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Top 90 NHL Draft Prospects: Darryl's Dispatch

Darryl Houston Smith

Darryl Houston Smith

Darryl is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Assoc. and in 2011-12 won the CBSSports.com Experts Fantasy Hockey League title. Follow him on Twitter at @dhoustonsmith.

Darryl's Dispatch
2010 NHL Entry Draft Top 90
Compiled by Darryl Houston Smith, Rotowire NHL Prospect Analyst

RANK PLAYER POS H/W TEAM STATS SCOUTING BUREAUS POB
1 Taylor Hall LW 6-1/185 Windsor (OHL) 57 GP, 40 G, 106 PTS ISS: No. 1, CS: No. 2 (DS) Canada
2 Tyler Seguin C 6-1/172 Plymouth (OHL) 63 GP, 48 G, 106 PTS ISS: No. 2, CS: No. 1 (DS) Canada
3 Jack Campbell G 6-3/175 USNTDP (USHL) 11 GP, 2.21 GAA, 0.917 SV% ISS: No. 1, CS: No. 2 (DG) USA
4 Cam Fowler D 6-1/190 Windsor (OHL) 55 GP, 8 G, 55 PTS ISS: No. 5, CS: No. 5 (DS) USA
5 Erik Gudbranson D 6-4/195 Kingston (OHL) 41 GP, 2 G, 23 PTS ISS: No. 7, CS: No. 4 (DS) Canada
6 Brett Connolly LW 6-2/181 Prince George (WHL) 16 GP, 10 G, 19 PTS ISS: No. 13, CS: No. 3 (DS) Canada
7 Brandon Gormley D 6-2/185 Moncton (QMJHL) 58 GP, 9 G, 43 PTS ISS: No. 3, CS: No. 6 (DS) Canada
8 Alexander Burmistrov C 5-11/157 Barrie (OHL) 62 GP, 22 G, 65 PTS ISS: No. 14, CS: No. 11 (DS) Russia
9 Jeff Skinner C 5-10/187 Kitchener (OHL) 64 GP, 50 G, 90 PTS ISS: No. 9, CS: No. 34 (DS) Canada
10 Nino Niederreiter LW 6-2/201 Portland (WHL) 65 GP, 36 G, 60 PTS ISS: No. 6, CS: No. 12 (DS) Switzerland
11 Ryan Johansen C 6-2/192 Portland (WHL) 71 GP, 25 G, 69 PTS ISS: No. 8, CS: No. 10 (DS) Canada
12 Derek Forbort D 6-5/198 USNTDP (USHL) 26 GP, 4 G, 14 PTS ISS: No. 10, CS: No. 9 (DS) USA
13 Vladimir Tarasenko RW 5-11/202 Sibir Novosibirsk (KHL) 42 GP, 13 G, 24 PTS ISS: No. 4, CS: No. 2 (ES) Russia
14 Emerson Etem C 6-0/190 Medicine Hat (WHL) 72 GP, 37 G, 65 PTS ISS: No. 18, CS: No. 8 (DS) USA
15 Mikael Granlund C 5-10/180 HIFK Helsinki (SM-LIIGA) 43 GP, 13 G, 40 PTS ISS: No. 15, CS: No. 1 (ES) Finland
16 Austin Watson RW 6-3/185 Peterborough (OHL) 52 GP, 20 G, 54 PTS ISS: No. 12, CS: No. 14 (DS) USA
17 Dylan McIlrath D 6-4/212 Moose Jaw (WHL) 65 GP, 7G, 24 PTS ISS: No. 31, CS: No. 17 (DS) Canada
18 Nick Bjugstad C 6-4/188 Blaine (USHS-MN) 25 GP, 29 G, 60 PTS ISS: No. 21, CS: No. 13 (DS) USA
19 Quinton Howden LW 6-2/182 Moose Jaw (WHL) 65 GP, 28 G, 65PTS ISS: No. 16, CS: No. 19 (DS) Canada
20 Beau Bennett RW 6-1/173 Penticton (BCHL) 56 GP, 41 G, 120 PTS ISS: No. 34, CS: No. 32 (DS) USA
21 Evgeny Kuznetsov C 6-0/172 Traktor Chelyabinsk (KHL) 35 GP, 2 G, 8 PTS ISS: No. 19, CS: No. 3 (ES) Russia
22 Tyler Toffoli RW 6-0/178 Ottawa (OHL) 65 GP, 37 G, 79 PTS ISS: No. 38, CS: No. 16 (DS) Canada
23 Mark Pysyk D 6-1/174 Edmonton (WHL) 48 GP, 7 G, 24 PTS ISS: No. 17, CS: No. 7 (DS) Canada
24 Jarred Tinordi D 6-6/205 USNTDP (USHL) 26 GP, 4 G, 9 PTS ISS: No. 25, CS: No. 38 (DS) USA
25 Jonathan Merrill D 6-3/198 USNTDP (USHL) 22 GP, 1 G, 9 PTS ISS: No. 11, CS: No. 21 (DS) USA
26 Tyler Pitlick C 6-2/194 Minnesota State (WCHA) 38 GP, 11 G, 19 PTS ISS: No. 20, CS: No. 18 (DS) USA
27 Charlie Coyle RW 6-2/202 South Shore (EJHL) 42 GP, 21 G, 63 PTS ISS: No. 28, CS: No. 24 (DS) USA
28 Jaden Schwartz C 5-10/180 Tri-City (USHL) 60 GP, 33 G, 83 PTS ISS: No. 23, CS: No. 28 (DS) Canada
29 Calle Jarnkrok C 5-11/156 Brynas (SEL) 33 GP, 4 G, 10 PTS ISS: No. 44, CS: No. 4 (ES) Sweden
30 Justin Faulk D 6-0/196 USNTDP (USHL) 60 GP, 21 G, 33 PTS ISS: No. 67, CS: No. 56 (DS) USA
31 Brock Nelson C 6-3/205 Warroad (USHS-MN) 25 GP, 39 G, 73 PTS ISS: No. 26, CS: No. 25 (DS) USA
32 John McFarland C 6-0/192 Sudbury (OHL) 64 GP, 20 G, 50 PTS ISS: No. 39, CS: No. 15 (DS) Canada
33 Calvin Pickard G 6-1/195 Seattle (WHL) 62 GP, 3.09 GAA, 0.914 SV% ISS: No. 2, CS: No. 1 (DG) Canada
34 Joey Hishon C 5-10/170 Owen Sound (OHL) 36 GP, 16 G, 40 PTS ISS: No. 46, CS: No. 55 (DS) Canada
35 Patrik Nemeth D 6-3/201 AIK JR (SWE-JR) 38 GP, 1 G, 20 PTS ISS: No. 37, CS: No. 11 (ES) Sweden
36 Ryan Spooner C 5-10/172 Peterborough (OHL) 47 GP, 19 G, 54 PTS ISS: No. 64, CS: No. 39 (DS) Canada
37 Stanislav Galiev C 6-1/178 Saint John (QMJHL) 67 GP, 15 G, 60 PTS ISS: No. 24, CS: No. 20 (DS) Russia
38 Brad Ross LW 6-0/175 Portland (WHL) 71 GP, 27 G, 68 PTS ISS: No. 35, CS: No. 59 (DS) Canada
39 Ludvig Rensfeldt LW 6-3/192 Brynas (SEL) 39 GP, 21 G, 50 PTS ISS: No. 27, CS: No. 5 (ES) Sweden
40 Riley Sheahan C 6-2/202 Notre Dame (CCHA) 37 GP, 6 G, 17 PTS ISS: No. 22, CS: No. 22 (DS) Canada
41 Petr Straka C 6-1/185 Rimouski (QMJHL) 62 GP, 28 G, 64 PTS ISS: No. 36, CS: No. 23 (DS) Czech Republic
42 Johan Larsson LW 5-10/200 Brynas (SEL) 40 GP, 15 G, 34 PTS ISS: No. 29, CS: No. 34 (ES) Sweden
43 Jason Zucker LW 5-11/174 USNTDP (USHL) 60 GP, 29 G, 53 PTS ISS: No. 30, CS: No. 51 (DS) USA
44 Dalton Smith LW 6-2/203 Ottawa (OHL) 62 GP, 21 G, 44 PTS ISS: No. 106, CS: No. 73 (DS) Canada
45 Kevin Hayes LW 6-2/171 Noble & Greenough (USHS-MA) 28 GP, 25 G, 67 PTS ISS: No. 47, CS: No. 26 (DS) USA
46 Jordan Weal C 5-10/162 Regina (WHL) 72 GP, 35 G, 102 PTS ISS: No. 32, CS: No. 30 (DS) Canada
47 Kirill Kabanov LW 6-2/173 Moncton (QMJHL) 22 GP, 10 G, 23 PTS ISS: No. 45, CS: No. 31 (DS) Russia
48 Oscar Lindberg C 6-0/187 Skelleftea JR (SWE-JR) 30 GP, 14 G, 37 PTS ISS: No. 62, CS: No. 7 (ES) Sweden
49 Alexander Petrovic D 6-4/193 Red Deer (WHL) 57 GP, 8 G, 27 PTS ISS: No. 42, CS: No. 29 (DS) Canada
50 Ivan Telegin C 6-2/194 Saginaw (OHL) 51 GP, 26 G, 44 PTS ISS: No. 55, CS: No. 33 (DS) Russia
51 Teemu Pulkkinen RW 5-11/183 Jokerit (SM-LIIGA) 17 GP, 20 G, 41 PTS ISS: No. 48, CS: No. 17 (ES) Finland
52 Martin Marincin D 6-4/187 Slovakia Under-20 35 GP, 2 G, 6 PTS ISS: No. 40, CS: No. 10 (ES) Slovakia
53 Devante Smith-Pelly RW 6-0/211 Mississauga (OHL) 60 GP, 29 G, 62 PTS ISS: No. 69, CS: No. 76 (DS) Canada
54 Stephen Johns D 6-3/215 USNTDP (USHL) 62 GP, 3 G, 16 PTS ISS: No. 43, CS: No. 35 (DS) USA
55 Brock Beukeboom D 6-1/202 S.S. Marie (OHL) 66 GP, 7 G, 26 PTS ISS: No. 79, CS: No. 41 (DS) Canada
56 Maxim Kitsyn LW 6-2/194 Novokuznetsk (KHL) 21 GP, 1 G, 2 PTS ISS: No. 49, CS: No. 6 (ES) Russia
57 Danny Biega D 6-0/191 Harvard (ECAC) 30 GP, 5 G, 8 PTS ISS: No. 50, CS: No. 46 (DS) Canada
58 Connor Brickley LW 6-0/190 Des Moines (USHL) 52 GP, 22 G, 43 PTS ISS: No. 98, CS: No. 58 (DS) USA
59 Ryan Martindale C 6-3/183 Ottawa (OHL) 61 GP, 19 G, 60 PTS ISS: No. 61, CS: No. 27 (DS) Canada
60 Mark Visentin G 6-2/187 Niagara (OHL) 55 GP, 2.99 GAA, 0.911 SV% ISS: No. 18, CS: No. 4 (DG) Canada
61 Jerome Gauthier-Leduc D 6-1/176 Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL) 68 GP, 20 G, 46 PTS ISS: No. 84, CS: No. 50 (DS) Canada
62 Patrick McNally D 6-2/180 Milton Academy (USHS-MA) 28 GP, 14 G, 35 PTS ISS: No. 57, CS: No. 40 (DS) USA
63 Jared Knight C 5-11/186 London (OHL) 63 GP, 36 G, 57 PTS ISS: No. 68, CS: No. 82 (DS) USA
64 Matt MacKenzie D 6-1/191 Calgary (WHL) 64 GP, 6 G, 40 PTS ISS: No. 33, CS: No. 74 (DS) Canada
65 Kent Simpson G 6-3/182 Everett (WHL) 34 GP, 2.26 GAA, 0.925 SV% ISS: No. 11, CS: No. 3 (DG) Canada
66 Michael Parks RW 5-11/188 Cedar Rapids (USHL) 51 GP, 11 G, 22 PTS ISS: No. 110, CS: No. 138 (DS) USA
67 Tom Kuehnhackl RW 6-2/180 Landshut (GER-2) 38 GP, 12 G, 21 PTS ISS: No. 41, CS: No. 8 (ES) Germany
68 Stephen Silas D 6-1/183 Belleville (OHL) 66 GP, 4 G, 49 PTS ISS: No. 51, CS: No. 60 (DS) Canada
69 Bill Arnold C 6-0/218 USNTDP (USHL) 64 GP, 20 G, 51 PTS ISS: No. 54, CS: No. 36 (DS) USA
70 Troy Rutkowski D 6-2/208 Portland (WHL) 71 GP, 12 G, 43 PTS ISS: No. 58, CS: No. 44 (DS) Canada
71 Justin Shugg RW 5-11/184 Windsor (OHL) 67 GP, 39 G, 79 PTS ISS: No. 52, CS: No. 53 (DS) Canada
72 Michael Bournival C 5-11/184 Shawinigan (QMJHL) 58 GP, 24 G, 62 PTS ISS: No. 53, CS: No. 75 (DS) Canada
73 Justin Holl D 6-2/170 Minnetonka (USHS-MN) 31 GP, 20 G, 37 PTS ISS: No. 71, CS: No. 47 (DS) USA
74 Brett Bulmer RW 6-2/175 Kelowna (WHL) 65 GP, 13 G, 40 PTS ISS: No. 72, CS: No. 65 (DS) Canada
75 Brandon Archibald D 6-4/200 S.S. Marie (OHL) 68 GP, 5 G, 33 PTS ISS: No. 59, CS: No. 64 (DS) Canada
76 Andrew Yogan LW 6-3/205 Erie (OHL) 63 GP, 25 G, 55 PTS ISS: No. 65, CS: No. 61 (DS) Canada
77 Bohumil Jank D 6-2/192 Budejovice JR (CZE-JR) 20 GP, 4 G, 10 PTS ISS: No. 56, CS: No. 24 (ES) Czech Republic
78 Mark Alt D 6-3/199 Cretin-Derham (USHS-MN) 22 GP, 6 G, 15 PTS ISS: No. 77, CS: No. 37 (DS) USA
79 Julian Melchiori D 6-2/195 Newmarket (CCHL) 39 GP, 7 G, 23 PTS ISS: No. 63, CS: No. 45 (DS) Canada
80 Curtis Hamilton LW 6-2/209 Saskatoon (WHL) 26 GP, 7 G, 16 PTS ISS: No. 60, CS: No. 42 (DS) Canada
81 Jakub Culek LW 6-3/185 Rimouski (QMJHL) 63 GP, 13 G, 47 PTS ISS: No. 66, CS: No. 52 (DS) Czech Republic
82 Joonas Donskoi LW 6-0/180 Karpat JR (FIN-JR) 18 GP, 14 G, 29 PTS ISS: No. 87, CS: No. 14 (ES) Finland
83 Joe Basaraba RW 6-2/190 Shattuck St. Mary's (USHS-MN) 52 GP, 24 G, 46 PTS ISS: No. 70, CS: No. 54 (DS) Canada
84 Greg McKegg C 6-0/191 Erie (OHL) 67 GP, 37 G, 85 PTS ISS: No. 73, CS: No. 66 (DS) Canada
85 Kevin Sundher C 6-0/192 Chilliwack (WHL) 72 GP, 25 G, 61 PTS ISS: No. 76, CS: No. 67 (DS) Canada
86 Adam Pettersson C 6-0/186 Skelleftea JR (SWE-JR) 37 GP, 11 G, 31 PTS ISS: No. 92, CS: No. 9 (ES) Sweden
87 Victor Ohman C 6-1/202 Malmo (Allsvenskan) 21 GP, 17 G, 27 PTS ISS: No. 94, CS: No. 18 (ES) Sweden
88 Max Gardiner LW 6-3/176 Minnetonka (USHS-MN) 17 GP, 17 G, 43 PTS ISS: No. 75, CS: No. 49 (DS) USA
89 Alexei Marchenko D 6-2/170 CSKA 2 (RUS-3) 43 GP, 11 G, 34 PTS ISS: No. 138, CS: No. 12 (ES) Russia
90 Max Reinhart C 6-1/180 Kootenay (WHL) 72 GP, 21 G, 51 PTS ISS: No. 134, CS: No. 79 (DS) Canada