Pair of graduates tabbed by NHL Central Scouting

Two former Los Angeles Jr. Kings - Keoni Texeira and Evan Weinger - have been recognized by NHL Central Scouting on its final rankings of 2015 draft-eligibles, which were released today (April 8).

Texeira is listed No. 143 among North American skaters. A defenseman from Fontana in his second season with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League, Texeira totaled 21 points (eight goals) through 71 games this season.

Weinger is ranked No. 161 on Central Scouting’s list. In his first season with the Winterhawks, the forward from El Segundo put up 26 points (seven goals) through 61 games.

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft will be conducted on June 26–27 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla.