With the 2nd overall selection in the National Hockey League Draft, Future Considerations selects…
After being the second pick in 2008, Doughty jumped directly to the Los Angeles Kings and hasn’t looked back.
The 23-year-old has accomplished a lot in his short five-year career. Not only is he a veteran of 364 career NHL games, but he’s also been a Norris Trophy nominee as the league’s top defenseman. The London, ON product also has a Stanley Cup ring and an Olympic gold medal to add to his list of accolades.
FC’s 2nd Ranked Players By Year
2008: Drew Doughty (LAK, 2nd overall)
2009: Victor Hedman (TBL, 2nd overall)
2010: Tyler Seguin (BOS, 2nd overall)
2011: Jonathan Huberdeau (FLA, 3rd overall)
2012: Alex Galchenyuk (MON, 3rd overall)
2013: Nathan MacKinnon
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.