CHL announces Top Prospects Game rosters

December 12, 2012, 9:02 PM

The Canadian Hockey League announced the 40 CHL players that will compete in the 2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at the Halifax Metro Centre on Jan. 16.

Players competing in the game were chosen by the 30 NHL clubs then divided into teams by NHL Central Scouting. There are 14 players from the Ontario Hockey League, 14 players from the Western Hockey League, and 12 players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Last season’s game in Kelowna, B.C., featured 10 players that were selected in the first round of the 2012 NHL Draft. Since the event was first introduced in 1996 the game has featured 10 players that were selected with the first overall pick in the NHL Draft including Chris Phillips, Joe Thornton, Vincent Lecavalier, Rick Nash, Marc-Andre Fleury, Patrick Kane, Steven Stamkos, John Tavares, Taylor Hall, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

Here is a look at the rosters:


Head Coach — Don Cherry


Zachary Fucale (Halifax Mooseheads)

Tristan Jarry (Edmonton Oil Kings)


Samuel Morin (Rimouski Oceanic)

Josh Morrissey (Prince Albert Raiders)

Mirco Mueller (Everett Silvertips)

Darnell Nurse “A” (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)

Ryan Pulock (Brandon Wheat Kings)

Eric Roy (Brandon Wheat Kings)


William Carrier (Cape Breton Screaming Eagles)

Jason Dickinson (Guelph Storm)

Jonathan Drouin “A” (Halifax Mooseheads)

Frederik Gauthier (Rimouski Oceanic)

Stephen Harper (Erie Otters)

Ryan Hartman (Plymouth Whalers)

Morgan Klimchuk (Regina Pats)

Ryan Kujawinski (Kingston Frontenacs)

Nathan MacKinnon “C” (Halifax Mooseheads)

Anthony Mantha (Val-d’Or Foreurs)

Zach Nastasiuk (Owen Sound Attack)

Valentin Zykov (Baie-Comeau Drakkar)


Head Coach — Mike McPhee


Eric Comrie (Tri-City Americans)

Spencer Martin (Mississauga Steelheads)


Chris Bigras (Owen Sound Attack)

Madison Bowey (Kelowna Rockets)

Seth Jones “C” (Portland Winterhawks)

Jan Kostalek (Rimouski Oceanic)

Shea Theodore (Seattle Thunderbirds)

Nikita Zadorov (London Knights)


Justin Bailey (Kitchener Rangers)

Oliver Bjorkstrand (Portland Winterhawks)

Max Domi (London Knights)

Anthony Duclair (Quebec Remparts)

Adam Erne (Quebec Remparts)

Bo Horvat (London Knights)

Curtis Lazar (Edmonton Oil Kings)

Sean Monahan “A” (Ottawa 67’s)

Nicolas Petan (Portland Winterhawks)

Kerby Rychel (Windsor Spitfires)

Hunter Shinkaruk “A” (Medicine Hat Tigers)

Nick Sorensen (Quebec Remparts)


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