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Four Troops on final NHL Central Scouting Rankings

More Troops in the crosshairs of NHL scouts
Battalion goalie Christian Propp makes a save in close against the Peterborough Petes. File photo courtesy Tom Martineau.

A total of four North Bay Battalion players made the final cut on the NHL Central Scouting draft rankings which were released today.   

Goaltender Christian Propp comes in at 11th on the list of North American goaltenders. The Battalion goaltender was not on the midterm ranking. 

Meantime Matthew Struthers leads the Battalion skaters as he is ranked 124th, down from 108 in the mid-term rankings.    

New Liskeard’s Justin Brazeau dropped one spot to 142 from 141 at the mid-term rankings.   

Forward Luke Burghardt, rounds out the Battalion presence at 181, which is down from 153.  

Adam Thilander, who was listed at 217 on the midterm rankings, was not on the final list.  

Meantime, 2016 Battalion third-round pick Mason Snell, who is playing for the Wellington Dukes of the OJHL and is committed to Penn State University, is ranked 173rd. 

The list is made up of all the North American Skaters eligible for the NHL Entry Draft which takes place in Dallas, Texas June 22nd and 23rd.   


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