Future Considerations

Danault all smiles on draft day
June 27, 2011, 11:57 pm
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From Brian Huddle:

The smile was ear to ear on Victoriaville Tigres forward Phillip Danault.

It just happened to show up a little earlier than expected.

Danault was all smiles after being drafted 26th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft in Minnesota. Continue reading

London targetting Import Grigorenko
June 27, 2011, 7:41 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

The Canadian Hockey League’s Import Draft is two days away.

But the London Knights have already kickstarted it.

Just two days prior to the Import Draft, the Knights dealt Reid McNeill, their first round Import Draft pick, Mississauga’s 2nd round pick in the 2013 OHL Priority Draft and their own 3rd in 2013 to the Barrie Colts in exchange for the first overall selection in Wednesday’s selection process. Continue reading

FC at the Draft: Jamie Oleksiak – Dallas Stars
June 27, 2011, 6:36 pm
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Bartschi offered Flames contract day after draft
June 27, 2011, 6:20 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

Get drafted Friday.

Sign Saturday?

It was an entirely plausible scenario for the newest member of the Calgary Flames.

Drafted 13th overall Friday night by the Flames Friday night, Sven Bartschi’s agent was sent a contract offer from Calgary a day later, according to a tweet from Rob Kerr of The Fan 960. Continue reading

FC at the Draft: Sven Bartschi – Calgary Flames
June 27, 2011, 5:59 pm
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