2019 NHL Draft

Preliminary Rankings 

DraftGeek's Preliminary NHL Draft Rankings. Rankings based on player performances on the 2017-2018 season, World U17's, World U18's, Ivan Hlinka Gretzky Tournament, and Summer National Team games. Our rankings will be updated four times this year. Next Rankings expected to come out in the Fall 2018. (Released in August 2018)

 

Jack Hughes with the USNDTP U18’s (Photo by Rena Laverty (USNDTP))

RANKNAMETEAMHEIGHT/WEIGHTPOSITIONHAND
1Jack HughesUSNDTP U18 (USDP)5'10 161lbsCenterLeft
2Kaapo KakkoTPS (Liiga)6'1 181lbsRight WingLeft
3Antonni HonkaJYP (Liiga)5'10 170lbsDefenseRight
4Bowen ByramVancouver Giants (WHL)6'0 179lbsDefenseLeft
5Philip Broberg AIK (SHL)6'3 198lbsDefenseLeft
6Dylan CozensLethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)6'3 176lbsCenterRight
7Vasili PodkolzinVityaz Podolski U17 (Russia)5'11 165lbsRight WingLeft
8Alex TurcotteUSNDTP U18 (USDP)5'11 194lbsCenterLeft
9Kirby DachSaskatoon Blades (WHL)6'4 198lbsLeft WingRight
10Raphael LavoieHalifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)6'4 192lbsCenterRight
11Peyton KrebsKootenay Ice (WHL)5'11 172lbsCenterLeft
12Valentin NussbaumerEHC Biel-Bienne (NLA)5'11 159lbsForwardLeft
13Matthew RobertsonEdmonton Oil Kings (WHL)6'3 196lbsDefenseLeft
14Ryan SuzukiBarrie Colts (OHL)6'0 172lbsCenterLeft
15Cam York USNDTP U18 (USDP)5'11 165lbsDefenseLeft
16Tobias BjornfotDjurgardens IF (SHL)6'0 187lbsDefenseLeft
17Albin GreweDjurgardens IF (SHL)6'0 176lbsForward Left
18Cole Caufield USNDTP U18 (USDP)5'6 154lbsWingerRight
19Trevor ZegrasUSNDTP U18 (USDP)5'11 159lbsCenterLeft
20Josh WilliamsMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)6'1 185lbsRight WingRight
21Alex NewhookVictoria Grizzlies (BCHL)5'11 183lbsCenterLeft
22Daniil GutikLoko Yaroslavl (NMHL)6'3 179lbsLeft WingRight
23Victor SoderstromBrynas IF J20 (SuperElit)5'11 176lbsDefenseRight
24Maxim CajkovicSaint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)5'11 187lbsWingerRight
25Arthur KaliyevHamilton Bulldogs (OHL)6'1 165lbsLeft WingLeft
26Matthew BoldyUSNDTP U18 (USDP)6'0 174lbsForwardLeft
27Nolan FooteKelowna Rockets (WHL)6'3 187lbsLeft WingLeft
28Mikko KokkonenKettera (Mestis)5'11 190lbsDefenseLeft
29Pavel DorofeyevMagnitogorsk (MHL)6'0 163lbsWingerLeft
30Jakob PelletierMoncton Wildcats (QMJHL)5'9 159lbsForwardLeft
31Sasha MutalaTai-City Americans (WHL)6'0 190lbsRight WingRight
32Ilya MironovLoko Yaroslavl (MHL)6'3 198lbsDefenseLeft
33Luke ToporowskiSpokane Chiefs (WHL)5'10 170lbsLeft WingLeft
34Spencer Knight USNDTP U18 (USDP)6'3 194lbsGoalieLeft
35Xavier ParentHalifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)5'7 168lbs CenterLeft
36Josh BeecherUSNDTP U18 (USDP)6'2 201lbsCenterLeft
37Elmer Soderstrom Frolunda J20 (SuperElit)6'6 214lbsForwardLeft
38Martin Hugo Has Tappara U20 (Jr. A SM-Liiga)6'4 187lbsDefenseRight
39Ben BrinkmanUniversity of Minnesota (NCAA)6'1 181lbsDefenseLeft
40Michael VukojevicKitchener Rangers (OHL)6'2 201lbsDefenseLeft
41Simon HolmstromHV71 J20 (SuperElit)5'11 172lbsRight WingLeft
42Samuel PoulinSherbrooke Pheonix (QMJHL)6'1 207lbsLeft WingLeft
43Alex Vlasic USNDTP U18 (USDP)6'5 190lbsDefenseLeft
44Graeme ClarkeOttawa 67's (OHL)5'11 172lbsRight WingRight
45Hugo AlnefeltHV71 J20 (SuperElit)6'3 194lbsGoalieLeft
46Blake MurraySudbury Wolves (OHL)6'2 179lbsCenterLeft
47Kaedan KorczakKelowna Rockets (WHL)6'2 183lbsDefenseRight
48John FarinacciDexter High (USHS)6'0 181lbsCenterRight
49Drew HellesonUSNDTP U18 (USDP)6'2 168lbsDefenseRight
50Nils HoglanderAIK (Allsvenskan)5'9 181lbsLeft WingLeft