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Fantasy Summary

Shutdown d-man that lacks fantasy upside


Observations

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April 2021 – Anderson passed through unconditional waivers earlier this season and had his ELC contract terminated by the Avalanche. He had not yet played in 2020-21 and has not joined any other pro club. He has zero fantasy value. Hayden Soboleski

September 2020 – Anderson’s second pro campaign was once again spent primarily in the ECHL. His offensive upside has never been large, so his 9 points in 26 ECHL contests and 1 point in 12 AHL contests shouldn’t be a surprise. The only fantasy value here is in hits, blocks, and PIMs, which he brought to the table in the ECHL but not yet to the AHL. The 22-year-old should not be considered fantasy-relevant until he can lock down an AHL spot with enough ice time to be a reliable peripheral stat producer. Hayden Soboleski

 

February 2019 – Anderson’s first pro campaign has been spent almost exclusively in the ECHL. Being deemed a non-priority in the AHL isn’t a great development (he was only given one game before being sent away), but his upside was always as a big-minute d-man and not as a talented puck-mover. Hayden Soboleski

 

March 2018 – Anderson has signed an ELC with the Avalanche. He still projects a as a shutdown d-man with minimal upside outside hits, blocks, and PIMs, so hold off drafting for the time being. Hayden Soboleski

January 2018 – Anderson continues to develop into a shutdown defenseman. His offense is minimal but brings PIMs and hits and could become a reliable third-pairing type. He was traded at the WHL trade deadline to Swift Current, fetching two 1st-round picks which speaks to how much he