NHL releases midseason scouting rankings for 2018 draft

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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 4: Rasmus Dahlin #8 of Sweden during the IIHF World Junior Championship against the United States at KeyBank Center on January 4, 2018 in Buffalo, New York.
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The National Hockey League released its rankings of eligible prospects for the 2018 draft on Monday, and you may be familiar with the names that top the international and North American skaters list.

Swedish phenom Rasmus Dahlin and Russian sniper Andrei Svechnikov sit atop the international and North American lists, respectively.

Here's a look at the rankings released by NHL Central Scouting:

Rounding out the top three on the North American side are World Junior Championship standouts Brady Tkachuk of Team USA and Filip Zadina of the Czech Republic.

As for the international rankings, Swedish-born players made a clean sweep of the top three, with rearguard Adam Boqvist and centerman Isac Lundestrom currently pegged at second and third, respectively.

The 2018 NHL Draft kicks off June 22 from American Airlines Center in Dallas.