2017 NHL Draft Rankings

Updated January 16th/2017
RankPlayerPositionTeamLast Month
1Nolan PatrickCenter (R)Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)2
2Timothy LiljegrenDefence (R)Timra Ik (Allsvenskan)1
3 Klim KostinRight Wing (L)HK MVD Balashikha (MHL)5
4 Nico HischierCenter/Right Wing (L)Halifax Mooseheads (OHL)4
5Nic HagueDefence (L)Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)11
6Casey MittelstadtCenter/Left Wing (L)Eden Prairie High (USHS)6
7Owen TippettRight Wing (R)Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)10
8Eeli TolvanenLeft Wing (L)Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)13
9Gabe VilardiCenter (R)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)3
10Martin NecasCenter (R)HC Kometa Brno (Czech24
11Callan FooteDefence (R)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)19
12Michael RasmussenCenter (L)Tri City Americans (WHL)8
13Cale MakarDefence (R)Brooks Bandits (AJHL)16
14Max ComtoisLeft Wing (L)Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)14
15Elias PetterssonCenterTimra Ik (Allsvenskan)7
16Juuso ValimakiDefence (L)Tri City Americans (WHL)17
17Kristian VesalainenLeft Wing (L)Frolunda HC (SHL)15
18Lias AnderssonCenter/Left Wing (L)HV71 (SHL)12
19Erik BrannstromDefence (L)HV71 (SHL)26
20Marcus DavidssonForward (L)Djurgardens IF (SHL)22
21Cody GlassCenter (R)Portland Winterhawks (WHL)-
22Ryan PoehlingCenter (L)St. Cloud State University (NCAA)20
23Matthew StromeCenter/Left Wing (L)Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)29
24Miro HeiskanenDefence (L)HIFK (Liiga)-
25Scott ReedyForward (R)U.S. National U18 Team (USDP)21
26Urho VaakanainenDefence (L)JYP (Liiga)25
27Jake OettingerGoalieBoston University (NCAA)18
28Nikita PopugaevRight Wing (R)Prince George Cougars (WHL)23
29Shane BowersCenter (L)Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)31
30Pierre-Olivier Joseph Defence (L)Charlottetown Islanders (QMJHL)-
31Luke MartinDefence (R)University of Wisconsin (NCAA)28

Disclaimer: Top 30 rankings may conflict with WHL player rankings due to consensus ranking process.