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Fantasy Summary

An enigmatic, offensive force. Lacks tangible fire away from the puck, but know what to do when he has it.


Observations

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March 2022 – After posting one goal in his lone game in 2021, Arthur Kaliyev is starting to give returns to the Kings and fantasy owners alike. Shooting around 2.5 shots per game, the 20-year-old is showcasing his quick release that makes him dangerous and attractive to the Kings in the 2019 NHL Draft. This gives a glimpse into his upside as a high-volume shooter. He has recently been deployed in the top six playing alongside Phil Danault or Anze Kopitar. With this deployment, there may not be much standing in Kaliyev’s way in becoming a 30-goal scorer sooner rather than later. Sean Crocker

December 2020 – Named to the USA World Junior Team, Kaliyev has played top-line minutes alongside Trevor Zegras and future Kings teammate Alex Turcotte. He is up to three points in the team’s three games played but still leaves us wanting more production considering where he is playing in the lineup. Regardless, Kaliyev still has elite scoring potential and will be a great winger for Turcotte in a Kings uniform down the road. If the OHL does not have a season this year the Kings will have to see if they want to burn a year off his entry-level deal to get him experience in the AHL. Julian Mongillo

June 2020 – Although Kaliyev could not finish the 2019-2020 it did not stop him from earning a three-year entry-level deal with the Kings. The Kings add another top end talent to the teams already long list of highly touted prospe