HOCKEY’S FUTURE 2003 NHL DRAFT CENTER
This NHL Draft we will be using our front page to launch all the articles and features this week for the upcoming draft. We want our readership to have direct access to the content and information as quickly as possible. New articles and features will be posted daily until Friday. During the NHL Draft on Saturday and Sunday we will have players posted as they are chosen and updates throughout the day. Our staff of Publisher Shane Malloy, Managing Editor Laurence Heinen, Online Editor Holly Gunning and Staff Writers Eugene Belashchenko, Ken McKenna and Brian Roe will be on hand in Nashville to provide you up to date NHL Draft Coverage.
I would like to thank the players, scouts, leagues, agents, advertisers and most importantly the fans for your support over the last six years where our web publication hockeysfuture.com has grown to over 250,000 unique readers per month. Hockey’s Future has been inundated with requests from our readership to provide our content in print. Our loyal audience reminds us all the time that there is no Internet connection at the rinks or on those long road trips home.
Hockey’s Future proudly received full recognition as a media entity from the National Hockey League, to go along with our current media accreditation with IIHF, AHL, ECHL, CHL, CHA, NCAA, USHL, NAHL and CJAHL. We will continue to bring integrity and dedication to our new magazine, while bringing grass roots prospects hockey to the forefront. The success of the World Junior Hockey Championships in Halifax is a testament that the “future of hockey” attracts a substantial passionate audience today.
Hockey’s Future is ranked as one of the most visited independent internet hockey publications. With coverage of the American Hockey League, ECHL, North American Hockey League, U.S. Hockey League, Canadian Hockey League, U.S. College and the European Leagues. Hockey’s Future covers the following leagues for Fox Sports this season, (OHL, WHL, QMJHL, AHL, and NCAA) and is excited to bring expanded coverage of those leagues to a wider audience. Over the last five years we have provided and contributed content to a number of networks and teams such as CNN/SI, The Sports Forecaster, TSN, ESPN, New York Islanders, Calgary Flames and the Florida Panthers as well as countless minor and junior league teams. With regular columns and coverage of the 2002 NHL Draft for Fox Sports we have been widely considered by many as the authority and premier source of information on NHL prospects and minor/junior league hockey.