Bob McKenzie posts final Prospect Rankings ahead of Sunday’s Entry Draft

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TSN panelist Bob McKenzie, regarded as one of the most well-connected men in hockey, has posted the final installment of his Draft Rankings, in preparation for the NHL Entry Draft which takes place this year on Sunday 30th June.

Remember, Bob isn’t posting his rankings; this list is a consensus list based on the views of scouts from around the NHL, including from actual NHL teams, so by and large represents the best overall opinion of the players shown of any draft ranking.

If you are interested in the draft, it really is required reading.  Find the full list here.

Here is McKenzie’s Top 10:

  1. NATHAN MACKINNON – C – QMJHL
  2. SETH JONES – D – WHL
  3. JONATHAN DROUIN – LW – QMJHL
  4. ALEKSANDER BARKOV – C – SM-LIIGA
  5. ELIAS LINDHOLM – C – SEL
  6. VALERI NICHUSHKIN – LW – KHL
  7. SEAN MONAHAN – C – OHL
  8. RASMUS RISTOLAINEN – D – SM-LIIGA
  9. DARNELL NURSE – D – OHL
  10. MAX DOMI – C – OHL

For more information on any of these prospects and more, make sure you check out Corey Pronman.  He writes over at Puck Prospectus and gives brilliant breakdowns of each player in his own top 100 draft eligible players.  Follow him on Twitter and you’ll see him often providing snippets of info about various players in the run-up to the draft.

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