image courtesy of MileHighHockey

Fantasy Summary

Skilled centerman yet to develop into any particular specialty


Observations

Click to Expand

August 2020 – At the conclusion of the shortened 2019-20 season, the Avalanche terminated Shvyrev’s contract. The 22-year-old has signed a two-year KHL deal where he can hopefully find some ice time and opportunity to put his energy to better use. He has the skills to be a useful forward, but he was unable to click in a bottom-six role and didn’t score consistently enough to fill a top-six role. Hayden Soboleski

 

January 2020 – The good news: Shvyrev has already matched last season’s goal total of 6, halfway through the campaign. The bad news: his scoring pace is still disappointingly low (8 points in 32 games), and he is spending most of his time on the fourth line. He needs to earn consistent ice time to develop fantasy value to match his skillset, until then, he doesn’t shoot much, he doesn’t hit much, and he doesn’t take penalties, so it’s hard to justify owning him in any fantasy formats. Hayden Soboleski

 

September 2019 – Shvyrev has been assigned to the AHL Eagles for the 2019-20 season. he showed flashes of offense in 2018-19, and can build upon that if he earns a full-time roster spot this season. He is a darkhorse prospect with real upside if he can manage this. Hayden Soboleski

 

June 2019 – Shvyrev was named “Class Clown” of the 2018-19 AHL Eagles. It’s good to know he kept his spirits up and was enjoyed by his teammates despite being a regular healthy scratch by the end of the year. Hayden Soboleski

April 2019 – The Eagles were not