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Fantasy Summary

Hardworking two-way forward who distributes the puck efficiently. Has potential as a middle-six NHL forward.


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May 2022 – Spicer had a solid season on a star-studded NTDP squad, tallying 20 goals and 19 assists through 58 games while playing a middle-six role for most of the season. He would add five points through six games at the U18 World Championships as he helped Team USA finish with a silver medal. He is set to begin his collegiate career at the University of Minnesota-Duluth in the fall of 2022.

Spicer plays an energetic, yet responsible two-way game. Despite his small stature, he competes hard and gets into the dirty areas around the opposing net. He shows good vision with the ability to make quick decisions in the offensive zone and though he may not be the flashiest playmaker, he consistently makes the smart read to string plays together and sustain possessions for his team. He will probably never be the main offensive driver on his line but he has the hockey IQ to be a strong complementary piece alongside skilled players. Away from the puck, Spicer shows a strong awareness of his defensive responsibilities and he has shown that he can frustrate the opposition with his speed and effort level. He gets into passing lanes, is a willing shot blocker, and he supports his defencemen in puck battles down low. Though his offensive upside may be limited, there is enough there when you combine it with his tenacity and well-rounded game that he should draw interest in the middle rounds of the 2022 NHL Draft. Nick Richard

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 6.5
NHL Certainty 6.5
Country USA
Position C
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth June 13, 2004
Height 5‘10”
Weight 174 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2017-2018 Grand Forks Bantam AA14U AA50 34 4478 20|        
 2018-2019 MN North Dakota 15U AAAMNBEL 14U12 15 823 -|        
  Grand Forks Central HighUSHS-ND25 14 1125 12|        
  Minnesota Blades Selects U15WSI U157 0 44 2|        
 2019-2020 Team Forest USA-S154 1 01 0|        
  Honeybaked 15U AAAHPHL 15U14 8 1321 8|        
  Honeybaked 15U AAA15U AAA63 51 118169 -|        
 2020-2021 U.S. National U17 TeamUSDP29 4 48 12|        
  USNTDP JuniorsUSHL20 2 24 8|