2017 NHL Draft Rankings: HockeyProspect.com Top 75 Prospects – February

    Martin Necas - Photo credit: Karel Švec

    Our February rankings are finally here and things remain the same in our top three. Nolan Patrick, Nico Hischier and Casey Mittelstadt hold down their spots from last month. Meanwhile, Gabs Vilardi jumps up one spot from 5th to 4th on our list. Elias Pettersson slips from 4th overall to the 5th spot.

    Martin Necas holds onto his number six spot on our list but new at number seven overall is Cody Glass from Portland in the WHL. Glass is followed by a tight grouping of three defensemen with Timothy Liljegren, Cale Makar Miro Heiskanen rounding out our top 10.

    Some new players to our top 31 this month include. Kole Lind and Jake Oettinger. Oettinger is our top ranked goalie.

    HockeyProspect.com Top 75, February 20, 2017

    RANKPLAYERPOSTEAMLEAGUEHEIGHTWEIGHT
    1Nolan PatrickRCBrandonWHL6’2.75198
    2Nico HischierLCHalifaxQMJHL6'0.75176
    3Casey MittelstadtLCEden PrairieHS-MN6'0.75201
    4Gabe VilardiRCWindsorOHL6’3201
    5Elias PetterssonLW/CTimrå IKAllsvenskan6’1.25156
    6Martin NecasRCHC Kometa BrnoCzech6'0.5168
    7Cody GlassRCPortlandWHL6’2180
    8Timothy LiljegrenRDRögle BK J20Allsvenskan6’0191
    9Cale MakarRDBrooksAJHL5’11177
    10Miro HeiskanenLDHIFK HelsinkiLiiga6’0174
    11Owen TippettRWMississaugaOHL6’1.5202
    12Eeli TolvanenRWSioux CityUSHL5’10.25170
    13Isaac RatcliffeLWGuelphOHL6’5.5196
    14Ryan PoehlingLCSt. Cloud StateNCAA6’1.75183
    15Michael RasmussenLCTri-CityWHL6’5.75215
    16Lias AnderssonLW/CHV71SHL5’11.25198
    17Cal FooteRDKelownaWHL6’3.5213
    18Nicolas HagueLDMississaugaOHL6’5.5206
    19Jusso ValimakiLDTri-CityWHL6’2201
    20Shane BowersLCWaterlooUSHL6’1.25178
    21Alexei LipanovLCMVD BalashikhaMHL6’0165
    22Kailer YamamotoRWSpokaneWHL5’7.5153
    23Klim KostinRWDynamoVHL6’3196
    24Kole LindRWKelownaWHL6’1176
    25Urho VaakanainenLDJypLiiga6’0.5185
    26Nick SuzukiRCOwen SoundOHL5’10.75187
    27Maxime ComtoisLW/LCVictoriavilleQMJHL6’2.25199
    28Jake OettingerGBoston UNTDP6’4212
    29Pierre-Olivier JosephLDCharlottetownQMJHL6’0161
    30Marcus DavidssonLCDjugardens J20Superelit6’0191
    31Jonah GadjovichLWOwen SoundOHL6’2201

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    RANKPLAYERPOSTEAMLEAGUESHOTHEIGHTWEIGHT
    32Kristian VesalainenLWHPK (Loan)LiigaL6’3.25207
    33Alex FormentonLWLondonOHLL6'1162
    34Henry JokiharjuRDPortlandWHLR5’11.75176
    35Jesper BoqvistLWBrynas J20SuperelitL5’11174
    36Filip ChytilLCHC ZlinExtraliga Jrs.L6’0179
    37Jaret Anderson-DolanLCSpokaneWHLL5’10180
    38Cale FleuryRDKootenayWHLR6’1201
    39Robert ThomasRCLondonOHLR5’11177
    40Matthew StromeLWHamiltonOHLL6’3.5206
    41Dylan SambergLDHermantownHS-MNL6’3190
    42Erik BrannstromLDHV-71 J20SuperelitL5’10173
    43Ivan LodniaRWErieOHLR5’10182
    44Connor TimminsRDSault Ste MarieOHLR6’1180
    45Nikita A. PopugaevLWPrince GeorgeWHLR6’5.5204
    46Lukas ElvenesRWRogle J20SuperelitL6’0.5174
    47Ostap SafinRWHC Sparta PrahaCzechL6’4.5191
    48Ian ScottGPrince AlbertWHLL6’3.25174
    49Jonas RondbjergRWVaxjo J20SuperelitL6’0176
    50Eemeli RasanenRDKingstonOHLR6’6.25216
    51Morgan FrostC/LWSault Ste MarieOHLL6’0170
    52Jason RobertsonLWKingstonOHLL6’1.75192
    53Stuart SkinnerGLethbridgeWHLL6’4209
    54Jake LeschyshynC/LWReginaWHLL5’11176
    55Josh NorrisCTeam USANTDPL6’0182
    56Keith PetruzelliGMuskegonUSHLL6’6190
    57Pavel KoltyginLCDrummondvilleQMJHLL6’0191
    58Nick HenryRWReginaWHLR6’0190
    59Cayden PrimeauGLincolnUSHLL6’2.75177
    60Scott ReedyRW/RCTeam USANTDPR6’1.5204
    61Grant MismashLWTeam USANTDPL6’0.25186
    62Nate SchnarrRCGuelphOHLR6’2.75180
    63Aleksi HeponiemiLCSwift CurrentWHLL5’10147
    64Ian MitchellRDSpruce GroveAJHLR5’11170
    65Dmitri SamorukovLDGuelphOHLL6’2180
    66Antoine MorandLCAcadie-BathurstQMJHLL5’9170
    67Michael DiPietroGWindsorOHLL6’0191
    68MacKenzie EntwistleRCHamiltonOHLR6’2.75180
    69Mason ShawLCMedicine HatWHLL5’9176
    70Ben MirageasLDBloomingtonUSHLL6’1175
    71Artyom MinulinLDSwift CurrentWHLL6’2220
    72Ukko-Pekka LuukkonenGHPK U20Liiga JrsL6’4.25196
    73Mario FerraroLDDes MoinesUSHLL5’11179
    74Filip WesterlundRDFrolunda J18SuperelitR5’11179
    75Luke MartinRDUniv MichiganNCAAR6’3.75216

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