Jakob Chychrun will be among the 12 skaters eligible for the 2016 NHL Draft that will participate in Hockey Canada’s pre-competition camp in Winnipeg in preparation for the 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship.
With the World Junior Championship wrapped up and the buzz of the incredible performances from numerous draft eligible prospects in the minds of fans, media and personnel from all teams and organizations, things have changed in the landscape of the 2016 NHL Draft.
Jakob Chychrun and Matthew Tkachuk, Future Considerations’ highest-ranked Canadian Hockey League skaters for the 2016 NHL Draft, were among the 40 players named to play in the BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Vancouver on Jan. 28.
Dante Fabbro and Tyson Jost of the Penticton Vees, Future Considerations’ highest-ranked Canadian Junior Hockey League skaters for the 2016 NHL Draft, were among the 40 players named to skate in the CJHL Prospects Game in in Surrey, B.C on Jan. 26.
If you are a fan of this game like I am, the World Junior Championship gives you the best chance to enjoy the game in its purest form; played with national pride on the line by talented young men with passion and a willingness to do whatever it takes to win gold for their nation.
Forward Simon Stransky and defenseman Filip Hronek, both eligible for the 2016 NHL Draft, were among the 34 players invited to the Czech Ice Hockey Association’s evaluation camp for the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.