39 CSSHL Alumni Named to NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings

38 former and 1 current Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) student-athletes have been named to the NHL Final Draft Rankings List for the 2024 NHL Entry Draft.

Cayden Lindstrom, Tij Iginla, Terik Parascak, Ryder Ritchie, Andrew Basha, and Charlie Elick all find themselves ranked within the first round.

Edge School (7), RHA Kelowna (7), and Yale Hockey Academy (7) led the way for the CSSHL with seven ranked players each. BWC Academy (6), PCHA (5), Delta Hockey Academy (4), NAX (3), North Shore Warriors (2), SAHA (2), St. George’s School (2), Okanagan Hockey Academy (1) and RHA Winnipeg (1) each have at least one player on the final list.

The majority (34) of the CSSHL alumni on the list come from the WHL, with 3 coming from the BCHL, and 1 with the USNDTP.

Ryan Tamelin spent the 2023/24 season on a CSSHL roster with the Okanagan Hockey Academy U18 Prep team. Tamelin has the opportunity to become the first ever player selected directly out of the CSSHL.

Of the 224 skaters ranked in North America, 36 are former CSSHL student-athletes:

Final Ranking Mid-TermRanking First Name Last Name CSSHL Team Current Team Current League
3 3 Cayden Lindstrom Delta Hockey Academy Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
9 11 Tij Iginla RHA Kelowna Kelowna Rockets WHL
15 14 Terik Parascak Edge School Prince George Cougars WHL
19 16 Ryder Ritchie RHA Kelowna Prince Albert Raiders WHL
26 18 Andrew Basha SAHA Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
31 28 Charlie Elick Edge School Brandon Wheatkings WHL
36 24 Colton Roberts BWC Academy/Delta Hockey Academy Vancouver Giants WHL
39 39 Eric(Ej) Emery Yale Hockey Academy USA U-18 NTDP
40 43 Ollie Josephson PCHA Red Deer Rebels WHL
50 44 Carson Wetsch BWC Academy Calgary Hitmen WHL
53 33 Miguel Marques Delta Hockey Academy Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL
63 94 Hiroki Gojsic St. George’s School Kelowna Rockets WHL
64 90 Tomas Mrsic Delta Hockey Academy Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
77 68 Clarke Caswell RHA Kelowna Swift Current Broncos WHL
84 107 Eric Jamieson Edge School Everett Silvertips WHL
86 108 Hunter Laing RHA Kelowna Prince George Cougars WHL
89 66 Nate Misskey PCHA Victoria Royals WHL
93 98 William Mcisaac St. George’s School Spokane Chiefs WHL
107 Nathan Mayes Yale Hockey Academy Spokane Chiefs WHL
110 144 Matthew Lahey PCHA Nanaimo Clippers BCHL
112 99 Parker Alcos BWC Academy/NAX Edmonton Oil Kings WHL
123 138 Luke Ashton BWC Academy Langley Rivermen BCHL
134 114 Diego Buttazzoni BWC Academy/North Shore Warriors Portland Winterhawks WHL
136 162 Jesse Heslop PCHA/Yale Hockey Academy Everett Silvertips WHL
138 163 Keets Fawcett Edge School Calgary Hitmen WHL
141 123 Miles Cooper Edge School Wenatchee Wild WHL
146 200 Rhys Pederson NAX Edmonton Oil Kings WHL
150 148 Jaxsin Vaughan RHA Kelowna Regina Pats WHL
155 136 Corbin Vaughan RHA Kelowna Regina Pats WHL
161 188 Shane Smith Edge School/SAHA Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
170 187 Brayden Edwards Yale Hockey Academy Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL
179 195 Chase Valliant North Shore Warriors, BWC Academy, Yale Hockey Academy Calgary Hitmen WHL
206 Seth Fryer PCHA Victoria Royals WHL
212 175 Caleb Hadland Yale Hockey Academy Brandon Wheatkings WHL
213 Keith Mcinnis Yale Hockey Academy Brooks Bandits BCHL
223 224 Gavin Hodnett RHA Winnipeg Edmonton Oil Kings WHL

3 of the 32 North American goalies are former or current CSSHL student-athletes:

Final Ranking Mid-Term Ranking First Name Last Name CSSHL Team Current Team Current League
7 16 Evan Gardner RHA Kelowna Saskatoon Blades WHL
27 18 Jackson Unger Edge School Moose Jaw Warriors WHL
29 Ryan Tamelin Okanagan Hockey Academy Okanagan Hockey Academy CSSHL U18 Prep