14 BCHLers, plus one alum, listed in latest Central Scouting rankings
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - Submitted by BCHL Media
NHL Central Scouting released Tuesday its preliminary rankings for junior hockey and a watch list of draft-eligible NCAA talent. There were 14 BCHL players listed in the ratings plus one graduate playing at the college level.
The Alberta Junior Hockey League had the next most players rated with six and the Ontario Junior Hockey League had four. The Central Canadian, Greater Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan junior leagues each had one player rated.
A Rating - indicates a 1st-Round candidate B Rating - indicates a 2nd/3rd-Round candidate C Rating - indicates a 4th/5th/6th-Round candidate
From the BCHL:
Adam Tambellini, Left Wing, Vernon Vipers
Dane Birks, Defence, Merritt Centennials Dexter Dancs, Left Wing, Penticton Vees Nolan De Jong, Defence, Victoria Grizzlies Luke Esposito, Centre, Chilliwack Chiefs Kevin Guiltinan, Defence, Vernon Vipers Wade Murphy, Right Wing, Penticton Vees Bo Pellah, Defence, Alberni Valley Bulldogs Austin Plevy, Centre, Chilliwack Chiefs David Pope, Left Wing, West Kelowna Warriors Luke Ripley, Defence, Powell River Kings Cooper Rush, Defence, Chilliwack Chiefs
Adam Clark, Salmon Arm SilverBacks Chad Katunar, Penticton Vees
SilverBacks grad Morgan Zulinick, now playing at the University of Wisconsin, earned a C rating from Central Scouting also.
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