Future Considerations


Bell dealt to Rockets
September 24, 2011, 2:44 am
Filed under: NHL, WHL, Wild | Tags: ,

From Aaron Vickers:

The Regina Pats have dealt defenseman Myles Bell to the Kelowna Rockets.

The Rockets acquired the 18-year-old in exchange for defenceman Colton Jobke, a second round WHL bantam draft pick in 2012 and a fifth round pick in 2013. Continue reading



Pair of Sea Dogs sent to Saint John
September 24, 2011, 1:36 am
Filed under: NHL, Panthers, QMJHL, Red Wings, Wild | Tags: , ,

From Aaron Vickers:

Tomas Jurco will get the opportunity to defend his Memorial Cup.

The Saint John Sea Dogs standout was returned to junior by the Detroit Red Wings Friday night.

Jurco, Detroit’s first pick, 35th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, had 31 goals and 56 points in 60 games with the Sea Dogs. In Saint John’s march to the QMJHL title, Jurco had six goals and 18 points. He added four goals and five points in helping the QMJHL club capture the Memorial Cup. Continue reading



Siemens sent to Saskatoon
September 24, 2011, 1:13 am
Filed under: Avalanche, NHL, WHL | Tags:

From Aaron Vickers:

The Colorado Avalanche have returned defenseman Duncan Siemens to the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL.

The move came after the Avalanche dropped a preseason contest 3-2 to the St. Louis Blues. The Sherwood Park, AB. native was pointless in nearly 19 minutes of action but was named the game’s third star.

Siemens, selected in the first round, 11th overall in June’s NHL Entry Draft, 38 assists and 43 points in 72 games with the Blades last year. He also had 121 penalty minutes.

The rugged blueliner is expected to wear a letter upon his return to Saskatoon’s lineup. He was voted as an assistant last year, but gave it up after fellow Avalanche prospect Stefan Elliott returned to the club. Continue reading



Canucks sign top prospect
September 23, 2011, 8:21 pm
Filed under: Canucks, NHL, OHL | Tags: , ,

From Aaron Vickers:

Nicklas Jensen has made an impression on his new bosses.

Jensen, selected 29th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, has been signed to an entry-level contract by the Vancouver Canucks after recording two points in his preseason debut Thursday. 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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Lightning add Milan
September 23, 2011, 6:51 pm
Filed under: Lightning, NHL, QMJHL | Tags:

From Bryer MacPherson:

Tampa Bay Lightning announced the signing of Moncton Wildcats defenseman Daniel Milan to a three-year, two-waycontract Friday.

The six-foot-three, 194-pound blueliner had 14 goals and 38 points last season. Hew as the Wildcats top scoring defenseman and also led the QMJHL in points among rookie defenseman. Continue reading



Visentin, Domingue reassigned by Phoenix
September 22, 2011, 8:36 pm
Filed under: Coyotes, OHL, QMJHL, WHL | Tags: , ,

From Bryer MacPherson:

The Phoenix Coyotes have returned three players back to their junior teams.

Goaltenders Mark Visentin and Louis Domingue as well as forward Kale Kessy have been returned to their respective CHL teams. Continue reading




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