BCHLers on Central Scouting radar


NHL Central Scouting released its final prospect ratings ahead of the 2018 NHL Entry draft.

On the list of North American skaters are 21 CJHL Players, including 11 from the BCHL.

(Click here for the complete players listing)


The BCHL players included in the final ranking are listed here along with their rank among North American players.


36. Jonny Tychonick, D, Penticton Vees

40. Slava Demin, D, Wenatchee Wild

94. Seth Barton, D, Trail Smoke Eaters

125. Brendan Budy, F, Langley Riverman

135. Angus Crookshank, F, Langley Riverman

177. Brett Stapley, F, Vernon Vipers

197. Josh Prokop, F, Vernon Vipers

198. Jasper Weatherby, F,  Wenatchee Wild

207. Max Crozier, D, Nanaimo Clippers

212. Sam Morton, F, Wenatchee Wild

*UR. Ethan de Jong, F, Prince George Spruce Kings

Also named on the scouting list of North American Goalies were four goalies across the CJHL including two from the BCHL


25. Ty Taylor, Vernon Vipers

*UR. Adam Scheel, Penticton Vees
*Unranked player who made the overall list but was outside the 217 available draft choices.


The 2018 NHL Entry Draft will be held June 22 and 23 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Scott Harrigan
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