by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW)
The 2015 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: This March Madness edition brings you the Top 120 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird dog, Eldon MacDonald. The Next Ones Midterm Rankings (a.k.a. Chris’s List) can be found here.
The 2015 NHL Draft Ultimate Prospect Tracker
This update expands the previous list of draft eligible prospects covered to 721 making this your quintessential draft resource.
The Ultimate Rankings Spreadsheet
THW’s War Room rankings are presented in the following formats in the accompanying spreadsheet:
- Tab 1 – Sorted by E-Mac’s NHL Draft War Room March ranking
- Tab 2 – Sorted by NHL Central Scouting Combined Mid-Term Ranking
- Tab 3 – Sorted by League
- Tab 4 – Sorted by Nationality
- Column 1 “Mar” = E-Mac’s War Room March ranking
- Column 2 “CR” = The Next Ones/Chris’s List Midterm ranking
- Column 3 “NHL” = NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm rankings combined
- Only a portion of the table displays by default; you can scroll over to see the rest of the player demographics and statistics or select View full-size workbook option, which is the icon in the bottom right hand corner, to view the full table.
- The beauty of the above option is that you can then download the file to your computer and play with it or adjust it anyway you like.
- Be sure to scroll over to see E-Mac’s War Room commentary.
- The spreadsheet is searchable; simply click on the spreadsheet and utilize CTRL/Command “F”
- Most prospects are also linked to their elite prospects profile.
— Christian Roatis (@croatis) February 28, 2015
— Brandon Wheat Kings (@bdnwheatkings) March 2, 2015
— Hockey's Future (@HockeysFuture) March 9, 2015
Essential Link: MyNHLDraft.com rankings collection
Chris is THW’s senior draft/prospect analyst and a Managing Editor. Watch for “The Next Ones” Prospect Profile series, exclusive rankings, mock drafts, as well as the annual THW NHL Entry Draft Guide. Follow @ChrisRalphYQ on Twitter as he infiltrates, dissects and analyzes all happenings of hockey prospects and the NHL entry draft. Email: cralph[at]thehockeywriters[dot]com