Joseph Duszak

Toronto Maple Leafs
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Fantasy Summary

High-risk high-reward offensive defenseman


Attributes
Fantasy Upside 6.5
NHL Certainty 4.0
Country USA
Position D
Roster Type Minors
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth July 22, 1997
Height 5‘10”
Weight 185 lbs
Drafted No

Observations

 March 2019 – The Maple Leafs have signed NCAA Free Agent Joe Duszak to an ELC.

 

Duszak has accumulated 47 points in 37 NCAA games this season – tops in the league. The knock on this is that he plays in a weak division so his quality of competition isn’t outstanding (that being said, it also means he has less to work with on his own squad). He checks the boxes of a modern d-man: he can skate well enough to join the rush, and can pass well enough to move the puck up the ice, but struggles in his own end especially when trying to physically overpower opponents going to the net. Expect at least a year on the Marlies to see how he looks against pro players. Hayden Soboleski


Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2011-2012 Portledge School USHS-Prep 21 1 2 3 - |          
 2012-2013 Portledge School USHS-Prep 18 3 10 13 - |          
  Suffolk PAL Juniors EmJHL 34 1 18 19 20 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2
 2013-2014 P.A.L. Junior Islanders 18U USPHL 18U 13 0 14 14 24 |          
  P.A.L. Junior Islanders USPHL Premier 34 1 16 17 22 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2
  Portledge School USHS-Prep 4 3 5 8 - |          
 2014-2015 P.A.L. Junior Islanders USPHL Premier 50 18 39 57 74 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2
  Portledge School USHS-Prep 15 28 26 54 - |          
 2015-2016 P.A.L. Junior Islanders USPHL Premier 42 14 46 60 107 | Playoffs 2 2 2 4 14 
  Chicago Steel USHL 2 0 1 1 0 |          
 2016-2017 Mercyhurst Univ. NCAA 29 5 16 21 34 |          
 2017-2018 Mercyhurst Univ. NCAA 35 9 22 31 22 |          
 2018-2019 Mercyhurst Univ. NCAA 37 16 31 47 42 |          
  Toronto Marlies AHL 2 0 0 0 2 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0

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