Future Considerations


Will the next NHL Superstar please stand up?
July 8, 2011, 12:31 am
Filed under: Europe, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL | Tags: , , , ,

From Dan Stewart:

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.

While some of these reports have their merit, and a gem—who ultimately goes on to become a future NHL superstar—is found, prospects often end up as just another good hockey player in a vast landscape of future NHL hopefuls. Continue reading