Toronto Maple Leafs: 2018 NHL Draft Player Rankings

BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 4: Rasmus Dahlin
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Dynamic skill set

Average Ranking: 12.5

"“Possesses a dynamic skill set. He gets around the ice well and can handle the puck at high speeds and while changing pace. Has shown strength and that is clearly evident in his shot. Making Finland’s world junior team would go a long way in determining his final draft ranking.” (Sam Cosentino, Sportsnet)"

Although Kupari did not register a point with Finland at the World Juniors, he still displayed the skill set he possesses.

Mikko Manner, Head Coach with Karpat, said that Kupari was a mix between Jesse Puljujarvi and Sebastian Aho. That’s praise that won’t go unnoticed.

With Karpat this season, Kupari has six points in 24 games. In 11 games with Karpat U20, he has seven points in 11 games.

Average Ranking: 12.5

"“Farabee is a cerebral three-zone playmaker who consistently adheres to textbook fundamentals in addition to being one of the most lethal scorers in his draft class. He can tailor his style to fit any game — wide open, slogging matches, physical…it simply does not matter. Farabee is a top-line winger for the NTDP and he plays that role in every situation no matter the score or time on the clock.” (Steve Kournianos, The Draft Analyst)"

Farabee has been an offensive machine for the U.S. U-18 National Team. In 34 games, he’s got 17 goals and 39 points.

For the USNTDP Juniors, Farabee has poured in nine goals and 21 points in 13 games.

Needless to say, he’s a goal-scoring threat on the ice. He is another commit to Boston University. Fans of this draft should be looking forward to a Farabee-Tkachuk combination for next season.