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TSP: 2018 NHL Entry Draft General Information and Preview


2018 NHL Entry Draft Final Rankings

Top 10 Prospects

#1 Rasmus Dahlin, Left Defence, Frolunda HC, SHL
#2 Andrei Svechnikov, Right Wing, Barrie Colts, OHL
#3 Filip Zadina, Left Wing, Halifax Mooseheads, QMJHL
#4 Quinn Hughes, Left Defence, Michigan Wolverines, NCAA – Big Ten
#5 Adam Boqvist, Right Defence, Brynas IF, SHL
#6 Oliver Wahlstrom, Right Wing, US NTDP, USHL
#7 Noah Dobson, Right Defence, Acadie-Bathurst Titan, QMJHL
#8 Ty Smith, Left Defence, Spokane Chiefs, WHL
#9 Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Centre, Assat Pori, SM Liiga
#10 Brady Tkachuk, Left Wing, Boston University Terriers, NCAA – Hockey East

Prospect Ranks 11-20

#11 Evan Bouchard, Right Defence, London Knights, OHL
#12 Joe Veleno, Centre, Drummondville Voltigeurs, QMJHL
#13 Joel Farabee, Left Wing, US NTDP, USHL
#14 Rasmus Kupari, Centre / Right Wing, Karpat, SM Liiga
#15 Bode Wilde, Right Defence, US NTDP, USHL
#16 Vitali Kravtsov, Right Wing, Traktor Chelyabinsk, KHL
#17 Barret Hayton, Centre/Left Wing, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL
#18 Isac Lundestrom, Centre/Left Wing, Lulea HF, SHL
#19 Grigori Denisenko, Left Wing, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, KHL/MHL
#20 Akil Thomas, Centre/Right Wing, Niagara IceDogs, OHL

Prospect Ranks 21-30

#21 Jared McIsaac, Left Defence, Halifax Mooseheads, QMJHL
#22 Dominik Bokk, Right Wing/Left Wing, Vaxjo Lakers, SHL
#23 Ryan Merkley, Right Defence, Guelph Storm, OHL
#24 Ryan McLeod, Centre, Mississauga Steelheads, OHL
#25 K’Andre Miller, Left Defence, US NTDP, USHL
#26 Jacob Olofsson, Centre, Timra IK, SHL
#27 Rasmus Sandin, Left Defence, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL
#28 Martin Kaut, Right Wing, HC Dynamo Pardubice, Czech Extraliga
#29 Serron Noel, Right Wing, Oshawa Generals, OHL
#30 Jesse Ylonen, Right Wing/Left Wing, Espoo United, Mestis

Prospect Ranks 31-40

#31 Alexander Alexeyev, Left Defence, Red Deer Rebels, WHL
#32 Mattias Samuelsson, Left Defence, US NTDP, USHL
#33 Calen Addison, Left Defence, Lethbridge Hurricanes, WHL
#34 Jake Wise, Centre, US NTDP, USHL
#35 Jack McBain, Centre, Toronto Jr. Canadiens, OJHL
#36 Ty Dellandrea, Centre, Flint Firebirds, OHL
#37 Alexander Khovanov, Centre, Moncton Wildcats, QMJHL
#38 Jonny Tychonick, Left Defence, Penticton Vees, BCHL
#39 Nils Lundkvist, Right Defence, Lulea HF, SHL
#40 Jett Woo, Right Defence, Moose Jaw Warriors, WHL

Prospect Ranks #41-50

#41 Jonatan Berggren, Centre/Right Wing, Skelleftea AIK, SHL
#42 Liam Foudy, Centre/Left Wing, London Knights, OHL
#43 David Gustafsson, Centre, HV 71, SHL
#44 Allan McShane, Centre, Oshawa Generals, OHL
#45 Benoit-Olivier Groulx, Centre/Left Wing, Halifax Mooseheads, QMJHL
#46 Adam Ginning, Left Defence, Linkoping HC, SHL
#47 Nicolas Beaudin, Left Defence, Drummondville Voltigeurs, QMJHL
#48 Cam Hillis, Centre, Guelph Storm, OHL
#49 Filip Hallander, Centre/Left Wing, Timra IK, Allsvenskan
#50 Jacob Bernard-Docker, Right Defence, Okotoks Oilers, AJHL

Prospect Ranks #51-60

#51 Sampo Ranta, Left Wing/Right Wing, Sioux Falls Stampede, USHL
#52 Jay O’Brien, Centre, Thayer Academy, USHS
#53 Kevin Bahl, Left Defence, Ottawa 67s, OHL
#54 Jakub Lauko, Centre/Left Wing, Pirati Chomutov, Czech Extraliga
#55 Blake McLaughlin, Centre/Left Wing, Chicago Steel, USHL
#56 Jack Drury, Centre, Waterloo Black Hawks, USHL
#57 Philipp Kurashev, Centre, Quebec Remparts, QMJHL


2018 Two-Round Mock NHL Draft

2018 NHL Mock Draft – Lottery Edition

General Draft Articles

2018 NHL Draft Lottery Odds by Armand Klisivitch
2018 NHL Draft Lottery Information, Start Time, Odds, Prospect Info
Ottawa Senators need Rasmus Dahlin more than most by James Reeve
What Winning the Draft Lottery would mean for the Montreal Canadiens by Colton Osmond
The Future of the Chicago Blackhawks Begins at the 2018 NHL Draft by Brian Oakley
Chicago Blackhawks Draft Targets Part Two by Brian Oakley
Chicago Blackhawks Draft Targets Part Three by Brian Oakley
Everything you need to know ahead of the 2018 Memorial Cup by Bryan Thiel
WHL Doubles Down in 2018 Memorial Cup by Samantha Meese
One-on-One Interview with 2018 Draft Prospect Akil Thomas
On The PowerPlay: NHL Draft Lottery Preview Podcast

In-Depth Team Needs Series

Stay Tuned.

2018 NHL Entry Draft February Rankings and Scouting Reports

The Top Five
#6-10 Rankings and Reports
#11-15 Rankings and Reports
#16-20 Rankings and Reports
#21-25 Rankings and Reports
#26-31 Rankings and Reports

2018 NHL Entry Draft November Rankings and Scouting Reports

The Top Five
#6-10 Rankings and Reports
#11-15 Rankings and Reports
#16-20 Rankings and Reports
#21-25 Rankings and Reports
#26-31 Rankings and Reports

Early Look, 2017 Summer Rankings for the 2018 NHL Draft

Early Look at the Top 15 for the 2018 NHL Draft


Other NHL Prospect Information

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2017-18 Top Shelf Prospects Series

2018 College Free Agents Series