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2010 NHL Entry Draft

Draft Prospects -- Goaltenders

On the eve of the June 22-23 NHL Entry Draft at Pittsburgh, newyorkrangers.com looks at the top 2012 draft prospects at each position to help give fans a sense of players who might be available to the Blueshirts when they make the No. 28 overall pick on Friday. Here are 14 of the top available goaltenders in alphabetical order.

OTHER POSITIONS: Centers | Wingers A-L | Wingers M-Z | Defense A-L | Defense M-Z

CONSENSUS TOP 14
Listed to the right of each player's name is his final ranking from NHL Central Scouting as well thehree major scouting publications. These are The Hockey News (THN), The International Scouting Service Draft Guide (ISS) and Red Line Report (RLR).  Please note that these rankings are for informational purposes only, based on widely published reports with no relationship to preferences of the New York Rangers scouting staff.

GOALTENDERS ELIGIBLE FOR DRAFT

RANKINGS 
Patrik Bartosak
Patrik Bartosak NOT DRAFTED, ELIGIBLE IN 2013
Goaltender (Red Deer Rebels, Western Hockey League)  
Height: 6-0 - Weight: 181 - Catches: Left - Born: March 29, 1993
2011-12: 25 games; 2.74 GAA; 1 shutout; .915 save pct., 14-10-1 record
NOTES: Missed remainder of season with shoulder injury suffered in January. Played for Vitkovice junior team before coming to North America. Nephew of former NHLer Radek Bonk was not selected in the 2011 draft.
Hometown: Koprivnice, Czech Republic (Czech)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 8
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- 15G 204
Oscar Dansk
Oscar Dansk COLUMBUS -- ROUND 2, NO. 31
Goaltender (Gavle Brynas, Sweden Under-20 League)  
Height: 6-2 - Weight: 186 - Catches: Left - Born: Feb. 28, 1994
2011-12: 28 games; 2.82 GAA; 2 shutouts; .910 save pct.
NOTES: At best in biggest games. Started five games for silver medalists at World Under-18s and could be World Junior starter in 2013. Attended Shattuck-St. Mary's before he returned to Sweden. Plays deep in his net.
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden (Swedish)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 2
(European goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
44 1G 31
DANSK VIDEO: Interview at the Draft
Jon Gillies
Jon Gillies CALGARY -- ROUND 3, NO. 75
Goaltender (Indiana Ice, United States Hockey League)  
Height: 6-5 - Weight: 210 - Catches: Left - Born: Jan. 22, 1994
2011-12: 53 games; 2.77 GAA; 3 SO; .915 save pct., 31-11-12 record
NOTES: Former prep school star at Salisbury uses his size to block much of net and make up for weaknesses. He  battles with great confidence. Will begin collegiate career at Providence in the fall but has QMJHL option.
Hometown: South Portland, Maine (American)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 6
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- 8G 77
Joonas Korpisalo
Joonas Korpisalo COLUMBUS -- ROUND 3, NO. 62
Goaltender (Helsinki Jokerit, Finland Under-20 League)  
Height: 6-2 - Weight: 163 - Catches: Left - Born: April 28, 1994
2011-12: 38 games; 2.04 GAA; 4 shutouts; .920 save pct., 28-10-0 record
NOTES: Very flexible goalie gives team chance to win each night. Named best goalie in Finnish junior hockey. Was No. 1 goalie for Finland at World Under-18s, finishing with .902 Sv%. Went 3-3 with shutout of Germany.
Hometown: Pori, Finland (Finnish)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 3
(European goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- 11G 80
Andrey Makarov
Andrey Makarov NOT DRAFTED, ELIGIBLE IN 2013
Goaltender (Saskatoon Blades, Western Hockey League)  
Height: 6-0 - Weight: 180 - Catches: Left - Born: April 20, 1993
2011-12: 54 games; 3.01 GAA; 2 shutouts; .913 save pct., 29-21-2 record
NOTES: Battles hard to stop puck, regardless of technique. At his best in big games and makes dramatic glove stops due to his uncanny ability to read play. Passed over inthe 2011 draft, but saw action in World Juniors.
Hometown: Kazan, Russia (Russian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 7
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- -- 44
MAKAROV VIDEO: WJC Save | WJC Collision
Matt Murray
Matt Murray PITTSBURGH -- ROUND 3, NO. 83
Goaltender (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, Ontario Hockey League)  
Height: 6-4 - Weight: 162 - Catches: Left - Born: May 25, 1994
2011-12: 36 games; 4.08 GAA; 0 shutouts; .876 save pct., 13-19-1 record
NOTES: Battler with great size and remarkable quickness and athleticism who played on weak team that finished under .500 and missed playoffs. Won bronze with Canada at World Under-18s, starting all seven games.
Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ontario (Canadian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 18
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
61 4G 119
MURRAY VIDEO: Interview at the Draft
Franky Palazzese
Franky Palazzese NOT DRAFTED, ELIGIBLE IN 2013
Goaltender (Kitchener Rangers, Ontario Hockey League)  
Height: 6-0 - Weight: 160 - Catches: Left - Born: May 28, 1993
2011-12: 36 games; 2.93 GAA; 0 shutouts; .927 save pct., 20-13-2 record
NOTES: A diligent, hard-worker who controls his rebounds well. Named the OHL Goaltender of the Month for December. Also was conference's most underrated player in coaches' poll. Passed over in last year's draft.
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario (Canadian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 9
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- -- --
Jake Paterson
Jake Paterson DETROIT -- ROUND 3, NO. 80
Goaltender (Saginaw Spirit, Ontario Hockey League)  
Height: 6-2 - Weight: 183 - Catches: Left - Born: May 3, 1994
2011-12: 42 games; 3.42 GAA; 1 shutout; .904 save pct., 18-18-3 record
NOTES: A hard worker with athleticism and superior quickness always looking to improve his game. Was first goalie taken in 2010 OHL priority selection. Was 6-6 with 3.05 GAA and .903 save percentage in playoffs.
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario (Canadian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 3
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- 6G 175
PATERSON VIDEO: Interview at Combine
Anthony Stolarz
Anthony Stolarz PHILADELPHIA -- ROUND 2, NO. 45
Goaltender (Corpus Christi Ice Rays, NAHL)  
Height: 6-5 - Weight: 200 - Catches: Left - Born: Jan. 20, 1994
2011-12: 50 games; 2.84 GAA; 3 shutouts; .920 save pct., 23-22-4 record
NOTES: Very athletic for his huge size and covers a lot of the net. Reads play and controls his rebounds well. His raw, instinctive talent gives him a big NHL upside. Will begin a college career at Nebraska-Omaha in the fall.
Hometown: Jackson, New Jersey (American)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 4
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- 10G 67
STOLARZ VIDEO: Profile
Malcolm Subban
Malcolm Subban BOSTON -- ROUND 1, NO. 24
Goaltender (Belleville Bulls, Ontario Hockey League)  
Height: 6-1 - Weight: 188 - Catches: Left - Born: Dec. 21, 1993
2011-12: 39 games; 2.50 GAA; 3 shutouts; .923 save pct., 25-14-0 record
NOTES: Athletic, remarkably quick-reflex goalie who placed fourth in OHL GAA after starting five games in 2011 World Under-18s. Younger brother of Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban. Grew up idolizing Henrik Lundqvist.
Hometown: Rexdale, Ontario (Canadian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 1
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
48 2G 69
SUBBAN VIDEO: Profile | Being Drafted | Draft Interview | Interview | With Weekes | With His Brother | At NHL R&D Camp
Matt Tomkins
Matt Tomkins CHICAGO -- ROUND 7, NO. 199
Goaltender (Sherwood Park Crusaders, AJHL)  
Height: 6-2 - Weight: 171 - Catches: Left - Born: June 19, 1994
2011-12: 33 games; 3.41 GAA; 0 shutouts; .894 save pct., 18-11-2 record
NOTES: Athletic goaltender with good size who plays his angles well and raised his Central Scouting rank from No. 15 at the midseason mark to No. 10 in final rankings. Will begin his college career at Ohio State in fall 2013.
Hometown: Sherwood Park, Alberta (Canadian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 10
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- -- --
Francois Tremblay
Francois Tremblay ST. LOUIS -- ROUND 5, NO. 146
Goaltender (Val d'Or Foreurs, Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League)  
Height: 6-2 - Weight: 200 - Catches: Left - Born: Aug. 29, 1994
2011-12: 57 games; 3.79 GAA; 2 shutouts; .882 save pct., 22-28-4 record
NOTES: Classic French-Canadian butterfly style goaltender understands technical aspects of the game and has big upside. Covers low part of net extremelly well and is also very good at positioning in anticipation of play.
Hometown: Baie-Comeau, Quebec (Canadian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 5
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- 12G 118
Andrei Vasilevski
Andrei Vasilevski TAMPA BAY -- ROUND 1, NO. 19
Goaltender (Ufa Tolpar, Russia MHL)  
Height: 6-3 - Weight: 204 - Catches: Right - Born: July 25, 1994
2011-12: 27 games; 2.23 GAA; 3 shutouts; .931 save pct., 15-8-3 record
NOTES: Tall, intimidating battler has huge NHL future ahead of him and is one of the best goalies to come out of Russia with .953 save percentage at World Juniors. Started six games for Russians at the World Under-18s.
Hometown: Tyumen, Russia (Russian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 1
(European goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
21 3G 10
VASILEVSKI VIDEO: Being Drafted
Brandon Whitney
Brandon Whitney CHICAGO -- ROUND 7, NO. 191
Goaltender (Victoriaville Tigres, Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League)  
Height: 6-5 - Weight: 193 - Catches: Left - Born: May 11, 1994
2011-12: 36 games; 2.74 GAA; 2 shutouts; .896 save pct., 22-4-4 record
NOTES: Huge goalie covers so much of net, plays angles with expertise, and has a very good glove hand. As a 17-year-old, he led QMJHL rookie goaltenders in GAA and stopped 11 of 12 shots in Top Prospects Game.
Hometown: Kentville, Nova Scotia (Canadian)
CENTRAL SCOUTING Ranked No. 2
(North American goalies)
OTHER RANKINGS
THN ISS RLR
-- 7G 63