players to watch

Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League is proud to announce that 44 OHL players have been included on NHL Central Scouting’s November ‘Players to Watch’ List for the 2020 NHL Draft that takes place June 26-27 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, QC.

The list includes 24 OHL forwards, 15 defenceman and five goaltenders.

Nine players were assigned ‘A’ ratings, indicating a potential first round NHL Draft candidate, with Ottawa 67’s forward Jack Quinn climbing from his ‘B’ assignment back in October onto a list that includes eight other OHL players in Ottawa teammate Marco Rossi, the Windsor Spitfires duo of Will Cuylle and Jean-Luc Foudy, Sudbury’s Quinton Byfield, Erie’s Jamie Drysdale, Saginaw’s Cole Perfetti, Sarnia’s Jacob Perreault and London’s Antonio Stranges.

The number of OHL players assigned a ‘B’ rating climbed from six in October to 12 on November’s list, with notable additions in Soo Greyhounds teammates Tanner Dickinson and Rory Kerins, Barrie’s Tyson Foerster, Erie’s Hayden Fowler, Kitchener’s Donovan Sebrango, London’s Kirill Steklov and Oshawa’s Ty Tullio.

The list also includes 18 skaters and five goaltenders assigned ‘C’ ratings, with goaltending additions in the Guelph Storm duo of Owen Bennett and Nico Daws as well as Hamilton’s Marco Costantini.

A total of 18 OHL member teams are represented on the list led by the Soo Greyhounds and Windsor Spitfires with five players each. The Erie Otters, Guelph Storm and London Knights follow close behind with four respectively.

2020 NHL Central Scouting November ‘Players to Watch’ – OHL


A Quinton Byfield Sudbury Wolves C
A Will Cuylle Windsor Spitfires LW
A Jamie Drysdale Erie Otters D
A Jean-Luc Foudy Windsor Spitfires C
A Cole Perfetti Saginaw Spirit C
A Jacob Perreault Sarnia Sting RW
A Jack Quinn Ottawa 67’s RW
A Marco Rossi Ottawa 67’s C
A Antonio Stranges London Knights LW
B Brandon Coe North Bay Battalion RW
B Tanner Dickinson Soo Greyhounds C
B Tyson Foerster Barrie Colts RW
B Hayden Fowler Erie Otters LW
B Rory Kerins Soo Greyhounds C
B Ryan O’Rourke Soo Greyhounds D
B Jaromir Pytlik Soo Greyhounds C
B Donovan Sebrango Kitchener Rangers D
B Kirill Steklov London Knights D
B Oliver Suni Oshawa Generals RW
B Jack Thompson Sudbury Wolves D
B Ty Tullio Oshawa Generals RW
C Andrei Bakanov Guelph Storm LW
C Cameron Butler Peterborough Petes RW
C Igor Chibrikov Owen Sound Attack D
C Luke Evangelista London Knights RW
C Brendan Hoffmann Erie Otters RW
C Gerard Keane London Knights D
C Cole MacKay Soo Greyhounds RW
C Kyle McDonald Windsor Spitfires RW
C Lleyton Moore Oshawa Generals D
C Logan Morrison Hamilton Bulldogs C
C Jake Murray Kingston Frontenacs D
C Ville Ottavainen Kitchener Rangers D
C Isaak Phillips Sudbury Wolves D
C Luka Profaca Guelph Storm D
C Ruben Rafkin Windsor Spitfires D
C Dylan Robinson Windsor Spitfires D
C Ilya Solovyov Saginaw Spirit D
C Evan Vierling Flint Firebirds C



C Owen Bennett Guelph Storm G
C Aidan Campbell Erie Otters G
C Marco Costantini Hamilton Bulldogs G
C Will Cranley Ottawa 67’s G
C Nico Daws Guelph Storm G


Players have been identified using the following criteria:

• A Rating – Indicates a first round candidate
• B Rating – Indicates a second or third round candidate
• C Rating – Indicates a fourth/fifth/sixth round candidate

For the complete list, visit NHL.com.


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