Stewart: December’s ranking fallout

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It is time to give Mikhail Grigorenko his due as a legit riser with his play this year in the QMJHL. While he has had a bit of a consistency issue in the past with his Russian team CSKA, his play in Quebec under coach Patrick Roy has been phenomenal.

Eligibles sliding in draft rankings

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The hockey world is getting back into rhythm as we pass the two-month mark of play in most leagues. Coaches, player and scouts are all settling into their season long routines that will see them in skates or at rinks for the better part of the next seven months.

Stewart: Injuries a storyline in 2012

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FC’s scouting director Dan Stewart tackles Gianluca Curcuruto’s potential, how injuries will impact the draft stock of Alex Galchenyuk, Martin Frk and Ryan Murray, as well as potential picks that are re-entering the draft in ‘Five for Stewart’.

Blueliners excited about defense draft depth

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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

FC releases preliminary ranking for 2012 NHL Draft

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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

2012 draft impacting picks in Minnesota?

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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