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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