To satisfy my inner draft-nerd needs, I've been Googling and found this handy resource from MyNHLdraft.com, it's a 'dashboard' of the Top 30 picks according to various drafting services and prognosticators.
This gives us a sense of where a player might fall, whether it be a Valery Nichushkin or a Frédérik Gauthier. For me, the Nikita Zadorov dream is dead. So might be, to a lesser degree, the Anthony Mantha 'kind of' wish.
There are some significant discrepancies with the NHL's Central Scouting final rankings, notably how they have Mr. Zadorov ranked as the #22 North American skater. When you fold in the Europeans and maybe a goalie or two, you think he'd be down around #30 when the draft happens, but some services in the dashboard have him as high as #7.
When Bob McKenzie releases his final rankings, we'll be able to compare to those and they're usually reliable, made from the combined rankings of a number of NHL teams.
We also have to factor in that the Flames' Jay Feaster, after desperately trying to trade down and feverishly attempting to trade up, will take a Quebec high school player as his first-rounder, and that should bump every other prospect down one rung.