Maple Leafs’ Eemeli Rasanen Making His Mark

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

OCTOBER 10TH, 2017  ANDREW FORBES Depth seems to be on the side of the Toronto Maple Leafs so far for the 2017-18 season. So much so that players like Miro Aaltonen, Kerby Rychel and Kasperi Kapanen are starting the year outside of the NHL, while Eric Fehr and Dominic Moore will be battling for a spot […]


Nashville Prospect’s Report: Eeli Tolvanen

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Everyone knows about the scoring, but what comes down the road? by Eric Dunay@ERock_28  Oct 30, 2017, 12:00pm ED This is the first piece in our newly-expanded prospects coverage for On The Future and, the original, OTF. Throughout the year, we will be writing Reports such as this that will act as in-depth breakdowns of individual players […]


Thursday, August 10th, 2017

It’s time for our annual countdown of the best 25 Nashville Predators players under 25 years old. This is not only a tradition here at OTF, but is also something that you might see at many other SBNation NHL blogs. The premise is simple: rank the 25 best players who have not yet reached their […]



Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

The Flames’ 2017 first round pick has inked an entry-level contract with the club by CALGARY FLAMES STAFF @NHLFlames / The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed their 2017 first round draft pick Juuso Valimaki to a three-year entry-level contract. Valimaki, a native of Nokia, Finland, spent the last two seasons on the blueline […]


Eemeli Rasanen Meets with the Media

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017  


Flames first-rounder Juuso Valimaki arrives at development camp with ambitious goal

Friday, July 7th, 2017

WES GILBERTSON Published on: July 4, 2017 | Last Updated: July 4, 2017 5:44 PM MDT   He is, for now, just a face in the crowd. Calgary Flames first-rounder Juuso Valimaki touched down in the Stampede City several days back, but the blonde blue-liner has yet to be singled out by any autograph-seeking, selfie-snapping […]


Matthew Peca re-signs for another year with the Tampa Bay Lightning

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

by Achariya@tanyarezak  Jul 5, 2017, 10:02am EDT Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images This past season, Matthew Peca scored his first NHL goal at the age of 23, in his fourth game with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played ten games in all with the big club, and contributed to a long and successful Syracuse Crunch playoff run. A few months […]


Preds top pick Tolvanen signs in Finland

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 Staff Nashville Predators first-round pick Eeli Tolvanen has signed a one-year deal to play with Jokerit Helsinki in Finland next season. The right winger, selected 30th overall by the Predators last month, had committed to Boston College but was reportedly rejected by the school’s admissions office. View image on Twitter  Follow Jokerit Helsinki @Jokerit_EN #Jokerit and forward Eeli […]


Panthers Sign Sebastian Repo

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Panthers Sign Forward Sebastian Repo to a 3-Year ELC Cats 2017 sixth round pick helped Tampere Tappara to 2017 Liiga Championship   by Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers / 11:00 AM Share   Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has signed forward Sebastian Repo to a […]


Matiss Kivlenieks Prepares for the Pros

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The Sioux City netminder captured 2016-17 USHL Player of the Year and Goaltender of the Year awards by Alison Lukan @AlisonL / June 27th, 2017 A few months ago, goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks had been named the USHL Player and Goaltender of the Year and was preparing to go to Minnesota State University-Mankato to play […]