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Fantasy Summary

Carrier projects as a puck-moving, offensive defenseman with a top-four upside.


Observations

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March 2022 – If there is a list of underrated defensemen in the NHL right now, Alexandre Carrier would be near the top. In his first full NHL season, Carrier has become a staple in the Predators’ top-four, averaging the third-most minutes per game with 20:44. Although seen as a solid puck mover, his strength remains his defending. Fantasy-wise, Carrier is only worth a roster spot in deep bangers leagues as his shot-blocking numbers are reasonably high. For his current age and playing style, 35 to 40 points seem like a reasonable offensive ceiling for Carrier within the next few seasons. Curtis Rines

April 2021 – Carrier is seeing a steady dose of play on the big club this season. He is making a strong impression in his first full-time stint with the Predators. Seeing upwards of 20 plus minutes a game on several occasions, Carrier has shown a nice balance of defensive dependability and hasn’t been shy to power through a heavy shot count on net. It’s early in his NHL career, but Carrier has the potential to be a staple piece on the Nashville defense and a reasonable option in multi-category fantasy formats. Nicholas Kawka

July 2020 – Carrier has been named to the Nashville roster when the NHL resumes in August.  Fresh off signing his contract with Nashville, his upcoming play will be the first viewing of what is to come for Carrier. Nicholas Kawka

April 2020 – After a great steady season of development, Carrier has signed a 3