Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League is proud to announce that 56 OHL players have been included on NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings for the 2023 NHL Draft to be held June 28-29 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

The list includes 30 OHL forwards, 19 defencemen and seven goaltenders.

A total of eight OHL skaters are ranked inside the first round led by Owen Sound Attack 46-goal scorer Colby Barlow along with Oshawa Generals centreman Calum Ritchie and Sudbury Wolves winger Quentin Musty at 12, 13 and 14 in North America respectively. London Knights defenceman Oliver Bonk comes in at 20, followed by wingers Nick Lardis of the Hamilton Bulldogs (27), Carson Rehkopf of the Kitchener Rangers (29) and defencemen Andrew Gibson of the Soo Greyhounds (31) and Tristan Bertucci of the Flint Firebirds (32).

The Firebirds feature the OHL’s highest-ranked goaltender in Nathan Day (12), who comes off a strong showing in the second half of the regular season that carried over into the playoffs.

Nineteen of the OHL’s 20 member teams are represented on the list, led by the Flint Firebirds, London Knights and Sudbury Wolves with five players ranked. The Erie Otters, Hamilton Bulldogs, Kingston Frontenacs, Ottawa 67’s and Saginaw Spirit each feature four players on the list.

OHL Players Included on NHL Central Scouting Final Draft Rankings


12Colby BarlowOwen Sound AttackLW
13Calum RitchieOshawa GeneralsC
14Quentin MustySudbury WolvesLW
20Oliver BonkLondon KnightsD
27Nick LardisHamilton BulldogsLW
29Carson RehkopfKitchener RangersLW
31Andrew GibsonSoo GreyhoundsD
32Tristan BertucciFlint FirebirdsD
33Beau AkeyBarrie ColtsD
34Quinton BurnsKingston FrontenacsD
37Coulson PitreFlint FirebirdsRW
38Carey TerranceErie OttersC
41Hunter BrzustewiczKitchener RangersD
46Cam AllenGuelph StormD
50Ethan MiedemaKingston FrontenacsLW
51Easton CowanLondon KnightsRW
54Luca PinelliOttawa 67’sC
57Brad GardinerOttawa 67’sC
69Cole BrownHamilton BulldogsLW
70Matthew ManiaSudbury WolvesD
72Matthew MayichOttawa 67’sD
77Alex PharandSudbury WolvesC
79Denver BarkeyLondon KnightsC
83Ethan HayFlint FirebirdsC
88Cooper FosterOttawa 67’sC
94Konnor SmithPeterborough PetesD
100Luke McNamaraSaginaw SpiritC
106Anthony RomaniNorth Bay BattalionC
114Rodwin DionicioWindsor SpitfiresD
126Owen OutwaterKingston FrontenacsC
129Ondrej MolnarErie OttersLW
130Matthew SotoKingston FrontenacsRW
131Florian XhekajHamilton BulldogsLW
134Matthew AndonovskiKitchener RangersD
136James PetrovskiOwen Sound AttackD
142Angus MacDonellMississauga SteelheadsC
155Blake SmithFlint FirebirdsD
160Alexis DaviaultErie OttersD
161Jacob JulienLondon KnightsC
173Donovan McCoyPeterborough PetesD
174Joey WillisSaginaw SpiritC
177Braeden BowmanGuelph StormRW
178Djibril ToureSudbury WolvesD
182Spencer SovaErie OttersD
190Beau JelsmaBarrie ColtsC
191Kocha DelicSudbury WolvesC
198Alex ChristopoulosWindsor SpitfiresRW
209Lucas MooreHamilton BulldogsD
214Calem MangoneSaginaw SpiritRW


12Nathan DayFlint Firebirds
13Charlie RobertsonNorth Bay Battalion
15Zach BowenLondon Knights
25Charlie SchenkelSoo Greyhounds
27Owen FloresNiagara IceDogs
29Andrew OkeSaginaw Spirit
32Corbin VotaryOwen Sound Attack

For NHL Central Scouting’s complete final rankings for the 2023 NHL Draft, 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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