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TOP 30 / McKeen's 2015 NHL Draft Rankings

RANKPREVPLAYERPOSTEAMHT/WTDOB
11Connor McDavidCErie (OHL)6-1/1951997-01-13
22Jack EichelCBoston University (HE)6-2/1951996-10-28
33Noah HanifinDBoston College (HE)6-3/2051997-01-25
46Mitchell MarnerCLondon (OHL)5-11/1601997-05-05
55Lawson CrouseLWKingston (OHL)6-4/2101997-06-23
67Dylan StromeCErie (OHL)6-3/1901997-05-07
711Zach WerenskiDMichigan (B1G)6-2/2051997-07-19
822Ivan ProvorovDBrandon (WHL)6-0/1951997-01-13
94Pavel ZachaCSarnia (OHL)6-3/2101997-04-06
109Nick MerkleyRWKelowna (WHL)5-11/1901997-05-23
1118Mikko RantanenRWTPS Turku (Fin)6-3/2101996-10-29
1210Mathew BarzalCSeattle (WHL)5-11/1751997-05-26
1317Jeremy RoyDSherbrooke (QMJHL)6-0/1901997-05-14
148Kyle ConnorCYoungstown (USHL)6-1/1851996-12-09
1526Evgeni SvechnikovLWCape Breton (QMJHL)6-2/2001996-10-31
1613Travis KonecnyCOttawa (OHL)5-10/1751997-03-11
1714Oliver KylingtonDFarjestads (Swe)6-0/1851997-05-19
1812Colin WhiteCNTDP (USA)6-0/1851997-01-30
1916Paul BittnerLWPortland (WHL)6-4/2101996-11-04
20NRThomas ChabotDSaint John (QMJHL)6-1/1801997-01-30
2115Jakub ZborilDSaint John (QMJHL)6-1/1851997-02-21
2220Matthew SpencerDPeterborough (OHL)6-1/2001997-03-24
2330Jake DeBruskLWSwift Current (WHL)5-11/1701996-10-17
24NRTimo MeierRWHalifax (QMJHL)6-1/2101996-10-08
2519Brandon CarloDTri-City (WHL)6-5/2001996-11-26
2628Daniel SprongRWCharlottetown (QMJHL)6-0/1901997-03-17
2724Jansen HarkinsCPrince George (WHL)6-1/1801997-05-23
28NRGuillaume BriseboisDAcadie-Bathurst (QMJHL)6-2/1701997-07-21
29NRBrock BoeserRWWaterloo (USHL)6-0/1951997-02-25
30NRJens LookeRWBrynas (Swe)6-0/1801997-04-11
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