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Fantasy Summary

Dynamic offensive weapon that can beat defenders in a variety of ways. Elite raw skill that should make him an impact offensive player at the NHL level.


Observations

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July 2022 – Savoie has been selected by the Buffalo Sabres with the ninth overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft. Nick Richard

May 2022 – There is no disputing that Savoie had a fantastic season, finishing with 90 points in 65 games to lead all WHL draft eligibles in scoring. His production did slow down a touch during the stretch drive of the season and some scouts have raised questions about how his game will translate at the pro level but his raw skill is undeniable. Savoie was also in the midst of a strong playoff showing for Winnipeg before his season was effectively ended by a suspected upper-body injury, notching 12 points through 10 games. Touted as a potential top-5 pick early in the season, Savoie did all he could to fend off other draft eligibles vying for top billing but he still may end up sliding a bit, albeit through no real fault of his own. Nick Richard

December 2021 – Savoie has been an absolute force for Winnipeg in 2021-22, leading the WHL in scoring through the early part of the season and cementing himself as one of the very best prospects available in the 2022 draft class. He seems to have added an extra gear and his poise with the puck has landed him on the scoresheet, as well as the highlight reel, with regularity so far this season. Nick Richard

September 2021 – Like many young players, Matthew Savoie faced difficult and