It's time to look to the 2024 NHL Draft.
On Wednesday, NHL Central Scouting released its preliminary players to watch list. Twenty New Englanders made the list, along with a plethora of talent with ties to the region.
NHL Central Scouting gave each player a rating. Here's what they mean.
- A rating: First-round candidate
- B rating: Second- or third-round candidate
- C rating: Fourth- or fifth-round candidate
- W rating: Sixth or seventh-round candidate