by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW)
In addition to NHL Central Scouting’s Combined Final Rankings, included in this ultimate 2015 NHL Draft spreadsheet are the latest THW War Room Rankings, which include:
- E-Mac’s exclusive Top 75 prospects ranked, plus
- 5 honourable mentions
- 3 sleepers
- The Others, where other notable draft eligible prospects are highlighted (787 prospects in total are noted on the spreadsheet including all prospects ranked by NHL Central Scouting in their mid-season rankings)
This is your quintessential 2016 NHL Draft resource.
The Rankings Spreadsheet Tabs
The THW War Room rankings are presented in the following formats in the accompanying spreadsheet.
- Tab 1: Sorted by THW’s War Room January 2016 Rankings (E-Mac)
- Column #2 is THW’s War Room November 2015 Rankings
- Column #3 is NHL Central Scouting’s Combined Midterm Rankings
- Tab 2: Sorted by NHL Central Scouting Combined Midterm Rankings
Most prospects are also linked to their elite prospects profile as well.
- 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.
- The spreadsheet is searchable; simply click on the spreadsheet and utilize CTRL/Command “F
- The stats provided are from last season for comparative purposes; for updated stats, click on the players name.
— THW Hockey (@HockeyLinks) January 23, 2016
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