Local players listed on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch

Several players with ties to Connecticut hockey were recently named to the “Players to Watch” list put out by NHL Central Scouting:

A Skater Adam Erne Quebec (QMJHL) LW North Branford, CT
C Skater Alexander Gonye Deerfield LW New Canaan, CT
C Skater Anthony Florentino South Kent D West Roxbury, MA Committed to Providence College (2013)
C Skater Dakota Ford Islanders (EJHL) D Potsdam, NY Formerly played for Gunnery
C Skater Daniel LaFontaine Avon Old Farms C Lloyd Harbor, NY
C Skater Jason Salvaggio South Kent C/LW Hanson, MA
C Skater John Stevens Dubuque (USHL) F Manhattan Beach, CA Formerly played for Salisbury, Committed to Northeastern University (2013)
C Skater Mitchell Allen Kent RW Clifton Park, NY
C Skater Ryan Segalla Salisbury D Greenwich, CT Committed to University of Connecticut (2014)
C Skater Wiley Sherman Hotchkiss D Greenwich, CT Committed to Harvard University (2014)
LV Skater John Hayden US Under 18 NTDP C Greenwich, CT Committed to Yale University (2013)


The ratings break down as follows:

  • A Rating — Indicates a 1st round candidate
  • B Rating — Indicates a 2nd/3rd round candidate
  • C Rating — Indicates a 4th/5th/6th round candidate
  • LV (Limited Viewing) — Injured players who have not had sufficient viewings to be categorized


View the complete list of “Players to Watch” here.