CJHLers on the radar

(From CJHL communications)

CALGARY, Alberta – (July 25, 2016) – The first step in identifying next year’s draft picks – the NHL Central Scouting Futures List – has identified 11 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players.

The Futures List consists of 148 North American players and 142 International players. (CLICK HERE for full list)

“The 2016 draft class lived up to all the hype regarding the exceptional talent available and the unpredictability of the order in which prospects would be taken,”said NHL Director of Central Scouting Dan Marr. “It’s anticipated that 2016-17 will again be a deep draft class for prospects, and there is a lot of depth at all positions.”

Here’s a look at the CJHL prospects on the NHL Central Scouting Futures List:

Ian Blacker            OJHL       Oakville Blades

Tyler Burnie           OJHL       Wellington Dukes

Nick Campoli         OJHL       North York Rangers

Alec Capstick        BCHL       Langley Rivermen

Jarrod Gourley        AJHL        Brooks Bandits

Cale Makar            AJHL       Brooks Bandits

Greg Meireles        CCHL       Ottawa Jr. A Senators

Griffin Mendel       BCHL       Penticton Vees

Bryce Misley         OJHL        Oakville Blades

Ian Mitchell            AJHL        Spruce Grove Saints

Dylan Seitz            OJHL       Buffalo Jr. Sabres

In 2015-16, the CJHL only had three players on the NHL Central Scouting Futures List.