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Middle-six playmaking forward.


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June 2023 – Koumontzis is officially finished playing at Arizona State and is going to pursue pro hockey. He had an interesting year this past season playing defence and forward at Arizona State. At forward (his main position), he was underwhelming and wasn’t as productive as a fifth-year player is expected to be. His best year at Arizona State was his freshman year, where he was flourishing with offensive upside. Now that Arizona State is officially in the background for him, Koumontzis made the decision to go and play for the Idaho Steelheads inside the ECHL. The future for Koumontzis is unknown, although his playing some professional hockey games is a good sign for him, and it lets people know he is serious about hockey. Carson Klein

March 2023 – Koumontzis is in his final year at Arizona State, and it is going okay, though he has really lacked his offensive touch at Arizona State. He is currently 7 th on the team in points and has some serious competitive spirt that he brings to each team. He is on pace to surpass his point totals in a single season which is great, but as someone who is turning twenty-three years old, his point totals should be better and especially someone that has been in the league the past 5 years. His defensive play as well is nothing special and is really lacking overall. One thing very unusual for a senior player is someone learning to play a bit of defence as well as Loumontzis has been transitioning between playing defence and left wing this year for Arizona. For the games he has played defence he actually hasn’t looked bad, this is a very interesting thing especially inside a senior’s season which will be his last season at Arizona. -Carson Klein


May 2022 – Koumontzis will be back for his fifth and final season with Arizona State University as the NCAA offered current athletes a 5th year of eligibility, if they wanted, due to COVID cancellations.  In 2020-2021 and 2021-2022, Koumontzis scored 10 and 11 points playing in 22 and 23 games respectively per season. A lot more was expected from him as his stock dropped thanks to injuries. He has had a hard time staying healthy his entire career, and will most likely need to have a big year to earn a contract with the Flames or any other NHL organization. Chris Fekete/Pat Quinn


Oct 2020 – A prospect who had moved onto a Top-10 Flames prospect list at the beginning of 2019-20 had some hard times at Arizona State. His north-south game shone quite a bit but some of the more finesse and finite parts of the game still need improvement. He production stagnated moving into 2020. He will be a player to watch next year to see if he can match the talent level showed at prospect camp 2019. – Joel Henderson


Jan 2020 – Really has been a tough stretch for Koumontzis. He hasn’t registered a point since a two-point effort on Nov 9th. That means it’s been 11 games without a point including what looks to be a healthy scratch on Dec 29th. He was moved to C for a period of time so that change doesn’t seem to have helped him at all in the short term. Joel Henderson


Dec 2019 – After shifting the lines, Koumontzis will player centre on the second line for Arizona State. He has played quite a bit of LW at Arizona and has learned to be streaky up the wing and improve his board play. He had 20 points in 35 gams last season and currently sits with five points in nine games. This adjustment back to playing C could help his skillset down the line. It will give him more space in the middle of the ice and hopefully increase his playmaking opportunities. Joel Henderson


July 2019 – The Calgary Flames drafted the speedy, smart forward out of Edina High in the fourth round of 2018. He received a nomination for the Mr. Hockey award in Minnesota and had committed to the program at Arizona State University. This program doesn’t necessarily have a great track record of developing NHL talent but ASU managed to make the NCAA tournament for the first time and Koumontzis was a large part of that; finishing sixth in team scoring. At the Flames development camp, GM Treliving commented about how he was one of the most improved players from camp in 2018. He was also recently added to the USA Summer Showcase after injuries to a couple players.

Koumontzis is a versatile, fast, talented forward who prides himself by his playmaking abilities and his work ethic. He loves to be the first in on the forecheck and has the speed to create havoc for defenders. Instead of throwing his body on the line in the offensive end, he would rather apply pressure by taking away time and space and then using good position on defenders to create for teammates. You could find him playing LW the majority of the time but has suited up at centre for some games, as well as on the second PP and PK. He is very defensively responsible and can be a one man breakout if needed. From defensive end to offensive end, you can guarantee he will beat whoever his shadowing him one-on-one. From a fantasy perspective, he has enough speed and ability to be dangerous in multiple roles on a team. A fast rising prospect in the Flames system. Joel Henderson



Fantasy Upside 5.0
NHL Certainty 3.0
Country USA
Position LW
Roster Type Minors
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth March 24, 2000
Height 5‘10”
Weight 185 lbs
Drafted 2018 Round 4; Overall: 108


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2014-2015 Edina Bantam AA14U AA- - -- -|        
 2015-2016 Team Gold USA-S155 1 34 -|        
  Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 16U AAAT1EHL 16U32 15 1429 48|Playoffs4 2 13 12 
 2016-2017 Team Royal USA-S165 3 25 -|        
  Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 16U AAAT1EHL 16U11 2 79 14|Playoffs4 1 23
 2017-2018 Edina HighUSHS-MN24 20 2141 23|Playoffs6 2 68
  Team MPLS Magazine UMHSEHL21 16 3349 29|Playoffs3 2 24
  Team TDS TransportationUMHSEHL1 0 00 4|        
  Green Bay GamblersUSHL1 0 00 0|        
 2018-2019 Arizona State Univ. NCAA35 4 1620 36|        
 2019-2020 Arizona State Univ. NCAA25 3 58 21|        
 2020-2021 Arizona State Univ. NCAA22 4 610 14|        
 2021-2022 Arizona State Univ. NCAA23 4 711 18|        
 2022-2023 Arizona State Univ. NCAA37 7 1118 29|        
  Idaho SteelheadsECHL10 0 55 2|Playoffs3 0 00
 2023-2024 Idaho SteelheadsECHL47 9 1019 36|Playoffs5 0 11