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Fantasy Summary

Middle-pair defenseman with offensive upside.


Observations

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January 2020 – This year has been a bit trying for the young defender. He hasn’t been able to produce offensively as he expected to coming into the season. His overall game has been fairly average, playing a steady role on the Belleville Senators when he’s been in the lineup. He has spent periods with Ottawa as well but he’s been scoreless in those games. With a number of left-handed defenders ahead of him on the depth chart at the moment, he could be used as a minor trade piece in the offseason. He is looking to have a better second half of the season and hopefully help the Belleville club into the playoffs. At this point, he is AHL depth and not a whole lot more. Tony Ferrari

November 2019 – After spending the majority of last season in the NHL, Lajoie is looked at much more favourably in the Senators’ prospect pool this year than he was prior to last season. Although he has struggled to take a step offensively at the AHL level to start this year, he has shown growth in his overall game. He could get some more playing time with the Senators this season but he won’t be an impact in a fantasy sense until he can round out his game in the offensive zone. Tony Ferrari

March 2019 – Lajoie was considered