35 Former CSSHL Players Named to Final NHL Draft Rankings

35 former Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) student-athletes have been named to the NHL Final Draft Rankings List for the 2023 NHL Entry Draft.

Connor Bedard, the expected first overall pick in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft, and Carson Bjarnason find themselves ranked as the top skater and goaltender in North America. Bedard, Matthew Wood, Zach Benson, Nate Danielson, Andrew Cristall, Lukas Dragicevic,  Koehn Ziemmer and Tanner Molendyk all find themselves ranked within the first round.

The majority (27) of the CSSHL alumni on the list come from the WHL, with 4 coming from the AJHL, 2 from the BCHL, and 1 from both the NCAA and QMJHL.

Of the 224 skaters ranked in North America, 30 are former CSSHL student-athletes:

1 Connor Bedard Regina WHL West Van Academy
4 Matthew Wood University of Connecticut H-EAST West Van Academy
6 Zach Benson Winnipeg WHL Yale Hockey Academy
7 Nate Danielson Brandon WHL Northern Alberta Xtreme
15 Andrew Cristall Kelowna WHL St. George’s School
18 Lukas Dragicevic Tri-City WHL Delta Hockey Academy
25 Koehn Ziemmer Prince George WHL OHA Edmonton
28 Tanner Molendyk Saskatoon WHL Yale Hockey Academy
35 Luca Cagnoni Portland WHL BWC Academy
56 Cam Squires Cape Breton QMJHL Mount Academy
62 Sawyer Mynio Seattle WHL Yale Hockey Academy
63 Aiden Fink Brooks AJHL Northern Alberta Xtreme
75 Connor Levis Kamloops WHL St. George’s School
85 Hoyt Stanley Victoria BCHL St. George’s School
86 Owen Beckner Salmon Arm BCHL St. George’s School
89 Ty Halaburda Vancouver WHL Delta Hockey Academy/Pacific Coast Hockey Academy
95 Kaden Hammell Everett WHL West Van Academy
107 Justin Kipkie Victoria WHL Edge School
108 Deagan Mcmillan Tri-City WHL Delta Hockey Academy
132 Saige Weinstein Spokane WHL Northern Alberta Xtreme
135 Morgan Brady Spruce Grove AJHL Northern Alberta Xtreme
140 Aiden Celebrini Brooks AJHL BWC Academy
141 Matteo Fabrizi Red Deer WHL Yale Hockey Academy
156 Logan Wormald Lethbridge WHL Yale Hockey Academy
180 Terrell Goldsmith Prince Albert WHL Delta Hockey Academy
205 Cole Miller Edmonton WHL Northern Alberta Xtreme
206 Hudson Thornton Prince George WHL RHA Winnipeg
210 Vaughn Watterodt Saskatoon WHL Okanagan Hockey Academy
212 Nicholas Wolfenberg Okotoks AJHL Northern Alberta Xtreme
215 Oliver Tulk Calgary WHL Delta Hockey Academy

Of the 32 goalies ranked in North America, 5 are former CSSHL student-athletes:

1 Carson Bjarnason Brandon WHL RHA Winnipeg
4 Scott Ratzlaff Seattle WHL NAX
19 Jackson Unger Moose Jaw WHL Edge School
23 Cooper Michaluk Spokane WHL OHA Edmonton
28 Thomas Milic Seattle WHL BWC Academy