Liam Kirk

Arizona Coyotes
Photo courtesy of TheHockeyNews.com

Fantasy Summary

A project player with some upside


Attributes
Fantasy Upside 4.5
NHL Certainty 2.5
Country GBR
Position LW
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth January 3, 2000
Height 6‘2”
Weight 159 lbs
Drafted 2018 Round 7; Overall: 189

Observations

September 2018- Not surprisingly Kirk was an early cut from Coyotes training camp, but the skilled Brit has shown no trouble so far adjusting to the North America game playing in the OHL. He has a goal and assist in two games so far playing for the Peterborough Petes. Don’t be surprised to see Kirk rack up some big offensive numbers this season. Keith Duggan 

 

June 2018- The Coyotes created a small global buzz and drafted the first born and trained player from England, Liam Kirk in the seventh round (189th overall). He has a long road before possibly making the NHL but Kirk possesses impressive natural skills and was worth the chance in the seventh round. Keith Duggan

 

March 2018 – Liam Kirk is an intriguing prospect. He recently turned 18 and has been playing professional for the Sheffield Steelers in the EIHL in Great Britain since he was 16. The Elite Ice Hockey League is a tough league, known for still employing enforcers, with many games featuring lots of physicality. The league is often compared in quality of play to the ECHL. The slight Liam Kirk has been holding his own. He has very soft hands and is an efficient and agile skater. Kirk also has a quick and accurate release on his shot. Liam is another young prospect coming from a Commonwealth market who is showing potential. He doesn’t have the same crash-and-bang playing style as Australian Nathan Walker, but has potential of being a utility scoring forward with his good skating and soft touch on the puck. His production so far this season at the top level is modest with 14 points in 44 games, but with his skills it can be expected that his offensive production will increase with ice time in coming seasons. Liam Kirk is a scoring forward playing in one of the toughest leagues at 18 years old and being effective. Scouts are taking notice. Sid Osmond


Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2009-2010 Midlands U11 EIHA Conf. U11 4 1 1 2 2 |          
 2010-2011 Midlands U11 EIHA Conf. U11 4 7 1 8 0 |          
 2011-2012 England QC Int PW 3 1 0 1 2 |          
  Midlands U13 EIHA Conf. U13 4 4 1 5 0 |          
 2012-2013 Sheffield Stormers England U16 5 2 1 3 0 |          
  Sheffield Greyhounds England U16 2 3 5 3 8 0 |          
  England QC Int PW 2 2 0 2 0 |          
  Midlands U13 EIHA Conf. U13 4 3 1 4 7 |          
 2013-2014 Sheffield Stormers England U16 16 28 26 54 0 |          
  Midlands U15 EIHA Conf. U15 4 0 0 0 0 |          
 2014-2015 Sheffield Stormers England U16 12 29 25 54 2 | Playoffs 1 0 2 2
  Sheffield Steelhawks England U18 10 4 6 10 2 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1
  Midlands U15 EIHA Conf. U15 5 6 3 9 2 |          
 2015-2016 Midlands U17 EIHA Conf. U17 5 11 3 14 0 |          
  Sheffield Steeldogs EPIHL 15 0 1 1 0 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2
  Sheffield Spartans NIHL 7 4 2 6 0 |          
  Sheffield Steelhawks England U18 17 60 38 98 14 | Playoffs 1 1 1 2
  Sheffield Scorpions England U20 10 27 17 44 2 |          
  Great Britain U18 WJC-18 D2A 5 2 1 3 4 |          
 2016-2017 Sheffield Steelers EIHL 19 0 0 0 2 |          
  Sheffield Steelers Champions HL 1 0 0 0 0 |          
  Sheffield Steeldogs EPIHL 38 20 25 45 12 |          
  Sheffield Steelers EIHL Cup 8 2 0 2 0 |          
  Great Britain U18 WJC-18 D2A 5 6 2 8 6 |          
  Midlands U17 EIHA Conf. U17 5 8 6 14 0 |          
  Great Britain U20 WJC-20 D1B 5 2 2 4 0 |          
 2017-2018 Sheffield Steelers EIHL Cup 9 0 1 1 2 |          
  Sheffield Steelers Continental Cup 3 0 0 0 0 |          
  Sheffield Steelers EIHL 52 9 7 16 6 |          
  Great Britain U18 WJC-18 D2A 5 4 3 7 2 |          
  Great Britain U20 WJC-20 D2A 5 7 7 14 6 |          
  Great Britain WC D1A 5 0 0 0 0 |          
 2018-2019 Peterborough Petes OHL 39 14 11 25 18 |          
  Great Britain U20 WJC-20 D2A 4 5 7 12 4 |          

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