FC releases May ranking for 2015 Draft

Press Release2015 Draft Center, Draft Rankings


CALGARY, AB – Connor McDavid of the Erie Otters tops Future Considerations’ May ranking for the 2015 NHL Draft, presented by FASTHockey.

McDavid has held the top spot at Future Considerations since the Preliminary ranking was released last May and hasn’t shown any desire to relinquish that role. The Richmond Hill, ON native recorded 44 goals and 120 points in 47 regular season games and added 20 goals and 45 points in 18 playoff games. He was recently named the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year as voted by the writers and broadcasters that cover the league.

Jack Eichel,  currently representing Team USA at the IIHF World Championship, remains second.

The 18-year-old forward had 26 goals and 71 points in 40 games with Boston University this season and was named the 2015 Hobey Baker Award winner. He was also named the Hockey East scoring champion, rookie of the year, player of the year, first team Hockey East all-star and a member of the all-rookie team. Eichel has two goals and six points in seven games at the Worlds.

Noah Hanifin of Boston College and Dylan Strome, McDavid teammate in Erie, are ranked third and fourth respectively. Mitchell Marner of the London Knights is fifth.


1Connor McDavidErieOHLC6-1195CAN
2Jack EichelBoston UniversityNCAAC6-2205USA
3Noah HanifinBoston CollegeNCAAD6-3205USA
4Dylan StromeErieOHLC6-3185CAN
5Mitchell MarnerLondonOHLRW5-11165CAN
6Mikko RantanenTPSLiigaRW6-4200FIN
7Ivan ProvorovBrandonWHLD6-0200RUS
8Zachary WerenskiMichiganNCAAD6-2210USA
9Lawson CrouseKingstonOHLLW6-4215CAN
10Mathew BarzalSeattleWHLC6-0180CAN
11Travis KonecnyOttawaOHLC5-10170CAN
12Jeremy RoySherbrookeQMJHLD6-0185CAN
13Pavel ZachaSarniaOHLC6-3210CZE
14Kyle ConnorYoungstownUSHLC6-1180US
15Colin WhiteNTDP U18USHLC6-0185USA
16Timo MeierHalifaxQMJHLRW6-0210CHE
17Nick MerkleyKelownaWHLC5-11190CAN
18Evgeny SvechnikovCape BretonQMJHLLW6-3210RUS
19Daniel SprongCharlottetownQMJHLRW6-0190CAN
20Jakub ZborilSaint JohnQMJHLD6-2185CZE
21Jeremy BraccoNTDP U18USHLC5-9175USA
22Thomas ChabotSaint JohnQMJHLD6-2180CAN
23Jansen HarkinsPrince GeorgeWHLC6-1180CAN
24Oliver KylingtonAIK (Loan)AllsvenskanD6-0180FIN
25Jake DeBruskSwift CurrentWHLLW6-0175CAN
26Joel Ek ErikssonFarjestads J20SuperEliteC6-2185SWE
27Brock BoeserWaterlooUSHLC6-1190USA
28Paul BittnerPortlandWHLLW6-4205USA
29Jacob LarssonFrolunda J20SuperEliteD6-2185FIN
30Denis GuryanovLadia TogliattiMHLRW6-2195RUS