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Two Everett Silvertips made the list of top skaters and goaltenders eligible for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, which takes place June 27-28 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The rankings list is compiled by NHL Central Scouting, and is broken down into four categories: North American Skaters, North American Goaltenders, European Skaters and European Goaltenders.

(Ivan Nikolishin, Everett Silvertips. Photo: Christopher Mast Images)

Silvertips Center Ivan Nikolishin cracked the list of top North American skaters at #201 (out of 210), while Austin Lotz is ranked #11 out of 34 top North American goaltenders. Nikolishin, a 2013 CHL Import Draft selection, has scored 11 goals and 24 assists for 35 points in 44 games. His father, Andrei Nikolishin, played in the NHL from 1994 - 2004 with a number of teams, including the Hartford Whalers, Washington Capitals and Colorado Avalanche, before finishing out his career in the KHL in 2010.

(Austin Lotz, Everett Silvertips. Photo: Christopher Mast Images)

Austin Lotz is in his third season with the Silvertips and has a 17-11-3-1 record, with a save percentage of .911% and a 2.38 goals against average. He's been a steady presence between the pipes for Everett, who are tied with the Seattle Thunderbirds and Spokane Chiefs with 55 points in the WHL's US Dvision a little past the halfway mark in the season.

Wenatchee Wild goaltender Chase Perry also made the list. NHL Central Scouting ranked Perry as the #4 goalie to watch. Perry's in his first season with the NAHL team and has a 6-8-0-2 record in 17 games so far, with a .906% save percentage and a goals against average of 2.35. The Wild are in 5th place in the NAHL's Midwest Division.

Forty-four WHL skaters and five WHL goaltenders made the midterm rankings list (see below). Here's a look at the top 10 skaters:

  1. Samuel Bennett/C, Kingston Frontenacs/OHL
  2. Leon Draisaitl/C, Prince Albert Raiders/WHL
  3. Aaron Ekblad/D, Barrie colts/OHL
  4. Sam Reinhart/C, Kootenay Ice/WHL
  5. Michael Dal Colle/C, LW, Oshawa Generals/OHL
  6. Haydn Fleury/D, Red Deer Rebels/WHL
  7. Nicholas Ritchie/LW, Peterborough Petes/OHL
  8. Brendan Perlini/LW, Niagara Ice Dogs/OHL
  9. Jake Virtanen/RW, Calgary Hitmen/WHL
  10. Anthony Deangelo/D, Sarnia Sting/OHL

Here's a look at the top 5 goaltenders:

  1. Thatcher Demko, Boston College/H-EAST
  2. Edwin Minney, USA U-18/USHL
  3. Blake Weyrick, USA U-18/USHL
  4. Thomas(Chase) Perry, Wenatchee Wild/NAHL
  5. Alex Nedeljkovic, Plymouth Whalers/OHL

Here's a look at all of the WHL skaters and goaltenders included on the list. NHL Central Scouting will come out with one more list closer to the NHL Draft.

WHL PLAYERS AMONG TOP NORTH AMERICAN SKATERS

BRANDON WHEAT KINGS:

John Quenneville (#34), Center

Jayce Hawryluk (#42), Center

Richard Nejezchleb (#114), Right Wing

CALGARY HITMEN:

Jake Vertanen (#9), Right Wing

Ben Thomas (#49), Defense

Radel Fazleev (#129), Center

Travis Sanheim (#167), Defense

EDMONTON OIL KINGS:

Brett Pollock (#71), Center

Dysin Mayo (#84), Defense

Aaron Irving (#119), Defense

EVERETT SILVERTIPS:

Ivan Nikolishin (#201), Center

KAMLOOPS BLAZERS:

Ryan Rehill (#98), Defense

KELOWNA ROCKETS:

Riley Stadel (#58), Defense

Justin Kirkland (#74), Left wing

Tyson Baillie (#90), Center

KOOTENAY ICE:

Sam Reinhart (#4), Center

RInat Valiev (#106), Defense

Jaedon Descheneau (#122), Right Wing

Luke Philp (#125), Center

Tanner Faith (Limited Viewing not ranked), Defense

LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES:

Reid Duke (#65), Center

Taylor Cooper (#148), Left Wing

MOOSE JAW WARRIORS:

Brayden Point (#53), Center

Dallas Valentine (#109), Defense

Alexey Sleptsov (#143), Defense

PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS:

Chase De Leo (#26), Center

Alex Schoenborn (#57), Right Wing

Keegan Iverson (#64), Center/right Wing

Dominic Turgeon (#130), Center

PRINCE ALBERT RAIDERS:

Leon Draisaitl (#2) Center

Reid Gardiner (#40), Center

PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS:

Sam Ruopp (#135), Defense

RED DEER REBELS:

Haydn Fleury (#6), Defense

Conner Bleackley (#31), Center

SASKATOON BLADES:

Nikita Scherbak (#24), Right Wing

Nelson Nogier (#55), Defense

SWIFT CURRENT BRONCOS:

Julius Honka (#13), Defense

Brycen Martin (#20), Defense

Colby Cave (#73), Center/Left Wing

Brett Lernout (#80), Defense

TRI-CITY AMERICANS:

Josh Thrower (#116), Defense

Justin Gutierrez (#190), Center

Taylor Vickerman (LV limited viewing), Left Wing

VICTORIA ROYALS:

Joseph Hicketts (LV limited viewing), Defense

WHL GOALIES AMONG TOP NORTH AMERICAN GOALTENDERS:

PRINCE GEORGE Ty Edmonds (#8)

EVERETT Austin Lotz (#11)

MOOSE JAW Justin Paulic (#13)

SASKATOON Alexander Moodie (#24)

SWIFT CURRERNT Landon Bow (#29)

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