Future Considerations

Zibanejad knocking on top-10 status
April 20, 2011, 10:23 pm
Filed under: Europe, NHL Entry Draft | Tags: ,

From Aaron Vickers:

He’s got one of the hardest names in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft to pronounce.

So feel free to just call Mika ZibanejadĀ  a first round pick.

The slick skating sensation has moved swiftly up the draft charts all season and could be the second Swede selected on June 25th in Minnesota, behind top-ranked defenseman Adam Larsson. An honourable mention heading into the season eight months ago, the six-foot-two, 185-pound right-handed centre is now knocking on the door to becoming a top-10 pick. Continue reading