59 Western Hockey League players making the list.

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(ISN) – Calgary, AB – NHL Central Scouting issued its November preliminary Players to Watch list for the 2015 NHL Draft today, with 59 Western Hockey League players making the list.NHL Central Scouting identifies players with a rating system that includes four ratings.

  The ‘A’ rating indicates a 1st Round candidate, a ‘B’ rating indicates a 2nd/3rd Round candidate, and a ‘C’ rating indicates a 4th/5th/6th Round candidate. An ‘LV’ rating indicates Limited Viewing of injured players who have not had sufficient viewings to be categorized.Eight WHL players were assigned an ‘A’ rating, including Mathew Barzal of the Seattle Thunderbirds, Paul Bittner of the Portland Winterhawks, Brandon Carlo of the Tri-City Americans, Jansen Harkins of the Prince George Cougars, Ivan Provorov of the Brandon Wheat Kings,  Nick Merkley of the Kelowna Rockets, and Swift Current Broncos’ forwards Jake DeBrusk and Glenn Gawdin.In addition, 11 WHL players were assigned ‘B’ ratings.  Seven WHL goaltenders appear on the list, including Taz Burman of the Red Deer Rebels, Nick McBride of the Prince Albert Raiders, Connor Ingram of the Kamloops Blazers, Nick Schneider of the Medicine Hat Tigers, Landon Bow of the Swift Current Broncos, Evan Smith of the Victoria Royals and Jordan Papirny of the Brandon Wheat Kings.  Below are the WHL players on the NHL Central Scouting’s November Preliminary Players To Watch list

 

2015 NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING NOVEMBER PRELIMINARY ‘PLAYERS TO WATCH’ – WHL PLAYERS

PTW

Last

First

Team

League

Ht

Wt

Pos

A

PROVOROV

IVAN

BRANDON

WHL

6’0.0″

191

D

B

GABRIELLE

JESSE

BRANDON

WHL

5’10.75″

205

LW

B

PILON

RYAN

BRANDON

WHL

6’2.0″

206

D

C

BUKARTS

RIHARDS

BRANDON

WHL

5’8.5″

190

LW

C

PAPIRNY

JORDAN

BRANDON

WHL

6’0.5″

173

G

C

KARNAUKHOV

PAVEL

CALGARY

WHL

6’2.5″

194

LW

C

ROBERTSON

TYLER

EDMONTON

WHL

6’1.75″

179

C

B

JUULSEN

NOAH

EVERETT

WHL

6’1.25″

175

D

C

DAVIS

KEVIN

EVERETT

WHL

5’11.75″

183

D

C

PFEIFER

TRISTEN

EVERETT

WHL

6’4.0″

180

D

C

INGRAM

CONNOR

KAMLOOPS

WHL

6’0.5″

212

G

C

SIDEROFF

DEVEN

KAMLOOPS

WHL

5’11.0″

171

RW

A

MERKLEY

NICK

KELOWNA

WHL

5’10.75″

191

C

C

GATENBY

JOE

KELOWNA

WHL

6’0.25″

176

D

C

SOUSTAL

TOMAS

KELOWNA

WHL

6’2.0″

195

C

B

ZBOROSKY

ZACHARY

KOOTENAY

WHL

5’11.0″

175

C

C

MURRAY

TROY

KOOTENAY

WHL

6’0.25″

188

D

C

ESTEPHAN

GIORGIO

LETHBRIDGE

WHL

6’0.0″

188

C

C

JENSEN

KADE

LETHBRIDGE

WHL

6’1.5″

191

D

C

NIELSEN

ANDREW

LETHBRIDGE

WHL

6’3.0″

207

D

C

BRADLEY

MATT

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

5’11.25″

187

C

C

HOBBS

CONNOR

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

6’1.0″

188

D

C

SCHNEIDER

NICK

MEDICINE HAT

WHL

6’1.75″

160

G

A

BITTNER

PAUL

PORTLAND

WHL

6’4.0″

206

LW

C

HEID

NICHOLAS

PORTLAND

WHL

6’1.75″

206

D

C

TEXEIRA

KEONI

PORTLAND

WHL

5’11.75″

208

D

C

WEINGER

EVAN

PORTLAND

WHL

5’11.25″

184

RW

B

GARDINER

REID

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

5’10.5″

187

C/RW

C

GENNARO

MATTEO

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

6’2.25″

187

C

C

GUHLE

BRENDAN

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

6’1.5″

184

D

C

MCBRIDE

NICK

PRINCE ALBERT

WHL

6’3.5″

179

G

A

HARKINS

JANSEN

PRINCE GEORGE

WHL

6’0.75″

177

C

B

BETHUNE

JARED

PRINCE GEORGE

WHL

6’0.0″

174

C

B

MUSIL

ADAM

RED DEER

WHL

6’2.5″

198

C

C

BURMAN

TAZ

RED DEER

WHL

6’0.25″

165

G

C

GRMAN

MARIO

RED DEER

WHL

6’1.25″

186

D

C

PAWLENCHUK

GRAYSON

RED DEER

WHL

5’11.5″

183

LW

C

STRAND

AUSTIN

RED DEER

WHL

6’3.25″

194

D

C

HUNT

DRYDEN

REGINA

WHL

6’0.0″

199

C/LW

C

WAGNER

AUSTIN

REGINA

WHL

6’1.0″

178

LW

C

ZBOROVSKIY

SERGEY

REGINA

WHL

6’3.0″

198

D

C

HEBIG

CAMERON

SASKATOON

WHL

5’10.75″

178

C

A

BARZAL

MATHEW

SEATTLE

WHL

5’11.25″

175

C

B

GROPP

RYAN

SEATTLE

WHL

6’2.0″

184

LW

B

KOLESAR

KEEGAN

SEATTLE

WHL

6’1.25″

217

RW

C

BEAR

ETHAN

SEATTLE

WHL

5’11.0″

200

D

A

DeBRUSK

JAKE

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

5’11.5″

171

LW

A

GAWDIN

GLENN

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

6’0.75″

188

C

C

BOW

LANDON

SWIFT CURRENT

WHL

6’4.0″

214

G

A

CARLO

BRANDON

TRI-CITY

WHL

6’4.75″

198

D

B

WOTHERSPOON

PARKER

TRI-CITY

 

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