Aleksi Heponiemi of the Swift Current Broncos was named the recipient of the Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy, presented to the WHL’s Rookie of the Year.
Future Considerations’ Western-based scout Justin Froese gives his thoughts on who from the 2016 NHL Draft class left him impressed, who disappointed and who his sleeper is on draft day. For the first time in years, it is unlikely that a Western Hockey League skater breaches the top 10 of the NHL Draft, and a possibility exists that skilled Penticton … Read More
Come April 30th, the order for the 2016 NHL Draft will be set. And it will be a unique approach. Beginning in 2016, the Draft Lottery will be used to assign the top three draft picks in the NHL draft. This is an expansion of the previous system in which the Draft Lottery was used to determine the first overall … Read More