Hockey’s Future

Explore a list of articles written by Jason Menard on behalf of Hockey’s Future, the Internet’s top source of NHL prospect news and interviews.

2013-14 Season

Otters’ Burakovsky Tops Among Drafted Wingers Playing in the OHL (Mar. 28, 2014)
Spitfires’ Foss Using OHL Draft Slight in Drive to Earn NHL Draft Call
(Mar. 25, 2014)
Perseverance has Paid Off for Greyhounds’ Gaudet
(Mar. 21, 2014)
Ritchie Leading Petes to Playoffs While Following Brother to the NHL
(Mar. 19, 2014)
Accidental Hockey Career Starting to Pan Out for Greyhounds’ Bunting (Mar. 18, 2014)
Petes’ Cornel Hoping Versatility will be his Ticket to NHL Draft Selection (Mar. 17, 2014)
Athletic Genes Aid Attack’s Nastasiuk in his Quest to Reach the NHL (Mar. 4, 2014)
Konecny Already in Good Company at 16
(Feb. 27, 2014)
Knights’ Smith Looking Forward to Second Chance at Memorial Cup
(Feb. 24, 2014)
Sting’s Goldobin Setting Lofty Goals for Himself
(Feb. 18, 2014)
Dansk Headlines Top NHL-Drafted Goaltenders in the OHL
(Feb. 13, 2014)
Brotherly Advice Helping Whalers’ Peters Navigate his Draft Year (Feb. 12, 2014)
Chatham Top Whalers Player from Large Group Eligible for the 2014 Draft
(Feb. 11, 2014)
Attack’s Lindo Learning from Role Models while Trying to Become One
(Feb. 11, 2014)
Zadorov Tops a Solid Group of NHL-Drafted OHL Defensemen
(Feb. 10, 2014)
Rangers’ Llewellyn Credits Brother for Move to OHL
(Jan. 30, 2014)
USHL a Stepping-Stone to OHL for Rangers’ Magyar (Jan. 30, 2014)
Sting’s DeAngelo Focused on Team Goals Rather than NHL Draft (Jan. 28, 2014)
Ekblad, Bennett Lead the OHL Pack for 2014 NHL Draft
(Jan. 20, 2014)
Spirit’s Sadowy Aims to be Mr. Consistency (Jan. 19, 2014)
Hot Play has Storm’s Fabbri Climbing the 2014 Draft Ranks (Dec. 17, 2013)
McCann Steps into Scoring Role for Greyhounds
(Dec. 11, 2013)
Driven Anderson Brings Power to Knights’ Offense (Dec. 10, 2013)
Spitfires’ Trade Provides Leadership Opportunity for Vail (Dec. 9, 2013)
Clarke Shaking Off the Rust in Return to Battalion Lineup
(Dec. 4, 2013)
Spitfires’ Verbeek Trying to Find Game After Return from Injury
(Nov. 28, 2013)
Otters’ Dansk Feeling Comfortable in his Home Away from Home (Nov. 27, 2013)
Zadorov Adapts Quickly in His Return to OHL (Nov. 26, 2013)
Draft Year Pressure Not an Issue for Colts’ Ekblad (Nov. 15, 2013)
Labanc Forgoes NCAA Route to Develop His Game in Barrie (Nov. 13, 2013)
Pelech Enjoying Elder Statesman Role with Surging Otters (Nov. 12, 2013)
Colts’ Lemieux has Access to Plenty of NHL Wisdom (Nov. 12, 2013)
Wolves’ de Haan Hoping to Follow His Brother to NHL
(Nov. 8, 2013)
Move to Sudbury a Positive One for Wolves’ Crisp
(Nov. 8, 2013)
Otters’ McDavid Not Your Average 16-Year-Old
(Oct. 31, 2013)
Rangers’ MacInnis Getting Up to Speed in OHL
(Oct. 31, 2013)
Brown, Otters Enjoying the Plus Side of Success
(Oct. 30, 2013)
Rangers’ Faksa Mature Beyond his Years
(Oct. 30, 2013)
Dal Colle Unfazed by Draft-Year Pressure
(Oct. 25, 2013)
Generals’ Cassels Forging Own Path to NHL (Oct. 24, 2013)
Gaunce Developing Leadership Skills After Return to Belleville
(Oct. 22, 2013)
Elie Embraces Opportunity to Contribute in Belleville
(Oct. 14, 2013)
Love of the Game Drives Talented Ho-Sang
(Oct. 11, 2013)
London Native Horvat Happy to be Home After First Taste of NHL
(Oct. 10, 2013)
Nedeljkovic Leading from Behind for Whalers
(Oct. 8, 2013)
Mention in Central Scouting a Pleasant Surprise for Prophet
(Oct. 1, 2013)
Lure of OHL, Memorial Cup too Tempting for McCarron to Pass Up (Sept. 30, 2013)
Serebryakov Part of Vanishing Crop in CHL (Sept. 30, 2013)
Cousins Sees Two-Way Play as Best Way to NHL (Sept. 25, 2013)
Mistele Expected to Provide Offense for Young Whalers (Sept. 23, 2013)
2013-14 OHL Preview — Western Conference, West Division (Sept. 18, 2013)
2013-14 OHL Preview — Eastern Conference, East Division (Sept. 18, 2013)
Stolarz Ready for Drive to Memorial Cup After First NHL Action (Sept. 18, 2013)
Laughton Trying to Stay True to His Game (Sept. 18, 2013)
2013-14 OHL Preview — Eastern Conference, Central Division
(Sept. 17, 2013)
2013-14 OHL Preview — Western Conference, MidWest Division (Sept. 17, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Recap (Sept. 9, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Philip Samuelsson
(Sept. 9, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Cody Ceci (Sept. 9, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Derrick Pouliot (Sept. 9, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Brad Ross (Sept. 9, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Danny Hobbs (Sept. 8, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Scott Harrington & Olli Maatta (Sept. 8, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Morgan Rielly (Sept. 8, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Matt Murray (Sept. 8, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Phillip Danault & Mark McNeill (Sept. 7, 2013)
Leafs’ Rookie Tourney 2013 — Frederik Gauthier (Sept. 7, 2013)

2012-13 Season

OHL 2013 Draft Review (July 31, 2013)
OHL 2013 Draft Preview (June 28, 2013)
Memorial Cup Preview (May 16, 2013)
Ekblad Transitioning from Exceptional Status to Leadership Role (May 10, 2013)
Trocheck Looking to Stop Knights’ Consecutive Coronation (Apr. 24, 2013)
Zadorov Hitting his Stride with the Knights (Apr. 16, 2013)
Murphy’s OHL Career Winds Down with Carolina on the Horizon (Apr. 12, 2013)
Subban Heads Drafted OHL Goaltenders (Mar. 30, 2013)
Sproul Heads List of Top Drafted OHL Defensmen (Mar. 21, 2013)
Leadership Role a Perfect Fit for 67’s Talented Monahan (Feb. 28, 2013)
Leadership Qualities Already a Part of Nurse’s Game (Feb. 25, 2013)
Monahan Tops the Crop of 2013 OHL Prospects at Midpoint (Jan. 18, 2013)
Lodge Finds Home on Spirit’s Top Line with Effort, Consistency (Jan. 9, 2013)
Giugovaz a Bright Spot in Tough Season with Petes (Nov. 26, 2012)
Subban on Path to Join Siblings as NHL Draftee
(Nov. 6, 2012)
Vanderwiel Aims for A-List Draft Status (Oct. 27, 2012)
Humble Horvat Makes Case for First-Round Status (Oct. 22, 2012)
OHL Hartman’s Latest Step on Road to NHL (Oct. 17, 2012)
Harper Juggles Leadership and Mentoring Roles with Otters (Sept. 27, 2012)
… more to archive

2011-12 Season

Yakupov Tops Amongst OHL’s 2012 NHL Draft Prospects (May 26, 2012)
2012 Memorial Cup Preview (May 16, 2012)
Top 10 OHL Defensemen (Apr. 23, 2012)
More to come…

2010-11 Season

Dougie Hamilton Credits Brother for Success in Hockey, Life (Jan. 22, 2011)
The 2011 WJC Best of the Rest (Dec. 23, 2010)
WJC Host Nation Looks to Welcome the World; Send them Home Empty-Handed (Dec. 23, 2010)
Talent and Depth Mean You Shouldn’t Sleep on Sweden’s WJC Chances (Dec. 21, 2010)
Team Canada Built to Beat Americans in Buffalo (Dec. 17, 2010)
CHL Roundup, Week 12 Podcast (Dec. 8, 2010)
Stefan Noesen Sees Stars in Past, Present, and Future (Dec. 3, 2010)
CHL Round-Up, Week 11 Podcast (Dec. 1, 2010)
Team Canada WJC Roster Announced (Nov. 30, 2010)
Matt Mahalak Aims to Combine Intellect, Military… (Nov. 30, 2010)
The Best Game on Ice… (Nov. 27, 2010)
CHL Round-Up, Week 10 Podcast (Nov. 24, 2010)
Kuhnhackl Adapting Smoothly to North American Game (Nov. 20, 2010)
CHL Round-Up, Week 9 Podcast (Nov. 16, 2010)
Center Mark Scheifele Sees OHL as Best Path to NHL (Nov. 15, 2010)
Gabriel Landeskog Relishes Increased Responsibility (Nov. 12, 2010)
OHL Emerges Victorious in First of Two Subway Super Series Matches (Nov. 11, 2010)
2010 Subway Series, OHL Preview (Nov. 10, 2010)
CHL Round-Up, Week 8 Podcast (Nov. 9, 2010)
Ryan Murphy Making Case as 2011 NHL Draft Candidate (Nov. 5, 2010)
CHL Round-Up, Week 7 Podcast (Nov. 4, 2010)
Taylor Beck Takes on a Greater Leadership Role with Guelph (Nov. 2, 2010)
Carter Sandlak Takes Added Pressure in Stride (Oct. 30, 2010)
Danish Prospect Reverses Father’s Footsteps (Oct. 28, 2010)
CHL Round-Up, Week 6 Podcast (Oct. 28, 2010)
CHL Round-Up, Week 5 Podcast (Oct. 20, 2010)
Greg McKegg Attributes NHL Training Camp to Early-Season Success (Oct. 16, 2010)
OHL West Division 2010-11 Season Preview (Oct. 11, 2010)
OHL Mid-West Division 2010-11 Season Preview (Oct. 10, 2010)
OHL East Division 2010-11 Season Preview (Oct. 9, 2010)
OHL Central Division 2010-11 Season Preview (Oct. 7, 2010)
Defenseman Max Iafrate Following in Father’s Footsteps (Sept. 27, 2010)
Austin Levi Embraces Leadership Role for Plymouth Whalers (Sept. 25, 2010)
Rookie Tourney Lets Youth Hit the Ground Running (Sept. 24, 2010)
Cowen Hopes to Continue Making a Big Impression on the Sens (Sept. 23, 2010)
Tangradi Looking to Make an Impact in Training Camp (Sept. 22, 2010)
Simon Despres Making Most of Rookie Tournament (Sept. 14, 2010)
Nick Leddy Making Quiet Jump from College to Pros (Sept. 12, 2010)
Kyle Beach Combines Bright Future with Healthy Respect for Past (Sept. 12, 2010)
NHL 2010 Rookie Tournament Off to a Rousing, Tragic Start (Sept. 11, 2010)
More to archive…

2009-10 Season

Canadiens’ 2009-10 NCAA Prospects Update (Feb. 1, 2010)
Canadiens’ 2009-10 AHL Prospects Update (Dec. 17, 2009)
Canadiens Organizational Depth Analysis, Fall 2009 (Oct. 27, 2009)
Hamilton Bulldogs 2009-10 Preview (Oct. 3, 1009)
OHL Western Conference Prospects to Watch (Sept. 21, 2009)
More to archive…

Canadiens’ 2009 Draft Review (July 7, 2009)
OHL Well Represented at 2009 Entry Draft (June 27, 2009)
Canadiens’ 2009 Draft Preview (June 17, 2009)
Top 25 OHL Prospects for 2009 (June 13, 2009)
2009 Prospects: Ryan Ellis (May 18, 2009)
Capitals’ Top 20 Prospects, Spring 2009 (May 10, 2009)
2009 Prospects: John Tavares (Apr. 21, 2009)
2009 Prospects: Peter Holland (Apr. 6, 2009)
Canadiens’ Top 20 Prospects Spring 2009 (Feb. 27, 2009)
Canadiens’ 2009-10 NCAA Prospects Update (Feb. 1, 2009)
Drafted Russians Beat Upstart Czechs at 2009 WJC Bronze-Medal Game (Jan. 5, 2009)
Canada 2009 WJC Preview (Dec. 21, 2008)

2007-08 Season

OHL 2007 Entry Draft Review (July 3, 2007)
Canadiens’ 2007 Draft Review (July 2, 2007)
Top 25 OHL Prospects for the 2007 Draft (June 17, 2007)
Hurricanes’ 2007 Draft Preview (June 15, 2007)
Avalanches’ 2007 Draft Preview (June 14, 2007)
Canadiens’ 2007 Draft Preview (June 13, 2007)
Canadiens’ 2002 Draft Evaluation (May 30, 2007)
Canadiens’ AHL Prospects Season Review (May 21, 2007)
Spring 2007 Organizational Rankings 1-15 (May 21, 2007)
Spring 2007 Organizational Rankings 16-30 (May 18, 2007)
Canadiens’ European Prospects Season Review (Apr. 30, 2007)
A More Consistent Brophey Leads Plymouth in the Playoffs (Apr. 28, 2007)
Panthers’ Top 20 Prospects (Apr. 28, 2007)
Canadiens’ 2006/07 Rookie Review (Apr. 27, 2007)
Canadiens’ Junior Prospecs Update (Apr. 27, 2007)
Predators’ Top 20 Prospects (Apr. 2, 2007)
Dave Meckler Playing His Best Hockey After Move to OHL (Mar. 31, 2007)
2007 Prospects: Nick Spaling (Mar. 28, 2007)
2007 Prospects: Josh Kidd, Nick Palmieri, Zach Torquato (Mar. 26, 2007)
2007 Prospects: Pat Kane (Mar. 26, 2007)
Hockey’s Future’s Top 50 Prospects 1-10 (Mar. 18. 2007)
Hockey’s Future’s Top 50 Prospects 11-25 (Mar. 15, 2007)
Hockey’s Future’s Top 50 Prospects 26-50 (Mar. 14, 2007)
Senators’ Top 20 Prospects (Mar. 5, 2007)
Wild’s Top 20 Prospects (Feb. 28, 2007)
Canadiens’ Top 20 Prospects (Feb. 28, 2007)
Leafs’ NCAA Prospects Update (Jan. 31, 2007)
Canadiens’ NCAA Prospects Update (Jan. 23, 2007)
OHL Top 10 Prospects for 2007 Draft (Jan. 20, 2007)
Canadiens’ 2007 WJC Preview (Dec. 19, 2006)
2007 Prospects: Sam Gagner (Dec. 14, 2006)
Defensive Specialist Bass Carves Out Niche (Dec. 14, 2006)
Mason Continuing a Find Tradition of Goaltending in London (Dec. 14, 2006)
Maple Leafs’ AHL Prospect Update (Dec. 12, 2006)
Canadiens’ AHL/ECHL Prospect Update (Dec. 7, 2006)
Blackhawks’ Junior Prospects Update (Nov. 29, 2006)
Senators’ Junior Prospects Update (Nov. 29, 2006)
Maple Leafs’ Junior Prospects Update (Nov. 28, 2006)
Canadiens’ Junior Prospects Update (Nov. 28, 2006)
2007 Prospects: Mark Katic (Oct. 30, 2006)
2007 Prospects: Logan Couture (Oct. 30, 2006)
Hockey’s Future Organizational Rankings Part II (Oct. 29, 2006)
Hockey’s Future Organizational Rankings Part I (Oct. 26, 2006)
Toronto Marlies 2006-07 Season Preview (Sept. 26, 2006)
Hamilton Bulldogs 2006-07 Season Preview (Sept. 25, 2006)
OHL Midwest Division Preview (Sept. 25, 2006)
OHL East Division Preview (Sept. 25, 2006)
Toronto Rookie Camp Tournament Recap (Sept. 13, 2006)
Canadiens’ Training Camp Preview (Sept. 12, 2006)
Maple Leafs’ Training Camp Preview (Sept. 12, 2006)
Maple Leafs’ Top 20 Prospects (Aug. 16, 2006)
Canadiens’ Top 20 Prospects (Aug. 14, 2006)
Habs Make Minor League Shake-Up (July 21, 2006)
Behind the Scenes at the Habs’ Prospect Camp (July 20, 2006)
Islanders 2006 Draft Review (July 1, 2006)
Canadiens 2006 Draft Review (June 25, 2006)
Hockey’s Future 2006 Mock Draft (June 22, 2006)
Hershey Bears Win 2006 Calder Cup (June 22, 2006)
Maple Leafs 2006 Draft Preview (June 20, 2006)
Canadiens 2006 Draft Preview (June 18, 2006)
OHL Top 40 Prospects (June 14, 2006)
Canadiens 2001 Draft Evaluation (June 12, 2006)
Canadiens AHL Prospects Season Review (May 19, 2006)
Canadiens 2005-06 Rookie Review (Apr. 29, 2006)
Kane Being Wooed by London Knights (Apr. 29, 2006)
HF Mailbag (Apr. 17, 2006)
Canadiens European Prospects Season Review (Apr. 11, 2006)
Dennis Named Top Goaltender in OHL (Apr. 10, 2006)
Schremp Wraps Up Memorable Junior Career (Mar. 30, 2006)
Canadiens CHL Prospects Review (Mar. 21, 2006)
Canadiens NCAA Prospects Update (Feb. 2, 2006)
Canadiens Prospects are Well Traveled in 2005-06 (Jan. 6, 2006)
Canadiens AHL Prospects Update (Nov. 22, 2005)
Kostitsyn Fits in Well in London (Nov. 6, 2005)
Hamilton Bulldogs’ Season Preview (Oct. 1, 2005)
Canadiens’ Training Camp Notes (Sept. 20, 2005)
Canadiens’ Training Camp Opens (Sept. 13, 2005)
Montreal Canadiens’ Top 20 Prospects (Aug. 28, 2005)


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