Fantasy Summary

Has some developing to do, but has many indicators of a starting NHL goalie.


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April 2019 – Petruzzelli took a step forward in his development in his sophomore year at Quinnipiac University in both his fundamentals and in his statistics. The problem for him, however, is that he was stuck playing behind one of the top NCAA goalies in the country, Andrew Shortridge, which limited his playing time. With Shortridge signing a professional contract with the San Jose Sharks, Petruzzelli and the Red Wings are both hoping he takes over the starting role next season. Mark Hillier

December 2017 – Petruzzelli has struggled as the backup goalie in his first year at Quinnipiac University.  He was also passed over for Team USA for the 2018 World Junior Championship tournament. It would be fantasy hockey folly to judge him this early however, as he is just 18 years of age and has plenty of time to develop.  Mark Hillier

June 2017 – Known for his quick reaction time and athletic ability to reach difficult shots, the extremely tall Petruzelli looks like the real NHL deal. Praised for his mental approach and professionalism by former NHL goalie and GM for his USHL Muskegon squad John Vanbiesbrouck, he was ranked first among North American goalie prospects in Central Scouting’s mid-terms, slipping below Boston University’s Jake Oettinger to second place on their final list.

Plays in a calm and relaxed manner, with recent comparisons made between 6-5, 180-pound Matt Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins, particularly in how he squares up to shots and displays solid rebound control. Petruzelli registered a 22-10-1 record, 2.40 GAA and .918 SV% with the Lumberjacks this campaign. Won a silver medal with Team USA’s U18 squad in Hlinka. Kevin Wickersham

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 6.0
NHL Certainty 3.5
Country USA
Position G
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth February 9, 1999
Height 6‘6”
Weight 190 lbs
Drafted 2017 Round 3; Overall: 88

Stats

 Season Team League GP GAA SVS%      Playoffs GP GAA SVS%
 2011-2012 New England Jr. Falcons PWQC Int PW2 1.87 -|      
 2013-2014 Pope Francis Prep USHS-Prep9 1.54 .929|      
  Boston Jr. Bruins 16U AAAUSPHL 16U11 1.31 .924|      
 2014-2015 Pope Francis Prep USHS-Prep22 0.99 .951|      
  Springfield Rifles 16U AAAMHSL U163 1.31 -|      
 2015-2016 Team Grey USA-S165 2.42 .910|      
  Selects Academy 18U AAAUSPHL 18U22 1.13 .936|Playoffs3 1.59 .889
 2016-2017 Team Kelly USA-S175 1.20 .938|      
  Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL35 2.40 .918|Playoffs2 2.61 .885
  USA U18Hlinka Gretzky Cup1 2.79 .880|      
 2017-2018 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA17 2.88 .892|      
 2018-2019 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA14 2.42 .904|      
 2019-2020 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA34 2.01 .920|      
 2020-2021 Quinnipiac Univ.NCAA- - -|      

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