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Fantasy Summary

A power-forward with an intriguing offensive toolkit.


Observations

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July 2022 – Gardner, 18, was selected 112th overall by the Vancouver Canucks. He posted an impressive 83 points (45-38-83) in his 2021-22 High School campaign and enjoyed quick stints in the USHL (14 games). With such a large frame, he has been able to overpower his opponents thus far, protecting the puck well and producing chances by driving hard to the net. He is strong in puck battles and dominates board play. He compliments this power with a fair offensive toolkit. Gardner will head to Chilliwack, where he is slated to skate with the Chiefs as he graduates to the BCHL level. While he is considered somewhat of a project, he carries intriguing elements which could translate into a bottom-six, power forward down the line. Peripherals, anyone? Dave Hall

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 5.5
NHL Certainty 5.0
Country CAN
Position C
Roster Type Junior
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth January 18, 2004
Height 6‘4”
Weight 201 lbs
Drafted 2022 Round 4; Overall: 112

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2013-2014 BC Junior CanucksBrick Invitational6 8 210 0|        
 2017-2018 Winnipeg Monarchs U14 AAAWAAA U1430 21 2445 4|Playoffs9 3 36
  Winnipeg Monarchs U15 AAAWAAA U153 0 00 2|        
 2018-2019 Rink Hockey Academy Winnipeg U15CSSHL U1529 10 1727 10|Playoffs3 0 11
 2019-2020 Rink Hockey Academy Winnipeg U16CSSHL U1636 34 2559 26|Playoffs2 0 22
 2020-2021 Omaha LancersUSHL25 1 34 16|Playoffs1 0 00
 2021-2022 Warroad HighUSHS-MN30 45 3883 18|        
  Omaha LancersUSHL7 2 02 17|        
  Tri-City StormUSHL7 1 12 17|        
 2022-2023