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Fantasy Summary

Large-bodied, goal-scoring winger who drives the net and works the boards well. Needs to work on his quickness and two-way game to cement his middle-six upside.


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July 2022 – The Seattle Kraken have selected Nyman in the second round of the 2022 NHL Draft, 49th overall. Nick Richard

May 2022 – Nyman had a successful draft-year campaign in Finland, spending most of his time on loan with Koovee in the Finnish second division. He scored 18 goals and added 17 assists for 35 points in 34 games with the Mestis club, and earned an assist in 10 games of Liiga competition with Ilves.

A massive and strong winger, Nyman loves to shoot the puck — to a fault. He regularly takes six or more shots a game, and usually shoots it on net whenever he has a look. He protects the puck very well, works the boards decently using his 6-foot-3 frame and massive reach to keep opponents to the outside as he shimmies the puck to his teammates. He has a heavy shot due to a strong upper body, but his release is readable. His hands for a big man are impressive, and he can navigate tight spaces very well. He’ll need to work on his first two steps and his top speed to make sure he reaches his middle-six ceiling, but the prospect could end up scoring 20 or more goals at the NHL level. Hadi Kalakeche

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 7.5
NHL Certainty 7.5
Country FIN
Position LW
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth July 30, 2004
Height 6‘3”
Weight 216 lbs
Drafted 2022 Round 2; Overall: 49

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2017-2018 Ilves U16U16 SM-sarja2 0 00 0|        
 2018-2019 Ilves U16U16 SM-sarja Q27 22 2446 18|        
  Ilves U16U16 SM-sarja11 9 1120 2|Playoffs4 4 15
 2019-2020 Finland U16 YOG4 0 22 2|        
  Ilves U16U16 SM-sarja2 3 25 2|        
  Ilves U18U18 SM-sarja40 19 2140 28|        
  Ilves U20U20 SM-sarja1 0 00 0|        
  Finland U16 (all)International-Jr14 5 914 4|        
 2020-2021 Ilves U20U20 SM-sarja36 10 1323 8|