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Fantasy Summary

An intelligent sniper with a wicked release. Improving by the minute.


Observations

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March 2020 – Beckman recently signed his ELC with the Wild after leading the entire WHL in scoring with 107 points in 2019-20. Minnesota’s third round selection in last year’s draft, Beckman’s offensive explosion this year suggests that there could be a future top-six winger laying in waiting. An intelligent sniper with a wicked release, Beckman was only two markers away from tallying 50 goals for the Spokane Chiefs and has significant upside as an NHL scorer. The 18-year-old is expected to return to Spokane for the 2020-21 season. Sam Happi

January 2020 — Beckman is beginning to look like a steal for the Wild after making the jump to WHL stardom sooner than expected. I thought he was better than many gave him credit for in his draft year, but nobody could have foreseen the offensive explosion we’ve seen from him so far in 2019-20. An overwhelming puck hound with excellent vision and offensive tools, Beckman is tied for the WHL lead in scoring with 66 points in just 40 games. He’s dominating offensively, averaging more than 4.5 shots per game as Spokane’s primary driver. Shooting a very reasonable 16% on a team without a lot of other star power up front, Beckman’s tremendous output is quite clearly a result of his own doing. He shows no signs of slowing down, and Beckman’s NHL outlook grows brighter and brighter by the day. Sam Happi

September 2019 – Minnesota’s third round pick in 2019 has been returned to the WHL, where he should play an important role for the Spokane Chiefs. Sam Happi

June 2019 – The Minnesota Wild made Beckman its third round selection in the 2019 NHL Draft. The high-motor Center does an excellent job at pushing the pace of play and getting in on the forecheck. His strong play in the offensive half of the ice are a product of his compete level. Beckman uses the forecheck to help create havoc in the offensive zone, leading to scoring chances for himself and his teammates. With some further development and added size, Beckman projects to be a solid middle-six center at the NHL-level. Tony Ferrari

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 8.2
NHL Certainty 7.7
Country CAN
Position LW
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth May 10, 2001
Height 6‘1”
Weight 168 lbs
Drafted 2019 Round 3; Overall: 75

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2013-2014 Saskatoon Stallions U15 AASAAHL U155 0 33 0|Playoffs1 1 12
 2014-2015 Saskatoon Generals U15 AASAAHL U1529 23 1639 32|Playoffs3 0 22
 2015-2016 Saskatoon Frostbite U15 AASAAHL U1530 29 1443 14|Playoffs5 8 614
 2016-2017 Battlefords Stars U18 AAASMAAAHL44 15 2641 18|        
 2017-2018 Battlefords Stars U18 AAASMAAAHL41 44 3478 46|        
  Spokane ChiefsWHL1 0 00 0|        
  Nipawin HawksSJHL1 1 12 0|Playoffs3 2 02
 2018-2019 Spokane ChiefsWHL68 32 3062 16|Playoffs15 8 412
 2019-2020 Spokane ChiefsWHL63 48 59107 18|        
  WHL All-StarsJr Super Series2 0 00 0|        
 2020-2021 Spokane ChiefsWHL- - -- -|        

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