Winter 2021 NHL Draft Rankings

Photo Credit – Rena Laverty (Beniers & Hughes), Elvira Holmström (Eklund)

Bailey Johnson, Sam McGilligan, Alexander Appleyard, Paul Zuk, Sebastian Jackson and Josh Tessler combined their draft rankings and put together the official Smaht Scouting 2021 NHL Draft Preliminary Rankings.

The rankings are below and our scouting reports are hyperlinked. Just to note, we are still working on some more 2021 NHL Draft scouting reports for public consumption. Stay tuned for those.

Just to note, honorable mentions are in no particular order.

PicksProspectPositionTeamNation
1Matthew BeniersCUniversity of MichiganUSA
2William EklundLW/CDjurgårdensSweden
3Luke HughesLHDUSNTDPUSA
4Simon EdvinssonLHDFrölundaSweden
5Fabian LysellLW/RWLuleåSweden
6Owen PowerLHDUniversity of MichiganCanada
7Brandt ClarkeRHDBarrieCanada
8Jesper WallstedtGLuleåSweden
9Aatu RätyCKärpätFinland
10Kent JohnsonC/LWUniversity of MichiganCanada
11Dylan GuentherRWEdmontonCanada
12Oskar OlaussonLW/RWHV71Sweden
13Cole SillingerLWMedicine HatCanada
14Stanislav SvozilLHDBrnoCzech Republic
15Carson LambosLHDWinnipegCanada
16Nikita ChibrikovRWSKA St-PetersburgRussia
17Isak RosénRWLeksandsSweden
18Simon RobertssonRWSkellefteåSweden
19Daniil ChaykaLHDGuelphRussia
20Dylan DukeLWUSNTDPUSA
21Sasha PastujovRWUSNTDPUSA
22Scott MorrowRHDShattuck-St. Mary’sUSA
23Brennan OthmannLWFlintCanada
24Zachary L’HeureuxLWHalifaxCanada
25Chaz LuciusCUSNTDPUSA
26Samu TuomaalaRWKärpätFinland
27Samu SalminenC/LWJokeritFinland
28Mackie SamoskevichRWChicagoUSA
29Logan StankovenCKamloopsCanada
30Xavier BourgaultCShawiniganCanada
31Francesco PinelliCKitchenerCanada
32Mason McTavishCPeterboroughCanada
33Matthew CoronatoLWChicagoUSA
34Ayrton MartinoLWOmahaCanada
35Aidan HreschukLHDUSNTDPUSA
36Anton OlssonLHDMalmöSweden
37Fyodor SvechkovCTogliattiRussia
38Trevor WongCKelownaCanada
39Zach DeanCGatineauCanada
40Zachary BolducCRimouskiCanada
41Sebastian CossaGEdmontonCanada
42Sean BehrensLHDUSNTDPUSA
43Artyom GrushnikovLHDHamiltonRussia
44William StrömgrenLWMODOSweden
45Jack O’BrienCPortlandUSA
46Justin JanickeLWUSNTDPUSA
47Tristan LennoxGSaginawCanada
48Benjamin GaudreauGSarniaCanada
49Peter ReynoldsCSaint JohnCanada
50Bryce MontgomeryRHDLondonUSA
51Jack BarRHDChicagoCanada
52Ty VoitFSarniaUSA
53Cameron WhynotLHDHalifaxCanada
54Jack PeartLHDGrand RapidsUSA
55Corson CeulemansRHDBrooksCanada
56Vincent IorioRHDBrandonCanada
57Marcus AlmquistRWHV71Denmark
58Prokhor PoltapovLWCSKA MoscowRussia
59Ryan UfkoRHDChicagoUSA
60Liam Dower NilssonCFrölundaSweden
61Evan NauseLHDQuebecCanada
62Liam GilmartinLWUSNTDPUSA
63Ville KoivunenFKärpätFinland
64Ryder KorczakCMoose JawCanada
65Redmond SavageCUSNTDPUSA
66Logan MaillouxRHDLondonCanada
67Roman SchmidtRHDUSNTDPUSA
68Samuel HeleniusCJYPFinland
69Martin RysavyFPrerovCzech Republic
70Victor StjernborgCVäxjöSweden
71Conner RouletteLWSeattleCanada
72Lorenzo CanonicaCShawiniganSwitzerland
73Jake MartinRHDUSNTDPUSA
74Justin RobidasCVal-d’OrCanada
75Robert OrrCHalifaxCanada
76James MalatestaLWQuebecCanada
77Oscar PlandowskiRHDCharlottetownCanada
78Vladislav LukashevichLHDYaroslavlRussia
79Verner MiettinenCKiekko-EspooFinland
80Dmitri KatelevskyFKazanRussia
81Jimi SuomiLHD/FJokeritFinland
82Hugo GabrielssonLHDFrölundaSweden
83Topias VilénLHDPelicansFinland
84Kirill GerasimyukGSKA St-PetersburgRussia
85Brett HarrisonCOshawaCanada
86Chase StillmanCSudburyUSA
87Wyatt JohnstonCWindsorCanada
88Viljami MarjalaFQuebecFinland
89Philip GranathRWFrölundaNorway
90Kirill KirsanovLHDSKA St-PetersburgRussia
91Eetu LiukasFTPSFinland
92Oliver MobergRWAIKSweden
93Brent JohnsonRHDSioux FallsUSA
94Maxim MotoryginGDynamo MoscowRussia
95Jeremy WilmerCUSNTDPUSA
96Ethan Del MastroLHDMississaugaCanada
97Cole HuckinsCAcadie-BathurstCanada
98Oliver KapanenCKalPaFinland
99Atte LehikoinenLHDKalPaFinland
100Niko HuuhtanenRWTapparaFinland
HMVsevolod GaidamakFOmskRussia
HMNicolaus HeiglFEC SalzburgGermany
HMThomas HeiglFEC SalzburgGermany
HMNoah MeierLHDGCK ZürichSwitzerland
HMJan-Luca MünzenbergerLHDKölner HaieGermany
HMBrady BurnsC/LWSaint JohnCanada
HMDavid GucciardiLHDWaterlooCanada
HMMartin SchreiberRHDLinköpingSweden
HMWilliam von BarnekowLW/RWMalmöSweden
HMLinus SjödinC/RWRögleSweden
HMSam SedleyRHDOwen SoundCanada
HMTheo JacobssonCMODOSweden
HMKalle VälsänenFTPSFinland
HMKalle ErvastiRHDLukkoFinland
HMDavid MaLHDChicagoUSA
HMRuben RafkinRHDTPSFinland
HMEthan CardwellRWBarrieCanada
HMDario AllenspachFZugSwitzerland
HMFlorian EliasCMannheimGermany
HMDmitri ZuganCCSKA MoscowRussia
HMVictor SjöholmRHDHV71Sweden
HMValtteri KarnarantaFÄssätFinland
HMElias StenmanCSkellefteåSweden
HMHaakon HäneltCBerlinGermany
HMBennet RoßmyFLausitzer FüchseGermany
HMKevin NiedenzRWKölner HaieGermany
HMSebastian CimmermanFRB Hockey JuniorsGermany
HMAlexander KisakovFDynamo MoscowRussia
HMTy GallagherRHDUSNTDPUSA
HMTristan BrozCFargoUSA
HMJoshua RoyRWSherbrookeCanada
HMDaniil LazutinCSKA St-PetersburgRussia

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