About Us

Hockey’s Future went online for the first time in 1997. Established as a 1-2 man staff covering many of the top young hockey prospects of tomorrow, HF now consists of over 30+ writers who dedicate their free time to help make Hockey’s Future what it is today. Here is a quick rundown of the main contributors, and how they help make Hockey’s Future the informative and great resource that it now is.

Ken McKenna, Managing Editor – Ken has been the Managing Editor of Hockey’s Future since 2003. He has been with Hockey’s Future in varying capacities since 1998, covering hockey prospects at the NHL, AHL, NCAA, and Junior levels during that time period. He has covered several of the bigger, NHL prospect-related events such as the NHL Draft, NHL Combine, U20 World Junior Championship, and NCAA Frozen Four. In addition to writing and editing articles, Ken also works with much of the video produced for HF, both shooting and editing the video. Ken is a graduate of Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.

Glen Erickson, Writer – A member of the writing staff since October 2005, Glen Erickson is the WHL writer for Hockey’s Future.

Cory Lavalette, Writer – Based out of Raleigh, North Carolina, Cory has covered the Carolina Hurricanes for Hockey’s Future since joining the team in the summer of 2007. He earned a degree in journalism from Utica College of Syracuse University. Before joining a sports publishing company in 2001, he had experience working in the sports department for a handful of daily newspapers.

Jason Menard, Writer – First joining the site in the fall of 2005, Jason Menard has helped provide consistent coverage of both the Montreal Canadiens and the OHL over the years.

DJ Powers, Writer – Providing excellent coverage of all NCAA prospects since 2002, DJ’s work has been recognized across the college hockey map. An alumnus of a Division I school, DJ prefers to keep the particular one secret.