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Josh Doan plays very similar to his Dad, Coyote legend Shane. His overall game and footspeed need some work but he’ll have plenty of time to develop at Arizona State University.


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November 2022- While not racking up the points like last year, Doan is still playing well and is one of ASU’s best players. His four goals and 12 points are tied for tops in scoring on Arizona State University. The whole ASU team has struggled scoring but is starting to come around, led by their captain Doan, who has six points in his last five contests. Keith Duggan

June 2022- Doan finished 2021-22 as not only one of ASU’s top players but one of NCAA’s best rookies. His 37 points in 34 contests were good for second among rookie NCAA players, with his 25 assists as the best. Throw in 54 penalty minutes and you have yourself a potential future NHL power forward. Keith Duggan

March 2022- Doan has kept up his strong play all year, still contributing consistent offensive numbers. His 35 points in 33 games is good for 30th in NCAA scoring, fifth among under-20 players. For good measure throw in his 54 penalty minutes placing him 24th in the league. The Coyotes are pleased with Doan’s play so far but have no plans on signing him yet, letting him develop at least one more year at Arizona State University. Keith Duggan

October 2021- Doan has started this campaign on fire, racking up four goals and 12 points in eight games. That is good for fourth in NCAA scoring. He’s proving last year in the USHL was no fluke. What also looked like a maybe a few months ago seems more real now as Doan has a legit chance to play for Team USA at the 2022 World Junior Championship. Keith Duggan

September 2021- While there was some buzz going into the 2021 NHL Draft about Josh Doan, son of Coyotes legend Shane, most thought he was picked too high (second-round, 37th overall). Arizona though insisted this was no marketing ploy. “I think if it was a favor it would have been done last year” said director of amateur scouting Darryl Plandowski. “In the end, we just said ‘Josh is too good to pass up.” Doan is a classic late bloomer. He went undrafted in 2020 after Doan played limited minutes and didn’t put up many points for the Chicago Steel. It was a different story last season though, as he was one of the Steel’s and USHL’s best players, exploding for 31 goals and 70 points. That was good for third in USHL scoring. Josh plays very similar to his dad: he displays good offensive creativity, generating chances for himself and others. He works hard, goes to the to the net, wins battles along the boards and is solid defensively. The biggest drawback is his skating, but Shane wasn’t a great skater either and it didn’t hold him back. He’ll stay close to home this coming year, playing for Arizona State University. Keith Duggan

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 7.0
NHL Certainty 4.5
Country USA
Position RW
Roster Type Junior
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth February 2, 2002
Height 6‘2”
Weight 183 lbs
Drafted 2021 Round 2; Overall: 37

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2011-2012 Western Selects Brick Invitational6 2 13 0|        
 2014-2015 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes QC Int PW2 0 11 2|        
 2015-2016 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 13U AAAT1EHL 13U14 4 610 23|        
  West Coast Selects U14WSI U149 1 67 2|        
 2016-2017 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 14U AAAT1EHL 14U8 3 710 2|Playoffs6 3 14
  TPH Selects U15WSI U154 2 68 0|        
 2017-2018 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 15U AAAT1EHL 15U24 17 1431 8|        
 2018-2019