Merritt Centennials:
Cents' Reece Willcox Rises 24 Spots in NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings
Monday, April 9, 2012 - Submitted by BCHL Media/Merritt Centennials

Burnaby, BC - April 9, 2012

The NHL Central Scouting Bureau released its final rankings in advance of the 2012 Entry Draft and seven BCHL players are included.

Among the top-210 North American skaters, forward Jujhar Khaira of the Prince George Spruce Kings had the highest rating at 74th which is up six spots from his placement in the mid-term rankings.

Merritt Centennials defenceman Reece Willcox rose 24 spots from the mid-term and is currently rated 90th, forward Morgan Zulinick of the Salmon Arm SilverBacks is rated 126th, Penticton Vees forward Wade Murphy is 142nd while Coquitlam Express forward Alex Kerfoot is 165th.

The biggest mover of the BCHL bunch was Prince George forward Paul De Jersey. The 2012 Brett Hull Trophy winner and Interior Conference MVP went from 203rd in the mid-term report to 98th in the latest list.

Among the top-35 North American goalies, Powell River Kings backstop Sean Maguire is rated 28th.

Former Merritt Centennials and Westside Warriors netminder Cole Holowenko of the WHL's Prince Albert Raiders is rated 29th.

For further information regarding Reece Willcox's ranking, please contact Cents Head Coach & GM Luke Pierce at 250-378-3607.

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