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Fantasy Summary

Mobile blueliner with good defensive instincts and puck-moving ability. His refined game and skating ability give him potential as a top-four defenseman at the NHL level.


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July 2021 – Peart was selected in the second round, 54th overall by the Minnesota Wild in the 2021 NHL Draft.

July 2021 – Peart tore up the Minnesota high school ranks to the tune of 11 goals and 24 assists in just 18 games but he was unable to make the same offensive impact in the USHL, finishing with just one goal and 14 assists in 24 games for Fargo.

Peart is a strong skater who puts his quick feet to use to generate speed through crossovers. He defends well, using his stick and body positioning to keep attackers at bay while scanning for threats in the defensive zone. Peart is adept at keeping the play to the outside and cutting off lanes in the middle of his own zone. He is strong on puck retrievals, utilizing shoulder checks to identify his options on the breakout before hitting a teammate with a quick and accurate feed. There is a lot to like about Peart’s game and he has all the makings of a modern-day, two-way defender in the NHL. Nick Richard

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