TORONTO – The National Hockey League will release the NHL Central Scouting Bureau’s final rankings for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft on Wednesday at noon ET. The rankings, featuring the top 210 skaters and 30 goaltenders in North America as well as the top 150 skaters and 10 goaltenders from Europe, will be available on NHL.com and announced on the NHL’s daily radio show, NHL Live!™.
Also tune in to NHL Network’s On the Fly Wednesday night, as E.J. McGuire, Director of Central Scouting, will be in studio to discuss the final ranking surprises and the top rated players in this year’s draft class. The 2010 NHL Entry Draft will take place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on June 25-26.
Erie Otters forwards Andrew Yogan and Greg McKegg are expected to appear on the list of North American skaters. Yogan and McKegg 65th and 94th, respectively, in the mid-term rankings, released in January. Former Otters’ draft picks Riley Sheahan, now at Notre Dame, and Joe Basaraba, headed to Minnesota Duluth in the fall, were fifth and 39th, respectively, on the same list.
- From NHL news release, staff report