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Fantasy Summary

A triggerman who has 40+ goal potential at the NHL level thanks to an elite shot. The bulk of his production comes on the powerplay but the shot is lethal whenever he lets it go.


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May 2022- Similar to so many other players in the Flyers organization, Foerster’s 2021-22 season was interrupted by injury. Playing just nine games with the Phantoms, Foerster was sidelined due to a shoulder injury. He returned in late March, playing 19 games (including playoffs) in the OHL with the Barrie Colts. Registering 15 points in that span, Foerster progressively got better and should be at full health when Philadelphia’s rookie camp begins. The key for Foerster is remaining healthy, something he has struggled with the past few seasons. If he can stay on the ice, there is a strong chance the former first-round pick receives a call-up from the Flyers at some point next season. For a team desperate for a dynamic offensive weapon, Foerster could provide assistance in that realm. John Gove

October 2020 – Tyson Foerster has signed his entry-level contract. The Alliston native will return to Barrie and continue to finish his scoring opportunities with the OHL’s best. His skating is a key area of improvement if he’s to regularly make it into the high-danger scoring areas to make use of his terrific hands. Regardless, he’s welcome to continue letting it rip as he’s one of the better finishers in the 2020 draft. Edric Joseph

October 2020 – Foerster was drafted 23rd overall by the Flyers. Foerster could push for an NHL job after two more years in the OHL.  Jokke Nevalainen

May 2020 – One of the best powerplay threats in the draft, Foerster has a shot that would make him one of the high-end shooters in the NHL already. His shot is dangerous from anywhere in the offensive zone but he is particularly deadly when he is able to set up in the faceoff circle and fire away. He changes the angle of his shot with subtle stick work prior to the shot and he takes shots from unorthodox positions. He has no issue firing a bomb from his off-foot on the rush or slapping a backhand one-timer. That diverse shot selection is part of what makes him dangerous at all times on the ice. His play away from the puck is a work in progress and his playmaking, while decent, doesn’t really move the needle in any major way. He will be a capable facilitator, specifically on the powerplay. Foerster will be able to thrive if put in the right position and given the ample powerplay time that his shot deserves. Tony Ferrari

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 7.8
NHL Certainty 7.3
Country CAN
Position RW
Roster Type Junior
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth January 18, 2002
Height 6‘1”
Weight 194 lbs
Drafted 2020 Round 1; Overall: 23

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2011-2012 Toronto BulldogsBrick Invitational6 0 55 8|Playoffs2 0 00
 2014-2015 Barrie Colts PeeweeQC Int PW3 3 03 6|        
 2015-2016 Barrie Colts U14 AAAETAHL U1462 27 3461 46|        
 2016-2017 Barrie Colts U15 AAAETAHL U1537 12 2032 30|        
 2017-2018 Barrie Colts U16 AAAETAHL U1634 20 4161 24|Playoffs8 5 914
  Stouffville SpiritOJHL2 0 00 0|        
  Barrie Colts U16 AAAOHL Cup5 5 49 4|