The 2017 NHL Draft takes place on Friday June 23 and Saturday June 24 at United Center in Chicago, IL. The Islanders hold the 15th overall pick in this year's draft and NewYorkIslanders.com is getting you set with a look at the top prospects entering the draft. Also check out our Islanders Draft Central.
This week, we'll be previewing the top North American skaters, the top European skaters, goalies and the players ranked in the teens that could be in the Islanders range.
All rankings are based off NHL Central Scouting. All analysis provided by Islanders Head Amateur Scout Vellu Kautonen.
Note: The European prospects often play in multiple tiers in their leagues during the same season. The stats below are from the top-level European leagues (KHL, Swedish Hockey League, Liiga, Czech Extraliga) this season.