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