Forty named to CHL Top Prospects Roster

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The 38 players joining captains Nathan MacKinnon and Seth Jones at the 2013 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game have been announced.

Six of the top ten  players – including MacKinnon and Jones – and 19 total players currently featured in Future Considerations’ November ranking for the 2013 NHL Draft will be in attendance at the Top Prospects Game, taking place at the Halifax Metro Centre on January 16, 2013.

Highlighting MacKinnon’s Team Cherry is currently Halifax Mooseheads teammates Jonathan Drouin and Zachary Fucale, and will boast incredible defensiev depth in Josh Morrissey, Darnell Nurse and Ryan Pulock.

Team Orr, led by Jones, will feature offensive standouts Hunter Shinkaruk and Sean Monahan, whom are both currently participating in Canada’s selection camp for the World Junior Championship with Drouin and MacKinnon. Curtis Lazar, Nicolas Petan and Max Domi are also featured on the roster.

Players were chosen by all 30 NHL clubs then divided into teams by NHL Central Scouting and include 14 players from the Western Hockey League, 14 players from the Ontario Hockey League, and 12 players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Team Cherry:

Goaltenders:
Zachary Fucale (Halifax Mooseheads)
Tristan Jarry (Edmonton Oil Kings)

Defencemen:
Samuel Morin (Rimouski Oceanic)
Josh Morrissey (Prince Albert Raiders)
Mirco Mueller (Everett Silvertips)
Darnell Nurse “A” (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Ryan Pulock (Brandon Wheat Kings)
Eric Roy (Brandon Wheat Kings)

Forwards:
William Carrier (Cape Breton Screaming Eagles)
Jason Dickinson (Guelph Storm)
Jonathan Drouin “A” (Halifax Mooseheads)
Frederik Gauthier (Rimouski Oceanic)
Stephen Harper (Erie Otters)
Ryan Hartman (Plymouth Whalers)
Morgan Klimchuk (Regina Pats)
Ryan Kujawinski (Kingston Frontenacs)
Nathan MacKinnon “C” (Halifax Mooseheads)
Anthony Mantha (Val-d’Or Foreurs)
Zach Nastasiuk (Owen Sound Attack)
Valentin Zykov (Baie-Comeau Drakkar)

Team Orr:

Goaltenders:
Eric Comrie (Tri-City Americans)
Spencer Martin (Mississauga Steelheads)

Defencemen:
Chris Bigras (Owen Sound Attack)
Madison Bowey (Kelowna Rockets)
Seth Jones “C” (Portland Winterhawks)
Jan Kostalek (Rimouski Oceanic)
Shea Theodore (Seattle Thunderbirds)
Nikita Zadorov (London Knights)

Forwards:
Justin Bailey (Kitchener Rangers)
Oliver Bjorkstrand (Portland Winterhawks)
Max Domi (London Knights)
Anthony Duclair (Quebec Remparts)
Adam Erne (Quebec Remparts)
Bo Horvat (London Knights)
Curtis Lazar (Edmonton Oil Kings)
Sean Monahan “A” (Ottawa 67’s)
Nicolas Petan (Portland Winterhawks)
Kerby Rychel (Windsor Spitfires)
Hunter Shinkaruk “A” (Medicine Hat Tigers)
Nick Sorensen (Quebec Remparts)

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