Lafreniere to lead Canada at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Aaron Vickers2019 Draft Center, QMJHL, WHL

Alexis Lafreniere is set to lead Canada. Lafreniere, who had 42 goals with Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League last season, will captain Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. Lafreniere, 16, is a potential top pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. He will be joined by 2019 NHL Draft eligible defenseman Bowen … Read More

NHL announces draft lottery odds for 2018

Aaron Vickers2018 Draft Center

The odds are out. The National Hockey League announced Wednesday the odds for the 2018 NHL Draft Lottery, held Saturday, April 28 in Toronto. The 2018 draft will hold three drawings: the first draw will determine the team which will hold the first overall pick, the second will determine the team which will hold the second overall pick, and the … Read More

Dahlin named all-star, top defenseman at World Juniors

Aaron Vickers2018 Draft Center, Tournaments & Events

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Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin was named the top defenseman at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship. Dahlin, first in Future Considerations’ Fall ranking for the 2018 NHL Draft, was also named to the tournament’s all-star team, as voted on by the media, after helping Sweden to a silver medal finish at the World Juniors. The 17-year-old blueliner finished the tournament … Read More