrington, Defense, London-OHL
62. Duncan Siemens, Defense, Saskatoon-WHL*
63. Vincent Trocheck, Center, Saginaw-OHL
64. Pathrik Westerholm, Center, Malmo-Allsvenskan
65. Xavier Ouellet, Defense, Montreal-QMJHL
66. Rickard Rakell, Right Wing, Plymouth-OHL
67. Michael Paliotta, Defense, USA Under-18-USHL
68. Oscar Klefbom, Defense, Farjestad-SEL
69. Markus Granlund, Center, HIFK U20-Finland Jr. A
70. Tobias Rieder, Left Wing, Kitchener-OHL
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 71-80

71. Nick Shore, Center, Denver-WCHA
72. Reece Scarlett, Defense, Swift Current-WHL
73. Reid Boucher, Left Wing, USA Under-18-USHL
74. Miikka Salomaki, Center, Karpat-SM-Liiga
75. Adam Lowry, Left Wing, Swift Current-WHL
76. Anton Burdasov, Right Wing, Chelyabinsk-MHL
77. Max Friberg, Left Wing, Skovde-Sweden Division I
78. Tyler Biggs, Right Wing, USA Under-18-USHL*
79. Maxim Shalunov, Right Wing, Chelyabinsk-MHL
80. Tyler Wotherspoon, Defense, Portland-WHL
*Ranking explanation included

Prospects 81-90

81. Alan Quine, Center, Peterborough-OHL
82. Ryan Sproul, Defense, Sault Ste. Marie-OHL
83. Viktor Arvidsson, Right Wing, Skelleftea-J20 SuperElit
84. Pontus Netterberg, Right Wing, HV71-J20 SuperElit
85. Andrew Fritsch, Right Wing, Owen Sound-OHL
86. Anton Zlobin, Right Wing, Shawinigan, QMJHL
87. Seth Griffith, Left Wing, London-OHL
88. Dillon Simpson, Defense, North Dakota-WCHA
89. Joachim Nermark, Center, Linkoping-SEL
90. Travis Ewanyk, Center, Edmonton-WHL

Prospects 91-100

91. Karl Johansson, Defense, Brynas-J20 SuperElit
92. Garret Meurs, Center, Plymouth-OHL
93. Nikita Nesterov, Defense, Chelyabinsk-MHL
94. Nick Cousins, Center, Sault Ste. Marie-OHL
95. John Gibson, Goaltender, USA Under-18-USHL
96. Colin Jacobs, Center, Seattle-WHL
97. Colin Smith, Center, Kamloops-WHL
98. Michael Mersch, Left Wing, Wisconsin-WCHA
99. Alexander Kuvaev, Right Wing, Lethbridge-WHL
100. Myles Bell, Defense, Regina-WHL**
**Honorable mention

If you have any questions about anything in these rankings you can reach me at cpronman@hockeyprospectus.com or at my twitter account @coreypronman.

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Re: Top 100 NHL Draft Prospects

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June 2 2011, 6:46 PM 

Why is Tyler Biggs ranked 78??? Last time I checked he was a top 15 projection....

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