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Fantasy Summary

All around defenseman with offensive upside.


Observations

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March 2020 – Coghlan was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2017. He is a 22-year old right handed defenseman playing for the AHL Chicago Wolves. He is more of a finesse player who I see as someone not taking advantage of his size. He has above average skills, skating, and quarterbacks the power play, but does not possess the skills to break down the penalty kill in order to enter the zone. The Wolves do not use the drop pass breakout on the power play and rely on multiple passing or a dump in retrieval style to enter the zone. One set up in the zone, Coghlan is solid. He has good vision, a quick release and anticipates well. he will likely be shuttling back and forth from AHL to NHL in the future. Danny McGillicuddy

 

January 2018 – After being passed over in his first two draft-eligible seasons Dylan Coghlan signed a three-year entry-level agreement with the Golden Knights. After impressing in their summer development camp, and then again in Vegas’ training camp, he was rewarded with an NHL contract. Since that time Coghlan has rounded out to become a legitimate NHL prospect with offensive upside. Over his four-year tenor in the WHL he has consistently improved his point totals and is flirting with a point-per-game average on Tri-City Americans back end. With the recent acquisition of Jake Bean at the trade deadline the Americans now boast one of the most formidable defensive corps in the WHL, which will almost certainly diminish Coghlan’s powerplay time so one should expect his point totals to drop slightly. Mason Black

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 7.0
NHL Certainty 6.0
Country CAN
Position D
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth February 19, 1998
Height 6‘2”
Weight 190 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2011-2012 Nanaimo Clippers Bantam A1VIBHL38 6 1016 6|        
 2012-2013 Nanaimo Clippers Bantam A1VIBHL34 18 2240 72|        
  BCMML Wild 1U16 Cup4 0 22 2|        
 2013-2014 Team British Columbia WCCC-164 0 00 4|        
  North Island Silvertips U18 AAABC U1839 2 1719 52|        
  Nanaimo ClippersBCHL2 0 00 0|        
 2014-2015 Tri-City AmericansWHL55 2 35 16|Playoffs4 1 23
 2015-2016 Tri-City AmericansWHL70 4 2024 39|        
 2016-2017 Tri-City AmericansWHL71 15 3853 26|Playoffs4 0 11
 2017-2018 Tri-City AmericansWHL69 17 4663 65|Playoffs14 3 1114 12 
 2018-2019 Chicago WolvesAHL66 15 2540 22|Playoffs7 0 22
 2019-2020 Chicago WolvesAHL60 11 1324 14|        

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