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2011 Lottery Edition Rankings

On June 24, the best young amateur players in the world will be made available when the 2011 NHL Entry Draft takes place in Los Angeles. Check TSN's Draft Lottery Edition rankings - a compilation based on input from various scouts around the National Hockey League. (Photos: Getty Images/CHL)

The Top 10

1. RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Red Deer League: WHL
Position: Centre Ht/Wt: 6-1, 170 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 69 GP, 31 G, 106 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 7, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 1 (North America)
Notes
In 2010-11, Nugent-Hopkins led the WHL in assists (75), finished fourth overall in points (106) and was named an Eastern Conference First-Team All-Star after helping the Red Deer Rebels to a first place finish in the Central Division.

2. ADAM LARSSON

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Skelleftea League: SweE
Position: Defence Ht/Wt: 6-3, 200 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 37 GP, 1 G, 9 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 2, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 1 (Europe)
Notes
Playing in his second full season with Skelleftea in 2010-11, he was only the third defenceman to make his Elite League debut at 16 years of age. He represented Sweden at the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Championship, finishing as the team's highest scoring defender at the tournament in 2011 with four points.

3. GABRIEL LANDESKOG

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Kitchener League: OHL
Position: Left Wing Ht/Wt: 6-1, 207 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 53 GP, 36 G, 66 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 3, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 2 (North America)
Notes
Despite an ankle injury shortening his season to just 53 games, Landeskog led Kitchener with 36 goals and a plus-27 rating. In the first round of the 2011 playoffs he led the Rangers forwards with ten points (6-4--10) in the seven-game series loss to Plymouth.

4. JONATHAN HUBERDEAU

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Saint John League: QMJHL
Position: Centre Ht/Wt: 6-1, 168 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 67 GP, 43 G, 105 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 9, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 3 (North America)
Notes
In 2010-11, he finished third in the QMJHL with 105 points in 67 games and set new single-season club records for Saint John in both points and assists. His plus-59 rating ranked first in the league.

5. SEAN COUTURIER

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Drummondville League: QMJHL
Position: Centre Ht/Wt: 6-4, 195 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 58 GP, 36 G, 96 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 4, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 6 (North America)
Notes
After finishing in a tie for fourth in league scoring with 96 points this season, Couturier was named the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Most Valuable Player, the Top 2011 Draft Prospect and selected a First-Team All-Star. He also finished second in the league with a plus-55 rating.

6. RYAN STROME

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Niagara League: OHL
Position: Centre Ht/Wt: 6-0, 183 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 65 GP, 33G, 106 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 6, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 8 (North America)
Notes
Strome, acquired by the Niagara IceDogs in a blockbuster deal with the Barrie Colts involving defenceman Alex Pietrangelo, finished third in OHL scoring this past season with 33 goals and 106 points.

7. DOUGIE HAMILTON

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Niagara League: OHL
Position: Defence Ht/Wt: 6-4, 193 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 67 GP, 12 G, 58 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 7, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 4 (North America)
Notes
Through the first round of the 2011 Ontario Hockey League playoffs, Hamilton led the IceDogs with six points in their four-game sweep of Brampton. In 2010-11, he led Niagara and finished fourth in the OHL in scoring among defensemen with 58 points in 67 games.

8. RYAN MURPHY

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Kitchener League: OHL
Position: Defence Ht/Wt: 5-11, 176 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 63 GP, 26 G, 79 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 1, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 9 (North America)
Notes
Murphy's 79 points in 63 games put him second among Ontario Hockey League defencemen in scoring in 2010-11, trailing only Windsor Spitfire and Nashville Predators blue-chipper Ryan Ellis (101 points).

9. DUNCAN SIEMENS

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Saskatoon League: WHL
Position: Defence Ht/Wt: 6-3, 200 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 72 GP, 5 G, 43 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 10, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 10 (North America)
Notes
Siemens anchored Team Canada's defence at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament last August in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He helped lead the club to a gold medal while scoring three points in five games.

10. MIKA ZIBANEJAD

2010 NHL Draft
Profile
2010-11 Team: Djurgarden League: SweJE
Position: Centre Ht/Wt: 6-2, 191 lbs.
2010-11 Stats: 26 GP, 5 G, 9 PTS  
Scouting Ranking
International Scouting Services (March 15): No. 14, NHL Central Scouting (April 11): No. 2 (Europe)
Notes
At the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Timmins, Ont., the 6-foot-2, 191-pound centre led Team Sweden with five goals and nine points in six games en route to a bronze medal.


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