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2018 NHL Scouting Combine Participants

This year’s combine is in Buffalo, and it begins this week. This is the Addison to Zadina list of participants.

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Filip Zadina, used to be last on many lists, but he won’t be on draft day.
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Mark Edwards from Hockey Prospect has posted the list of participants at this year’s NHL Scouting Combine. The event is in Buffalo, is already underway, and culminates this weekend with the big test day.

2018 Combine Participants

Name Nationality
Name Nationality
Calen Addison Canada
Alexander Alexeyev Russia
Oskar Back Sweden
Kevin Bahl Canada
Seth Barton Canada
Nicolas Beaudin Canada
Xavier Bernard Canada
Jacob Bernard-Docker Canada
Dominik Bokk Germany
Adam Boqvist Sweden
Evan Bouchard Canada
Xavier Bouchard Canada
Michael Callahan USA
Kody Clark USA
Rasmus Dahlin Sweden
Ty Dellandrea Canada
Stanislav Demin USA
Grigori Denisenko Russia
Noah Dobson Canada
Lukas Dostal Czech Republic
Curtis Douglas Canada
Jack Drury USA
Aidan Dudas Canada
Sean Durzi Canada
Ty Emberson USA
Joel Farabee USA
Martin Fehervary Slovakia
Eric Florchuk Canada
Cole Fonstad Canada
Gabriel Fortier Canada
Liam Foudy Canada
Patrick Giles USA
Adam Ginning Sweden
Jack Gorniak USA
Alexis Gravel Germany/Canada
Nico Gross Switzerland
Benoit-Olivier Groulx Canada
Jonathan Gruden Canada
Curtis Hall USA
Filip Hallander Sweden
Jordan Harris USA
Barrett Hayton Canada
Luke Henman Canada
Cameron Hillis Canada
Mitchell Hoelscher Canada
Quinton Hughes USA
Jacob Ingham Canada
Jan Jenik Czech Republic
Blade Jenkins USA
Filip Johansson Sweden
Keegan Karki USA
Martin Kaut Czech Republic
Michael Kesselring USA
Alexander Khovanov Russia
Liam Kirk UK
Jesperi Kotkaniemi Finland
Filip Kral Czech Republic
Vitali Kravtsov Russia
Rasmus Kupari Finland
Philipp Kurashev Switzerland
Jakub Lauko Czech Republic
Isac Lundestrom Sweden
Nils Lundkvist Sweden
Anderson MacDonald Canada
Tyler Madden USA
Kevin Mandolese Canada
Jack McBain Canada
Jared McIsaac Canada
Blake McLaughlin USA
Ryan McLeod Canada
Allan McShane Canada
Ryan Merkley Canada
K'Andre Miller USA
Serron Noel Canada
Niklas Nordgren Finland
Jay O'Brien USA
Jacob Olofsson Sweden
Matej Pekar Czech Republic
Jackson Perbix USA
Jacob Pivonka USA
Sampo Ranta Finland
Alec Regula USA
Kristian Reichel Czech Republic
Carter Robertson Canada
Olivier Rodrigue Canada
Milos Roman Slovakia
Mattias Samuelsson USA
Rasmus Sandin Sweden
Jakub Skarek Czech Republic
Ty Smith Canada
Riley Stoutts Canada
Riley Sutter Canada
Andrei Svechnikov Russia
Akil Thomas Canada
Brady Tkachuk USA
Jonathan Tychonick Canada
Giovanni Vallati Canada
Joseph Veleno Canada
Oliver Wahlstrom USA
Tyler Weiss USA
Bode Wilde Canada
Jake Wise USA
Jett Woo Canada
Filip Zadina Czech Republic

So there’s the list. There are 43 Canadians, 26 Americans, 10 from Sweden, nine from the Czech Republic, five Russians, four Finns, two each from Slovakia and Switzerland, one from the UK , one German, and one dual German/Canadian.

There are a few Europeans missing, but most of the names on the top 30 lists out there are here.

There’s three guys named Ty, but only one Blade. I noticed two sons of NHL players, but there might be more. There’s two Xaviers, so they can make up the Combine X-Men if they get bored.

The big day at the Combine should be this coming Saturday, which is the public testing day. In between are interviews and other behind the scenes tests and evaluations.