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TOP 31 / McKeen's 2020 NHL Draft Rankings

RKPLAYERPOSTEAMHT/WTDOBGP-G-A-PTS
1Alexis LafreniereLWRimouski (QMJHL)6-1/1952001-10-1114-11-24-35
2Lucas RaymondLWFrolunda (SEL)5-11/1702002-03-2812-1-2-3
3Quinton ByfieldCSudbury (OHL)6-4/2152002-08-1913-11-16-27
4Alexander HoltzRWDjurgardens (SEL)6-0/1902002-01-2311-4-2-6
5Jamie DrysdaleDErie (OHL)5-11/1752002-04-0813-5-13-18
6Cole PerfettiCSaginaw (OHL)5-10/1802002-01-0113-5-19-24
7Tim StutzleLWAdler Mannheim (DEL)6-1/1852002-01-1512-3-10-13
8Connor ZaryCKamloops (WHL)6-0/1752001-09-2512-5-15-20
9Anton LundellCHIFK Helsinki (Fin)6-1/1852001-10-0312-3-2-5
10Yaroslav AskarovGSKA-Neva SP. (Rus 2)6-3/1752002-06-169GP, .907
11Marco RossiCOttawa (OHL)5-9/1852001-09-236-4-11-15
12Noel GunlerRWLulea (SEL)6-1/1752001-10-0713-1-2-3
13Dylan HollowayCWisconsin (B1G)6-0/1902001-09-234-1-2-3
14Ty SmilanicCNTDP (USA)6-1/1752002-01-208-3-5-8
15Hendrix LapierreCChicoutimi (QMJHL)5-11/1802002-02-0913-1-12-13
16Justin BarronDHalifax (QMJHL)6-1/1952001-11-1513-1-5-6
17Justin SourdifRWVancouver (WHL)5-11/1752002-03-2412-6-6-12
18Kaiden GuhleDPrince Albert (WHL)6-2/1902002-01-1812-2-7-9
19Rodion AmirovLWSalavat Ufa (KHL)6-0/1702001-10-0211-0-1-1
20Emil AndraeDHV 71 (Swe Jr)5-9/1852002-02-2314-3-13-16
21Seth JarvisCPortland (WHL)5-9/1802002-02-0111-5-9-14
22Zion NybeckRWHV 71 (Swe Jr)5-7/1852002-05-1214-9-14-23
23Jacob PerreaultRWSarnia (OHL)5-11/2002002-04-1510-4-10-14
24Jake SandersonDNTDP (USA)6-1/1852002-07-0811-1-3-4
25Mavrik BourqueCShawinigan (QMJHL)5-10/1702002-01-0812-8-7-15
26Jeremie PoirierDSaint John (QMJHL)6-0/2002002-06-0214-6-9-15
27Braden SchneiderDBrandon (WHL)6-2/2002001-09-2013-1-6-7
28Roni HirvonenCAssat Pori (Fin)5-9/1652002-01-1013-2-1-3
29Antonio StrangesLWLondon (OHL)5-10/1752002-02-059-5-4-9
30Ryan O'RourkeDSault Ste Marie (OHL)6-0/1752002-05-1613-5-6-11
31Dawson MercerCDrummondville (QMJHL)6-0/1802001-10-2713-12-10-22