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Ottawa, ON – The National Hockey League Central Scouting announced Tuesday its initial Players to Watch List as a prelude to the 2021 NHL Draft, enlisted was former Jr. Senator and current Ottawa 67’s defenceman Ranvir Gill-Shane who spent the 2019-20 campaign with OJS, Kanata, and the 67’s.
Players on the list are rated on an A-to-C scale with A-rated prospects that are considered potential first-round picks.
B-rated players are projected to be selected in the second or third round while C-rated prospects are projected to go in rounds 3 through 6.
There is also a limited-viewing rating for players of interest who have yet to be scouted extensively.
Gill-Shane was listed as a C skater on the list playing in 36 games with OJS tallying 7 goals and 12 assists prior to a deadline trade to Kanata.
The Kanata native was selected 83rd overall in the 2019 OHL draft by the hometown Ottawa 67’s and later signed on December 12th.
In nine games with the 67’s, Gill-Shane recorded no points but was a plus-three rating.
After a solid rookie campaign, Gill-Shane earned CCHL Rookie of the Month and Academic High School Player of the Month for November, along with a nod on the CCHL All-Rookie Team.
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