2011 Draft Preview…

I was perusing The Hockey News 2009 Draft Preview edition and on the last page, they have a sneak peek at the 2011 NHL Draft, listing their Top 5 for a draft that will happen two years from now.

At #5 was Portland’s Ty Rattie…

A lot can happen between now and June 2011, but it was nice to see Rattie get the recognition.  Granted…on Page 20 of the same publication, there is a full page article stating that the 2011 Draft appears to be the weakest since 1999.  Portland could be well represented in that draft with Rattie and Tyler Wotherspoon being eligible as well as Daniel Johnston and Joe Morrow, who are both late birthdates and 2011 will be their first year of eligibility.

The 2009 NHL Draft takes place on June 26-27 in Montreal.



  1. Thanks for all your updates. I like the new look of your blog. :) Can’t wait for hockey to start in Portland again…. Happy summer!

  2. […] a 15 year-old last season, and will be expected to contribute in his first full season next year. As Andy noted last week, he’s already listed as a potential top-five pick in the 2011 NHL Entry […]

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