Team: Dallas Stars
Courtesy of The Hockey News

Fantasy Summary

A large impactful forward, Arcuri is an effective playmaking forward, while being responsible defensively. He excels in making long accurate passes; however, he is developing an intriguing goal-scoring touch. His size is ideal for a center, although he has issues using it to his advantage.


Observations

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June 2022 – Slipping significantly in the draft, all the way to the sixth round, Arcuri looks like another slam dunk by the Dallas Stars. During the pandemic, he showed that his skill set could transition into a men’s league, leading the AlpsHL’s Steel Wings Linz in points (15) over an 18-game span. In the OHL with the Kingston Frontenacs this season, he excelled far beyond expectations, coming 5th in scoring with 74 points, only slightly behind players such as 2022 top prospect Shane Wright. However, in the ongoing OHL playoffs, Arcuri leads his team in points (19) by a big margin, proving his efficacy in important moments. His plus-11 rating, tied for first on his team with 2022-eligible Paul Ludwinski, equally shows how much his game has elevated in these playoffs, being a driving force whenever he is on the ice. Playing on an incredibly effective line right now with Wright and Ludwinski, Arcuri is equally showing he can produce well on the wing, especially with an elite player like Wright as support.

For such a recent late-round pick, Arcuri has a very complete game. Despite