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Several players with USPHL ties listed on NHL Central Scouting's Players To Watch list

By Joshua Boyd /, 11/13/18, 3:45PM EST


Pictured: Arlo Merritt, GBL Jr. Bruins, ranked as a 'B' Player by NHL Central Scouting Services. Photo by Joshua Boyd.

Here are players with ties either directly to the USPHL or to USPHL member organizations listed on the Players To Watch list issued on Tuesday by the NHL Central Scouting Services. 

According to, "the players on the list with A ratings are considered potential first-round picks. Players with a B rating are considered possible second- or third-round choices, and those with C ratings are potential fourth-, fifth- or sixth-round selections."


A Players

Matthew Boldy (U.S. NTDP)

Boldy played for the Cape Cod Whalers 16U team, current members of the EHF Selects Split-Season Division, in 2016-17. 


Trevor Zegras (U.S. NTDP)

Zegras played for the Mid-Fairfield Jr. Rangers 16U team, currently in the EHF Selects Division, in 2016-17. 


B Players

John Farinacci - Boston Jr. Eagles 18U (EHF Selects) 2018-19 

Arlo Merritt - GBL Jr. Bruins 18U (EHF Selects) 2018-19 

Jayden Struble - Boston Jr. Eagles 18U (EHF Selects) 2018-19; former Cape Cod Whalers 16U 


C Players

Cade Alami - Mid-Fairfield 18U (EHF Selects) 2018-19

Malik Alishlalov - Former Conn. Jr. Rangers (USPHL 16U), Mid-Fairfield Jr. Rangers 16U

Liam Connors - Boston Jr. Eagles (EHF Selects) 2018-19

Braden Doyle - Little Bruins (EHF Selects) / Junior Bruins (NCDC) 2018-19

Dominick Fensore - Former P.A.L. Jr. Islanders (USPHL 16U)

Garrett Foster - Cape Cod Whalers (EHF Selects) 2018-19

Patrick Giles - Former Skipjacks Hockey Club (USPHL 18U, 16U); and former Richmond Generals Midget player.

Robert Griffin - Junior Bruins (NCDC)

Cooper Moore - Mid-Fairfield Jr. Rangers (EHF Selects) 2018-19

Derek Mullahy - Boston Jr. Eagles (EHF Selects) 2018-19

Ethan Phillips - Former Selects Academy (USPHL 16U) 

Shane Pinto - Former Selects Academy (USPHL 16U); and former New York Aviators Midget player. 

Adam Samuelsson - Former Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL 16U)

Cade Webber - Little Bruins (EHF Selects) / Junior Bruins (NCDC) 2018-19

Danny Weight - Former P.A.L. Jr. Islanders (USPHL 16U)