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Fantasy Summary

Priskie has skills and skating to succeed but there hasn’t been large improvements to his game statistically.


Observations

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April 2020 – Priskie made a very successful transition to pro hockey after starring in the NCAA circuit where he was team captain. As great as his rookie AHL season has been, the intelligent puck-mover is buried behind several quality offensive defensemen in Florida’s system and will have to do more, at both ends of the ice, to stand out and force the matter. Getting four points in five games with Springfield is a nice start, but he’s 24 now and his window is already starting to close. – Dobber

March 2020 – Priskie could be a fun fantasy option in the not-so-distant future, who could play a consistent role in Florida’s defensive depth. Keith Fries

February 2020 – Priskie has been traded from Carolina to Florida in the Vincent Trocheck trade.  Jokke Nevalainen

March 2019 – Priskie was suspended two games earlier in March for kicking a player, which is a blotch on his impressive resume this season. Currently he is up to 39 points in 34 games as he has exploded past his previous three seasons of 25, 26 and 26 points. Priskie is playing so well that if he does not sign with the Caps he will be highly sought after when he because a freeagent. Pat Quinn

January 2019 – Priskie has been nominated for the Hobey Baker award along with the likes of Adam Fox, Taro Hirose, Quinn Hughes, K’Andre Miller, and Josh Norris. He has a decent chance to win but with a field of 25 players, who knows. Pat Quinn

September 2018 – Priskie will head back to the Quinnipiac University for his fourth and final season where he will again serve as Captain. Hopefully he can pass the 26 point threshold as he really should be able to control play in every game. The biggest question is if the Capitals can sign him at the end of the year as they have tremendous depth on defense, and they have the top five locked up for at least two more seasons after this one. Pat Quinn

May 2018 – Priskie has been a good defenseman in the NCAA for Quinnipac, first being named to the ECAC hockey all-rookie team in 2016 and then being named to the ECAC hockey third team in 2017. Priskie has held similar point totals for three straight seasons in the NCAA with points of 26, 26, and 25, while playing slightly less games each season due to random injuries. He was named captain for the 2017-18 season and finished third in team scoring. For a sixth round pick Priskie has been impressive in his development and may have a future in the professional leagues. Pat Quinn

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 6.0
NHL Certainty 6.3
Country USA
Position D
Roster Type Minors
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth March 19, 1996
Height 6‘0”
Weight 192 lbs
Drafted 2016 Round 6; Overall: 177

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2011-2012 Selects Academy 16U AAA16U AAA- - -- -|        
  Selects Academy 15U WSI U157 2 24 6|        
 2012-2013 Selects Academy 16U AAA16U AAA- - -- -|        
 2013-2014 Selects Academy 18U AAAUSPHL 18U24 8 1826 18|Playoffs3 2 13
  Fargo ForceUSHL3 0 11 0|        
 2014-2015 Salmon Arm SilverbacksBCHL57 6 1420 18|        
 2015-2016 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA43 4 2226 2|        
 2016-2017 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA38 7 1926 16|        
 2017-2018 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA37 11 1425 10|        
 2018-2019 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA36 17 2239 23|        
 2019-2020 Charlotte CheckersAHL52 6 2531 22|        
  Springfield ThunderbirdsAHL5 2 24 2|        

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