Several skaters with local ties made the cut in the NHL Central Scouting's preliminary rankings, following its evalution of the top tiers of North American hockey.
U.S. National Team Development Program U-18 centers Cameron Darcy and Frankie Vatrano were ranked 20th and 21st, respectively, among USHL skaters. Darcy is a South Boston native committed to Northeastern, while Vatrano, an East Longmeadow native, is committed to Boston College.
Additionally, Noble and Greenough, South Shore Kings standout and current Brown University winger Matt Harlow also made the list. The Bridgewater native was given a 'C' grade among NCAA prospects.
The full list can be found here.