TSN Unveils Hockey Insider BOB MCKENZIE’S PRE-SEASON DRAFT RANKING, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET

— September 22, 2015

– McKenzie counts down the list of the Top 15 prospects in the run-up to the 2016 draft –
– TSN’s annual draft ranking special includes host James Duthie interviewing top prospect Auston Matthews –

TORONTO (September 22, 2015) – TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie unveils his annual pre-season draft ranking in the 30-minute special BOB MCKENZIE’S PRE-SEASON DRAFT RANKING, airing Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN. Host James Duthie is in the TSN studio with McKenzie as they count down the list of the Top 15 draft prospects. McKenzie takes fans through his first look at where the top prospects in hockey rank in the run-up to the 2016 draft. Joining McKenzie and Duthie will be TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button, who adds his in-depth analysis of the best undrafted young players in the game. Highlights of BOB MCKENZIE’S PRE-SEASON DRAFT RANKING include Duthie sitting down for an interview with top prospect Auston Matthews, and a look back at the 1991 draft that featured a generational prospect in Eric Lindros.

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TSN Digital TSN’s Digital Platforms – including TSN.ca’s dedicated DRAFTCENTRE page and the TSN GO mobile app – deliver comprehensive coverage of prospects leading up to the 2016 draft, with exclusive features and interviews. Additional highlights include:
  • McKenzie’s Top 15 prospects list with additional insight and analysis
  • Button’s written analysis of each of the 15 prospects
  • Complete player bios and stats
  • CRAIG’S LIST: Button’s ranking of prospects, updated throughout the season
  • On-demand viewing of BOB MCKENZIE’S PRE-SEASON DRAFT RANKING
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