Buydens & Paisley named to NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings

Two current MJHL players were named to the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Central Scouting Final rankings on Thursday morning in preparation for the 2022 NHL Draft in June.

The NHL Central Scouting Services (CSS) is a department within the NHL that ranks prospects for the NHL Entry Draft at specific times during the hockey season. Players are ranked based on how well they will translate to the professional game in the NHL.

Carson Buydens – Ranking #167 – Round 6
2004-03-10 – Gladstone, MB
6-foot-1 – 175-pounds
Virden Oil Capitals 54GP – 27G – 26A – 53PTS – 75PIM
NCAA Div 1 Commitment – Princeton University
MJHL Rookie of the Year
MJHL Rookie All-Star Team

Ty Paisley – Ranking #193 – Round 7
2004-04-15 – Steinbach, MB
6-foot-2 – 174-pounds
Steinbach Pistons 53GP – 17G – 13A – 30PTS – 20PIM

Four MJHL Alumni who advanced to major junior last season were also ranked among North American Skaters.

Conor Geekie – Winnipeg ICE (WHL) – Ranking #5
Denton Mateychuk – Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL) – Ranking #14
Adam Ingram – Youngstown Phantoms (USHL) – Ranking #27
Reid Dyck – Swift Current Broncos (WHL) – Goaltender Ranking #8