ISS Hockey Releases ISS Top 30 For February, Ranking The Top Prospects For 2014 NHL Draft

Aaron Ekblad holds onto #1 ranking of ISS Top 30 February Release. Nikolay Goldobin is biggest gainer, rising 12 positions to #13.

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ISS Ranked #13 Nikolay Goldobin - OHL

Goldobin plays a cerebral game and is dangerous with the puck.

Guelph, ON (PRWEB) February 14, 2014

ISS Hockey has released its new monthly rankings of the top prospects eligible for the 2014 NHL Draft. This month's rankings include the top 200 skaters, along with the top 15 goaltenders, as evaluated and ranked by ISS Hockey’s worldwide network of scouts.

Below is the ISS Top 30, highlighting the rankings for the top 30 prospects. An interactive page where the ISS Top 30 can be viewed, sorted, commented on, and where users can interact with our scouts can be viewed at: http://ISShockey.com/iss-top-30

Rank-Name-Position-Team-League

1 - Ekblad, Aaron - D - Barrie - OHL
2 - Reinhart, Sam - C - Kootenay - WHL
3 - Bennett, Sam - LW - Kingston - OHL
4 - Dal Colle, Michael - C - Oshawa - OHL
5 - Nylander, Willie - C - Modo - SweE
6 - Perlini, Brendan - LW - Niagara - OHL
7 - Virtanen, Jake - LW - Calgary - WHL
8 - Fleury, Haydn - LD - Red Deer - WHL
9 - Ho-Sang, Joshua - RW - Windsor - OHL
10 - Ritchie, Nicholas - LW - Peterborough - OHL
11 - Draisaitl, Leon - C - Prince Albert - WHL
12 - Kapanen, Kasperi - RW - Kuopio - FinE
13 - Goldobin, Nikolay - RW - Sarnia - OHL
14 - Tuch, Alex - RW - USA Under18 - NTDP
15 - McKeown, Roland - RD - Kingston - OHL
16 - Bleackley, Conner - C/RW - Red Deer - WHL
17 - McCann, Jared - C - S.S. Marie - OHL
18 - Milano, Sonny - LW - USA Under18 - NTDP
19 - Barbashev, Ivan - C - Moncton - QMJHL
20 - Ehlers, Nikolaj - LW - Halifax - QMJHL
21 - Karlsson, Anton - LW - Frolunda - SweJE
22 - Kempe, Adrian - C - Modo - SweJE
23 - Larkin, Dylan - LW - USA Under18 - NTDP
24 - Scherbak, Nikita - LW - Saskatoon - WHL
25 - Deangelo, Anthony - RD - Sarnia - OHL
26 - Peters, Alex - D - Plymouth - OHL
27 - Fabbri, Robby - C - Guelph - OHL
28 - Lindblom, Oskar - RW - Brynas - SweJE
29 - Pastrnak, David - LW - Sodertalje - SweAl
30 - Dougherty, Jack - RD - USA Under 18 - NTDP

February’s release of the ISS Top 30 presented big movers throughout the rankings. Nikolay Goldobin was the biggest gainer of the month by rising 12 positions, from #25 to #13. Joshua Ho-Sang also impressed our scouts and he raised 10 positions, from #19 to #9.

“Russian forward Goldobin is an elusive player who plays a cerebral game and is dangerous with the puck,” comments ISS Hockey Director of Scouting Dennis MacInnis. “What he lacks for in size, he makes up for with skill and smarts.”

The full monthly ISS Hockey rankings are available within RinkNet, software technology tailored for the general manager, scout, coach, player agent or super fan that wants in-depth information on prospects for the upcoming NHL and CHL drafts. They are published approximately on the 15th of each month during the hockey season, along with detailed player scouting profiles and game reports. To find out more about RinkNet, please visit http://www.RinkNet.com.

About ISS Hockey
ISS Hockey (International Scouting Services) is the world’s leading independent scouting and information provider on hockey prospects. Founded in 2002, ISS scouts, evaluates, analyzes and ranks players internationally on behalf of its many clients. All ISS products are widely utilized in the hockey world, building an industry leading reputation for the best and most comprehensive scouting information. The key to the success of ISS is the incredible worldwide network of ISS Hockey scouts. ISS scouts are within reach of every young hockey player in the world, and attend every major hockey tournament, in addition to thousands of league games. Game and player reports are input into ISS's sister company RinkNet’s state-of-the-art systems and evaluated to assure reliability and consistency. All players that we rank will have been seen and evaluated many times by several ISS scouts.

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