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Fantasy Summary

Mercuri is a solid two-way player who possesses offensive upside. He shows the ability to create with both his passing and his shooting. A smart player off the puck, he can get to the scoring areas to use his NHL-caliber shot. Provides some physicality that can help in leagues that value hits as part of their scoring system


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March 2022 – Mercuri is a big centre currently playing for UMass in the NCAA. He sits tenth in team scoring with six goals and nine assists for 15 points in 36 games. He does not project as a high end offensive threat but his size at his current age will likely see him get a look in a bottom six role at some point. Alex Wyatt

 

May 2021 – In his first full USHL season Mercuri finished third on the Des Moines Buccaneers with 36 points in 45 games. He had 13 goals (third on the team) and 23 assists (also third on the team) during the season and finished the year with points in four of his last five games. With a commitment to defending NCAA champions UMASS, Mercuri should have ample opportunities to further his development in a great program next season. Austin Broad

 

February 2021 – After getting drafted in the 6th round in the 2020 NHL Draft, Mercuri is having a good season in the USHL. Currently sitting with 10 goals and 23 points in 26 games for Des Moines, Mercuri finds himself in 2nd on the team in both goals and points as well as tied for the team lead in assists. He plays in all situations for the Buccaneers, used as a key member both a