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Kaizen Sports: Five Athletes Named to NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List for 2024 NHL Entry Draft


Penticton, BC — Kaizen Sports is pleased to announce that five of its athletes have been recognized by the NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List for the 2024 NHL Entry Draft.

While the names of these emerging talents will remain undisclosed, in accordance with Kaizen’s Student-Athlete policy aligned with NCAA amateurism bylaws, Michael O’Rafferty, Senior Managing Director of Kaizen Sports, expressed pride and excitement, stating, “We are proud of our athletes for this achievement. Being recognized by NHL Central Scouting is a testament to their hard work and dedication. It’s an important milestone in their careers.”

O’Rafferty, however, emphasized the demanding path to success in professional sports, stating, “Recognition on the NHL Central Scouting List is an accomplishment, but the journey ahead is long and challenging. Our athletes are equipped to understand the commitment required to achieve their dreams.”

Kaizen Sports remains committed to supporting these athletes as they progress in their careers. In adherence to the Student-Athlete policy, no further details will be provided at this time.

NHLCS list here

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Desiree Galitchan

Executive Assistant


Kaizen Sports Agency is recognized for its exceptional client representation, strong performance and progressive corporate culture. Kaizen is a Japanese term meaning "change for the better". Our philosophy promotes continual improvement, through a gradual and methodical process. Kaizen Sports Agency stands for quality and passion. Client success is at the heart of our work. For more information, visit



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