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A smart and reliable defender with strong skating skills but a limited offensive ceiling.


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May 2018 – Chatfield wrapped up his season with two goals and seven points in 60 AHL contests. His role increased as the season wore on and he demonstrated strong defensive ability and good mobility at the professional level. One of the few right-shot defenders in the Canucks pipeline and turning 22 this off-season, the former Windsor Spitfire may be closer to the NHL ranks than some give him credit. Cam Robinson

 

February 2018 – Chatfield has had a successful first season in professional hockey. He’s been a steady player on the back end for Utica despite being a youngster. While his counting stats remain muted – just five helpers in 42 AHL contests, his game lends itself well to the defensive end of the rink. The Canucks’ pipeline is lacking depth on their right side so Chatfield may be closer to the NHL then some other prospects. Just don’t expect much more than filling niche categories in the fantasy landscape. Cam Robinson

 

June 2017 – The 21-year-old defender is something of a late bloomer. He’s steadily improved his game and added some much-needed maturity both on and off the ice. His junior career culminated with a Memorial Cup Championship with the Windsor Spitfires this spring. Chatfield, the co-captain of the club, was instrumental at both ends of the rink for the host team and looks like a shrewd free agent signing by GM, Jim Benning. Chatfield possesses good speed, solid positioning and enjoys engaging physically despite not being overly large for his position.  Cam Robinson    

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 5.0
NHL Certainty 7.0
Country USA
Position D
Roster Type Minors
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth May 15, 1996
Height 6‘1”
Weight 187 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2009-2010 Compuware 13U AAAT1EHL 13U31 5 712 30|        
 2010-2011 Compuware 14U AAAT1EHL 14U31 6 1218 22|        
 2011-2012 Oakland Jr. Grizzlies 16U AAAT1EHL 16U39 1 89 41|        
 2012-2013 Belle Tire 18U AAAT1EHL 18U40 3 1821 18|        
 2013-2014 Belle Tire 18U AAAT1EHL 18U37 11 1526 40|        
 2014-2015 Windsor SpitfiresOHL60 1 2021 35|        
 2015-2016 Windsor SpitfiresOHL68 10 2737 45|Playoffs5 2 02
 2016-2017 Windsor SpitfiresOHL61 8 2028 56|Playoffs7 0 22
  Windsor SpitfiresM-Cup4 0 00 6|        
 2017-2018 Utica CometsAHL60 2 57 26|Playoffs5 0 11
 2018-2019 Utica CometsAHL34 0 66 15|        
 2019-2020 Utica CometsAHL48 0 44 16|        

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