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Fantasy Summary

Goal-scoring winger with top-six upside. Additional value in leagues that count shots on goal


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June 2022 – Despite a very solid showing in the AHL last season (18-16-34 in 37 games), Mascherin chose to play in the SHL this season, and could very well stay there if Dallas doesn’t re-sign him. They hold his rights, but sitting stagnant as an RFA, it’s unlikely Mascherin will be back in the NHL any time soon, and even less likely it’s with the Dallas Stars. Aaron Itovitch
March 4th, 2021 – Adam Mascherin taking on a larger role with Texas. Mascherin is up to nine points in his first seven games of the season, tallying four goals and five assists. Mascherin has earned a spot on the top powerplay and has been getting a noticeable amount of offensive zone starts. Mascherin is in his third season with Texas and has posted a 0.52 points per game pace through his first 105 games in the American League. Seeing him producing at an above point per game pace when given more responsibility is an encouraging sight for the 22-year-old. Mascherin has the playmaking ability that made him a 100 point player and a 1.14 point per game player through his 259 games in Kitchener. Mike Kosciesza

April 2019 – After re-entering the NHL draft, Mascherin was selected in the fourth round, 100th overall, by the Dallas Stars. He has played the entire 2018-2019 season with the Texas Stars and has appeared in 70 games thus far. It has been a fairly strong season for him as he currently ranks 10th in rookie scoring. He has 18 goals and 42 points in 70 games for the Stars. He is also tied for fifth among rookies in goals. He is an extremely prolific scorer with high-end offensive abilities. In his final two seasons in Kitchener, he recorded 186 points in 132 games. Also, he has a strong, accurate shot and has a good sense in the offensive zone. Along with his heavy shot, he is also a creative playmaker who is able to make strong, accurate passes with his excellent vision. His only potential fault could be his skating. His stride isn’t great and is a bit choppy; however, he has improved his skating plenty over the season. That being said, his skating should not limit his impact in the NHL whatsoever. Although he is smaller at 5-foot-10, he is strong and sturdy at 205 pounds. This makes him difficult to get off the puck which adds to his offensive potential. He isn’t afraid to get involved in the game physically and can be quite feisty. Mascherin has the potential to play in the Stars’ top-six, which is greatly needed as they lack depth. With a season or two more of development, Mascherin will be ready to make an impact on the Stars roster. Brandon Floyd

June 2018 – The Florida Panthers have failed to get Mascherin signed before the June first deadline which means the 38th overall selection from the 2016 NHL Entry Draft will re-enter the draft and will be available in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The Panthers were apparently shopping Mascherin’s rights for a third-round draft pick but couldn’t find a trade partner which means they ended up losing his rights for nothing.  Jokke Nevalainen

March 2018 – Adam Mascherin has informed the Panthers that he won’t sign with them. The Panthers are likely going to trade his rights now so that they don’t lose him for nothing but they’re unlikely to receive a great return. Jokke Nevalainen

March 2018 – In the Western Conference side of annual OHL Coaches Poll, Mascherin won the Best Shot vote, and he also finished second in the Hardest Shot and Most Dangerous in the Goal Area categories. Jokke Nevalainen

January 2018 – Mascherin started the season scoring 15 points in 18 games which was a slow start by his standards but since then he has scored 44 points in his last 27 games. Mascherin’s 30 goals is third best in the league while his 59 points has him fifth in the league. Mascherin has also fired 187 shots on goal which is fourth best in the league and equals to 4.2 shots per game. Mascherin has a 14 point lead over the second best player on his team, so he’s not getting much help from them either. Jokke Nevalainen

May 2017 – Mascherin proved to be the offensive catalyst in Kitchener this season as he posted 35 goals and 100 points in 65 games, good for third in OHL scoring. Mascherin was an offensive force every time he was on the ice while showcasing his outstanding shot and speed. Although not the tallest player on the ice, Mascherin has the strength and work ethic to win battles against any opponent. Despite his goal production remaining stagnant over the past two years, Mascherin demonstrated his ability to become a better-rounded offensive player this year. He sees the ice very well, while also taking every opportunity he can to shoot the puck. With undersized players seeing more and more success in today’s NHL, look for Mascherin to play a key part in Florida’s offence looking forward. Joel Gluss

December 2016- Mascherin is having an excellent first half of the OHL season with the Kitchener Rangers. Currently at just under a two-points-per-game pace with 49 points in 29 games played, he is top four in OHL scoring. Noticeable parts of the game include ability to generate speed off the rush, takeaways in the defensive zone, accurate shot and excellent puck handling ability to get by defenders. Mascherin sees first unit powerplay time with the Rangers. Chris Crawford

July 2016 – Mascherin was drafted slightly, to quite higher than a lot of the independant scouting agencies projected. The Florida Panthers see a sniper who can produce goals at the NHL level in the near future. His weight was a concern but his performance at the scouting combine eased some of those concerns as he came in a few pounds lighter. In a fantasy draft, I would consider ranking Mascherin even higher as a later first round option. Peter Harling

March 2016 – At 5’10” it is easy to dismiss Mascherin as a “small player” and that is not entirely accurate. Yes he is short by pro hockey standards, but he is not small. He is 205 pounds and strong as an ox. He is built like a fire hydrant and has excellent skating ability. He has explosive acceleration and a high end top gear. Mascherin has a deadly shot, hard, quick and accurate and controls the puck well at top speed. His game is reminiscent of Phil Kessel, but stronger and not yet quite as gifted offensively. Peter Harling

Fantasy Upside 4.5
NHL Certainty 3.0
Country CAN
Position LW
Roster Type Minors
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth June 6, 1998
Height 5‘10”
Weight 205 lbs
Drafted 2018 Round 4; Overall: 100


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2012-2013 Toronto Jr. Canadiens U15 AAAGTHL U1571 94 91185 -|        
  Toronto Jr. Canadiens U16 AAAGTHL U16- - -- -|        
 2013-2014 Vaughan Kings U16 AAAGTHL U1633 40 3070 26|Playoffs11 4 1216 20 
  Vaughan Kings U16 AAAOHL Cup5 4 37 10|        
  Vaughan Kings U16 AAAU16 AAA61 67 62129 -|        
  Vaughan Kings U18 AAAGTHL U184 3 25 0|Playoffs3 4 15
  Team GTHL Red OGC-165 3 36 0|        
  Georgetown RaidersOJHL5 5 712 0|Playoffs11 6 28
 2014-2015 Kitchener RangersOHL62 12 1729 18|Playoffs6 1 12
  Team Gold U17-Dev3 2 13 2|        
  Canada Red U17WHC-175 2 13 4|        
 2015-2016 Kitchener RangersOHL65 35 4681 16|Playoffs9 6 612
  Team Red U18-Dev3 0 33 0|        
 2016-2017 Kitchener RangersOHL65 35 65100 20|Playoffs5 1 34
  OHL All-StarsJr Super Series2 1 01 0|        
 2017-2018 Kitchener RangersOHL67 40 4686 20|Playoffs19 9 1524 16 
  OHL All-StarsJr Super Series1 1 01 0|        
 2018-2019 Texas StarsAHL75 18 2644 30|        
 2019-2020 Texas StarsAHL30 4 711 21|        
 2020-2021 Texas StarsAHL37 18 1634 14|        
 2021-2022 Skellefteå AIKSHL15 7 18 27|        
  Skellefteå AIKChampions HL5 2 57 0|        
 2022-2023 Skellefteå AIKSHL16 0 11 4|