Future Considerations’ scouting director Dan Stewart gives his thoughts on who from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft class left him impressed, who disappointed and who his sleeper is on draft day.
From Aaron Vickers: According to the Chinese calendar, 2012 is the year of the dragon. But when it’s all said and done, it could become the year of the defenseman. The 2012 NHL Entry Draft appears, at least at this stage, to be huge on the back end. Though there are an impressive 14 defensemen ranked in the first round … Read More
With the 2011 draft in the books, the focus for many amateur scouts now turns to the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Much like them, Future Considerations is also turning its attention to 2012. And there are names already turning heads. The Sarnia Sting’s electric tandem are just two of the talented prospects making names for themselves a year or two … Read More
The 2012 NHL Entry Draft is 370 days away, but it’s impact can be felt in as little as 11. With 14 defenseman currently ranked in the first round for the 2012 draft and 24 slotted in the first 60 picks, NHL teams may look beyond 2011 to bolster their blueline. With just nine defenseman with first round potential in … Read More