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A Look Ahead to the 2018 NHL Draft

TOP PROSPECTS

Andrei Svechnikov

• RW, Muskegon Lumberjacks
• 6’2, 187
• From Barnaul, RUS
• DOB: 3/26/2000
• Stats: 48 GP, 29 G, 29 A, 58 PTS
• 2016 U17 WHC Silver Medal, 2017 U17 WHC All-Star Team, 2017 U18 WHC Bronze Medal, 2017 U18 WJC Bronze Medal, 2017 U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team, 2017 USHL All-Rookie Team, 2017 USHL First All-Star Team, 2017 USHL Rookie of the Year, 2017 WJAC-19 All-Star Team, 2017 WJAC-19 Tournament MVP
• Younger brother of Evgeni Svechnikov, 1st round pick of the Detroit Red Wings in 2015


Rasmus Dahlin

• D, Frolunda
• 6’2, 181
• From Trollhattan, SWE
• DOB: 4/13/2000
• Stats: 26 GP, 1 G, 2 A, 3 PTS
• Youngest member of Sweden’s 2016 World Juniors squad
• 2016 TV-Pucken Best Defenseman, 2016 U16 SM Best Defenseman, 2017 Champions League Hockey Champion


Quinn Hughes

• D, USA U18
• 5’9, 168
• From Orlando, FL
• DOB: 10/14/1999
• Stats: 65 GP, 10 G, 43 A, 53 PTS
• Commitment: Michigan
• 2017 U18 WJC Gold Medal, 2017 U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team, 2017 USHL Second All-Star Team
• Father, Jim, played college hockey at Providence and was the Director of Player Development for the Toronto Maple Leafs from 2009-15; Uncle, Marty, played college hockey for Boston College; Younger brother, Jack, will join the US NTDP in 2017-18
• Draft pick of the Sarnia Sting (OHL)


David Levin

• LW/RW, Sudbury Wolves
• From Tel Aviv, ISR
• DOB: 9/16/1999
• Stats: 66 GP, 18 G, 35 A, 53 PTS
• Levin’s father is from Latvia and his mother is of Russian descent

Ryan McLeod

• C, Mississauga Steelheads
• 6’2, 190
• From Mississauga, ON
• DOB: 9/21/1999
• Stats: 68 GP, 9 G, 33 A, 42 PTS
• 2016 U17 WHC Gold Medal
• Younger brother of Michael McLeod, 1st round pick of the New Jersey Devils in 2016


Allan McShane

• C, Oshawa Generals
• 5’11, 190
• From Barrie, ON
• DOB: 2/14/2000
• Stats: 62 GP, 17 G, 27 A, 44 PTS
• 2017 U17 WHC Silver Medal
• Traded mid-season last year from Erie to Oshawa


Ryan Merkley

• D, Guelph Storm
• 5’11, 165
• From Mississauga, ON
• DOB: 8/14/2000
• Stats: 62 GP, 12 G, 43 A, 55 PTS
• 2017 OHL Rookie of the Year


Brady Tkachuk

• C/LW, USA U18
• 6’2, 194
• From St. Louis, MO
• DOB: 9/16/1999
• Stats: 61 GP, 25 G, 29 A, 54 PTS
• Will play for Boston University next season
• 2017 U18 WJC Gold Medal
• Draft pick of the London Knights (OHL)
• Younger brother of Matthew Tkachuk, Calgary Flames 1st round pick in 2016; Son of former NHLer Keith Tkachuk; Cousin of Casey and Ryan Fitzgerald and also cousin of Jimmy and Kevin Hayes


Joseph Veleno

• C, Saint John Sea Dogs
• 6’0, 181
• From Kirkland, QC
• DOB: 1/13/2000
• Stats: 45 GP, 13 G, 27 A, 40 PTS
• 2017 QMJHL Champion
• Granted exceptional status in 2015 by Hockey Canada, the first player in the QMJHL to do so


Filip Zadina

• LW, HC Dynamo Pardubice
• 6’0, 190
• From Pardubice, CZE
• DOB: 11/27/1999
• Stats: 25 GP, 1 G, 1 A, 2 PTS
• 2016 U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team, 2017 Hlinka Memorial Gold Medal, 2017 U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team
• Rumoured to be coming over from the Czech Republic to play for the Vancouver Giants (WHL) next season
• Father, Marek, played professional hockey in the Czech Republic and Russia and is currently the assistant coach for HC Ocelari Trinec


Oliver Wahlstrom

• C/RW, USA U17
• 6’1, 198
• From Yarmouth, ME
• DOB: 6/13/2000
• Stats: 63 GP, 24 G, 16 A, 40 PTS
• 2017 U18 WJC Gold Medal
• Draft pick of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
• Father, Joakim, played college hockey for two season at the University of Maine before playing professional hockey in Sweden


Jared McIsaac

• D, Halifax Mooseheads
• 6’2, 209
• From Truro, NS
• DOB: 3/27/2000
• Stats: 59 GP, 4 G, 28 A, 32 PTS
• 2017 QMJHL All-Rookie Team, 2017 QMJHL Defensive Rookie of the Year


Nando Eggenberger

• LW/RW, Davos
• 6’2, 185
• From Chur, SUI
• DOB: 10/7/1999
• Stats: 28 GP, 4 G, 1 A, 5 PTS
• 2017 U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team


Joel Farabee

• LW, USA U17
• 5’11, 148
• From Cicero, NY
• DOB: 2/25/2000
• Stats: 64 GP, 15 G, 24 A, 49 PTS
• Commitment: Boston University
• 2017 U17 WHC All-Star Team, 2017 U18 WJC Gold Medal
• Draft pick of the Flint Firebirds


Anderson MacDonald

• LW, Sherbrooke Phoenix
• 6’2, 203
• From Quispamsis, NB
• DOB: 5/16/2000
• Stats: 50 GP, 29 G, 12 A, 34 PTS
• 2017 QMJHL All-Rookie Team