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Fantasy Summary

Reliable two-way defender who moves the puck efficiently. Has potential as a bottom-of-the-lineup NHL defenseman.


Observations

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June 2022 – Furlong put up solid numbers and played a big role for the Mooseheads this season, finishing with four goals and 38 assists in 67 games. He has good mobility on the back end and can quickly turn a loose puck retrieval into a slip pass to a supporting forward or protect it along the wall to wait for help. His skill doesn’t stand out but he can shake the first layer and start the rush with a clean first pass or by skating it out of his own zone. In the offensive zone, he isn’t flashy but he will jump into the play when he sees an opening and he facilitates from the point with composure. Furlong plays a solid defensive game, utilizing good footwork and an active stick to deter oncoming attackers off the rush, and he rarely overextends himself in defensive zone coverage. A smooth skater who can do a little bit of everything on the back end but doesn’t excel in any one area, he likely tops out as a two-way third-pairing defenseman but he has a good chance of reaching that ceiling. Nick Richard

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 6.0
NHL Certainty 6.5
Country CAN
Position D
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth March 4, 2004
Height 6‘1”
Weight 190 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2017-2018 Halifax Gulls U15NSU15MHL31 3 2023 6|Playoffs2 0 00
  Team Nova Scotia U14 (ACC)ACC-U145 2 13 6|        
 2018-2019 Halifax Gulls U15NSU15MHL33 5 3843 4|Playoffs8 2 46
  Team Nova Scotia U15 (ACC)ACC-U154 0 22 2|        
  All American Prospects U15WSI U155 1 01 2|        
 2019-2020 Rhode Island Saints 15U AAABEAST 15U5 0 22 0|Playoffs2 0 11
  Mount St. Charles Acad 15U AAA15U AAA56 7 3744 -|        
 2020-2021 Halifax MooseheadsQMJHL37 1 910 6|        
 2021-2022 Halifax MooseheadsQMJHL67 4 3842 16|Playoffs5 0 4