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Fantasy Summary

Massive center with a heavy release and a physical game. Plays with an edge. Hockey sense and handling skill need work, but has safe upside as a unique third-liner.


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April 2024 – Letourneau is a simple, puck controlling center with just enough soft skill in his passing and shot to be a threat of his own. The PHC has been a bit disingenuous to his offensive upside, but there’s still reason to believe there’s a good offensive player here. Letourneau has a great understanding of positioning his body in transition to protect the puck and is able to find lanes other’s can’t by just muscling people. I am a little concerned he’s reliant on his size as Letourneau doesn’t seem to have an answer to strong defenders who plant their feet and challenge him head on. I don’t know if he’s a reliable puck carrier at higher levels either, due to his very floaty stride, Letourneau may find himself struggling against backcheckers in the future and he doesn’t yet have the mobility to react and get himself second chances like others his size do. Letourneau’s strength comes from playing simple, mistake-free hockey, and at his size that’s enough to warrant a tangible NHL future; I’d just bet it’s in a more limited role. To play the comparison game, I see a lot of Nick Bjugstad in Letourneau. I imagine for Dean to see success, he will need to take a lot of the same cues in his development. David Saad

April Ranking: 63rd

Fantasy Upside 6.5
NHL Certainty 7.5
Country CAN
Position C
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth February 21, 2006
Height 6‘7”
Weight 209 lbs
Drafted No


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 2015-2016 Toronto BulldogsBrick Invitational6 3 14 0|Playoffs2 0 00
 2017-2018 East Coast Selects O U12WSI U129 4 04 -|        
 2018-2019 Ottawa Valley Titans U14 AAAHEO U146 1 01 2|        
 2019-2020 Ottawa Valley Titans U14 AAAHEO U1428 13 1730 20|Playoffs4 1 12
  Ottawa Valley Titans U15 AAAHEO U152 2 24 4|        
 2021-2022 Renfrew Wolves U18 AAAHEO U1832 18 1735 12|Playoffs5 3 03
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  St. Andrew's College PHC14 7 613 4|Playoffs3 0 33
 2023-2024 St. Andrew's College PHC14 14 1125 6|Playoffs3 3 58
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  Sioux Falls StampedeUSHL2 0 00 2|        
 2025-2026 Boston CollegeNCAA- - -- -|