4 Steelheads Players Included on NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Draft Rankings

Ontario Hockey League

Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League is proud to announce that 62 OHL players have been included on NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings for the 2022 NHL Draft that takes place July 7-8 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, QC.

The list includes 41 OHL forwards, 14 defencemen and seven goaltenders. The OHL’s first place Mississauga Steelheads also feature two players ranked inside the first round with 18-year-old forward Luca DelBelBelluz at eleventh on the list and 17-year-old centreman Owen Beck at number 19. Forwards Zakary Lavoie and James Hardie were also ranked on the list, sitting at number 124 and 204 respectively.

Nineteen of the OHL’s 20 member teams feature at least one player included on the list, with four players ranked from the Mississauga Steelheads.

2022 NHL Central Scouting Midterm Draft Rankings


1 Shane Wright Kingston Frontenacs C
5 Pavel Mintyukov Saginaw Spirit D
11 Luca DelBelBelluz Mississauga Steelheads C
13 Matyas Sapovaliv Saginaw Spirit C
19 Owen Beck Mississauga Steelheads C
23 Matthew Poitras Guelph Storm C
25 Ty Nelson North Bay Battalion D
27 Danny Zhilkin Guelph Storm C
28 Bryce McConnell-Barker Soo Greyhounds C
29 Paul Ludwinski Kingston Frontenacs C
35 David Goyette Sudbury Wolves C
36 Michael Buchinger Guelph Storm D
38 Spencer Sova Erie Otters D
39 Jorian Donovan Hamilton Bulldogs D
42 Isaiah George London Knights D
46 Vinzenz Rohrer Ottawa 67’s C
47 Hunter Haight Barrie Colts C
52 Servac Petrovsky Owen Sound Attack C
61 Jake Karabela Guelph Storm C
62 Ruslan Gazizov London Knights LW
66 Liam Arnsby North Bay Battalion C
68 Gavin Hayes Flint Firebirds LW
75 Jackson Edward London Knights D
76 Cedrick Guindon Owen Sound Attack LW
77 Pano Fimis Niagara IceDogs C
88 Evan Konyen Sudbury Wolves RW
103 Kirill Kudryavtsev Soo Greyhounds D
107 Lucas Edmonds Kingston Frontenacs RW
109 Tucker Robertson Peterborough Petes C
120 Samuel Mayer Peterborough Petes D
121 Vsevolod Gaidamak Ottawa 67’s C
124 Zakary Lavoie Mississauga Steelheads RW
129 Colton Smith London Knights LW
132 Rodwin Dionicio Niagara IceDogs D
137 Beau Jelsma Barrie Colts C
138 Brady Stonehouse Ottawa 67’s RW
142 Stuart Rolofs Oshawa Generals LW
152 Tnias Mathurin North Bay Battalion D
155 Aidan Castle Niagara IceDogs RW
160 Gavin Bryant Owen Sound Attack C
163 Brice Cooke Niagara IceDogs LW
179 Christian Kyrou Erie Otters D
182 Kyle Jackson North Bay Battalion C
183 Tyler Savard Soo Greyhounds LW
188 Brody Crane London Knights LW
190 Sam Alfano Peterborough Petes RW
195 Roberto Mancini Saginaw Spirit D
196 Kirill Steklov London Knights D
200 Kocha Delic Sudbury Wolves C
204 James Hardie Mississauga Steelheads LW
210 Ryan Abraham Windsor Spitfires C
213 Landon Sim London Knights RW
217 Braeden Bowman Guelph Storm RW
219 Max Namestnikov Sarnia Sting C
224 Nolan Dann Sarnia Sting LW
LV Simon Slavicek Flint Firebirds LW

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