Future Considerations


2012 draft impacting picks in Minnesota?
June 14, 2011, 7:08 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

The 2012 NHL Entry Draft is 370 days away.

But it’s impact can be felt in as little as 11.

With 14 defenseman currently ranked in the first round for the 2012 draft and 24 slotted in the first 60 picks, NHL teams may look beyond 2011 to bolster their blueline. With just nine defenseman with first round potential in 2011, organizations outside of the range of the likes of Adam Larsson and Dougie Hamilton may wait for the opportunity to select Ryan Murray, Nick Ebert, Jacob Truba, Griffin Reinhart or about a dozen other high profile defenseman available in a year’s time. Continue reading



FC Releases 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide

The wait is over!

Though the draft is still a month away, the excitement starts now for Future Considerations. All 209 pages of it!

FC has officially released its 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide!

The Guide features stories on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Sean Couturier, Dougie Hamilton, Ryan Murphy, Gabriel Landeskog, Duncan Siemens, Rocco Grimaldi, Mark McNeill and Saint John Sea Dogs’ Jonathan Huberdeau, Nathan Beaulieu and more!

But it’s the profiles that have made FC popular since its inception in 2007.

This year, FC delivers in-depth profiles on the top-125 players eligible for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and chief scout Dan Stewart ranks the top-200 players hoping to hear their name called on draft day.

But that’s not all.

A list of sleepers and the top overagers re-entering the draft are also analyzed, and Adam Kimelman and Mike Morreale of NHL.com go up against FC’s Stewart in its ever popular mock draft.

Those thirsty for a taste of what is coming beyond 2011 will enjoy a glimpse at not only the 2012 NHL Entry Draft – including FC’s Top-60 Preliminary Ranking for 2012, but a look at 2013 is also included.

Don’t want to be left out? Visit Future Considerations now to order your copy of FC’s 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide and while you’re there, visit FC’s 2011 Draft Sneak Peak! Continue reading



FC Releases Draft Guide Sneak Peek
May 17, 2011, 12:50 am
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Just weeks before the release of Future Considerations’ 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide, FC has unveiled it’s 2011 Draft Sneak Peek.

Click here for FC’s Draft Guide Sneak Peak.

The Sneak Peek serves as exactly that, giving readers a glimpse into what to expect out of FC’s 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide, one of the web’s most popular publications focusing solely on the draft. Featuring an article on Niagara IceDogs defenseman and No. 6 ranked blueliner Dougie Hamilton and prospect profiles on Ryan-Nugent Hopkins, Jonathan Huberdeau, Gabriel Landeskog, Adam Larsson and Sean Couturier, the Sneak Peek gives potential subscribers a first-hand look of what to expect out of FC’s 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide.

The Sneak Peek also contains FC’s Top-60 ranking for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the final ranking before the prospects game centre stage in Minnesota in June. Continue reading



RNH tops FC’s final draft ranking

From Dan Stewart:

In the race for first, Ryan came out on top.

In the final ranking for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft in Minnesota, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins secured Future Considerations’ 1st overall spot.

Ranked no lower than third all season, Nugent-Hopkins never relinquished the top spot in the ranking since wrestling the position away from Sean Couturier of the Drummondville Voltigeurs. Continue reading



Loaded Lineup Unveiled for FC’s 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide
March 19, 2011, 5:30 pm
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The biggest and best is yet to come.

Future Considerations’ digital 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide will be the largest draft offering from Future Considerations.

After widely popular editions for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 NHL Entry Drafts, FC is blending its widely popular content with the design team of Kakisvision to bring a content rich interactive experience to the 2011 event.

The guide, currently available for $12.99 as part of a pre-purchase promotion for the month of March, is set to be released in late May-early June. After March, the guide will be available at the regular price of $19.99.

In the pages of FC’s 2011 NHL Entry Draft Guide, readers will find the following: Continue reading



Nugent-Hopkins retains top spot in March draft rankings
March 18, 2011, 5:00 pm
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From Dan Stewart:

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins remains the the top-ranked prospect for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Nugent-Hopkins, who topped the 100-point plateau this year with the Red Deer Rebels, has been a mainstay a top Future Considerations’ draft chart in 2011 after wrestling the position from Drummondville Voltigeurs forward Sean Couturier. Continue reading



Draft’s Fab-4 upgraded to Super-6
March 16, 2011, 6:39 pm
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From Dan Stewart:

There comes a time in every draft season where someone inevitably steps up and pushes the top prospect(s) for draft position.

After analyzing our viewings of both defenseman Dougie Hamilton and forward Jonathan Huberdeau this season, we see no reason why the big four should not be extended to the big six for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft. Continue reading