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Twitter's @3rdPeriodSuits, aka Platinum Seat Ghosts (PSG), has calculated an average top 60 ranking based on the 2015 NHL Draft rankings from nine (9) resources. Below are the results of his research, shared as a guest post on PPP.

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The following condensed and averaged ranking uses the 2015 NHL Draft rankings of McKeen's Hockey, Corey Pronman, the International Scouting Services (ISS), Sportsnet's Damian Cox, TSN's Craig Button, The Hockey News' Ryan Kennedy, HockeyProspect.com, Future Considerations, and my own ranking through McKeen's Hockey.

All of the rankings, save mine (top 60), Pronman's (top 100), Button's (top 100), and McKeen's Hockey's (top 120) are in the format of a top 30. Below is an invaluable look at where the odds and evens meet for a balanced look at where the experts have 2015's top talents ranked.

AVG Rank Name Team League High Low Variance
1 Connor McDavid (C) Erie Otters OHL 1 1 0.0
2 Jack Eichel (C) Boston Univ. NCAA 2 2 0.0
3 Dylan Strome (C) Erie Otters OHL 3 7 2.2
4 Noah Hanifin (D) Boston College NCAA 3 12 9.4
5 Mitchell Marner (C) London Knights OHL 3 6 0.8
6 Ivan Provorov (D) Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 5 14 8.5
7 Zachary Werenski (D) Univ. of Michigan NCAA 6 11 2.6
8 Lawson Crouse (LW) Kingston Frontenacs OHL 4 15 11.7
9 Mathew Barzal (C) Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 6 17 15.6
10 Mikko Rantanen (C/W) TPS Liiga 7 19 17.4
11 Pavel Zacha (C/LW) Sarnia Sting OHL 4 24 36.8
12 Kyle Connor (C) Youngstown Phantoms USHL 6 14 6.2
13 Timo Meier (RW/C) Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 8 26 30.1
14 Nick Merkley (C) Kelowna Rockets WHL 11 19 7.7
15 Yevgeni Svechnikov (LW) Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 9 23 15.0
16 Travis Konecny (C/RW) Ottawa 67's OHL 7 33 75.1
17 Jérémy Roy (D) Sherbrooke Phoenix QMJHL 10 27 41.7
18 Colin White (RW/C) U.S. National U18 Team USDP 15 32 26.2
19 Brock Boeser (RW) Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 9 31 72.8
20 Thomas Chabot (D) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 12 45 88.4
21 Jakub Zboril (D) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 18 38 38.1
22 Ilya Samsonov (G) Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk MHL 14 40 54.3
23 Daniel Sprong (RW) Charlottetown Islanders QMJHL 16 44 96.8
24 Jake DeBrusk (LW) Swift Current Broncos WHL 21 31 10.6
25 Joel Eriksson Ek (C) Färjestad SHL 13 49 179.3
26 Jansen Harkins (C) Prince George Cougars WHL 21 50 87.3
27 Oliver Kylington (D) Färjestad SHL 13 47 191.3
28 Anthony Beauvillier (LW/C) Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 18 35 34.7
29 Paul Bittner (LW) Portland Winterhawks WHL 17 43 76.8
30 Denis Guryanov (RW/LW) Ladia Togliatti MHL 20 >60 236.3
31 Jeremy Bracco (C/RW) U.S. National U18 Team USDP 16 60 336.8
32 Thomas Novak (C) Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 24 43 50.5
33 Filip Chlapik (C) Charlottetown Islanders QMJHL 15 46 145.1
34 Jacob Larsson (D) Frölunda SHL 22 55 187.7
35 Jack Roslovic (C/RW) U.S. National U18 Team USDP 26 53 158.0
36 Mitchell Vande Sompel (D) Oshawa Generals OHL 25 49 164.0
37 Brandon Carlo (D) Tri-City Americans WHL 21 54 199.5
38 Noah Juulsen (D) Everett Silvertips WHL 20 77 475.2
39 Nicolas Meloche (D) Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 29 66 240.2
40 Mitchell Stephens (C) Saginaw OHL 23 66 170.0
41 Jonas Siegenthaler (D) ZSC NLA 28 >60 197.6
42 Jakob Forsback (C/RW) Omaha USHL 29 69 230.9
43 Rasmus Andersson (D) Barrie OHL 27 76 560.3
44 Vince Dunn (D) Niagara OHL 33 79 354.9
45 Mackenzie Blackwood (G) Barrie OHL 31 62 480.5
46 Christian Fischer (RW) USNTDP USHL 42 64 118.7
47 Travis Dermott (D) Erie Otters OHL 30 95 825.7
48 Nicolas Roy (C) Chicoutimi QMJHL 18 100 946.7
49 Gabriel Carlsson (D) Linköping J20 SuperElit 30 90 545.3
50 Blake Speers (RW) Sault Ste. Marie OHL 34 68 224.9
51 Parker Wotherspoon (D) Tri-City Americans WHL 45 59 46.9
52 Guillaume Brisebois (D) Acadie-Bathurst QMJHL 41 67 124.0
53 Ryan Pilon (D) Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 38 75 240.3
54 Dennis Yan (LW) Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 28 99 262.3
55 Zach Senyshyn (RW) Sault Ste. Marie OHL 42 88 315.0
56 Felix Sandstrom (G) Brynas SHL 29 >100 192.3
57 Erik Cernak (D) Kosice Slovak Extraliga 20 >100 1236.9
58 Yakov Trenin (LW) Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 33 78 408.9
59 Michael Spacek (RW) Pardubice Czech Extraliga 36 83 370.9
60 Ryan Gropp (LW) Seattle WHL 40 92 482.7

And again, thanks to PSG, here's where each player was listed in the rankings, excluding McKeen's Hockey and Corey Pronman's, whose rankings are protected by a paywall and thus not shareable online:

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Name Team League ISS Cox Kennedy Button HP.com Wheeler FC
A.J. Greer (LW) Boston Univ. HE
Adam Brodecki (RW) Brynas SHL
Adam Gaudette (C) Cedar Rapids USHL 79
Adam Marsh (LW) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 65
Adam Musil (C) Red Deer WHL 65
Aleksi Saarela (C) Assat Liiga 84
Ales Stezka (G) Liberec Czech
Alexander Dergachev (C) SKA-1946 MHL 97 78
Alexandre Carrier (D) Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 60 68
Andrew Mangiapane (C) Barrie Colts OHL 44 95
Anthony Beauvillier (LW/C) Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 18 25 31
Anthony Cirelli (C) Oshawa Generals OHL
Anthony Richard (C) Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 78
Austin Wagner (LW) Regina WHL 67 57
Bailey Webster (D) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL
Blake Speers (RW) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 61 48 61
Brad Morrison (LW/C) Prince George Cougars WHL 66 94
Brandon Carlo (D) Tri-City Americans WHL 21 52 22 39 38
Brendan Guhle (D) Prince Albert WHL 99 88
Brendan Warren (LW) USNTDP USHL 68
Brent Gates Jr. (RW) Green Bay USHL 96
Brett McKenzie (C) North Bay Battalion OHL
Brock Boeser (RW) Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 27 14 9 14 21 26
Caleb Jones (D) USNTDP USHL 81
Callum Booth (G) Quebec Remparts QMJHL 67
Chaz Reddekopp (D) Victoria WHL
Christian Fischer (RW) USNTDP USHL 42 42 53
Christian Jaros (D) Lulea Jr. Sweden 88
Colin White (RW/C) U.S. National U18 Team USDP 15 22 19 32 26 23 19
Connor Hobbs (D) Regina WHL 83
Connor McDavid (C) Erie Otters OHL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Conor Garland (RW) Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 43
Daniel Sprong (RW) Charlottetown Islanders QMJHL 26 21 24 38 28 16 18
Daniel Vladar (G) Kladno Czech 84
Dante Salituro (C) Ottawa 67's OHL 50 80
David Cotton (C) Cushings Academy US HS
David Kase (C/LW) Chomutov Czech-2 69
Denis Guryanov (RW/LW) Ladia Togliatti MHL 24 20 27 24
Denis Malgin (C) ZSC NLA 34 63
Dennis Gilbert (D) Chicago USHL 93
Dennis Yan (LW) Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 58 28 99
Devin Sideroff (RW) Kamloops WHL 72
Dmytro Timashov (LW) Quebec Remparts QMJHL 44 72
Dylan Strome (C) Erie Otters OHL 3 3 4 3 6 4 4
Erik Cernak (D) Kosice Slovak Extraliga 46 90
Erik Foley (LW) Cedar Rapids USHL 30 64
Ethan Bear (D) Seattle WHL 77 86
Felix Sandstrom (G) Brynas SHL 29 56
Filip Ahl (LW) HV71 SHL 74 52 60
Filip Chlapik (C) Charlottetown Islanders QMJHL 15 30 46 29 35
Gabriel Carlsson (D) Linköping J20 SuperElit 30 48 49
Gabriel Gagne (RW) Victoriaville Tigers QMJHL 91 92
Giorgio Estephan (C) Lethbridge WHL 95
Glenn Gawdin (C) Swift Current Broncos WHL 73
Graham Knott (LW) Niagara Ice Dogs OHL 79
Guillaume Brisebois (D) Acadie-Bathurst Titans QMJHL 55 58
Gustav Bouramman (D) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 39 89
Ilya Samsonov (G) Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk MHL 28 14 40
Ivan Provorov (D) Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 7 6 6 5 7 8 6
Jack Eichel (C) Boston Univ. NCAA 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Jack Roslovic (C/RW) U.S. National U18 Team USDP 28 41 33
Jacob Larsson (D) Frölunda SHL 24 22 43 30
Jake DeBrusk (LW) Swift Current Broncos WHL 27 28 21 23 27 27
Jakob Forsback (C/RW) Omaha USHL 64 36 69
Jakub Zboril (D) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 22 23 25 26 21 20 20
Jansen Harkins (C) Prince George Cougars WHL 25 25 21 23 25 24 25
Jens Looke (RW) Brynas SHL 80 37 81
Jeremiah Addison (LW) Ottawa 67's OHL
Jeremy Bracco (C/RW) U.S. National U18 Team USDP 28 60 22 22
Jeremy Lauzon (D) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 44
Jérémy Roy (D) Sherbrooke Phoenix QMJHL 23 20 26 27 10 11 13
Jesper Lindgren (D) Modo SHL 58 77
Joel Eriksson Ek (C) Färjestad SHL 20 17 27 13 49 23
Jonas Siegenthaler (D) ZSC NLA 53 47
Jonne Tammela (RW) KalPa Liiga
Jordan Greenway (LW) USNTDP USHL 90 56 39
Joren van Pottelberghe (G) Linkoping Sweden 85
Julius Nättinen (F) JYP-Akatemia Mestis 57 30 76
Justin Lemcke (D) Belleville Bulls OHL
Keegan Kolesar (RW) Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 83 91
Kevin Stenlund (C) HV 71 Sweden
Kirill Kaprizov (LW) Novokuznetsk KHL 55
Kirill Pilipenko (RW) MVD MHL
Kyle Capobianco (D) Sudbury Wolves OHL 96 97
Kyle Connor (C) Youngstown Phantoms USHL 13 14 11 6 11 10 12
Lawson Crouse (LW) Kingston Frontenacs OHL 4 13 7 10 8 15 10
Lucas Carlsson (D) Brynas SHL
Lukas Jasek (RW) HC Trinic Czech Extraliga
Mackenzie Blackwood (G) Barrie Colts OHL 62 59
Matej Tomek (G) Topeka NAHL 82
Mathew Barzal (C) Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 8 9 8 15 17 7 9
Mathieu Joseph (LW) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 75
Matt Spencer (D) Peterborough Petes OHL 57 45
Michael Spacek (RW) Pardubice Czech Extraliga 63 56
Mikhail Vorobyov (C) Salavat Ufa Russia
Mikko Rantanen (C/W) TPS Liiga 9 7 12 16 19 9 8
Mitchell Marner (C) London Knights OHL 6 5 5 4 5 5 5
Mitchell Stephens (C) Saginaw Spirit OHL 45 54 66
Mitchell Vande Sompel (D) Oshawa Generals OHL 25 45 41
Nathan Noel (C) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 71 32
Nick Boka (D) NTDP USA
Nick Merkley (C) Kelowna Rockets WHL 19 12 15 11 16 17 17
Nicolas Meloche (D) Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 36 29 30 43
Nicolas Roy (C) Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 30 18 100 55 46
Nikita Korostelev (RW) Sarnia Sting OHL 34 62
Noah Hanifin (D) Boston College NCAA 5 4 3 12 3 3 3
Noah Juulsen (D) Everett Silvertips WHL 29 41 47 32
Oliver Kylington (D) Färjestad SHL 29 20 47 13 14 28
Parker Wotherspoon (D) Tri-City Americans WHL 59 59 52
Paul Bittner (LW) Portland Winterhawks WHL 17 17 35 31 29
Pavel Karnaukhov (LW) Calgary WHL
Pavel Zacha (C/LW) Sarnia Sting OHL 10 8 10 24 4 13 15
Philippe Myers (D) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL
Pius Suter (C) Guelph Storm OHL
Radovan Bondra (RW) Slovak U18 Slovakia
Rasmus Andersson (D) Barrie Colts OHL 31 50
Robin Kovacs (RW) AIK Allsvenkan 51
Roope Hintz (LW) Ilves Liiga 76 71
Ryan Gropp (LW) Seattle WHL 92 40 54
Ryan Larkin (G) Cedar Rapids USHL 100
Ryan Pilon (D) Brandon WHL 51 38 70
Samuel Dove-McFalls  (C/LW) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 94
Samuel Montembeault (G) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL 98
Sebastian Aho (D) Skelleftea SHL 51
Sebastian Aho (LW/RW) Karpat Liiga 50
Sebastian Olsson (LW) Skelleftea SHL
Simon Bourque (D) Rimouski Oceanic QMJHL 75
Spencer Smallman (RW) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 89
Stephen Desrocher (D) Oshawa Generals OHL 82
Thomas Chabot (D) Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 16 18 22 19 12 26 21
Thomas Novak (C) Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 29 24 35 37
Thomas Schemitsch (D) Owen Sound Attack OHL 87
Timo Meier (RW/C) Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 14 11 13 8 15 19 14
Travis Dermott (D) Erie Otters OHL 40 36
Travis Konecny (C/RW) Ottawa 67's OHL 12 26 23 33 20 12 11
Troy Terry (C) NTDP USA
Tyler Soy (C) Victoria WHL 98
Veeti Vainio (D) Blues Finland 70 85
Veini Vehvilainen (G) JyP-Jyvaskyla Finland 74
Vince Dunn (D) Niagara Ice Dogs OHL 54 53 34
Vlad Tkachev (RW) Quebec Remparts QMJHL
Vladislav Gavrikov (D) Lokomotiv KHL 37
Vyacheslav Lyschenko (RW) Atlant Mytishchi KHL 93
Yakov Trenin (LW) Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 73 33 48
Yegor Rykov (D) SKA MHL 87
Yevgeni Svechnikov (LW) Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 18 16 16 17 18 18 16
Zach Senyshyn (RW) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 49 42
Zachary Werenski (D) Univ. of Michigan NCAA 11 10 9 7 9 6 7
Ziyat Paygin (D) Ak Bars Kazan KHL 86

Full credit to PSG for putting each of the above tables together. A resource well worth sharing, and thanking him for. Give him a follow on Twitter @3rdPeriodSuits.