Team: Dallas Stars
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Intelligent goal-scoring forward, potential to play in an NHL teams top-six.


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August 2020 – To nobody’s surprise, Robertson was named to the Dallas Stars’ 31-man roster for the playoffs. Although it is somewhat of a surprise that the Texas Stars’ (Dallas’ AHL affiliate team) leading goal scorer has yet to crack the lineup on a team that has only scored seven goals in its first five games of the NHL restart. Robertson still has arguably the highest ceiling of any Dallas prospect and finished the AHL season off with a run of 17 points (including eight goals) in his last 14 games. The wait to see Robertson crack Dallas’ roster on a consistent basis is very close to ending, as he should be a regular in 2020-21. Jordan Lambe


February 2020 – In his first year as a pro, Robertson has been extremely solid. His scoring has seemingly followed him into the professional ranks as he has 21 goals in 51 games already this season. As a rookie, that puts him in the team lead in scoring – something few deemed possible last season. Earlier this month, Robertson made his NHL debut in which he had one point in three games. The Stars can’t be looking for much more out of him as a rookie in the AHL. If his production and goal-scoring continue to follow him, he should be potentially very appealing to potential fantasy owners. Brandon Floyd


March 2019 – The 2018-19 season can be labeled as the coming-out party for Jason Robertson. He leads the OHL in points with 117 and has 48 goals thus far. Due to his incredible season, Robertson earned himself a spot on the United States World Junior roster where he played exceptionally, compiling 7 points in 7 games. Robertson was traded from the Kingston Frontenacs to the Niagara Ice Dogs, where he has since produced at around 2-points-per-game. He has a good shot, and good hockey sense, and isn’t afraid of going to the dirty areas. That being said, Robertson has one main weakness which potentially could be attributed to him falling to Dallas 39th overall – he  isn’t a great skater and has slow feet. He isn’t a major threat to blow past anyone wide, and his lack of acceleration causes him some problems, and oftentimes he has lapses in the defensive zone, creating scoring opportunities for the opposition. His strong hockey sense has allowed for him to mitigate those shortcomings, and he will be expected to be a contributor in Dallas within a few years. Brandon Floyd


2018 – Another solid campaign with Kingston. He maintained his goal scoring pace this year by scoring 41 times in 68 games. Robertson scored 98 goals in his last 163 games including playoffs, where he had 15 in 27games. He was mentioned in many categories for the 2017-2018 OHL coaches poll. Here is a list of some of his nominations:

  • Smartest Player: Second behind Robert Thomas (he finished third in 2016-2017)
  • Most Dangerous in Goal Area: Third behind Owen Tippett and Dmitry Sokolov (he finished secnd in 2016-2017)
  • Best Shot: Third behind Andrei Svechnikov and Owen Tippett
  • Best Shoot-out shooter : Third behind Aaron Luchuk and Adam Thilander (he finished third in 2016-2017)

These nominations are all pointing toward Robertson being a dangerous goal scorer. He doesn’t have much left to prove in the OHL next season and in the event of a strong training camp, he could begin the year with the big club. Under Ken Hitchcock the Stars were not recognized for giving chances to young players, and with the nomination of Jim Montgomery as the team’s new bench boss, he might open some doors for younger players. Robertson is worth tracking in September if you’re in a deep fantasy league that includes rookies. JP Macoul


December 2017 – Robertson has been scorching in the OHL. Certainly what the Stars had in mind when they drafted him with the 39th overall pick in last years draft. He’s one of the OHL’s leading scorers and takes almost five shots a game (leading the league). Robertson is showing signs of becoming a really nice fantasy producer. Matt Kowalski  


July 2017 – Robertson followed up a solid rookie season in Kingston with a breakout performance offensively where he was contributing to nearly half of the teams total goal scoring production. Robertson posted 42 goals and 81 points as a man on an island after the Fronts lost several key players from the previous season via graduation to pro ranks and trade. Robertson is a goal scoring winger with a lethal shot. He is deadly accurate, has a very quick release and can score greasy goals from in close with solid hand-eye coordination as well as relying on his shot from longer range. The knock on his game is his skating, it is choppy and lacks an explosive first step. However, he compensates for this well at the junior level by relying on his above average hockey sense. His anticipation of where the play will develop allows him to stay in the play despite his skating shortcoming. Skating can be improved with coaching and training. His hockey sense is evident in the offensive zone in particular as he has an uncanny ability to jump into open ice precisely as the puck arrives for a scoring chance. Robertson also has good size and uses it well to control and protect the puck. He needs to create more space for himself by being more aggressive. Peter Harling

Fantasy Upside 8.3
NHL Certainty 7.5
Country USA
Position LW
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth July 22, 1999
Height 6‘2”
Weight 192 lbs
Drafted 2017 Round 2; Overall: 39


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2008-2009 Western Selects Brick Invitational5 3 36 0|Playoffs1 0 00
 2011-2012 Detroit Compuware QC Int PW3 1 12 0|        
 2012-2013 Little Caesars 13U AAAHPHL 13U20 16 723 6|        
 2013-2014 Detroit Kings 15U AAA15U AAA51 40 4787 6|        
 2014-2015 Don Mills Flyers U16 AAAGTHL U1662 28 3361 14|        
  Don Mills Flyers U16 AAAOHL Cup7 2 35 2|        
 2015-2016 Kingston FrontenacsOHL54 18 1432 6|Playoffs4 1 12
 2016-2017 Kingston FrontenacsOHL68 42 3981 29|Playoffs11 5 1318
 2017-2018 Kingston FrontenacsOHL68 41 4687 36|Playoffs16 10 818
 2018-2019 Kingston FrontenacsOHL24 23 1538 18|        
  Niagara IceDogsOHL38 25 5479 24|Playoffs10 7 310 11 
  USA U20WJC-207 1 67 4|        
 2019-2020 Dallas StarsNHL3 0 11 0|        
  Texas StarsAHL60 25 2247 28|        
 2020-2021 Texas StarsAHL- - -- -|