Rem Pitlick

Nashville Predators
Photo courtesy of gophersports.com

Fantasy Summary

Great speed and offensive creativity, Pitlick has the tools to fill a middle-six role in the NHL.


Attributes
Fantasy Upside 6.0
NHL Certainty 4.0
Country USA
Position C
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth April 2, 1997
Height 5‘9”
Weight 196 lbs
Drafted 2016 Round 3; Overall: 76

Observations

February 2019 – The 2016 third-round pick has had a career year with the Golden Gophers in 2019 with 37 points in 31 games and is in the running for the Hobey Baker Award. Pitlick has grown as a goal scorer during his junior season, which will be of interest to the Predators. There’s no denying Pitlick’s talent, but it still remains to be seen how his size will impact his success in the NHL. Matt Somma

March 2018 – Rem Pitlick is having another strong season for the University of Minnesota. His 11 goals and 26 points rank third on the team, and he has 30 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating to go with it. Lately, Pitlick has found himself playing third line left wing for the Gophers, who have struggled this season.

Before he was drafted, the concerns with Pitlick circulated around his size and skating. Since then, he’s grown significantly in height and weight, and he skates well. He has improved significantly since joining the University of Minnesota, flashing creativity with the puck and his speed. While slightly behind last season’s pace, Pitlick is performing well and looks to be a good value pick for the Predators. Tyler Halsey

May 2017 —Pitlick exploded with a monster of a season in 2015-2016 with the Muskegon Lumberjacks, when he broke the single-season scoring record for his team. The Plymouth native scored 89 points in 56 games, 46 of them were goals. It was a huge jump from the season before that saw him scoring only 16 points in 47 games.

He just completed his freshman season at the University of Minnesota, posting 32 points in 36 games. As it was expected, he couldn’t continue to shoot at the rate of 26.5% in Minnesota this season. Still, the skill to score goals is undeniably there. Pitlick is a very fast skater and creative with the puck. His defensive play needs more work, but seeing how he improved on his offensive side in one year, is a good sign for things to come. Niko Salminen


Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2011-2012 Shattuck St. Mary's Bantam T1 Bantam 58 46 64 110 20 |          
  Shattuck St. Mary's Bantam T1 HPBHL 15 9 16 25 10 |          
 2012-2013 Shattuck St. Mary's U16 Midget 47 14 31 45 22 |          
 2013-2014 Shattuck St. Mary's Midget Prep USHS-Prep 53 9 25 34 32 |          
 2014-2015 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 47 7 9 16 20 |          
 2015-2016 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL 56 46 43 89 74 |          
  USA U19 WJAC-19 5 2 2 4 2 |          
 2016-2017 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 36 14 18 32 22 |          
 2017-2018 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 38 12 19 31 32 |          
 2018-2019 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 38 21 24 45 30 |          

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