2015 NHL Entry Draft Rankings – October

By Greg Komarnicky
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Oct 2nd, 2014
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Connor McDavid

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is the most anticipated draft the NHL has seen in a long time, and there are good reasons for that. Names like McDavid, Eichel, Zacha, Kylington and Strome highlight an impressively strong draft. With so many strong names choices were hard, but here are the October rankings for the upcoming 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Rankings are based off of overall skill, not NHL team need.

2015 NHL Entry Draft Rankings - October

RoundRankNHL Pick OwnerPlayerCurrent TeamPositionBirthdateHeightWeightCountryShoots
11Buffalo SabresConnor McDavidErie Otters (OHL)CJanuary 13th, 19976'0185lbsCanadaLeft
12Florida PanthersJack EichelBoston University (NCAA)COctober 28th, 19966'1190lbsUnited StatesRight
13Edmonton OilersPavel ZachaSarnia Sting (OHL)LWApril 6th, 19976'2.5196lbsCzech RepublicLeft
14Calgary FlamesOliver KylingtonFarjestad (SEL)DMay 19th, 19976'0181lbsSwedenLeft
15Buffalo Sabres*Dylan StromeErie Otters (OHL)CMarch 7th, 19976'2170lbsCanadaLeft
16Vancouver CanucksPaul BittnerPortland Winterhawks (WHL)LWNovember 4th, 19966'4195lbsUnited StatesLeft
17Carolina HurricanesMatthew BarzalSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)CMay 26th, 19975'11174lbsCanadaRight
18Toronto Maple LeafsTravis KonecnyOttawa 67s (OHL)CFebruary 11th, 19975'9.25162lbsUnited StatesRight
19Winnipeg JetsMitchell MarnerLondon Knights (OHL)CMay 5th, 19975'11171lbsCanadaRight
110Ottawa SenatorsNoah HanifinBoston College (NCAA)DJanuary 25th, 19976'2.5201lbsUnited StatesLeft
111New Jersey DevilsLawson CrouseKingston Frontenacs (OHL)LWJune 23rd, 19976'2.5189lbsCanadaLeft
112Nashville PredatorsJeremy RoySherbrooke Phoenix (QMJHL)DMay 14th, 19976'0186lbsCanadaRight
113Arizona CoyotesNicholas RoyChicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)C/RWFebruary 5th, 19976'3.5185lbsCanadaRight
114Washington CapitalsMikko RantanenTPS (SM-Liiga)RW/COctober 26th, 19966'3.75195lbsFinlandLeft
115Dallas StarsDaniel SprongCharlottetown Islanders (QMJHL)RWMarch 17th, 19975'10161lbsCanadaRight
116Detroit Red WingsYevgeni SvechnikovCape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)LWOctober 31, 19966'2185lbsRussiaLeft
117Columbus Blue JacketsNick MerkleyKelowna Rockets (WHL)C/RWMay 23rd, 19975'9162lbsUnited StatesRight
118Philadelphia FlyersColin WhiteBoston College (NCAA)C/LWJanuary 3rd, 19976'0175lbsCanadaRight
119Minnesota WildCameron HughesUniversity of Wisconsin (NCAA)C/LWOctober 9th, 19965'11160lbsCanadaLeft
120Tampa Bay LightningKyle ConnorUniversity of Michigan (NCAA)CDecember 9th, 19966'0183lbsUnited StatesLeft
121Pittsburgh PenguinsThomas NovakWaterloo Black Hawks (USHL)CApril 28th, 19976'0.75181lbsUnited StatesLeft
122Buffalo Sabres*Ryan GroppSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)LWSeptember 16th, 19966'3192lbsCanadaLeft
123Boston BruinsJordan GreenwayUSNDTP (USHL)LWJanuary 16th, 19976'5205lbsUnited StatesLeft
124San Jose SharksFilip AhlHV71 (SHL)LW/RWFebruary 16th, 19976'4214lbsSwedenLeft
125Anaheim DucksSami NikuJYP (SM-Liiga)DOctober 10th, 19966'1176lbsFinlandLeft
126Colorado AvalancheRasmus AnderssonMalmo (Allsvenskan)DOctober 27th, 19966'0207lbsSwedenRight
127Chicago BlackhawksMackenzie BlackwoodBarrie Colts (OHL)GDecember 9th, 19966'4204lbsCanadaLeft
128Montreal CanadiensNathan NoelSaint John sea Dogs (QMJHL)CJune 21st, 19975'10160lbsCanadaRight
129Tampa Bay Lightning*Zachary WerenskiUniversity of Michigan (NCAA)DJanuary 7th, 19976'2210lbsUnited StatesRight
130Los Angeles KingsJesper LindgrenMODO (SHL)DMay 19th, 19975'11148lbsSwedenRight
231Buffalo SabresVladimir TkachevMoncton Wildcats (QMJHL)LWOctober 5th, 19955'9163lbsRussiaRight
232Florida PanthersNicolas MilocheBaie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)DJuly 18th, 19976'2195lbsCanadaRight
233Edmonton OilersAlexander DergachevSt. Petersburg (MHL)CSeptember 27th, 19966'4200lbsRussiaLeft
234Calgary FlamesDaniel VladarHC Kaldno (Czech2)GAugust 20th, 19976'5180lbsCzech RepublicLeft
235Buffalo Sabres*Connor HobbsMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)DJanuary 4th, 19976'1178lbsCanadaRight
236Vancouver CanucksJakob Forsbacka-KarlssonYoungstown Phantoms (USHL)COctober 31st, 19966'1187lbsSwedenRight
237Carolina HurricanesDante SalituroOttawa 67s (OHL)CNovember 15th, 19975'9181lbsCanadaRight
238Los Angeles Kings*Jakub ZborilSaint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)DFebruary 21st, 19976'1186lbsCzech RepublicLeft
239Winnipeg JetsDennis YanShawinigan Cataractes (QMJHLLWApril 15, 19976'0183lbsUnited StatesLeft
240Ottawa SenatorsBrock BoeserWaterloo Black Hawks (USHL)CFebruary 25th, 19975'11176lbsUnited StatesLeft
241New Jersey DevilsVince DunnNiagara IceDogs (OHL)DSeptember 14th, 19956'0185lbsCanadaLeft
242Nashville PredatorsAlexandre CarrierGatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)DOctober 8th, 19965'11178lbsCanadaLeft
243Arizona CoyotesGustaf FranzenKitchener Rangers (OHL)CSeptember 22nd, 19965'11.5169lbsSwedenLeft
244Washington CapitalsBrendan WarrenUSNTDP (USHL)C/LWMay 6th, 1997`6'0178lbsUnited StatesLeft
245Ottawa Senators*Brandon CarloTri-City Americans (WHL)DNovember 26th, 19966'5185lbsUnited StatesRight
246Detroit Red WingsNicholas BokaUSNTDP (USHL)DSeptember 8th, 19976'1193lbsUnited StatesRight
247Columbus Blue JacketsChase PearsonYoungtown Phantoms (USHL)CAugust 23rd, 19976'2180lbsCanadaLeft
248New York Islanders*Jeremy BraccoUSNTDP (USHL)LWMarch 17th, 19975'9.5156lbsUnited StatesRight
249Minnesota WildMichael SpacekHC Pardubice (Czech)RWApril 9th, 19975'10184lbsCzech RepublicRight
250Tampa Bay LightningAdam MusilRed Deer Rebels (WHL)CMarch 26th, 19976'2.5190lbsUnited StatesRight
251Pittsburgh PenguinsJansen HarkinsPrince George Cougars (WHL)CMay 23rd, 19975'11.75175lbsCanadaLeft
252St. Louis BluesRyan PilonBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)DOctober 10th, 19966'2201lbsCanadaLeft
253Boston BruinsFilip ChlapikCharlottetown Islanders (QMJHL)CJune 3rd, 19976'1190lbsRussiaLeft
254Chicago BlackhawksFredrik ForsbergLeksand (SHL)C/RWDecember 12th, 19965'11177lbsSwedenLeft
255San Jose SharksPavel KarnaukhovCalgary Hitmen (WHL)CMarch 15th, 19976'1198lbsBelarusLeft
256Anaheim DucksJason BellCape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)DApril 26th, 19976'2190lbsUnited StatesLeft
257Colorado AvalancheIvan ProvorovBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)DJanuary 13th, 19975'11180lbsRussiaLeft
258Chicago BlackhawksJesse GabrielleBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)LWJune 17th, 19975'11201lbsCanadaLeft
259Montreal CanadiensGabriel CarlssonLinkoping J20 (SEL)DJanuary 2nd, 19976'3.5177lbsSwedenLeft
260New York RangersChaz ReddekoppVictoria Royals (WHL)DJanuary 1st, 19976'3215lbsCanadaLeft
261Columbus Blue Jackets*Matteo GennaroPrince Albert Raiders (WHL)C/LWMarch 30th, 19976'2180lbsCanadaLeft
362Washington CapitalsJonas SiegenthalerZSC (NLA)DMay 6th, 19976'2220lbsSwitzerlandLeft
363New York Islanders*Hayden McCoolNiagara IceDogs (OHL)CMay 28th, 19976'2.5188lbsCanadaRight
364Anaheim Ducks*Mitchell Vande SompelOshawa Generals (OHL)DFebruary 11th, 19975'10183lbsCanadaLeft
365Calgary FlamesBrett McKenzieNorth Bay Battalion (OHL)C/LWMarch 12th, 19976'1.75176lbsCanadaLeft
366New York IslandersMaxim TretiakKrasnaya Armiya Moskva (MHL)GOctober 22nd, 19966'3203lbsRussiaLeft
367Anaheim Ducks*Blake SpeersSault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)RWJanuary 2nd, 19975'11159lbsCanadaRight
368Carolina HurricanesMatthew SpencerMississauga Steelheads (OHL)DMarch 24th, 19976'2194lbsCanadaRight
369Toronto Maple LeafsDenis MalginZurich (NLA)CJanuary 18th, 19975'8.5162lbsSwitzerlandRight
370Winnipeg JetsKyle CapobiancoSudbury Wolves (OHL)DAugust 13th, 19976'1170lbsCanadaLeft
371Edmonton Oilers*Mitchell StephensSaginaw Spirit (OHL)CFebruary 5th, 19976'0183lbsCanadaRight
372New Jersey DevilsGiorgio EstephanLethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)CFebruary 3rd, 19975'11176lbsCanadaRight
373Nashville PredatorsNikita KorostelevSarnia Sting (OHL)RWFebruary 8th, 19976'1196lbsRussiaRight
374Arizona CoyotesJustin LemckeBelleville Bulls (OHL) DFebruary 13th, 19976'1198lbsCanadaRight
375Washington CapitalsGlenn GawdinSwift Current Broncos (WHL)C/RWMarch 25th, 19975'11179lbsCanadaRight
376Dallas StarsBrad MorrisonPrince George Cougars (WHL)CJanuary 4th, 19975'11161CanadaLeft
377Columbus Blue Jackets*Anthony BeauvillierShawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)LW/CJune 8th, 19975'10172lbsCanadaLeft
378Columbus Blue JacketsTroy MurrayKootenay Ice (WHL)DSeptember 12th, 19976'1187lbsCanadaLeft
379Columbus Blue Jackets*Parker WotherspoonTri-City Americans (WHL)DAugust 24th, 19976'0170lbsCanadaLeft
380Minnesota WildPatrick DeaEdmonton Oil Kings (WHL)GMarch 14th, 19975'11185lbsCanadaRight
381Tampa Bay LightningTyler SoyVictoria Royals (WHL)CFebruary 10th, 19975'11.75169lbsCanadaLeft
382Florida Panthers*Guillaume BriseboisAcadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)DJuly 21st, 19976'2170lbsCanadaLeft
383St. Louis BluesAleksi SaarelaAssat (SM-Liiga)CJanuary 7th, 19975'10187lbsFinlandLeft
384Boston BruinsAlex DostieGatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)CApril 13th, 19975'9159lbsCanadaLeft
385Philadelphia Flyers*Christophe BoivinAcadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)LWFebruary 13th, 19965'6161lbsCanadaLeft
386Anaheim DucksAlexandre GouletCharlottetown Islanders (QMJHL)CApril 5th, 19965'11190lbsCanadaLeft
387Colorado AvalancheLoik LéveilléCape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)DSeptember 25th, 19966'0191lbsCanadaRight
388Chicago BlackhawksMatej TomekTopeka RoadRunners (NAHL)GMay 24th, 19976'3170lbsSlovakiaLeft
389Montreal CanadiensAlexandre AlainGatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)C/RWMarch 3rd, 19975'10157lbsCanadaRight
390New York RangersLukas HaudumSodertalje SK (Allsvenskan)RWMay 21st, 19975'11161lbsAustriaRight
391Los Angeles KingsThomas SchemitschOwen Sound Attack (OHL)DOctober 26th, 19966'3201lbsCanadaRight
Pick Changes

Round 1
#5* NYI Trades 2015 1st to Buffalo
#22* STL Trades 2015 1st to Buffalo
#29* NYR Trades 2015 1st to TBL

Round 2
#35* NYI Trades 2015 2nd to BUF
#38* TOR trades 2015 2nd to LAK
#45* DAL Trades 2015 2nd to OTT
#48* PHI Trades 2015 2nd to NYI
#54* CHI Receives Compensatory Pick (K. Hayes)
#61* LAK Trades 2015 2nd to CBJ

Round 3
#62* BUF Trades 2015 3rd to WSH
#63* FLD Trades 2015 3rd to NYI
#64* EDM Trades 2015 3rd to ANH
#67* VAN Trades 2015 3rd to ANH
#71* OTT Trades 2015 3rd to EDM
#77* DET Trades 2015 3rd to CBJ
#79* PHI Trades 2015 3rd to CBJ
#82* PIT Trades 2015 3rd to FLD
#85* SJS Trades 2015 3rd to PHI
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