Many factors in Galchenyuk’s rise

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FC’s scouting director Dan Stewart tackles the rise of Alex Galchenyuk in March’s ranking of the 2012 draft, New England-based draft eligibles, the search for a Cam Neely clone, WHL sleepers and Philip Tot in this edition of ‘Five For Stewart’

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.

Quick Hits: Koules bulking up

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It wasn’t too long ago that the knock against USNTDP sniper, Miles Koules, was his size. Over the past  two summers the son of former Tampa Bay Lightning owner Oren Koules, has spent his time hard at work with fitness guru, Matt Nichol. Miles currently clocks in at five-foot-11 and 190-pounds.

Stewart: Dumba comparables slightly miss

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FC’s scouting director Dan Stewart tackles the Swedish battle between Sebastian Collberg and Pontus Aberg, the Mathew Dumba vs. PK Subban comparisons, Subway Super Series reviews and the impact of the World Junior A Challenge in the latest ‘Five For Stewart’.

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’.

OHL impressions in October

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One of the most interesting parts of any draft year is the start. With initial lists released and expectations set, players enter the season with either an opportunity to establish an already set pedigree, or to blaze a trail as an unknown.

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

Will the next NHL Superstar stand up?

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Every year it seems like we hear about the next great hockey talent tearing it up in a rink somewhere around the world. Like clockwork, people start the hype machine rolling on some 13-year-old kid from B.C. or a 14-year-old mastering his craft in Michigan.