With the 15th overall selection in the National Hockey League Draft, Future Considerations selects…
Only three players from the 2008 NHL Entry Draft class have recorded more points and just Steven Stamkos has more goals than Eberle, who was selected 22nd overall by the Edmonton Oilers.
As impressive as his production is, the former Regina Pats standout has an incredible international resume since being drafted that features back-to-back World Junior Championship appearances, earning World Junior MVP in his second year before participating at the World Championship in 2010, the first of four consecutive appearances at the tournament.
FC’s 15th Ranked Players By Year
2008: Jordan Eberle (EDM, 22nd overall)
2009: Simon Despres (PIT, 30th overall)
2010: Derek Forbort (LAK, 15th overall)
2011: Jonas Brodin (MIN, 10th overall)
2012: Hampus Lindholm (ANA, 6th overall)
2013: Josh Morrissey
For six seasons, Future Considerations has been bringing you the best in NHL Draft eligible content. To celebrate the NHL Draft — our sixth, we’re going back through our previous rankings to identify who was the best of the best at each pick, starting with all our 30th overalls and working to our top picks.