• Alberni Valley Bulldogs
  • Chilliwack Chiefs
  • Coquitlam Express
  • Cowichan Capitals
  • Langley Rivermen
  • Merritt Centennials
  • Nanaimo Clippers
  • Penticton Vees
  • Powell River Kings
  • Prince George Spruce Kings
  • Salmon Arm Silverbacks
  • Surrey Eagles
  • Trail Smoke Eaters
  • Vernon Vipers
  • Victoria Grizzlies
  • Wenatchee Wild
  • West Kelowna Warriors
Team Sites
Follow the BCHL

Junior A players on NHL radar for 2016-17

CALGARY, Alberta – (July 25, 2016) – The first step in identifying next year’s draft picks – the NHL Central Scouting Futures List – has identified 11 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players.

The Futures List consists of 148 North American players and 142 International players. (CLICK HERE for full list)


“The 2016 draft class lived up to all the hype regarding the exceptional talent available and the unpredictability of the order in which prospects would be taken,”said NHL Director of Central Scouting Dan Marr. “It’s anticipated that 2016-17 will again be a deep draft class for prospects, and there is a lot of depth at all positions.”

Here’s a look at the CJHL prospects on the NHL Central Scouting Futures List:

Ian Blacker                  OJHL    Oakville Blades

Tyler Burnie                OJHL    Wellington Dukes

Nick Campoli              OJHL    North York Rangers

Alec Capstick              BCHL   Langley Rivermen

Jarrod Gourley           AJHL    Brooks Bandits

Cale Makar                 AJHL    Brooks Bandits

Greg Meireles             CCHL   Ottawa Jr. A Senators

Griffin Mendel            BCHL   Penticton Vees

Bryce Misley               OJHL    Oakville Blades

Ian Mitchell                AJHL    Spruce Grove Saints

Dylan Seitz                  OJHL    Buffalo Jr. Sabres


In 2015-16, the CJHL only had three players on the NHL Central Scouting Futures List.