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Fantasy Summary

Dugan is a late bloomer who is big, aggressive and is loaded with raw talent.


Observations

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December 2021 – A prolific USHL scorer in 2017-18 (31G, 35A, 104PIM, in 54 contests) and his following two seasons at Providence College (20G, 71A, 112PIM, in 75 contests), Dugan has evolved into a more disciplined player yet retained his scoring prowess with 11 goals and 25 assists over 41 AHL games these past two campaigns. Now at 23 years-of-age, the Pittsburgh-born power forward displays solid potential as a middle-six, NHL forward in the not-too-distant future. Kevin Wickersham  

 

October 2019 – After a sensational year in his freshman year at Providence College, Dugan has come out of the gates on a blistering pace. In his first two official NCAA games of the season, Dugan has posted six points including two goals. It’s rare in the NCAA to see an underclassman lead the team, but that is exactly what Dugan will be asked to do for the Friars as they make a push for a tournament selection this coming spring. Dugan has bulked up over the summer and is now able to use his size to create space in the offensive zone. He is older than most sophomore players, and it looks as though the extra experience he obtained in the USHL is paying off in dividends to start the 2019-20 season. Mason Black

 

May 2019 – It was another step in a positive direction in terms of the overall development for Dugan. It’s still early in the untraditional path to the NHL, but all signs point to a great fifth round selection in Vegas’ inaugural draft in 2017, especially after his impressive freshman campaign. In his rookie season with Providence, Dugan finished with