ISS Hockey Releases ISS Top 31 for May, Rankings of the Top Prospects for the 2019 NHL Draft

Peyton Krebs

Peyton Krebs impresses at World Championships and moves up to #8 in the ISS May 2019 Rankings


May 1, 2019 [Waterloo, ON] ISS Hockey has released its new monthly rankings of the top prospects eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft. The rankings have been created and compiled by our worldwide network of scouts.


Below is the ISS Top 31, highlighting the rankings for the top 31 skater and top 2 goalie prospects, which is released on the first Wednesday of every month during the hockey season. An interactive page where the ISS Top 31 can be viewed, sorted, and commented on, and where users can interact with our scouts, can be viewed at:

May ISS Hockey Top 31 Ranked Prospects for 2019 NHL Draft

1Hughes, JackMay 14/01USA U18NTDPCL5.10.25*168
2Kakko, KaapoFeb 13/01TPS TurkuFinERWL6.02.25*194
3Byram, BowenJun 13/01VancouverWHLLDL6.00.5*194
4Podkolzin, VasilyJun 24/01St. PetersburgKHLLWL6.01190
5Cozens, DylanFeb 9/01LethbridgeWHLCR6.03*181
6Turcotte, AlexFeb 26/01USA U18NTDPCL5.11*189
7Boldy, MatthewApr 5/01USA U18NTDPLWL6.00.75*175
8Krebs, PeytonJan 26/01WinnipegWHLCL5.11.25*180
9Caufield, ColeJan 2/01USA U18NTDPRWR5.06*150
10York, CamJan 5/01USA U18NTDPLDL6175
11Dach, KirbyJan 21/01SaskatoonWJ:CR6.03.5*199
12Zegras, TrevorMar 20/01USA U18NTDPCL6169
13Newhook, AlexJan 28/01VictoriaBCHLCL5.10.5*195
14Soderstrom, VictorFeb 26/01BrynasSweJeLDR5.11*179
15Lavoie, RaphaelSep 25/00HalifaxQMJHLCR6.03.5*191
16Robertson, MatthewMar 9/01EdmontonWHLLDL6.03*201
17Broberg, PhilipJun 25/01AIK IFSweAlLDL6.02.75*199
18Harley, ThomasAug 19/01MississaugaOHLLDL6.03*188
19Tomasino, PhilipJul 28/01NiagaraOHLCR5.11.75*178
20Suzuki, RyanMay 28/01BarrieOHLCL6.00.25*178
21Brink, BobbyJul 8/01Sioux CityUSHLRWR5.08.25*159
22Seider, MoritzApr 6/01MannheimerGerERDR6.03.5*183
23Kaliyev, ArthurJun 26/01HamiltonOHLLWL6.01.25*190
24Poulin, SamuelFeb 25/01SherbrookeQMJHLLWL6.01.25*206
25Leason, BrettApr 30/99Prince AlbertWHLRWR6.03.75*200
26Afanasyev, EgorJan 23/01MuskegonUSHLCL6.03.5*201
27Nikolayev, IlyaJun 26/01Yaroslavl LokoMHLCL6190
28Korczak, KaedanJan 29/01KelownaWHLRDR6.02.75*192
29Bjornfot, TobiasApr 6/01DjurgardensSweJeLDL6.00*202
30Robertson, NicholasSep 11/01PeterboroughOHLLWL5.08.75*162
31Kolyachonok, VladislavMay 26/01FlintOHLLDL6.00.25*176
1Knight, SpencerApr 19/01USA U18NTDPGL6.02.5*193
2Kochetkov, PyotrJun 25/99RyazanVHLGL6.03205
Published May 1, 2019

Winnipeg Ice winger Peyton Krebs moves up to the #8 spot in the May ISS Rankings after an impressive display of skill at the World U18 Championship. Dennis MacInnis, Director of Scouting for ISS Hockey, observed Krebs’ on ice presence, stating:

“Peyton Krebs brings leadership and consistency to the ice for Canada’s U18 Team. His two-way game and competitiveness are his strengths. Peyton’s playmaking and read/react abilities are both outstanding; he’s reliable and efficient and knows how to create offensive chances for himself as well as his teammates.”

The complete ISS Hockey rankings, evaluations, game reports, player reports, player profiles and more are exclusively available to hockey professionals through RinkNet, ISS parent company HockeyTech’s Scouting and Player Information System. To find out more about RinkNet, please visit:


About ISS Hockey

ISS Hockey (International Scouting Services) is the world’s leading independent hockey scouting organization. Founded in 2002, ISS is a division of HockeyTech, a worldwide leader in hockey technology, analytics and information services. ISS scouts, evaluates, analyzes and ranks players internationally on behalf of its many clients. ISS data is widely utilized in the hockey world, building an industry leading reputation for the best and most comprehensive scouting information. 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. All players that we rank will have been seen and evaluated many times by several ISS scouts.


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