2018 NHL Entry Draft Combine Results

The world's top ice hockey prospects are invited to the annual NHL pre-draft combine, with over 100 draft-eligible players from North American and Europe being tested (see the list of 2018 combine invitees). The combine assessment involves interviews, medical screenings, and fitness tests over a four-day period.

The Combine was held for the third time in Buffalo, from May 28 to June 2 at KeyBank Center and Harbor Center. This was the 25th time the annual NHL Draft Combine had been held.

Below are the results of the fitness assessments for the 2018 NHL Scouting Combine (see details of the testing procedures). See also a summary of previous NHL Entry Draft Combine Results.

Top 10 Lists

Below are the top 10 fitness test results.

Weight (heaviest)

Rank Weight (lbs) Name
1 247.7 Curtis Douglas
2 222.4 Alexis Gravel
3 218.4 Mattias Samuelsson
4 216.4 Keegan Karki
5 216.0 Kevin Bahl
6 209.1 Anderson MacDonald
7 208.4 Oliver Wahlstrom
8 205.9 Ryan McLeod
9 205.8 Adam Ginning
10 204.1 Oskar Back

Height (tallest)

Rank Height Name
1  6-8.5 Curtis Douglas
2  6-6.25 Kevin Bahl
3  6-5 Serron Noel
4  6-4.5 Keegan Karki
5  6-4.25 Michael Kesselring
   6-4.25 Patrick Giles
7  6-4 Adam Ginning
   6-4 Kevin Mandolese
   6-4 Mattias Samuelsson
10  6-3.75 Alexander Alexeyev
   6-3.75 Jacob Ingham

Wingspan

Rank Result (inches) Player
1 81.75 Kevin Bahl
2 81.25 Curtis Douglas
  81.25 Jack McBain
4 80.75 Mattias Samuelsson
5 80.25 Kevin Mandolese
6 79.75 K'Andre Miller
7 79.00 Jakub Skarek
  79.00 Jocob Ingham
9 78.75 Keegan Karki
10 78.50 Xavier Bernard

Skinfolds / Body Fat

Rank % bodyfat (BodPod) Player
1 6.96 Xavier Bouchard
2 7.28 Joel Farabee
  7.28 Tyler Madden
4 7.52 Carter Robertson
5 7.64 Luke Henman
6 7.71 Andrei Svechnikov
7 7.87 Liam Foudy
8 7.96 Jacob Bernard-Docker
9 8.08 Sampo Ranta
10 8.14 Jay O'Brien

Grip Strength

Right Hand

Rank Score (lb) Player
1 180 K’Andre Miller
2 179 Curtis Douglas
3 160 Gabriel Fortier
  160 Jacob Pivonka
5 157 Ryan McLeod
  157 Xavier Bernard
7 156 Patrick Giles
8 155 Mattias Samuelsson
  155 Adam Ginning
  155 Riley Stotts
  155 Carter Robertson

Left Hand

Rank Score (lb) Player
1 170 K’Andre Miller
2 166 Curtis Douglas
3 159 Ryan McLeod
  156 Seth Barton
5 155 Brady Tkachuk
  155 Riley Sutter
7 152 Philipp Kurashev
8 151 Andrei Svechnikov
9 150 Xavier Bernard
  150 Patrick Giles
  150 Jared McIsaac
  150 Mattias Samuelsson

Bench Press Test @ 50% Body Weight

Rank Power (watts/kg) Player
1 8.25 Rasmus Kupari
2 8.03 Ty Emberson
3 7.74 Jack Gorniak
4 7.72 Liam Foudy
5 7.59 Martin Fehervary
6 7.30 Kevin Bahl
7 7.25 Oliver Wahlstrom
8 7.25 Andrei Svechnikov
9 7.21 Jay O'Brien
10 7.11 Mitchell Hoelscher

Standing Long Jump

Rank Distance (inches) Player
1 118.8 Liam Foudy
2 115.0 Jacob Ingham
3 114.5 Nils Lundkvist
4 113.5 Martin Fehervary
  113.5 K’Andre Miller
6 111.8 Jack Gorniak
7 111.5 Carter Robertson
  111.5 Olivier Rodrigue
9 111.3 Jakub Lauko
  110.3 Isac Lundestrom
  110.3 Noah Dobson

Vertical Jump

Rank Height (inches) Player
1 27.65 Liam Foudy
2 26.70 Nils Lundkvist
3 24.10 Martin Fehervary
4 23.98 K’Andre Miller
5 23.82 Gabriel Fortier
6 23.71 Jack Gorniak
7 23.56 Jakub Lauko
8 23.31 Barrett Hayton
9 22.78 Jordan Harris
10 22.63 Jacob Ingham

Pull Ups - Maximum number of consecutive pull ups

Rank Score Player
1 15 Jacob Bernard-Docker
2 14 Evan Bouchard
  14 Jordan Harris
4 13 Gabriel Fortier
  13 Martin Fehervary
  13 Jay O'Brien
  13 Mitchell Hoelsher
  13 Matej Pekar
  13 Benoit-Olivier Groulx
  13 Blake McLaughlin

Pro-Agility Test -- left

Rank Time (seconds) Player
1 4.2 Jonathan Tychonick
  4.2 Liam Foudy
3 4.3 Jacob Bernard-Docker
  4.3 Jack Gorniak
  4.3 Aidan Dudas
6 4.4 Xavier Bouchard
  4.4 Jack McBain
  4.4 Jacob Ingham
  4.4 Noah Dobson
  4.4 Martin Fehervary
  4.4 Sampo Ranta
  4.4 Ty Emberson
  4.4 Jake Wise
  4.4 Oliver Wahlstrom

Pro-Agility Test -- right

Rank Time (seconds) Player
1 4.2 Jonathan Tychonick
2 4.3 Liam Foudy
  4.3 Jack Gorniak
  4.3 Andrei Svechnikov
5 4.4 Jacob Bernard-Docker
  4.4 Aidan Dudas
  4.4 Xavier Bouchard
  4.4 Sampo Ranta
  4.4 Jake Wise
  4.4 Gabriel Fortier
  4.4 Barret Hayton

Wingate Test - Average Power Output (watts/kg)

Rank Score (Watts/kg) Player
1 17.2 Gabriel Fortier
2 16.8 Adam Boqvist
3 16.7 Kristian Reichel
  16.7 Alexander Khovanov
5 16.2 Jonathan Gruden
6 16.1 Eric Florchuk
7 15.9 Cameron Hillis
8 15.8 Jack Gorniak
  15.8 Noah Dobson
  15.8 Kody Clark

Wingate Test - Peak Power Output (watts/kg)

Rank Score (Watts/kg) Player
1 19.8 Liam Foudy
2 19.6 Kristian Reichel
  19.6 Adam Boqvist
4 19.1 Alexander Khovanov
  19.1 Luke Henman
6 19.0 Gabriel Fortier
7 18.6 Jack Gorniak
8 18.4 Jonathan Tychonick
  18.4 Isac Lundestrom
10 18.1 Jonathan Gruden
  18.1 Martin Fehervary
  18.1 Barrett Hayton

Wingate Test - Fatigue Index

Rank Score Player
1 13.3 Joseph Veleno
2 14.0 Tyler Madden
3 15.6 Jordan Harris
4 17.1 Kevin Bahl
5 17.7 Grigori Denisenko
6 17.8 Adam Ginning
7 18.3 Matej Pekar
  18.3 Eric Florchuk
9 18.6 Evan Bouchard
10 18.9 Milos Roman

AEROBIC FITNESS - VO2max test max

Rank Score (ml/kg/min) Player
1 65.0 Cameron Hillis
2 63.0 Aidan Dudas
3 62.0 Xavier Bouchard
4 61.0 Jack Drury
5 60.0 Ty Dellandrea
6 59.0 Gabriel Fortier
7 58.0 Isac Lundsetrom
  58.0 Jay O'Brien
  58.0 Olivier Rodrigue
10 57.0 Jack McBain
  57.0 Brady Tkachuk
  57.0 Jacob Ingham

AEROBIC FITNESS - VO2max test duration

Rank Time (min:sec) Player
1 16:45 Xavier Bouchard
2 16:35 Curtis Douglas
3 16:30 Mattias Samuelsson
4 16:10 Kevin Bahl
5 16:08 Oskar Back
6 16:01 Ramus Dahlin
7 16:00 Jack McBain
8 15:30 Jacob Pivonka
  15:30 Adam Ginning
10 15:29 Sampo Ranta

Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

Rank Total Score Player
1 19 Kristian Reichel
2 18 Xavier Bouchard
  18 Carter Robertson
  18 Andrei Svechnikov
  18 Barrett Hayton
  18 Cameron Hillis
  18 Benoit-Olivier Groulx
  18 Oskar Back
  18 Martin Fehervary
  18 Ty Emberson
  18 Stanislav Demin

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