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Fantasy Summary

Depth forward prospect with bottom six upside


Observations

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March 2020 – After seeing his first two years in pro hockey played at a mix of the ECHL and AHL level, Lorentz has stuck in Charlotte for the full year, scoring 43 points in 57 games. A big bodied centre/winger, Lorentz is a +22 this year and has picked up 31 PIM’s in his campaign. It is TBD whether he will get a chance down the road with the Hurricanes, but he is headed in the right direction to give himself a chance at doing so. Jack LeGwin

 

January 2017 – Lorentz has been an important player for Peterborough in his overage year, as a consistent pillar in the Petes forward group. He is on pace to easily surpass his past career high in points (48 in 2016) with 40 points in 43 games so far this season. The Canes late round pick had the game of his young career last week when he scored four goals in the third period of a 5-3 win over North Bay. Although he has improved his play over the last two seasons, Lorentz will likely need to spend a good amount of time in the minors before he is ready to fight for an NHL roster spot.  Kevin LeBlanc

 

January 2016 – GM Ron Francis has made a concerted effort to draft players with size over the past two seasons, and the trend continued w