With the 23rd overall selection in the National Hockey League Draft, Future Considerations selects…
Since being drafted 39th overall in 2011, Gibson’s stock has soared. The 19-year-old dominated the 2013 World Junior Championship, named the tournament’s best goaltender and most valuable player. The Kitchener Rangers standout parlayed his gold medal-winning performance at the World Juniors into a role with Team USA at the World Championship where he helped the Americans earn bronze.
FC’s 23rd Ranked Players By Year
2008: Colten Teubert (LAK, 13th overall)
2009: Jeremy Morin (ATL, 45th overall)
2010: Calvin Pickard (COL, 49th overall)
2011: John Gibson (ANA, 39th overall)
2012: Slater Koekkoek (TBL, 10th overall)
2013: Bo Horvat
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.