My Final Top 50 OHL Players for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

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  1. Brock

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    Here's the list. Check the blog for the full write ups (and other goodies/links).

    HM: Justin Thomas
    50. Colin Suellentrop
    49. Ben Thomson
    48. Spencer Abraham
    47. Carter Sandlak
    46. David Broll
    45. Colin Miller
    44. Anthony Camara
    43. Michael Curtis
    42. Dario Trutmann
    41. Frankie Corrado
    40. Matej Machovsky
    39. Austen Brassard
    38. Justin Sefton
    37. Keevin Cutting
    36. Barclay Goodrow
    35. Garrett Meurs
    34. Mike Morrison
    33. Jordan Binnington
    32. Andrey Pedan
    31. Mitchell Theoret

    I'll post Part 2: 30-11, in the next couple of days. As always, I'm willing to answer your questions.
     
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    Do you expect all the players you listed to get drafted?

    Thanks for the work :)
     
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    Reading through your description of Corrado I was thinking Blacker and then you mentioned him at the end lol. :yo:
     
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    Hey Brock, did Matt Petgrave miss the cut, or do you have him showing up later on?
     
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    He's a friend of mine, i've known him for years and he is a really good guy. Really hope the Leafs draft him. I've been making the Blacker comparison since the first time i watched him play.
     
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    Last year 42 OHL players were selected.

    In 2010, 44 were selected (both numbers including draft overagers which do not appear on my list).

    If I were a betting man, I'd say that number would be higher this year. From what I've heard and read, the OHL is considered to have an incredibly deep crop this year.

    I'd expect about 80-90% of my list to get drafted this year (in addition to a few draft overagers on my list here)
     
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    Thanks for all the hard work Brock.
     
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    Here's Part 2: 30-11

    30. Craig Duininck
    29. Matt Mahalak
    28. Joshua Leivo
    27. Scott Harrington
    26. Alan Quine
    25. Tobias Rieder
    24. Andrew Fritsch
    23. Seth Griffith
    22. Nick Cousins
    21. Joseph Cramarossa
    20. Shane Prince
    19. Vincent Trocheck
    18. Lucas Lessio
    17. Rickard Rakell
    16. Daniel Catenacci
    15. Stuart Percy
    14. Ryan Sproul
    13. Brett Ritchie
    12. Vladislav Namestnikov
    11. Stefan Noesen

    As always, questions and comments are welcome. Anyone care to guess My top 10?
     
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    10. Boone Jenner
    9. Brandon Saad
    8. Alexander Khohlachev
    7. Niklas Jensen
    6. Matt Puempel
    5. Mark Scheifele
    4. Ryan Strome
    3. Dougie Hamilton
    2. Ryan Murphy
    1. Gabriel Landeskog

    Is what I would guess.
     
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    10 - Boone Jenner
    9 - Niklas Jensen
    8 - Matt Puempel
    7 - Mark Scheifele
    6 - Brandon Saad
    5 - Alexander Khokhlachev
    4 - Dougie Hamilton
    3 - Ryan Strome
    2 - Ryan Murphy
    1 - Gabriel Landeskog
     
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    What do you see Landeskog's offensive potential in the NHL to be down the road Brock? I remember you saying you could see him hitting 25-25, 50P next year. What do you think his average production 5 years from now would be.
     
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    To add my guessing on the top 5:

    1. Landeskog
    2. Murphy
    3. Hamilton
    4. Strome
    5. Puempel
     
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    Great writeup so far!
     
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    Really, he was a healthy scratch multiple times this year...
     
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    You must be thinking of someone else. Theoret only missed 2 games all year. Played 66 out of the 68 in the regular season and all 14 games in the playoffs. So no he wasn't a healthy scratch multiple times.
     
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    Glad to see someone I respect has Khok ahead of Namestnikov :) I also like the flashier one :)
     
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    My bad, I played hockey with him in minor and I go to the same school as him and people joke about how he was a healthy scratch so I just assumed it was more than twice. But does he really deserve the 31st overall ranking? I was under the impression that he is a 3rd/4th liner and fights more than anything, is he even ranked on central scoutings list?
     
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    Like the ranking of Noesen. One of my draft favourites.
     
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    1 - Gabriel Landeskog
    2 - Ryan Murphy
    3 - Dougie Hamilton
    4 - Ryan Strome
    5 - Brandon Saad
    6 - Matt Puempel
    7 - Niklas Jensen
    8 - Alex Khokhlachev
    9 - Matt Scheifele
    10 - Boone Jenner
     
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    Yeah I did say that and I stick by that. He's one of the most pro-ready prospects we've had in the OHL in recent years.

    As for his average production...I'd say probably in that 30-30 range is his potential. He's not going to win any scoring titles, but he's a damn solid player. Even if he tops out as a 60 point player, he'll likely develop into one of the better two way wingers in the league, on top of being a potential captain and that should make any team drafting him in the top 3 happy.
     
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    That 31st ranking (among OHL players available) is definitely higher than I've seen him anywhere else. You are correct, he was not ranked by Central Scouting. But I know NHL scouts have been looking at him this season.

    He was primarily only used as a 3rd/4th liner this year, but he was one of the better "checking line" players in the league IMO. When the Dogs had some injuries, he jumped up to play on the first line and looked great. Marty Williamson had said that he envisions Theoret on a scoring line, making a big impact next season (likely taking Jason Wilson's spot on Ryan Strome and Freddie Hamilton's line...or taking Darren Archibald's spot on Steve Shipley and Myles Doan's line). He's actually got very good hands for a big guy and is IMO a player currently being overlooked by a lot of scouting agencies. He has power forward potential. If Joseph Cramarossa can get attention (deservedly so) playing on Mississauga's 4th line, Theoret should be able to as well.
     
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    Great work as always, Brock!

    How much did the trade to a crappy team and the injury help Lepkowski out of your rankings?
     
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    He was one of those guys who just missed the list (with the likes of Alex Racino, Zach Bell, Steven Trojanovic).

    He's a big behemoth and definitely has the edge most like from their stay at home defenseman. At this point, I just prefer a guy like Suellentrop or Justin Sefton because I think they're a little more polished and because they have some offensive capabilities.

    That being said, it wouldn't surprise me one bit to see him (or another guy like Brady Austin) get drafted. Size sells.
     
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