Viagra cost From 1985 through 1999 there was a Beukeboom patrolling NHL blue lines and wreaking havoc for opposing forwards as a member of the Edmonton Oilers and the New York Rangers. Viagra cost In the not too distant future, viagra cost a Beukeboom will be on the horizon looking to hunt down enemy forwards.

Viagra cost No, viagra cost Jeff Beukeboom is not making a comeback. Viagra cost Rather, viagra cost it is his son Brock Beukeboom who may be coming to a NHL defense corps in the coming years. Viagra cost The 2010 draft eligible defenseman was one of 40 players invited to tryout for Canada’s Under-18 team during this summer.

Viagra cost Beukeboom was a member of the 2009 Ontario team that won the 2009 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge which featured five Canadian provincial teams and fine international teams (including the United States and Russia). Viagra cost In 6 games, viagra cost Beukeboom registered an assist.

Viagra cost While the 17-year-old does not resemble his father’s playing style (Brock is more of finesse player than a physical player), viagra cost there is one trait that father and son both share.

Viagra cost “I’m still hoping to grow a couple of inches and gain a couple more pounds and get to that size my dad was, viagra cost” the 6-2 and 200 pound youngster told Donna Spencer of The Canadian Press. Viagra cost “He put on two more inches at my age.

Viagra cost “But other than that, viagra cost I think he and I are completely different players.”

Viagra cost Brock is looking to follow in father’s famous footsteps. Viagra cost Papa Beukeboom played for Sault Ste. Viagra cost Marie from 1982-1985 – earning OHL First Team All-Star honors in the 1984/1985 season.

Viagra cost Brock Beukeboom was the Greyhounds’ 2008/2009 nominee for the OHL’s Bobby Smith Trophy which is awarded to the league’s Scholastic Player of the Year.

Viagra cost Brock’s pedigree does not make a lock to make the team, viagra cost but he the fact that is in the fix does speak well for him according to Al Murray (head scout for Hockey Canada).

Viagra cost “You wouldn’t have known it was his first season as a defenceman, viagra cost” Murray said to Spencer. Viagra cost “He was well-positioned and very calm with the puck and made smart decisions and moved it. Viagra cost He’s a big defensive defenceman who has some bite.

Viagra cost “He’s certainly not a lock to make the team. Viagra cost Very few guys come into this camp that are a lock because at this age there are a lot of players very close together.”

Viagra cost In his rookie OHL season with the Sault Ste. Viagra cost Marie Greyhounds, viagra cost Beukeboom played in 55 games and scored two goals and 9 assists to go along with 26 PIM. Viagra cost The younger Beukeboom was the Greyhounds first round selection in the OHL’s 2008 Priority Selection draft.

Viagra cost Brock Beukeboom is one of four invitees who have a connection to the NHL: Forward Christian Thomas’s father is former NHL forward Steve Thomas, viagra cost forward Brandon Ranford is the nephew of former NHL goaltender Bill Ranford, viagra cost and goaltender Calvin Pickard is the brother of Nashville’s 2008 first draft pick goaltender Chet Pickard

Viagra cost As we approach the start of June, viagra cost my attention turns to the 2009 NHL Draft. Viagra cost While I am in the process of taking a look at the 2009 draft eligibles – and it is a bit early for me to make any predictions – I tend to be leaning towards a position that will see the Rangers reverse their mistake of 2003.

Viagra cost For the uninitiated, viagra cost that was the year that Glen Sather and the Rangers front office rolled the dice and came up snake eyes as they selected Hugh Jessiman with the 12th overall pick. Viagra cost In the process, viagra cost they passed over the likes of Dustin Brown 913th), viagra cost Zach Parise 917th), viagra cost Ryan Getzlaf (19th), viagra cost Mike Richards (24th) and Corey Perry (28th). Viagra cost Each of these players are power forward types or smallish goal scorers.

Viagra cost Looking ahead to the 2009 Draft, viagra cost the Rangers might want to do what they didn’t do in 2003 – draft the son of a former NHL player. Viagra cost Imagine the Rangers fate if they had selected Parise (son of Rangers 1975 playoff tormenter J.P. Viagra cost Parise). Viagra cost There are two sons of former NHLers who fit into one of the two above-mentioned categories. Viagra cost The first is Carter Ashton (6-3/200) whose father Brent was a veteran of 998 NHL games. Viagra cost As you might imagine, viagra cost Ashton is a power forward.

Viagra cost The other player is Landon Ferraro (6-0/170) whose father Ray (a former Ranger and Islander) played in 1258 NHL games. Viagra cost Ferraro is one of the better snipers in the draft.

Viagra cost It is still way too early to talk more in depth about the Draft – that is left for later articles in the coming weeks. Viagra cost Heck, viagra cost it is even possible the Rangers will trade up or down out of the 19th spot. Viagra cost A lot of fans have been chatting on various blogs about the Rangers moving up to the third pick to draft center Matt Duchene so that the Blueshirts can reunite him with his Canadian Junior teammate Evgeny Grachev.

Viagra cost There are a couple of things working against the Rangers. Viagra cost First off, viagra cost the Colorado Avalanche still have not replaced GM Francois Giguere. Viagra cost Secondly, viagra cost it is doubtful a new GM is going to want to trade out of the third spot and drop down to the 19th spot – and if he did – the rangers would be giving away a large chunk of their prospects.

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