Future Considerations


Grigorenko goes to Remparts in Import Draft
June 29, 2011, 9:23 am
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From Aaron Vickers:

Mikhail Grigorenko is a Rempart.

The 17-year-old Russian was selected second overall in the CHL Import Draft by Quebec, just days after the Remparts acquired the pick from the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies.

A day prior to the Import Draft, the Remparts dealt the 11th overall pick in Wednesday’s selection process, as well as a 3rd round pick in the QMJHL Entry Draft in 2013 and a 2nd round pick in 2014 in exchange for the second overall pick, using it to select the Khabarovsk native. Continue reading



Maatta Knighted in Import Draft
June 29, 2011, 9:20 am
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From Aaron Vickers:

Olli Maatta has been Knighted.

The Finnish defenseman was the first overall pick in the CHL Import Draft by the London Knights.

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, using it to select the Jyvaskyla blueliner who is eligible for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Continue reading