RED DEER - NHL Central Scouting has released its October ’Players to Watch’ list, with 14 Albertans making an appearance.
Four Albertan skaters were listed as ’A’ prospects: Defencemen Bowen Byram and Matthew Robertson, along with forwards Kirby Dach and Peyton Krebs.
Goaltender Taylor Gauthier was the lone Albertan in the ’B’ prospect category, with nine skaters listed as ’C’ prospects.
The ‘A’ rating indicates a first round candidate, a ‘B’ rating indicates a second or third round candidate, and a ‘C’ rating indicates a fourth, fifth, or sixth round candidate.
The full list of Albertans named to the Players to Watch list can be found below:
|Byram, Bowen||Defence||Vancouver Giants||WHL|
|Dach, Kirby||Forward||Saskatoon Blades||WHL|
|Krebs, Peyton||Forward||Kootenay Ice||WHL|
|Robertson, Matthew||Defence||Edmonton Oil Kings||WHL|
|Gauthier, Taylor||Goaltender||Prince George Cougars||WHL|
|Bast, Luke||Defence||Brooks Bandits||AJHL|
|Comrie, Sean||Defence||University of Denver||NCAA|
|Felgueiras, Chase||Defence||Humboldt Broncos||SJHL|
|Hamaliuk, Dillon||Forward||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL|
|Kope, David||Forward||Edmonton Oil Kings||WHL|
|Lee, Jake||Defence||Seattle Thunderbirds||WHL|
|Okabe, Zachary||Forward||Grande Prairie Storm||AJHL|
|Proctor, Kirby||Defence||Des Moines Buccaneers||USHL|
|Tracey, Brayden||Forward||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL|