Team: Dante Fabbro
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Fantasy Summary

A reliable two-way defenseman with top-four upside.


Observations

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June 2021 – Through a steady sophomore campaign as an everyday NHLer, Fabbro logged top significant minutes on the Nashville blueline. His offensive contributions increased and he appeared to be rounding into the overall defensive pillar most anticipated. Once returning from minor injuries in April, Fabbro found himself out of the lineup as the team geared up for the playoffs. With a strong presence of youth in the lineup, one can only speculate on Fabbro’s situation. Keep a close eye on things as he will be looking for a new contract coming out of his entry-level deal in the off-season. Nicholas Kawka

May 2020 – After a rookie season cut short due to the cancellation of the NHL season, Fabbro and the Predators have much to look forward to moving forward. Fabbro stepped into lineup and proved he was ready to take his game to the next level.  While Fabbro worked on developing his timing and working his way up to the pace of play, he proved to be a durable and reliable option on defence.  The 21-year old played in 64 of 68 games this season and played just over 19 minutes per game, good enough for fourth on the team.  There is plenty to like about his overall game and once he gets more comfortable and sees more opportunity, his fantasy relevance will increase as well. Nicholas Kawka

January 2020 – Fabbro continues to progress for Nashville.  While the offense has yet to truly emerge, he has proven to be reliable defensively and has seen his minutes steadily increase.  While the injury to Ryan Ellis, Fabbro would have moved up in the lineup significantly, but he has sustained an u