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Fantasy Summary

Possesses all of the intangibles you would want in a hockey player and should evolve into a solid checking-line winger with offensive upside.


Observations

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June 2019 – After point total declines on both his teams in 2018-19, Baptitste has not been tendered a qualifying offer by the Maple Leafs. He is now a free agent. Hayden Soboleski

March 2019 – It’s only been 2 games since joining the Marlies, but so far Baptiste is being tried-out in the top-six, filling the now-absent spot of Trevor Moore. Being an inexpensive option does help his case as a depth forward, but there are other young options on the wings in Toronto so his likelihood of seeing NHL time has not significantly increased on his new squad. Hayden Soboleski

 

February 2019 – Baptiste has been traded from Nashville to Toronto.  Jokke Nevalainen

October 2018Baptiste has been traded to Nashville in exchange for Jack Dougherty. The former third round pick of the Sabres struggled to maintain an NHL job in Buffalo and will start the season with Milwaukee in the AHL. Baptiste’s NHL upside i