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Fantasy Summary

Physical d-man extra relevant in PIM leagues


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April 2020 – The 6-5 rearguard has re-upped with the Kings after appearing in a career-high 45 games for the Kings this season. MacDermid signed a two-year deal that will see him become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2021-2022 season. It is important to note that this is not a two way deal for the 26-year-old blueliner so he will likely be an NHL regular next season. He does not hold much fantasy value unless besides being a penalty minute specialist. Julian Mongillo

February 2019 – Kurtis MacDermid has been recalled by the Los Angeles Kings as they look to fill the hole for a sixth defenceman left by the departure of Oscar Fantenberg who was dealt at the 2019 trade deadline. MacDermid has been a staple on the back end of the Reign all season long logging major minutes in all situations although his ability to rack up penalty minutes is not ideal. He will compete against Reign teammates Matt Roy and Sean Walker for the NHL job and perhaps his large 6’5 frame, tenacity, and physical play can give him a leg up on the others and provide a competitive edge to a team wi