Tuesday, September 24, 2013
NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List Includes Vipers Forward Hannoun:
Monday, September 23, 2013 - Submitted by CJHL Media
NHL Central Scouting has identified 11 CJHL Players on the preliminary for the 2014 NHL Draft. The lists, comprised of "A," "B" and "C" players for the upcoming season, are sent to NHL team scouts for the purpose of tracking the top draft-eligible players entering the 2013-2014 season.
All "A" skaters have been identified as potential first-round picks, while "B" players are considered second- or third-round candidates. The players on the "C" list are thought to be fourth-, fifth- or sixth-round possibilities.
The CJHL players identified include one goaltender, five defencemen and five forwards. The eleven players and their respective teams are listed below:
Alberta Junior Hockey League
Tanner MacMaster, Camrose (C)
Rhett Gardner, Okotoks (C)
Brandon Hickey, Spruce Grove (D)
British Columbia Hockey League
Jack Ramsey, Penticton (RW)
Demico Hannoun, Vernon (C)
Luke Ripley, Powell River (D)
Hunter Miska, Penticton (G)
Central Canadian Hockey League
Brett Garvey Brockville (D)
Kelly Summers Carleton Place (D)
Ontario Junior Hockey League
Jake Evans St. Michaels (C)
Jared Walsh St. Michaels (D)
Central Scouting's preliminary rankings will be revealed in November. That list includes the top 25 prospects for each of the various leagues throughout North America and Europe.
The 2014 NHL Draft, which will be held June 27-28 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.