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EUROPEAN SKATERS

Wednesday, 05.24.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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EUROPEAN SKATERS
A look at where they rank in the '06 Draft

There are over 500 hopefuls in the NHL Entry Draft this year and only 210 picks scattered between the 30 clubs in the league. In an attempt to cut through the clutter, the NHL's Central Scouting Service ranks the top players eligible to be drafted in four different categories: European Goalies, European Skaters, North American Goalies and North American Skaters.

 

Here's Central Scouting's top-30 European skaters eligible for this year's draft:

 

RANK PLAYER LEAGUE TEAM POS BIRTH HT WT
1 NICKLAS BACKSTROM SWE BRYNAS C 11/23/87 6-0 183
2 MICHAEL FROLIK CZE KLADNO C/W 2/17/88 6-1 185
3 JIRI TLUSTY CZE KLADNO C/W 3/16/88 6-0 196
4 YURI ALEXANDROV RUS CHEREPOVETS D 6/24/88 6-0 185
5 TOMAS KANA CZE VITKOVICE C 11/29/87 6-0 202
6 ARTEM ANISIMOV RUS 2 YAROSLAVL 2 C 5/24/88 6-3 187
7 ALEXANDER VASYUNOV RUS 2 YAROSLAVL 2 LW 4/22/88 6-0 189
8 PATRIK BERGLUND SWE Jr. VASTERAS C 6/2/88 6-4 187
9 ANDREI POPOV RUS Siv 1 CHELJABINSK W 7/15/88 6-0 187
10 JONAS AHNELOV SWE Jr. FROLUNDA D 12/11/88 6-3 205
11 VLADIMIR ZHARKOV RUS 2 CSKA 2 RW 1/10/88 6-0 187
12 DAVID KVETON CZE VSETIN RW 1/3/88 5-11 180
13 TIMO SEPPANEN FIN Jr. IFK D 7/22/87 6-1 209
14 DENNIS PERSSON SWE VASTERAS D 6/2/88 6-1 181
15 VALERY ZHUKOV RUS Div. 1 NOVGOROD NIZHNY D 2/8/88 6-2 191
16 IGOR MUSATOV RUS 2 SPARTAK 2 LW 9/23/87 6-1 180
17 DAVID RUZICKA CZE Jr. KLADNO D 3/8/88 6-3 178
18 JESSE JOENSUU FIN ASSAT W 10/5/87 6-4 207
19 JURAJ SIMEK SWISS Jr. KLOTEN W 9/29/87 6-1 189
20 IGOR MAKAROV RUS Div. 1 KRYLJA RW 9/19/87 6-1 183
21 MARTIN LATAL CZE Jr. KLADNO RW 3/17/88 5-11 174
22 JAN MURSAK CZE Jr. BUDEJOVICE LW 1/20/88 5-11 167
23 DENIS KAZIONOV RUS TVER LW 11/8/87 6-3 187
24 JAN-MIKAEL JUUTILAINEN FIN Jr. JOKERIT C 1/5/88 5-11 183
25 NIKOLAI KULEMIN RUS MAGNITOGORSK LW 7/14/86 6-0 201
26 TOMAS MARCINKO SVK Jr. KOSICE C 4/11/88 6-4 187
27 ROBERT NYHOLM FIN Jr. IFK RW 3/7/88 6-1 194
28 TONY LAGERSTROM SWE Jr. SODERTALJE C 7/19/88 6-1 189
29 ROBIN FIGREN SWE Jr. FROLUNDAW W 3/7/88 5-11 176
30 VIKTOR TIKHONOV RUS Div. 1 DMITROV C 5/12/88 6-2 180

 

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NORTH AMERICAN SKATERS

 

 

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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