19 ranked by NHL Central Scouting
Nineteen current and former members of the U.S. National Team Development Program have been recognized by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau on its finals rankings of 2009 draft-eligibles.
Among the forwards ranked are: Kyle Palmieri (20th overall among North American skaters); Drew Shore (28th); Chris Brown (30th); Jeremy Morin (33rd); Ryan Bourque (49th); Kenny Ryan (56th); Jerry D’Amigo (67th); David Valek (72nd); Kevin Lynch (100th); Chris McCarthy (140th); Andrew Treais (171st); and John Henrion (198th).
Both goaltenders are listed: Brandon Maxwell (8th among North American goaltenders) and Adam Murray (30th).
The defensemen ranked are: William Wrenn (54th); John Ramage (97th); and Brendan Rempel (98th).
Former NTDP players ranked include University of Minnesota freshman forward Jordan Schroeder (5th) and Northern Michigan University freshman forward Justin Florek (81st)
Ramage was a member of the Robertson Cup champion St. Louis Bandits last year.
The 2009 NHL Entry Draft will be held in Montreal on June 26-27.