ISS Hockey Releases Final Mock Draft Picks for Sunday’s NHL Draft

In advance of Sunday’s NHL Draft, ISS Hockey’s worldwide network of scouts has made its consensus picks for the first round of the draft.

June 29, 2013 [Boca Raton, FL] ISS Hockey has released its final mock draft picks for Sunday’s NHL Draft, to take place on June 30th in Newark, New Jersey. The picks were chosen through a consensus of the worldwide network of ISS scouts.

ISS Hockey is renowned for its talent-based evaluations through its monthly rankings of the top prospects eligible for the NHL Draft. ISS put out it’s final rankings earlier in June with the publication of its NHL Draft Guide, available at:

As opposed to talent rankings, ISS Hockey’s mock draft picks account for team needs and emotions, providing an educated evaluation of who we believe will be chosen in each pick of the first round of Sunday’s NHL Draft. Below is the ISS Mock Draft Picks.

ISS Hockey 2013 Mock NHL Draft

PickTeamPlayerISS RankPositionBirthShotHeightWeightTeamLeague
1ColoradoMacKinnon, Nathan1C9/1/1995R6.00182HalifaxQMJHL
2FloridaJones, Seth2RD10/3/1994R6.03.5208PortlandWHL
3Tampa BayDrouin, Jonathan3C3/27/1995L5.10.75185HalifaxQMJHL
4NashvilleBarkov, Sasha5F9/2/1995L6.03209TapparaFinE
5CarolinaNichushkin, Valery4F3/4/1995L6.04202Moscow DynamoKHL
6CalgaryMonahan, Sean9C10/12/1994L6.02186OttawaOHL
7EdmontonNurse, Darnell6LD2/4/1995L6.03.5189S.S. MarieOHL
8BuffaloHorvat, Bo10C4/5/1995L6.00.25200LondonOHL
9New JerseyFucale, Zachary1-GG5/28/1995L6.01.25181HalifaxQMJHL
10DallasLindholm, Elias7C12/2/1994R6.00192BrynasSweE
11PhiladelphiaRistolainen, Rasmus11RD10/27/1994R6.04207TPS TurkuFinE
12PhoenixShinkaruk, Hunter13C10/13/1994L5.11175Medicine HatWHL
13WinnipegDomi, Max25C3/2/1995L5.09.25193LondonOHL
14ColumbusLazar, Curtis12C2/2/1995R5.11.75193EdmontonWHL
15NY IslandersZadorov, Nikita8LD4/15/1995L6.05.25230LondonOHL
16Buffalo (from Minnesota)Santini, Steve17RD3/7/1995R6.01.5207USA Under-18NTDP
17OttawaRychel, Kerby20LW10/7/1994L6.01200WindsorOHL
18DetroitWennberg, Alexander15C9/22/1994L6.01.5190DjurgardenSweJE
19Columbus (from NY Rangers)Pulock, Ryan14RD10/6/1994R6.00.5211BrandonWHL
20San JoseBowey, Madison22RD4/22/1995R6.00.75200KelownaWHL
21TorontoMantha, Anthony24LW9/16/1994L6.04190Val-d'OrQMJHL
22Calgary (from St. Louis)Burakowsky, Andre16LW2/9/1995L6.01.5178MalmoSweAl
23WashingtonCompher, JT26C4/8/1995R5.10.5184USA Under-18NTDP
24VancouverZykov, Valentin19RW5/15/1995R6.00210Baie-ComeauQMJHL
25MontrealMcCarron, Michael23RW3/7/1995R6.05228USA Under-18NTDP
26AnaheimGauthier, Frederik18C4/26/1995L6.05210RimouskiQMJHL
27Columbus (from Los Angeles)Morrissey, Joshua21LD3/28/1995L5.11.75182Prince AlbertWHL
28Calgary (from Pittsburgh)Hartman, Ryan41RW9/20/1994R5.11187PlymouthOHL
29Dallas (from Boston)De La Rose, Jacob33C5/20/1995L6.02187LeksandsSweAl
30ChicagoMorin, Samuel32LD7/12/1995L6.07200RimouskiQMJHL
Published June 29, 2013

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“Fans count on ISS Hockey for guidance on the top prospects for the NHL Draft”, says ISS Hockey CEO Stu Siegel. “Our NHL Mock Draft is a great way to give fans a glimpse as to whom their team might pick, as well as a great understanding of the reasoning behind each team’s pick.”


About ISS Hockey

ISS Hockey (International Scouting Services Inc.) is the leading independent scouting and information provider on hockey player prospects aged 14 to 19. Founded in 2002, ISS scouts, evaluates, analyzes and ranks players internationally on behalf of its many clients, which include (among others): NHL Teams, Hockey Canada, Major Junior Leagues & Teams (CHL, QMJHL, OHL, WHL, USHL), NCAA Teams, TSN, THN: The Hockey News and Sports Agencies. The ISS annual NHL Draft Guide has become the de facto draft reference guide for NHL scouts, fans and sports media. All ISS products are widely utilized in the hockey world, building an industry leading reputation for the best and most comprehensive scouting information. This incredible status leads every young hockey player desiring to advance in the sport to aspire to be scouted and ranked by ISS. The key to the success of ISS is the incredible worldwide network of ISS Hockey scouts. ISS scouts are within reach of every young hockey player in the world, and attend every major hockey tournament, in addition to thousands of league games. Game and player reports are input into ISS’s state-of-the-art systems and evaluated assure reliability and consistency. All players that we rank will have been seen and evaluated many times by several of ISS scouts.

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