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NHL Draft: Top Goalie Prospects

Previewing the top goalie prospects ahead of the NHL Draft

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

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 and goalies.

All rankings are based off NHL Central Scouting. All analysis provided by Islanders Goalie Coach Mike Dunham.

Team Pos Catches Height Weight
Prince Albert G R 6'3 169
GP Record GAA SV% SO
50 12-31 3.69 .895 2
Ian Scott

Goalie, Prince Albert Riaders, WHL

Born: Calgary, Alberta
DOB: January 11, 1999

Ranked 3rd (NA Goalies) by NHL Central Scouting

Goalie who stays square to shooters and uses his big frame well when in the butterfly to cover most of the net. He has good balance when making saves.

Team Pos Catches Height% Weight
Muskegon G R 6'5 174
GP Record GAA SV% SO
35 22-10-1 2.40 .918 2
Keith Petruzzelli

Goalie, Muskegon Lumberjacks, USHL

Born: Wilbraham, MA
DOB: February 9, 1999

Ranked 2nd (NA Goalies) by NHL Central Scouting

Very big goalie who has learned to control and quiet down his body and movements and use his size to his advantage.

Team Pos Catches Height Weight
BU G L 6'4 218
GP Record GAA SV% SO
35 21-11-3 2.11 .927 4
Jake Oettinger

Goalie, Boston University, NCAA

Born: Lakeville, MN
DOB: December 18, 1998

Ranked 1st (NA Goalies) by NHL Central Scouting

Big goalie who covers a lot of net. Has all the skills to develop into a top goalie and had a great first season at Boston University. He's very composed and quick, comfortable in big games and tracks the puck well.

Team Pos Catches Height Weight
HPK Jr. G L 6'4 198
GP Record GAA SV% SO
35   1.78 .917  
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Goalie, HPK Jr., Jr. A SM-Liiga

Born: Espoo, Finland
DOB: March 9, 1999

Ranked 1st (Euro Goalies) by NHL Central Scouting

Big, quick goalie with great reflexes and athletic ability. He likes to play the puck. Good when in his butterfly covering the low part of the net.

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