Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League is proud to announce that 55 OHL players have been included on NHL Central Scouting’s Midseason Rankings for the 2023 NHL Draft scheduled to take place June 28-29 in Nashville, Tennessee.

The list includes a total of eight OHL skaters included in the top-32 North American prospects, indicating a potential first round selection. A pair of left-wingers lead the way in Colby Barlow of the Owen Sound Attack and Quentin Musty of the Sudbury Wolves at 10th and 11th respectively, followed by the OHL’s highest-ranked centreman in Calum Ritchie of the Oshawa Generals at 17. London Knights rearguard Oliver Bonk leads the way for OHL defencemen at 18th on the list. In goal, Charlie Robertson of the North Bay Battalion is the first of four OHL netminders ranked, coming in at 12.

Eighteen OHL member teams are represented on the list, led by the Flint Firebirds, Ottawa 67’s and Saginaw Spirit with five players each.

Of the 55 players listed, 15 of them are competing in the 2023 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game set for Wednesday, January 25 in Langley, British Columbia. The game can be seen live from coast-to-coast on TSN.

The list includes 30 OHL forwards, 21 defencemen and four goaltenders.

2023 NHL Central Scouting Midseason Rankings – OHL

*- competing in 2023 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game


10Colby Barlow*LWOwen Sound Attack
11Quentin Musty*LWSudbury Wolves
17Calum Ritchie*COshawa Generals
18Oliver Bonk*DLondon Knights
25Beau Akey*DBarrie Colts
29Cam Allen*DGuelph Storm
31Carson Rehkopf*LWKitchener Rangers
32Andrew Gibson*DSoo Greyhounds
33Hunter Brzustewicz*DKitchener Rangers
37Quinton BurnsDKingston Frontenacs
41Coulson Pitre*RWFlint Firebirds
43Brad GardinerCOttawa 67’s
45Ethan Miedema*LWKingston Frontenacs
48Ondrej MolnarLWErie Otters
49Luca Pinelli*LWOttawa 67’s
50Carey Terrance*CErie Otters
51Tristan BertucciDFlint Firebirds
54Alex PharandCSudbury Wolves
62Matthew ManiaDSudbury Wolves
74Cooper FosterCOttawa 67’s
75Easton CowanRWLondon Knights
76Owen OutwaterCKingston Frontenacs
84Denver BarkeyCLondon Knights
87Konnor SmithDPeterborough Petes
88Matthew SotoRWKingston Frontenacs
90Ethan HayCFlint Firebirds
92Luke McNamaraCSaginaw Spirit
96Nick Lardis*LWHamilton Bulldogs
103Florian XhekajLWHamilton Bulldogs
105Cole BrownLWHamilton Bulldogs
115Matthew AndonovskiDKitchener Rangers
116James PetrovskiDOwen Sound Attack
122Matthew MayichDOttawa 67’s
123Blake SmithDFlint Firebirds
133Nic SimaRWSaginaw Spirit
136Spencer SovaDErie Otters
156Djibril ToureDSudbury Wolves
169Alexis DaviaultDErie Otters
170Anthony RomaniCNorth Bay Battalion
171Chris BarlasCOttawa 67’s
172Angus MacDonellCMississauga Steelheads
174Joey WillisCSaginaw Spirit
176Calem MangoneRWSaginaw Spirit
191Marco MignosaRWSoo Greyhounds
192Donovan McCoyDPeterborough Petes
207Lucas MooreDHamilton Bulldogs
210Bronson RideDNiagara IceDogs
214PJ ForgioneDSaginaw Spirit
216Wyatt KennedyDNorth Bay Battalion
219Valentin ZhuginLWGuelph Storm
220Adam ZidlickyLWMississauga Steelheads


12Charlie Robertson*North Bay Battalion
14Nathan DayFlint Firebirds
23Charlie SchenkelSoo Greyhounds
29Zach BowenLondon Knights

For the full NHL Central Scouting Midseason Rankings, visit nhl.com.

About the Ontario Hockey League
The Ontario Hockey League is a proud member of the Canadian Hockey League which is the world’s largest development hockey league with 60 teams in nine Canadian provinces and four American states. In addition to the OHL, the CHL is made up of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPORTS than any other league.


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