Jackson Keane of the Winnipeg Blues is one of 16 players named to Central Scouting’s November ‘Players to Watch’ list.
Keane, 17, is in his second year with the Blues, who are the defending MJHL champions. The native of Winnipeg has 26 points (10-16) in 24 games this season ─ currently tied for top stop in the Blues’ scoring with Brett Brooks.
Keane, a graduate of the Winnipeg Wild AAA Midget program, was a runner-up for the MJHL Rookie of the Year Award last season.
Players on the list are identified with an A, B, C or LV rating. A indicates a 1st round candidate, while B indicates a 2nd/3rd round candidate and C indicates a 4th/5th/6th round candidate. All CJHL players identified on the list were ranked with a C rating meaning they are 4th/5th/6th round candidates.
Leading the way with six CJHL players on the list was the BCHL. The AJHL had four players on the list while the OJHL had three, the CCHL had two and the MJHL had one player on the list.
The following are the CJHL players on the NHL Central Scouting November Players to Watch List:
1. Carmine Buono Powell River Kings BCHL
2. Vincent Desharnais Chilliwack Chiefs BCHL
3. Brogdan O’Brien Prince George Spruce Kings BCHL
4. Marcus Vela Langley Rivermen BCHL
5. Stefan Wornig Powell River Kings BCHL
6. Hunter Miska Penticton Vees BCHL*
7. Adam Berg Calgary Mustangs AJHL*
8. Tyler Busch Spruce Grove Saints AJHL
9. Rhett Gardiner Okotoks Oilers AJHL*
10. James Vermeulin Whitecourt Wolverines AJHL*
11. Dawson Theede Cobourg Cougars OJHL*
12. Will Reilly North York Rangers OJHL*
13. Jackson Bales Oakville Blades OJHL*
14. Adrian Clark Carleton Place CCHL*
15. Andrew Peski Brockville Braves CCHL
16. Jackson Keane Winnipeg Blues MJHL*