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  • HV71's Zion Nybeck during the ice hockey match in SHL between HV71 and Leksand on December 26, 2019 in Jönköping.
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  • Will Cuylle of the Windsor Spitfires. Photo by Terry Wilson / OHL Images.
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  • Jan Mysak
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  • ORNSKOLDSVIK, SWEDEN - APRIL 28: RussiaÕs Shakir Mukhamadullin #13 lets a shot go during gold medal game action against Sweden at the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship at Fjallraven Center on April 28, 2019 in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden. (Photo by Steve Kingsman/HHOF-IIHF Images)
    By Alessandro Seren Rosso, February 23rd, 2020
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TOP 31 / McKeen's 2020 NHL Draft Rankings

RANKPLAYERPOSTEAMHT/WTDOBGP-G-A-PTS
1Alexis LafreniereLWRimouski (QMJHL)6-1/1952001-10-1134-24-49-73
2Quinton ByfieldCSudbury (OHL)6-4/2152002-08-1933-25-38-63
3Tim StutzleCAdler Mannheim (DEL)6-1/1852002-01-1526-5-18-23
4Lucas RaymondLWFrolunda (Swe)5-11/1702002-03-2817-3-2-5
5Alexander HoltzRWDjurgardens (Swe)6-0/1902002-01-2323-7-4-11
6Jamie DrysdaleDErie (OHL)5-11/1752002-04-0831-7-28-35
7Marco RossiCOttawa (OHL)5-9/1852001-09-2332-26-48-74
8Cole PerfettiCSaginaw (OHL)5-10/1802002-01-0140-23-46-69
9Connor ZaryCKamloops (WHL)6-0/1752001-09-2537-25-28-53
10Jake SandersonDUSN U18 (USDP)6-1/1852002-07-0832-4-11-15
11Anton LundellCHIFK (Fin)6-1/1852001-10-0323-6-9-15
12Yaroslav AskarovGSKA-Neva St. Pet. (Rus 2)6-3/1752002-06-1616GP-2.38-922
13Rodion AmirovLWSalavat Ufa (Rus)6-0/1702001-10-0221-0-2-2
14Noel GunlerRWLulea (Swe)6-1/1752001-10-0732-1-7-8
15Dawson MercerCDrummondville (QMJHL)6-0/1802001-10-2726-18-24-42
16Jack QuinnRWOttawa (OHL)6-0/1802001-09-1938-30-18-48
17Dylan HollowayCWisconsin (B1G)6-0/1902001-09-2319-3-5-8
18Kaiden GuhleDPrince Albert (WHL)6-2/1902002-01-1843-7-18-25
19Braden SchneiderDBrandon (WHL)6-2/2002001-09-2039-5-24-29
20Carter SavoieLWSherwood Park (AJHL)5-9/1902002-01-2337-37-29-66
21Jacob PerreaultRWSarnia (OHL)5-11/2002002-04-1539-26-25-51
22Mavrik BourqueCShawinigan (QMJHL)5-10/1702002-01-0840-23-30-53
23Jeremie PoirierDSaint John (QMJHL)6-0/2002002-06-0243-11-24-35
24Brett BerardLWUSN U18 (USDP)5-9/1552002-09-0932-13-16-29
25Roni HirvonenCAssat Pori (Fin)5-9/1652002-01-1036-3-7-10
26Antonio StrangesLWLondon (OHL)5-10/1752002-02-0539-16-14-30
27Ty SmilanicCUSN U18 (USDP)6-1/1752002-01-2021-4-10-14
28Sean FarrellLWChicago (USHL)5-9/1752001-11-0226-10-29-39
29Emil AndraeDHV 71 (Swe Jr)5-9/1852002-02-2327-8-17-25
30Jake NeighboursLWEdmonton (WHL)5-11/1952002-03-2944-15-31-46
31Shakir MukhamadullinDSalavat Ufa (Rus)6-3/1802002-01-1020-0-1-1