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TOP 31 / McKeen's 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

RANKPLAYERPOSTEAMHT/WTDOBGP-G-A-PTS
1Jack HughesCNTDP (USHL)5-10/1702001-05-1428-13-43-56
2Kaapo KakkoRWTPS Turku (Fin)6-2/1952001-02-1329-11-11-22
3Vasili PodkolzinRWSKA-1946 St. Pete. (Rus Jr)6-1/1902001-06-2412-6-2-8
4Dylan CozensCLethbridge (WHL)6-3/1852001-02-0947-27-33-60
5Kirby DachCSaskatoon (WHL)6-3/2002001-01-2145-18-34-52
6Bowen ByramDVancouver (WHL)6-1/1952001-06-1345-17-27-44
7Philip BrobergDAIK (Swe 2)6-3/2002001-06-2532-1-7-8
8Peyton KrebsCKootenay (WHL)5-11/1802001-01-2645-16-38-54
9Victor SoderstromDBrynas (Swe)5-11/1802001-02-2627-2-2-4
10Trevor ZegrasCNTDP (USHL)6-0/1652001-03-2035-13-38-51
11Matthew BoldyLWNTDP (USHL)6-1/1852001-04-0536-21-19-40
12Cam YorkDNTDP (USHL)5-11/1702001-01-0535-6-23-29
13Alex TurcotteCNTDP (USHL)5-11/1952001-02-2614-11-11-22
14Raphael LavoieCHalifax (QMJHL)6-3/1952000-09-2544-21-24-45
15Alex NewhookCVictoria (BCHL)5-10/1952001-01-2842-25-49-74
16Cole CaufieldRWNTDP (USHL)5-7/1552001-01-0236-33-18-51
17Arthur KaliyevRWHamilton (OHL)6-1/1902001-06-2647-33-36-69
18Matthew RobertsonDEdmonton (WHL)6-3/2002001-03-0935-6-16-22
19Tobias BjornfotDDjurgardens (Swe Jr)6-0/2002001-04-0627-9-7-16
20Jakob PelletierLWMoncton (QMJHL)5-9/1652001-03-0745-25-37-62
21Ryan SuzukiCBarrie (OHL)6-0/1802001-05-2843-15-31-46
22Connor McMichaelCLondon (OHL)5-11/1752001-01-1544-28-26-54
23Philip TomasinoCNiagara (OHL)6-0/1802001-07-2845-23-25-48
24Brett LeasonRWPrince Albert (WHL)6-4/2001999-04-3041-31-42-73
25Ville HeinolaDLukko Rauma (Fin)5-11/1752001-02-0323-1-5-6
26Spencer KnightGNTDP (USHL)6-3/1952001-04-1914-2, 2.42, .920
27Marshall WarrenDNTDP (USHL)5-11/1702001-04-2030-5-12-17
28Nolan FooteLWKelowna (WHL)6-3/1902000-11-2945-25-20-45
29Moritz SeiderDAdler Mannheim (Ger)6-3/1852001-04-0625-1-3-4
30Pavel DorofeyevLWStalnye Lisy Magn. (Rus Jr)6-1/1702000-10-2616-13-12-25
31Robert MastrosimoneLWChicago (USHL)5-10/1702001-01-2428-16-12-28