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TOP 31 / McKeen's 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

RANKPLAYERPOSTEAMHT/WTDOB
1Jack HughesCNTDP (USHL)5-10/1702001-05-14
2Kaapo KakkoRWTPS Turku (Fin)6-2/1952001-02-13
3Kirby DachCSaskatoon (WHL)6-3/2002001-01-21
4Bowen ByramDVancouver (WHL)6-1/1952001-06-13
5Vasili PodkolzinRWSKA-1946 St. Petersburg (Rus)6-1/1902001-06-24
6Dylan CozensCLethbridge (WHL)6-3/1852001-02-09
7Trevor ZegrasCNTDP (USHL)6-0/1652001-03-20
8Peyton KrebsCKootenay (WHL)5-11/1802001-01-26
9Alex TurcotteCNTDP (USHL)5-11/1952001-02-26
10Victor SoderstromDBrynas (Swe)5-11/1802001-02-26
11Matthew BoldyLWNTDP (USHL)6-1/1852001-04-05
12Philip BrobergDAIK (Swe)6-3/2002001-06-25
13Cole CaufieldRWNTDP (USHL)5-7/1552001-01-02
14Simon HolmstromRWHV 71 (Swe)6-0/1852001-05-24
15Cam YorkDNTDP (USHL)5-11/1702001-01-05
16Alex NewhookCVictoria (BCHL)5-10/1952001-01-28
17Tobias BjornfotDDjurgardens (Swe)6-0/2002001-04-06
18Ryan SuzukiCBarrie (OHL)6-0/1802001-05-28
19Arthur KaliyevRWHamilton (OHL)6-1/1902001-06-26
20Marshall WarrenDNTDP (USHL)5-11/1702001-04-20
21Thomas HarleyDMississauga (OHL)6-3/1902001-08-19
22Raphael LavoieCHalifax (QMJHL)6-3/1952000-09-25
23Connor McMichaelCLondon (OHL)5-11/1752001-01-15
24Philip TomasinoCNiagara (OHL)6-0/1802001-07-28
25Matthew RobertsonDEdmonton (WHL)6-3/2002001-03-09
26Moritz SeiderDAdler Mannheim (Ger)6-3/1852001-04-06
27Albert JohanssonDFarjestads (Swe)5-11/1652001-01-04
28Robert MastrosimoneLWChicago (USHL)5-10/1702001-01-24
29Pavel DorofeyevLWStalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk (Rus)6-1/1702000-10-26
30Samuel PoulinLWSherbrooke (QMJHL)6-1/2052001-02-25
31Lassi ThomsonDKelowna (WHL)6-0/1902000-09-24