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We’ve Moved Home!!!
September 29, 2011, 2:59 am
Filed under: NHL Entry Draft

Future Considerations has moved back to WWW.FUTURECONSIDERATIONS.CA We’ve brought all the blog content with us, so be sure to visit us at our new old home for the latest from around the prospects world!

Trouba commits to Michigan
September 27, 2011, 12:47 am
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From Aaron Vickers:

Jacob Trouba can be described as many things. He can add Wolverine to that list.

The 2012 draft eligible defenseman took to twitter to announce he has committed to the University of Michigan hockey program headed by Red Berenson.

“Commited,” Trouba tweeted. “It’s great to be a Michigan Wolverine!” Continue reading

Draft eligible Sissons set to captain Kelowna
September 24, 2011, 2:56 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

It’s the most important season in the young hockey career of Colton Sissons.

And the Kelowna Rockets just made it a little more exciting after naming the 17-year-old Sissons captain. Continue reading

FC returning to www.futureconsiderations.ca
September 23, 2011, 7:55 pm
Filed under: NHL Entry Draft

Future Considerations is heading home.

After leaning on this blog to bring you news from around the prospect world, FC is returning permanently to http://www.futureconsiderations.ca with a fresh new design to make your experience much more enjoyable. Read on to find out what’s new at FC!

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WHL player enters guilty plea in fatal accident
August 24, 2011, 12:15 am
Filed under: NHL Entry Draft, WHL

From Aaron Vickers:

A 17-year-old major junior hockey player admitted he was at the wheel when he lost control of the vehicle which rolled and killed its female passenger in an accident just outside Cochrane last April.

The 2011 NHL Entry Draft eligible pleaded guilty via his lawyer, Tim Foster, to dangerous driving causing the death of 18-year-old Regina, SK. native Emily Matthewson. Continue reading

’12 eligibles steal show at R&D camp
August 20, 2011, 1:41 pm
Filed under: NHL Entry Draft, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

From Sean Lafortune:

After a few days at the rink, the NHL’s Research and Development camp served as an excellent opportunity at a first hand look at quite a few of the top prospects for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft before the season gets underway.

And what a look!

Although he started off a bit slowly, I was really impressed with how Red Deer Rebels defenseman Matt Dumba turned it up towards the end of the first day. One, he really stepped up his game and delivered some strong two-way play. I thought his instincts with the puck were great and on the other end, didn’t hesitate to catch a few forwards with his head down. He reminds me a lot of P.K. Subban with a higher upside. Continue reading

Marcantuoni putting many miles on draft journey
August 19, 2011, 10:55 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

From Calgary to Breclav to Toronto, it’s been a well-traveled start to Matia Marcantuoni’s draft journey.

The Kitchener Rangers forward was successful in his bid to join Hockey Canada’s entry into the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial in the Czech Republic. Days after returning home with a gold medal, the Toronto, ON. native headed to the NHL’s Research and Development Camp as one of 36 draft eligible invitees. Continue reading