Alec Capstick is one of two Langley hockey players on the initial Central Scouting Futures List for the 2017 NHL entry draft.

Alec Capstick is one of two Langley hockey players on the initial Central Scouting Futures List for the 2017 NHL entry draft.

Langley’s Capstick, Hollett on NHL draft radar

Langley Rivermen defenceman and Regina Pats goaltender both make initial list ahead of 2017 NHL entry draft

The 2017 NHL entry draft is 10 months away, but a pair of Langley hockey players find their names on the initial NHL Central Scouting Futures List.

Alec Capstick and Jordan Hollett were both on the initial list released on July 25.

It contains 148 North American and 142 international players who are draft eligible for 2017.

Capstick is a six-foot-one, 173-pound defenceman for the Langley Rivermen in the BC Hockey League while Hollett is a goaltender with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League.

The 17-year-old Capstick is preparing for his second season with the Rivermen. As a 16-year-old rookie, he had one goal and six points in 48 games in 2015/16.

He has verbally committed to Notre Dame for the 2017/18 season.

Hollett, also 17, is a six-foot-four, 193-pound goaltender entering his second season with the Pats.

He played in 23 games last season, going 10-6-1-0 with a 3.67 goals against average and a .887 save percentage.

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Jordan Hollett is getting set for his season with the Regina Pats in the WHL.