Two-hundred and seventeen picks are in the books.
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The road to the NHL Draft is full of twists and turns. Players can look like a top-end prospect one month and stall out the next. On the other side, a kid can move from an average prospect with underwhelming skill to developing into a first-round candidate.
Hockey fans love the World Junior Championship. Hockey scouts, too.
Every season, scouts from Future Considerations spend countless hours in rinks across the world in an effort to gather information on the next wave of NHL talent coming down the pipe. Future Considerations’ European head scout Dennis Schellenberg is no different.
Forward Philipp Kurashev, a potential first round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, has been named to Switzerland’s preliminary roster for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship.