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Out of all the picks there were only six position players that were right on the money. Four of the Twelve goalies went in the order they were expected to. There were numerous that were close and some huge risers and huge droppers in the draft. In the early portion, first round projected players in the rankings Gabriel Vilardi took a large 7 spot drop, Timothy Lindgren dropped 6 spots, while Eeli Tolvanen and Klim Kostin both dropped 14 spots, Isaaic Ratcliffe and Jason Robertson dropped 11 spots, but the biggest drop of the early portion went to Maxime Comtois who dropped 19 spots. The players taking the biggest jump up to be drafted in the first round were Lias Andersson who went 8 spots earlier and Josh Norris who jumped 15 spots. Overall the play that shot up the rankings the most were Gustav Lindstrom up 60, Alexandre Texier up 41, Mario Ferraro up 36, Fabian Zetterlund up 28, Kasper Kotkansalo up 25, and Filip Westerlund up 21. The biggest drops for players that were still drafted saw 12 skater drop 50 or more spots, Ivan Chekhovich down 138, Alexander Chmlevski down 112, Jacob Paquette down 111, Pavel Kotygin down 83, Jarret Tyszka down 78, Lukas Elvenes down 64, Ostap Safin down 63, Matthew Strome down 61,  Markus Phillips down 56, Adam Ruzicka down 55, Nikita A. Popugayev down 51, and Kirill Maksimov down 51. There were 5 skaters that went undrafted on the list and only 1 goaltender with Artyom Minulin who was ranked at 78 not being drafted the biggest surprise.

Rank

Picked

Variance

Player

Position

League

1

2

Down 1

Nolan
Patrick

C/RW

WHL

2

1

Up 1

Nico
Hischier

C

QMJHL

3

3

Even

Miro
Heiskanen

D

Liiga

4

11

Down 7

Gabriel
Vilardi

C

OHL

5

8

Down 3

Casey
Mittelstadt

C/LW

USHL

6

4

Up 2

Cale
Makar

D

AJHL

7

6

Up 1

Cody
Glass

C

WHL

8

5

Up 3

Elias
Pettersson

C/LW

Allsvenskan

9

12

Down 3

Martin
Necas

C

Czech

10

10

Even

Owen
Tippett

RW

OHL

11

17

Down 6

Timothy
Liljegren

D

SHL

12

9

Up 3

Michael
Rasmussen

C

WHL

13

13

Even

Nicholas
Suzuki

C

OHL

14

16

Down 2

Juuso
Valimaki

D

WHL

15

7

Up 8

Lias
Andersson

C/LW

SHL

16

30

Down 14

Eeli
Tolvanen

LW

USHL

17

31

Down 14

Klim
Kostin

RW

KHL

18

14

Up 4

Callan
Foote

D

WHL

19

25

Down 6

Ryan
Poehling

C

NCAA

20

24

Down 4

Kristian
Vesalainen

RW

SHL/Liiga

21

15

Up 6

Erik
Brannstrom

D

SuperElit

22

22

Even

Kailer
Yamamoto

C/LW

WHL

23

18

Up 5

Urho
Vaakanainen

D

Liiga

24

35

Down 11

Isaac
Ratcliffe

LW

OHL

25

20

Up 5

Robert
Thomas

C

OHL

26

34

Down 8

Nicolas
Hague

D

OHL

27

28

Down 1

Shane
Bowers

C

USHL

28

39

Down 11

Jason
Robertson

LW

OHL

29

23

Up 6

Pierre-Olivier
Joseph

D

QMJHL

30

33

Down 3

Kole
Lind

RW

WHL

31

50

Down 19

Maxime
Comtois

LW

QMJHL

32

29

Up 3

Henri
Jokiharju

D

WHL

33

32

Up 1

Conor
Timmins

D

OHL

34

19

Up 15

Josh
Norris

C

USHL

35

41

Down 6

Jaret
Anderson-Dolan

C

WHL

36

36

Even

Jesper
Boqvist

C

Allsvenskan

37

61

Down 24

Grant
Mismash

C

USDP

38

21

Up 17

Filip
Chytil

LW

Czech Jr.

39

76

Down 37

Alexei
Lipanov

C

MHL

40

37

Up 3

Marcus
Davidsson

C/LW

SHL

41

58

Down 17

Joni
Ikonen

C

SuperElit

42

47

Down 5

Alex
Formenton

LW

OHL

43

69

Down 26

MacKenzie
Entwistle

C/RW

OHL

44

27

Up 17

Morgan
Frost

C

OHL

45

106

Down 61

Matthew
Strome

LW

OHL

46

40

Up 6

Aleksi
Heponiemi

C

WHL

47

98

Down 51

Nikita
A. Popugayev

RW

WHL

48

73

Down 25

Stelio
Mattheos

C

WHL

49

56

Down 7

Josh
Brook

D

WHL

50

55

Down 5

Jonah
Gadjovich

LW

OHL

51

62

Down 11

Jake
Leschyshyn

C/LW

WHL

52

115

Down 63

Ostap
Safin

F

Czech

53

43

Up 10

Dylan
Samberg

D

USHS

54

109

Down 55

Adam
Ruzicka

C

OHL

55

46

Up 9

Robin
Salo

D

Liiga

56

57

Down 1

Ian
Mitchell

D

AJHL

57

60

Down 3

Antoine
Morand

C

QMJHL

58

59

Down 1

Eemeli
Rasanen

D

OHL

59

85

Down 26

Ivan
Lodnia

LW/C

OHL

60

92

Down 32

David
Farrance

D

USDP

61

94

Down 33

Nicholas
Henry

RW

WHL

62

118

Down 56

Markus
Phillips

D

OHL

63

127

Down 64

Lukas
Elvenes

RW

SuperElit

64

102

Down 38

Scott
Reedy

C

USDP

65

44

Up 21

Filip
Westerlund

D

SHL

66

67

Down 1

Morgan
Geekie

C

WHL

67

66

Up 1

Max
Gildon

D

USHL

68

52

Up 16

Luke
Martin

D

NCAA

69

53

Up 16

Jack
Studnicka

C

OHL

70

84

Down 14

Dmitri
Samorukov

D

OHL

71

149

Down 78

Jarret
Tyszka

D

WHL

72

90

Down 18

Evan
Barratt

C

USDP

73

185

Down 112

Alexander
Chmelevski

C

OHL

74

212

Down 138

Ivan
Chekhovich

LW

QMJHL

75

75

Even

Nathan
Schnarr

C

OHL

76

103

Down 27

Michael
Anderson

D

USHL

77

87

Up 10

Cale
Fleury

D

WHL

78

Undrafted

Undrafted

Artyom
Minulin

D

WHL

79

82

Down 3

Cameron
Crotty

D

CJHL

80

108

Down 28

Noel
Hoefenmayer

D

OJHL

81

81

Even

Riley
Walsh

D

USHL

82

77

Up 5

Ben
Mirageas

D

USHL

83

65

Up 18

Jonas
Rondbjerg

RW

SuperElit

84

79

Up 5

Lane
Zablocki

RW

WHL

85

49

Up 36

Mario
Ferraro

D

USHL

86

45

Up 41

Alexandre
Texier

C

France

87

133

Down 46

Tyler
Inamoto

D

USDP

88

97

Down 9

Mason
Shaw

C/LW

WHL

89

83

Up 6

Zachary
Gallant

C

OHL

90

122

Down 32

Kyle
Olson

RW

WHL

91

63

Up 28

Fabian
Zetterlund

W

SuperElit

92

Undrafted

Undrafted

Kirill
Slepets

RW

MHL

93

176

Down 83

Pavel
Koltygin

LW

QMJHL

94

95

Down 1

Jack
Rathbone

D

USHS

95

146

Down 51

Kirill
Maksimov

RW

OHL

96

71

Up 25

Kasper
Kotkansalo

D

USHL

97

113

Down 16

Alexei
Toropchenko

F

MHL

98

38

Up 60

Gustav
Lindstrom

D

SHL

99

Undrafted

Undrafted

Joel
Teasdale

C/LW

QMJHL

100

120

Down 20

Tobias
Geisser

D

NLA B

101

128

Down 27

Tyler
Steenbergen

LW

WHL

102

93

Up 9

Clayton
Phillips

D

USHL

103

Undrafted

Undrafted

Antoine
Crete-Belzile

D

QMJHL

104

Undrafted

Undrafted

Rickard
Hugg

C

SuperElit

105

216

Down 111

Jacob
Paquette

D

OHL

Rank

Picked

Goalie Rank

Goaltenders

Position

League

1

26

1

Jake
Oettinger

G

NCAA

2

54

2

Ukko-Pekka
Luukkonen

G

Jr. A SM-liiga

3

64

3

Michael
DiPietro

G

OHL

4

88

8

Keith
Petruzzelli

G

USHL

5

78

5

Stuart
Skinner

G

WHL

6

110

11

Ian
Scott

G

WHL

7

96

9

Maxim
Zhukov

G

USHL

8

199

21

Cayden
Primeau

G

USHL

9

153

15

Olle
Eriksson Ek

G

SuperElit

10

72

4

Matthew
Villalta

G

OHL

11

Undrafted

Undrafted

Alex
D’Orio

G

QMJHL

12

80

6

Kirill
Ustimenko

G

MHL

 
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