NHL Combine 2012: Full List of Invitees and Prospect Rankings

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NHL Combine 2012: Full List of Invitees and Prospect Rankings
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28 teams are officially eliminated from contention for the 2012 Stanley Cup. All of those teams must focus their efforts on improving the franchise for future seasons.

The first step towards doing so is the NHL Draft, which is scheduled for June 22-23 at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center. More than 100 of hockey’s top prospects are invited to take part in the NHL combine in Toronto from Monday, May 26 through Saturday, June 2.

Here are all of those players, their essential details and a projection of where their talents might land them in the draft.

Name

Position

Country

Height, Weight

Amateur Team

Round Projection

Pontus Aberg

LW

Sweden

5’11”, 194 lbs

Djurgarden, Sweden

1

Josh Anderson

RW

Canada

6’1”, 183 lbs

London, OHL

3

Calle Andersson

D

Sweden

6’1”, 201 lbs

Farjestad, Swedish Jr.

3

Andreas Athanasiou

C/LW

Canada

6’0”, 179 lbs

London, OHL

2

Robert Baillargeon

C

United States

6’0”, 175 lbs

Indiana, USHL

3

Patrik Bartosak

G

Czech Republic

6’0”, 181 lbs

Red Deer, WHL

3

Francis Beauvillier

C/LW

Canada

6’1”, 180 lbs

Rimouski, QMJHL

3

Dylan Blujus

D

United States

6’3”, 193 lbs

Brampton, OHL

3

Tim Bozon

LW

United States

6’0”, 183 lbs

Kamloops, WHL

2

Ludwig Bystrom

D

Sweden

6’1”, 208 lbs

Modo, Swedish Jr.

2

Chris Calnan

RW

United States

6’2”, 190 lbs

Nobles High School, MA

3

Trevor Carrick

D

Canada

6’2”, 175 lbs

Mississauga, OHL

3

Cody Ceci

D

Canada

6’2”, 207

Ottawa, OHL

1

Sebastian Collberg

RW

Sweden

5’11”, 176 lbs

Frolunda, Sweden

1

Brian Cooper

D

United States

5’10”, 181 lbs

Fargo, USHL

3

Ryan Culkin

D

Canada

6’1”, 174 lbs

Quebec, QMJHL

3

Oscar Dansk

G

Sweden

6’2”, 183 lbs

Brynas, Swedish Jr.

2

Matthew Deblouw

C

United States

6’0”, 185 lbs

Muskegon, USHL

3

Phillip Di Giuseppe

LW

Canada

5’11”, 176 lbs

University of Michigan, NCAA

2

Mathew Dumba

D

Canada

5’11”, 183 lbs

Red Deer, WHL

1

Radek Faksa

C

Czech Republic

6’3”, 202 lbs

Kitchener, OHL

1

Matthew Finn

D

Canada

6’0”, 195 lbs

Guelph, OHL

1

Filip Forsberg

C

Sweden

6’2”, 181 lbs

Leksand, Sweden-2

1

Dane Fox

C

Canada

6’0”, 185 lbs

Erie, OHL

3

Martin Frk

RW

Czech Republic

6’0”, 204 lbs

Halifax, QMJHL

1

Alex Galchenyuk

C

Russia

6’1”, 197 lbs

Sarnia, OHL

1

Brendan Gaunce

C

Canada

6’2”, 215 lbs

Belleville, OHL

1

Artur Gavrus

C/LW

Belarus

5’10”, 168 lbs

Owen Sound, OHL

3

Jon Gillies

G

United States

6’4”, 210 lbs

Indiana, USHL

3

Zemgus Girgensons

C

Latvia

6’1”, 198 lbs

Dubuque, USHL

1

Coda Gordon

LW

Canada

6’0”, 175 lbs

Swift Current, WHL

3

Mikhail Grigorenko

C

Russia

6’3”, 200 lbs

Quebec, QMJHL

1

Brian Hart

RW

United States

6’2”, 216 lbs

Exeter High School, MA

3

Kenton Helgesen

D

Canada

6’3”, 186 lbs

Calgary, WHL

3

Tomas Hertl

C

Czech Republic

6’2”, 198 lbs

Slavia, Czech Extraliga

2

Tomas Hyka

RW

Czech Republic

5’11”, 164 lbs

Gatineau, QMJHL

2

Max Iafrate

D

United States

6’1”, 198 lbs

Kitchener, OHL

3

Mark Jankowski

C

Canada

6’2”, 170 lbs

Stanstead College, Quebec

1

Ben Johnson

C/LW

United States

6’0”, 186 lbs

Windsor, OHL

3

Erik Karlsson

C/LW

Sweden

5’11”, 154 lbs

Frolunda, Swedish Jr.

3

Nicolas Kerdiles

LW

United States

6’2”, 201 lbs

Under-18, USHL

2

Jujhar, Khaira

LW

Canada

6’2”, 182 lbs

Prince George, BCHL

3

Slater Koekkoek

D

Canada

6’2”, 186 lbs

Peterborough, OHL

1

Joonas Korpisalo

G

Pori, Finland

6’2”, 163 lbs

Jokerit, Finnish Jr.

3

Scott Kosmachuk

RW

Canada

6’0”, 185 lbs

Guelph, OHL

1

Brett Kulak

D

Canada

6’0”, 174 lbs

Vancouver, WHL

3

Samuel Kurker

RW

United States

6’2”, 198 lbs

St. John’s Prep School, MA

3

Christophe Lalancettie

RW

Canada

6’0”, 168 lbs

Acadie-Bathurst, QMJHL

3

Scott Laughton

C

Canada

6’0”, 177 lbs

Oshawa, OHL

2

Esa Lindell

D

Finland

6’0”, 194 lbs

Jokerit, Finnish Jr.

2

Hampus Lindholm

D

Sweden

6’2”, 196 lbs

Rogle, Swedish Jr.

1

Olli Maatta

D

Finland

6’1”, 202 lbs

London, OHL

1

Jarrod Maidens

C/LW

Canada

6’1”, 178 lbs

Owen Sound, OHL

2

Andrey Makarov

G

Russia

6’0”, 180 lbs

Saskatoon, WHL

3

Matia Marcantuoni

C/RW

Canada

6’0”, 194 lbs

Kitchener, OHL

2

Michael Matheson

D

Canada

6’1”, 178 lbs

Dubuque, USHL

1

Stefan Matteau

C

United States

6’2”, 210 lbs

Under-18, USHL

1

Jake McCabe

D

United States

6’0”, 195 lbs

University of Wisconsin, NCAA

3

Brock McGinn

LW

Canada

5’11”, 174 lbs

Guelph, OHL

3

James Melindy

D

Canada

6’2”, 191 lbs

Moncton, QMJHL

3

Mitchell Moroz

LW

Canada

6’2”, 209 lbs

Edmonton, WHL

3

Ryan Murray

D

Canada

6’0”, 205 lbs

Everett, WHL

1

Logan Nelson

C

United States

6’1”, 180 lbs

Victoria, WHL

3

Cristoval Nieves

C

United States

6’2”, 184 lbs

Kent High School, CT

1

Daniel O’Regan

C

Germany

5’9”, 162 lbs

St. Sebastian High School, MA

3

Vyacheslav Osnovin

C

Russia

6’0”,188 lbs

Chelyabinsk, Russia Jr.

2

Frank Palazzese

G

Canada

6’0”, 160 lbs

Kitchener, OHL

3

Jake Paterson

G

Canada

6’2”, 183 lbs

Saginaw, OHL

3

Tanner Pearson

LW

Canada

6’0”, 198 lbs

Barrie, OHL

2

Ville Pokka

D

Finland

5’11”,198 lbs

Karpat, Finland

2

Derrick Pouliot

D

Canada

5’11”, 186 lbs

Portland, WHL

1

Nikolay Prokhorkin

LW

Russia

6’2”, 191 lbs

CSKA, Russian Jr.

3

Griffin Reinhart

D

Canada

6’3”, 202 lbs

Edmonton, WHL

1

Tanner Richard

C

Canada

6’0”, 183 lbs

Guelph, OHL

3

Morgan Rielly

D

Canada

6’0”, 190 lbs

Moose Jaw, WHL

1

Kevin Roy

C

Canada

5’9”, 168 lbs

Lincoln, USHL

3

Henrik Samuelsson

C/RW

United States

6’2”,195 lbs

Edmonton, WHL

3

Jordan Schmaltz

D

United States

6’2”, 189 lbs

Green Bay, USHL

3

Damon Severson

D

Canada

6’1”, 200 lbs

Kelowna, WHL

2

Devin Shore

C

Canada

6’0”, 184 lbs

Whitby, OJHL

3

Patrick Sieloff

D

United States

6’0”, 198 lbs

Under-18, USHL

2

Colton Sissons

C

Canada

6’1”, 189 lbs

Kelowna, WHL

2

Brady Skjei

D

United States

6’2”, 200 lbs

Under-18, USHL

1

Gemel Smith

C

Canada

5’10”, 160 lbs

Owen Sound, OHL

2

Zachary Stepan

C

United States

6’0”, 166 lbs

Shattuck-St. Mary’s High School, MN

3

Chandler Stephenson

C/LW

Canada

5’10”, 192 lbs

Regina, WHL

3

Anthony Stolarz

G

United States

6’5”, 200 lbs

Corpus Christi, NAHL

3

Malcolm Subban

G

Canada

6’1”, 188 lbs

Belleville, OHL

1

Lukas Sutter

C

United States

6’0”, 207 lbs

Saskatoon, WHL

3

Teuvo Teravainen

LW

Finland

5’11”, 165 lbs

Jokerit, Finland

1

Dalton Thrower

D

Canada

6’0”,189 lbs

Saskatoon, WHL

2

Matt Tomkins

G

Canada

6’2”, 171 lbs

Sherwood Park, AJHL

3

Francois Tremblay

G

Canada

6’2”, 200 lbs

Val-D’Or, QMJHL

3

Branden Troock

RW

Canada

6’2”, 174 lbs

Seattle, WHL

3

Jacob Trouba

D

United States

6’2”, 193 lbs

Under-18, USHL

1

Brady Vail

C

United States

6’0”, 195 lbs

Windsor, OHL

2

Mikko Vainonen

D

Finland

6’2”, 205 lbs

HIFK, Finnish Jr.

2

Andrei  Vasilevski

G

Russia

6’3”, 204 lbs

UFA, Russian Jr.

1

Jimmy Vesey

LW

United States

6’0”, 178 lbs

South Shore, EJHL

3

Nicholas Walters

D

Canada

6’2”, 187 lbs

Everett, WHL

3

Brandon Whitney

G

Canada

6’5”, 193 lbs

Victoriaville, QMJHL

3

Thomas Wilson

RW

Canada

6’4”, 203 lbs

Plymouth, OHL

1

Mike Winter

C

Canada

5’11”, 175 lbs

Prince Albert, WHL

2

Nail Yakupov

RW

Russia

5’11”, 189 lbs

Sarnia, OHL

1

Daniil Zharkov

LW

Russia

6’3”, 197 lbs

Belleville, OHL

3

 

 

 

Note: Round projections are an estimation of where that player’s abilities may put him in the draft in regards to talent, so total players selected in each round according to this table may be over or under the total of 30 selections each round contains.

For a first round mock draft, check out additional 2012 NHL Draft coverage here.

 

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