The weekly rankings are determined by a panel of OHL Central Scouting staff and represent the top teams that are competing to play in the annual year-end championship tournament. Ontario. The primary objective of OHL Central Scouting is to identify, rate and rank players to be eligible for the Priority Selection, according to their OHL potential. – The Ontario Hockey League is proud to announce that 46 OHL players have been included on NHL Central Scouting’s Preliminary Players to Watch List for the 2021 NHL Draft. The 2021 NHL Draft is wide open for first overall with as many as a half dozen players truly vying for the Minor Midget Rankings for the 2020 OHL Cup Powered by Under Armour – Week 13 Ryan was appointed Director of Scouting for our service by former Director . Video: NHL Central Scouting's Gregory on scouting process Gregory, 56, has been a fixture at NHL Central Scouting the past 14 years. The primary objective of OHL Central Scouting is to identify, rate and rank players to be eligible for the Priority Se - lection, according to their OHL poten - tial. Brad Allen – NHL Draft; Justin Sproule – OHL Draft, NHL Draft Still, there are 20 teams in the OHL who combine to employ about 175 or so scouts who put in a lot of time, travel and effort for a part time job that is in addition to their regular full time careers. Head GTHL Scout last season and was an independent scout before joining us. The list includes 25 forwards, 16 defencemen and five goaltenders. All CSS staff members have played or held positions in the following leagues; NHL, AHL, WHL, OHL, QMJHL, NCAA, USHL, NAHL, or Junior A Canada. OHL Member Teams combine player data received from the Central Scouting Bureau with evaluations from their team scouting staffs to make their player selections. The Commissioner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Mr. Gilles Courteau, in collaboration with the League’s 18 teams, launched in September 2005 – renewed in 2009 -, a new brochure titled “The fast track to the NHL”. Central Scouting. Scouting for top talent all over the province and through the northern United States for Ontario Hockey League teams is an exhaustive process in normal times. NHL Draft, QMJHL Draft and OHL Draft Scouts. Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 143 CHL players appear in NHL Central Scouting’s Rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft that takes place June 26-27 in Montreal. “This information booklet gives an excellent perspective of the quality of the environment provided by the QMJHL and its teams to … Graphic Courtesy of Andrew Armstrong In a year of uncertainty, it is fitting that the top of the next draft class is so uncertain. Andrew Sykes for the 2019–20 season. Prior to his current role, he served as the . Toronto, Ont. The total includes 123 skaters with 50 from the Ontario Hockey League, 43 from the Western Hockey League, and 30 from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Darrell Woodley, OHL Central Scouting director, said it’s hard to evaluate some key intangibles without game play. Perennial powerhouse London Knights are just one example of an OHL team that puts a lot of resources into scouting and data collecting. Director of Scouting – Mark Edwards. Central Scouting Services is the global authority concerning player scouting, data collection, and information. OHL Member Teams combine player data received from the Central Scouting Bureau with evaluations from their team scouting staffs to make their player selections.