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Fantasy Summary

Blichfeld is a long shot to make the NHL but does possess top six upside.


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May 2022 – Blichfeld had another successful season in the AHL, leading his team in goals with 24. However, he didn’t earn a call up to the Sharks roster. Despite being among the Barracuda’s top point producers the past three seasons, he hasn’t received more than a handful of games at the NHL level. In a post season interview by NBC Sports contributor Sheng Peng, Barracuda head coach Roy Sommer was asked why Blichfeld didn’t get more of an NHL look and the following was his response.

“Probably because he’s kind of one-dimensional. He didn’t play like a plus-player. I think he was like minus-40 something. He’s a shooter, there’s no doubt about that. He can score goals. He led our team in goals. But there were other parts of his game that didn’t improve.” 
There were once very high hopes for Blichfeld however as a pending RFA this season, it remains to be seen if his is still in the Sharks long term plans. He still shows flashes of offensive potential however he is being passed by numerous other prospects on the pecking order. Donesh Mazloum

May 2021 – Blichfeld’s 2021 season was a success in many regards, as the sophomore continues to give the Sharks hope for the future. Despite only suiting up for 25 AHL games this season, Blichfeld holds the team lead in goals (12) and points (22) respectively. His solid play earned him a brief stint in the NHL where he scored his first big league goal, as well as a two game suspensio