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Fantasy Summary

Highly skilled and intelligent center with great size who projects as a top-six, play-driving pivot at the NHL level.


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September 2022 – Adam Fantilli is one of the most unique prospects in recent draft memory. After an outstanding year in the USHL with the Chicago Steel where he registered 37 goals and 37 assists in 54 games, he is heading to the University of Michigan for his draft year and will be one of the youngest players in college hockey. However, Fantilli plays a mature, physical game in addition to his elite-level skillset, so he won’t look too out of place once the season gets going.

The 6-3 centerman plays a very well-rounded game, always fighting to get possession of the puck in the defensive zone and using his intelligence to anticipate the play well. He’s a powerful yet quick skater with great edges and four-way mobility. With his elite shot, he’s able to beat goalies from range, but he can also find the tape of his teammates just as well. He’s got exceptional hands as well, being able to handle in-tight and through traffic. Simply put, Fantilli is a dangerous offensive threat with the puck and without it, as he’s able to read the defense and attack areas of weakness. This year in the NCAA, he might not have the same dominance as he did in juniors, but in time, he’ll find a way to make a significant impact this season. Evan Pace

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 9.5
NHL Certainty 9.5
Country CAN
Position C
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth October 12, 2004
Height 6‘2”
Weight 188 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2013-2014 Toronto Pro Hockey Brick Invitational6 3 03 0|Playoffs2 0 00
 2017-2018 Draftday Hockey Selects U14 2WSI U149 6 410 -|        
 2018-2019 Toronto Red Wings U16 AAAOHL Cup6 5 27 16|        
  Draftday Selects U15 WSI U159 5 510 10|        
  Toronto Red Wings U16 AAAGTHL U1632 26 1541 32|        
 2019-2020 Toronto Jr. Canadiens U16 AAAGTHL U162 2 13 2|        
  Top Gun/NE Prep 18U AAAEHF 18U Elite2 2 13 2|        
  Kimball Union AcademyUSHS-Prep26 18 1836 0|        
  Canada U16 YOG4 2 13 8|