Seven BCHL players were among 22 Junior A players to make the grade on Tuesday on the most recent NHL Central Scouting list.
The list features the top 17-year-old prospects slated for draft eligibility in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
Leading the way were Penticton Vees defenceman Dante Fabbro and forward Tyson Jost. The Vees duo are A-list players, which indicate they are candidates to be a first round draft pick in the NHL Entry Draft come June. Jost, committed to the University of North Dakota in 2016-17, leads the BCHL with 54 points and is second with 23 goals in 26 games. Fabbro, committed to Boston University for 2016-17, leads BCHL defensemen with 31 points in 20 games.and points-per-game at 1.6.
The Chilliwack Chiefs also have two players on the list with defenceman Dennis Cholowski targeted as a second or third round candidate, and forward Kohen Olischefski pegged for the middle to late rounds of the draft.