2010 NHL Entry Draft Prospect Power Rankings: April

Joel DundasCorrespondent IApril 29, 2010

WINDSOR, ON - JANUARY 20:  Tyler Seguin #9 of Team Orr turns with the puck during the Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects game against Team Cherry on January 20, 2010 at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ontario. Team Cherry defeated Team Orr 4-2. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
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April is the second instalment of my monthly draft power rankings leading up to the 2010 NHL entry draft. The following rankings are based upon scouting reports, and personal scouting.

 

The PR column is the players March rankings, and the +/- is the differential. A link to the March rankings will be listed below.  

 

30. Washington Capitals: Calvin Pickard (PR: 28, -2)

29. San Jose Sharks: Jaden Schwartz (PR: NA, +2)

28. Chicago Blackhawks: Ryan Martindale (PR: NA, +3)

27. Phoenix Coyotes: Petr Straka (PR: NA, +4)

26. Vancouver Canucks: Brock Nelson (PR: 22, -4)

25. Atlanta Thrashers: John McFarland (PR: 26, +1)

24. Detroit Red Wings: Jon Merrill (PR: 24, E)

23. Pittsburgh Penguins: Kirill Kabanov (PR: 6, -17)

22. Los Angeles Kings: Tyler Pitlick (PR: NA, +9)

21. Nashville Predators: Quinton Howden (PR: 23, +2)

20. Buffalo Sabres: Stanislav Galiev (PR: 25, +5)

19. Colorado Avalanche: Tyler Toffoli (PR: 27, +8)

18. Ottawa Senators: Nick Bjugstad (PR: 18, E)

17. Boston Bruins: Austin Watson (PR: 16, -1)

16. Anaheim Ducks: Emerson Etem (PR: 21, +5)

15. Montreal Canadiens: Jeff Skinner (PR: 17, +2)

14. St. Louis Blues: Jack Campbell (PR: 14, E)

13. Phoenix Coyotes: Ryan Johansen (PR: 20, +7)

12. Anaheim Ducks: Mark Pysyk (PR: 13, +1)

11. Dallas Stars: Mikael Granlund (PR: 9, -2)

10. New York Rangers: Vladimir Tarasenko (PR: 7, E-3)

09. Minnesota Wild: Alexander Burmistrov (PR: 10, +1)

08. Atlanta Thrashers: Nino Niederreiter (PR: 8, E)

07. Carolina Hurricanes: Derek Forbort (PR: 12, +5)

06. Tampa Bay Lightning: Brandon Gormley (PR: 4, -2)

05. New York Islanders: Erik Gudbranson (PR: 5, E)

04. Columbus Blue Jackets: Brett Connolly (PR: 11, +7)

03. Florida Panthers: Cam Fowler (PR: 3, E)

02. Boston Bruins: Taylor Hall (PR: 1, -1)

01. Edmonton Oilers: Tyler Seguin (PR: 2, +1)

 

March Rankings: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/371576-2010-nhl-entry-draft-prospect-power-rankings-march