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Fantasy Summary

Two-way defenceman who skates well for a big man. Strong puck mover with top-pairing upside. Holds additional value in multi-category leagues that include hits and blocks.


Observations

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June 2022 – Moritz Seider had a fantastic first season in the NHL. He played all 82 games and posted a 50-point pace. His ice time steadily rose throughout the season and he ended up as the top defender on the Red Wings in terms of time on ice. More than just his points, he drove play on a poor team. He was the only defender with a positive expected goal differential. If you combine blocks, shots, and hits, a metric I like to refer to as BASH, Seider was the number six defender in the entire NHL. It’s pretty clear that peripherals will be elite. It’s also conceivable he will score more points as his power-play role evolved and the team around him should be getting better in the coming years. I think you can be comfortable with Seider as the number one defender on your fantasy team. Victor Nuño

May 2021 – To the surprise of no one, Seider will represent Germany at the World Championship set to begin May 21st. Adding on to what has already been a fantastic season for the 2019 sixth-overall, Seider should be one of the key contributors for