Future Considerations

American draft eligibles shine at U18 Five Nations

From Dan Stewart:

Its feeling a lot like tournament season.

And the season has been kicked off by the Under-18 Five Nations Tournament in the Czech Republic. The tournament is a tune-up for draft prospects to show their wares before the IIHF World U18 Championships in April.

Many prospects have used this five day event to improve their draft status in the past and the players participating this year were looking to do the same.

The 2011 round robin tournament attended heavily by scouts and agents matched five strong hockey nations against one another where the best record after the four games is declared the champion. Continue reading