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TOP 30 / McKeen's 2014 NHL Draft Rankings

RANKPLAYERPOSTEAMHT/WTDOB
1Sam ReinhartCKootenay (WHL)6-1/1851995-11-06
2Sam BennettCKingston (OHL)6-0/1801996-06-20
3Aaron EkbladDBarrie (OHL)6-3/2151996-02-07
4Leon DraisaitlCPrince Albert (WHL)6-2/2051995-10-27
5Michael Dal ColleLWOshawa (OHL)6-2/1851996-06-20
6Nikolaj EhlersLWHalifax (QMJHL)5-11/1651996-02-13
7Jake VirtanenRWCalgary (WHL)6-1/2101996-08-17
8William NylanderCSodertalje (Swe)5-11/1751996-05-01
9Nick RitchieLWPeterborough (OHL)6-2/2251995-12-05
10Haydn FleuryDRed Deer (WHL)6-3/2051996-07-08
11Kevin FialaLWHV 71 (Swe)5-10/1851996-07-22
12Jared McCannCSault Ste Marie (OHL)6-0/1801996-05-31
13Brendan PerliniLWNiagara (OHL)6-3/2051996-04-27
14Dylan LarkinCNTDP (USA)6-1/1901996-07-30
15Travis SanheimDCalgary (WHL)6-3/1851996-03-29
16Nikita ScherbakRWSaskatoon (WHL)6-1/1751995-12-30
17Robby FabbriCGuelph (OHL)5-10/1701996-01-22
18Kasperi KapanenRWKalPa (Fin)6-0/1801996-07-23
19Alex TuchRWNTDP (USA)6-3/2151996-05-10
20Julius HonkaDSwift Current (WHL)5-11/1801995-12-03
21Jakub VranaRWLinkopings (Swe)5-11/1851996-02-28
22Jack DoughertyDNTDP (USA)6-1/1851996-05-25
23Ivan BarbashevCMoncton (QMJHL)6-0/1851995-12-14
24Thatcher DemkoGBoston College (HE)6-4/1951995-12-08
25David PastrnakRWSodertalje (Swe)6-0/1701996-05-25
26Adrian KempeLWMoDo (Swe)6-1/1851996-09-13
27Sonny MilanoLWNTDP (USA)6-0/1851996-05-12
28Dominik MasinDSlavia Praha (Cze)6-2/1901996-02-01
29Eric CornelRWPeterborough (OHL)6-2/1851996-04-11
30Nick SchmaltzCGreen Bay (USHL)6-0/1751996-02-23
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  • Pavel Zacha of the Sarnia Sting (Photo: SarniaSports,com)
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