Men's Ice Hockey


Rasmussen Named to NHL Central Scouting Mid-Term Rankings

Jan. 22, 2018

Dayton Rasmussen and three (3) student-athletes signed to National Letters of Intent, Slava Demin, Brendan Budy and Brett Stapley, were named to the NHL Central Scouting Mid-Term Rankings, NHL Central Scouting announced on Monday.

The NHL Central Scouting Mid-Term Rankings includes only players eligible for the 2018 NHL Draft.

In his second year of draft eligibility, Rasmussen was ranked 31st among North American goalies. The 6’0,” 198-pound freshman has posted a 1-1-1 record with a 3.54 GAA and .868 save percentage for the Pioneers. He logged a 17-16-2 record with a 2.45 GAA and .912 save percentage last season in the USHL.

Demin was ranked 32nd among North American skaters. The 6’2,” 190-pound defenseman has 36 points (8-28-36) through 44 games with the Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) this season.

Budy was ranked 138th among North American skaters. The 5’10,” 178-pound forward has 41 points (15-26-41) through 37 games with the Langley Rivermen (BCHL) this season.

Stapley was ranked 146th among North American skaters. The 5’10,” 173-pound forward has 42 points (18-24-42) through 40 games with the Vernon Vipers (BCHL) this season.

The 2018 NHL Draft is set to be held from June 22-23 in Dallas, Texas at American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Stars. View the full NHL Central Scouting Mid-Term Rankings here.


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