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2017 NHL Entry Draft General Information and Preview

2017 NHL Entry Draft Final Rankings

Top 10

#1 Nolan Patrick, Centre, Brandon Wheat Kings, WHL
#2 Nico Hischier, Centre, Halifax Mooseheads, QMJHL
#3 Gabriel Vilardi, Centre/Right Wing, Windsor Spitfires, OHL
#4 Timothy Liljegren, Defence, Rogle IK, SHL
#5 Casey Mittelstadt, Centre, Green Bay Gamblers, USHL
#6 Cody Glass, Centre, Portland Winterhawks, WHL
#7 Owen Tippett, Right Wing, Mississauga Steelheads, OHL
#8 Elias Pettersson, Centre/Right Wing, Timra IK, Hockey Allsvenskan
#9 Cale Makar, Defence, Brooks Bandits, AJHL
#10 Michael Rasmussen, Centre, Tri-City Americans, WHL


#11 Eeli Tolvanen, Left Wing/Right Wing, Sioux City Musketeers, USHL
#12 Martin Necas, Centre, HC Kometa Brno, Czech Extraliga
#13 Miro Heiskanen, Defence, HIFK, SM-Liiga
#14 Nick Suzuki, Centre/Right Wing, Owen Sound Attack, OHL
#15 Lias Andersson, Centre, HV71, SHL
#16 Ryan Poehling, Centre, St. Cloud State Huskies, NCAA
#17 Klim Kostin, Right Wing, Dynamo Moskava, KHL
#18 Callan Foote, Defence, Kelowna Rockets, WHL
#19 Kristian Vesalainen, Right Wing, Frolunda, SHL
#20 Juuso Valimaki, Defence, Tri-City Americans, WHL


#21 Nicolas Hague, Defence, Mississauga Steelheads, OHL
#22 Isaac Ratcliffe, Left Wing, Guelph Storm, OHL
#23 Kailer Yamamoto, Left Wing, Spokane Chiefs, WHL
#24 Robert Thomas, Centre, London Knights, OHL


2017 Mock Draft

Coming Soon

General Articles

NHL Central Scouting Releases Their Final 2017 NHL Draft Rankings by Max Marko
An Early look at 2018, A draft led by Defencemen
by Max Marko

2017 NHL 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

2017 NHL Draft November Rankings and 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

Summer Rankings

Early Look at the Top 15 for the 2017 NHL Draft

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