Jimmy Vesey

Geoff

2017-09-04

Jimmy Vesey - photo courtesy: sports.yahoo.com

Jimmy Vesey, LW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-2

Weight: 201

Born: 1993-05-26

Hometown: North Reading, MA

Drafted: 2012 by Nashville Predators, 66th Overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

November 2016 — After a heralded free agent signing by the Rangers in mid August, Vesey has fit right in on the big stage in New York.  Through a dozen games with the Blueshirts the speedy left winger has tallied 6G and 4A producing at an overall 0.83 points-per-game.  Skating in the top-six, he has been averaging more than 14:30 minutes ice time while also contributing on the power play.  While off to a promising start it will be interesting to see how Jimmy’s production holds up over the demands of a lengthy professional season. – Geoff Kent

 

August 2016 – On August 15th, Jimmy Vesey became an Unrestricted Free Agent after declining to ink an ELC with the Buffalo Sabres. #VeseyWatch lasted for an agonizing four days but finally ended when the dynamic winger elected to sign with the New York Rangers on August 19th. While it’s a near certainty that Vesey will get extended looks on the Rangers’ top line and top power play unit, where he fits in long term is still a complete unknown. Because of the opportunities that Vesey will get and because of his high potential, he is a must-start in any fantasy league. Dylan Finan

 

June 2016 – Vesey's exclusive rights have been traded to the Buffalo Sabres, Nashville in return gets a 2016 3rd round pick (originally Minnesota's, 76th overall). The Sabres will try to sign Vesey to a contract before the August 15th deadline, when he becomes a free agent. He is NHL-ready, and could compete for a top-six role with the Sabres. GM Tim Murray will try his best to sign him as soon as possible.

 

March 2016 – After another big season for Harvard where he received a Hobey Bak