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TOP 30 / McKeen's 2016 NHL Draft Rankings

RANKPLAYERPOSTEAMHT/WTDOB
1Connor McDavidCErie (OHL)6-1/1951997-01-13
2Jack EichelCBoston University (HE)6-2/1951996-10-28
3Noah HanifinDBoston College (HE)6-3/2051997-01-25
4Mitchell MarnerCLondon (OHL)5-11/1601997-05-05
5Ivan ProvorovDBrandon (WHL)6-0/1951997-01-13
6Pavel ZachaCSarnia (OHL)6-3/2101997-04-06
7Dylan StromeCErie (OHL)6-3/1901997-05-07
8Mikko RantanenRWTPS Turku (Fin)6-3/2101996-10-29
9Zach WerenskiDMichigan (B1G)6-2/2051997-07-19
10Lawson CrouseLWKingston (OHL)6-4/2101997-06-23
11Mathew BarzalCSeattle (WHL)5-11/1751997-05-26
12Kyle ConnorCYoungstown (USHL)6-1/1851996-12-09
13Timo MeierRWHalifax (QMJHL)6-1/2101996-10-08
14Travis KonecnyCOttawa (OHL)5-10/1751997-03-11
15Nick MerkleyRWKelowna (WHL)5-11/1901997-05-23
16Joel Eriksson EkCFarjestads (Swe)6-2/1801997-01-29
17Ilya SamsonovGMagnitogorsk (Rus)6-3/2001997-02-22
18Jakub ZborilDSaint John (QMJHL)6-1/1851997-02-21
19Colin WhiteCNTDP (USA)6-0/1851997-01-30
20Noah JuulsenDEverett (WHL)6-1/1751997-04-02
21Thomas ChabotDSaint John (QMJHL)6-1/1801997-01-30
22Denis GuryanovRWLada Togliatti (Rus)6-2/1851997-06-07
23Evgeni SvechnikovLWCape Breton (QMJHL)6-2/2001996-10-31
24Jeremy RoyDSherbrooke (QMJHL)6-0/1901997-05-14
25Jake DeBruskLWSwift Current (WHL)5-11/1701996-10-17
26Jack RoslovicCNTDP (USA)6-0/1851997-01-29
27Brock BoeserRWWaterloo (USHL)6-0/1951997-02-25
28Jonas SiegenthalerDZSC Zurich (Sui)6-2/2201997-05-06
29Jakob Forsbacka-KarlssonCOmaha (USHL)6-1/1951996-10-31
30Travis DermottDErie (OHL)5-11/1951996-12-22