Team: Joel Farabee
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Fantasy Summary

Slight and slippery, he feasts on oppositions with his vision and his finishing ability. A great skater who works tirelessly in all three zones. A Cerebral player. Destined for a top-six role.


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August 2020 – Joel Farabee has been earning his keep so far with four points through six playoff games. He looks a lot more at home than he did at the beginning of the season. A strong playoff run from him will go a long way in making a favorable impression with the coaching staff. Edric Joseph

March 2020 – Joel Farabee has been called up by the Flyers. Contrary to what GM Chuck Fletcher inferred some time ago he is getting another look with the big club this season. He has been fairly active with the main roster although he has been flying under the radar more than expected, no pun intended. His best is yet to come. Edric Joseph

December 2019  – Joel Farabee is looking to recapture the magic he was exhibiting in his first 10 games or so with the Philadelphia Flyers. From what Coach Vigneault can tell, he is more-or-less as effective as he was earlier however his decision-making remains an area of improvement at the major professional level. That being said, it is far from time to panic. Farabee’s ceiling remains high and more time in Lehigh Valley is as good as anything to restore his confidence. Edric Joseph

October 2019 – To the surprise of many, both Morgan Frost and Joel Farabee are starting the season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Given the stronger start to the year so far, expect Joel Farabee to be the one more likely to receive a call up from the Flyers in the event of an injury. Both have high-end skill however the more diverse skill set of Farabee is more likely to make a smoother transition to the NHL given that either would likely be allotted bottom-six minutes to start. As it is, his scoring touch has been put to work in rather short order for the Phantoms. Edric Joseph


April 2019 – Joel Farabee could not have had a better year in NCAA as he finished with 36 points through 37 games for Boston University. Feeling he had no more to prove in Collegiate Hockey, he proceeded to sign his entry-level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. There is an outside chance he will join Lehigh Valley for the home stretch of the season, however he will need to rehab a minor lower-body injury before doing so. Regardless, his getaway sticks combined with his offensive acumen are going to provide the Flyers with a potent weapon at left wing in due course. Edric Joseph

July 2018 – Joel Farabee was rewarded for his stellar year for the US National Under-18 Team as he was selected 14th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. At an even six-feet, the Flyers are hopeful that he has a growth spurt ahead of him. Otherwise he much of what the Flyers are looking for, including a strong Hockey IQ. As enamouring as his offensive game is, given how the Flyers pipeline is filling up they can afford to wait on him to build his body to be NHL-ready in good time. Edric Joseph

June 2018 – The slight and slippery, Farabee completed his campaign with the National Team Development Program on a strong note. His US squad came up just short at the World U18’s, grabbing a silver medal. Farabee notched four goals and eight points in seven tournament games and was named a top three player on the team. His brand of intelligent and skilled hockey will transition very well to the professional ranks. He’s off to Boston University in the fall. Cam Robinson

January 2018 – The captain of the U18 USNTDP, Farabee is a dangerous and prolific scorer amongst his age group. Blessed with top level skating ability and a mind for creating offense, the New York native can also be trusted in his own zone which facilitates further opportunities from the coaching staff. His level of play seems to rise when surrounded with high-level talent as indicated with the recent boon of production next to fellow draft-eligible prospect, Oliver Wahlstrom and top 2019 pick, Jack Hughes. While Farabee lacks ideal size, his ability to use his edges to slash in and out of lanes keeps opposing teams on their heels and keeps him off of the IR. Cam Robinson

Fantasy Upside 8.0
NHL Certainty 8.5
Country USA
Position LW
Roster Type Junior
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth February 25, 2000
Height 6‘0”
Weight 168 lbs
Drafted 2018 Round 1; Overall: 14


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2012-2013 Buffalo Jr. Sabres QC Int PW AA Elite4 5 16 2|        
 2014-2015 South Kent School 16U AAAUSPHL 16U28 8 2533 16|Playoffs3 0 22
  East Coast Selects O U15WSI U157 4 1519 0|        
 2015-2016 Team Black USA-S155 0 33 -|        
  South Kent School 16U AAAUSPHL 16U27 19 3049 18|Playoffs3 5 510
 2016-2017 USNTDP JuniorsUSHL30 12 1123 22|        
  U.S. National U17 TeamNTDP42 17 1431 48|        
  U.S. National U18 TeamNTDP22 8 1119 10|        
  USA U17WHC-175 4 26 6|        
  USA U18WJC-187 3 36 6|        
 2017-2018 USNTDP JuniorsUSHL26 15 2540 18|        
  U.S. National U18 TeamNTDP62 33 4376 44|        
  USA U18WJC-187 4 48 6|        
 2018-2019 Boston Univ.NCAA37 17 1936 57|        
  USA U20WJC-207 3 25 2|        
 2019-2020 Philadelphia FlyersNHL52 8 1321 39|Playoffs12 3 25
  Lehigh Valley PhantomsAHL5 3 14 2|        
 2020-2021 Philadelphia FlyersNHL55 20 1838 28|        
 2021-2022 Philadelphia FlyersNHL63 17 1734 50|        
 2022-2023 Philadelphia FlyersNHL82 15 2439 41|        
 2023-2024 Philadelphia FlyersNHL82 22 2850 37|        
  USAWC8 1 12 0|        
  Team USAInternational1 1 01 0|        
 2024-2025 Philadelphia FlyersNHL- - -- -|