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2024 NHL Draft Midterm Rankings For NYS-Born Players


By Warren Kozireski —

NHL Central Scouting released their midterm rankings for the 2024 NHL Entry Draft to be held in Las Vagas June 28-29 at The Sphere and three players hailing from New York State dot the lists of 224 North American skaters or 32 North American goaltenders.

U.S. National team Development Program goaltender John (Jack) Parsons is the sixth rated goaltender. The 6’4”, 185 lb. from Ithaca is committed to play at Providence in 2024 or 2025 and has played in a combined 27 games with 14 wins  as of mid-January. He sports a 3.97 GAA during the USHL portion of the schedule with an .850 save percentage.

Slotted in at 83rd among N.A. skaters is 5’11”, 185 lb. Providence University freshman forward Tanner Adams. The Northport native spent the past two seasons with Tri-City in the USHL and was invited to this past summer’s Development Camp with Las Vegas. Adams has registered 13 points in 19 games through Jan. 16 on four goals and nine assists.

Ranked 120th among N.A. skaters is Rye’s Drew Dellasalla, a 6’0”, 170 lb. New York City native who is skating with Omaha in the USHL. The 2025 Harvard commit has six goals with six assists over his first 27 games this season after he put up 44 points in 31 games with the Brunswick School last season.