Dennis Cholowski has jumped up a letter grade.
The Langley teen as been given a ‘B’ grade by National Hockey League Central Scouting in their most recent ‘Players to Watch’ list for the 2016 NHL draft.
A ‘B’ grade indicates a second or third round candidate.
The list was released earlier this week (Nov. 24) and is the second one leading up to the June NHL draft.
In the initial rankings list released in late September Cholowski was given a ‘C’ grade, which translates into a fourth to sixth round draft candidate.
Cholowski is a six-foot-one, 165-pound defenceman for the Chilliwack Chiefs. He is committed to St. Cloud State for next season.
In 23 games this season Cholowksi has five goals and 15 points in 23 games.
Cholowski is one of seven BCHLers to make the list.