Players, Recruits in Draft Rankings

Central Scouting releases preliminary lists for 2013 NHL Draft.
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Andrew Copp, now a freshman at Michigan, is among the college players on Central Scouting's NCAA Watch List.

Dozens of current and future college hockey players are among those highlighted in NHL Central Scouting's preliminary rankings and watch lists for the 2013 NHL Draft, released Tuesday.

Central Scouting listed 10 current players and many recruits on "watch lists", plus 31 future players on a preliminary ranking for USHL players, including the USA Hockey National Team Development Program.

Denver has two freshmen on the NCAA watch list, while eight other teams have one player each.

More than 30 schools have current players or recruits mentioned on the Central Scouting lists. Many more potential, uncommitted recruits are listed on the full watch lists.

NCAA Watch List

Nicholas Bligh F Dartmouth
Andrew Copp F Michigan
Austin Farley F Minnesota Duluth
Will Merchant F Maine
Dakota Mermis D Denver
A.J. Michaelson F Minnesota
Brett Pesce D New Hampshire
Quentin Shore F Denver
Cory Ward F Bemidji State
Morgan Zulinick F Wisconsin

USHL Preliminary Rankings

Rk. Player Pos. USHL Team Commitment
1 J.T. Compher F US NTDP Michigan
2 Ian McCoshen D Waterloo Boston College
3 Hudson Fasching F US NTDP Minnesota
4 Steven Santini D US NTDP Boston College
5 Keaton Thompson D US NTDP North Dakota
6 Michael Downing D Dubuque Michigan
7 Michael McCarron F US NTDP Western Michigan
8 Luke Johnson F Lincoln North Dakota
9 Gustav Olofsson D Green Bay Colorado College
10 Ross Olsson F Lincoln Northeastern
11 Blake Heinrich D Sioux City Minn.-Duluth
12 Tyler Motte F US NTDP Michigan
13 Jake Guentzel F Sioux City Neb.-Omaha
14 Sean Malone F US NTDP Harvard
15 Trevor Moore F Tri-City Denver
16 Brendan Harms F Fargo Bemidji State
17 Connor Clifton D US NTDP Quinnipiac
18 Taylor Cammarata F Waterloo Minnesota
19 Evan Allen F US NTDP Michigan
20 Will Butcher D US NTDP Denver
21 Garrett Gamez F Tri-City Denver
22 Thomas Ebbing F Chicago Bowling Green
23 Zack Pittman D Lincoln Uncommitted
24 Jacob Montgomery F Sioux City Neb.-Omaha
25 Frederik Tiffels F Muskegon Uncommitted
LV John Hayden F US NTDP Yale
1 Eamon McAdam G Waterloo Penn State
2 Calvin Petersen G Waterloo Notre Dame
3 Sean Romeo G Youngstown Uncommitted
4 Charlie Lindgren G Sioux Falls St. Cloud State
5 Hunter Miska G US NTDP Uncommitted

Recruits on Other Watch Lists (by League)

Marshall Donald D Sherwood Park (AJHL) N. Michigan
Andrew Taverner F Sherwood Park (AJHL) Quinnipiac
Dane Birks D Merritt (BCHL) Michigan Tech
Adam Clark G Salmon Arm (BCHL) New Hampshire
Dexter Dancs F Penticton (BCHL) Michigan
Nolan De Jong D Victoria (BCHL) Michigan
Kevin Guiltinan D Vernon (BCHL) Harvard
Chad Katunar G Penticton (BCHL) Notre Dame
Wade Murphy F Penticton (BCHL) North Dakota
Bo Pellah D Langley (BCHL) Penn State
Austin Plevy F Chilliwack (BCHL) Merrimack
Adam Tambellini (B) F Vernon (BCHL) North Dakota
Blaine Byron F Kemptville (CCHL) Maine
Paul Stoykewych D Winnipeg Blues (MJHL) W. Michigan
Matt Buckles F St. Michael's (OJHL) Cornell
Troy Josephs F St. Michael's (OJHL) Clarkson
Brett Boehm F Flin Flon (SJHL) Minn.-Duluth
Ryan Cloonan F Jr. Bruins (EJHL) Maine
Joshua Couturier D Jr. Bruins (EJHL) Northeastern
Ryan Fitzgerald (B) F Valley Jr. Warriors (EJHL) Boston College
Devin Tringale F Valley Jr. Warriors (EJHL) Harvard
Brett Beauvais D Kalamazoo (NAHL) Bemidji State
Thomas Aldworth F Cushing (PREP) Providence
Eddie Ellis (B) F Andover (PREP) Harvard
Alexander Goyne F Deerfield (PREP) Union
Mark Hamilton D Salisbury (PREP) Massachusetts
Merrick Madsen G Proctor (PREP) Harvard
Brian Pinho F St. John's (PREP) Providence
Jason Salvaggio F South Kent (PREP) Connecticut
Ryan Segalla D Salisbury (PREP) Connecticut
Wiley Sherman D Hotchkiss (PREP) Harvard
Grant Besse F Benilde-St. M. (USHS) Wisconsin
Jake Jackson F Tartan (USHS) Michigan Tech
Adam Johnson F Hibbing (USHS) Minn.-Duluth
Teemu Kivihalme (B) D Burnsville (USHS) Colorado College
Willie Raskob D Shattuck-St. Mary's (USHS) Minn.-Duluth
Parker Reno (B) D Edina (USHS) Rensselaer
Kiefer Sherwood F Ohio Blue Jackets (AAA) Miami

Prospects on Watch Lists considered 4th through 6th round candidates, except 2nd or 3rd round candidates noted with (B)

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