Anthony Mantha

Jameson Ewasiuk

2017-09-04

 

Anthony Mantha

 

Anthony Mantha, LW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-5

Weight: 214

Born: 1994-09-06

Hometown: Longueuil, Quebec

Drafted: 2013 by Detroit Red Wings, 20th overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

September 2017 –  Despite missing the final five games of the season due to a fractured finger, Mantha's rookie season in the NHL can definitely be classified as a success. Mantha is the complete package of size, skating and goal scoring abilities and he translated those tools effectively in the NHL last season scoring 17 goals and 36 points in 60 games. There is obviously a learning curve to playing in the NHL and there was definitely some rocky stretches along the way in the form of being a healthy scratch a couple times but the young forward has acquitted himself well overall. In terms of fantasy upside this season, Mantha has the talent to potentially challenge the Red Wings' captain for the team scoring lead this season or at the very least finish near the top of the team scoring list. Jameson Ewasiuk

October 2016 – The towering forward was one of the last cuts off the Red Wings' roster and will have to begin the year in Grand Rapids and hope for a callup after the season starts. Mantha put in a respectable pre-season, scoring three times in five games, bu