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Adam Fantilli

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Hockey Prophets Top 32 Prospects For The 2023 NHL Draft

 


Draft Information

A/P ScoreOriginal Draft YearYear DraftedHockey Prophet RankWeighted RankNHL DraftedNHL Draft Team
-4.0920232023223Columbus Blue Jackets

 

Prospect Rank Information

StatusRankA/P Indicated NHL ProbabilityA/P Indicated NHL Points Per Year
Active298%71

 

Player Notes

Hockey Prophets Player Notes
NameNote TypeNoteWriterGame WatchedGame DateDate ViewedGame Number
Adam FantilliNoteSliding in from the left point, shoulder fakes a shot, adds a half step towards the slot, then shoots with a clearer shooting lane.Brian FogartyU18 vs U20 Red (Canada Summer Showcase 2022)7/27/20227/27/202210269
Adam FantilliNoteShowing off his hands. Puck is bouncing everywhere, but he knocks it out of the air, tips it around the defender, skates and recovers. Makes a good pass for a dangerous chance. Nice sequence.Brian FogartyU18 vs U20 Red (Canada Summer Showcase 2022)7/27/20227/27/202210269
Adam FantilliNoteHandles the puck with deception and grace through the neutral zone.Brian FogartyU18 vs U20 Red (Canada Summer Showcase 2022)7/27/20227/27/202210269
Adam FantilliNoteFast and dangerous. He's playing this game a step ahead of everyone else on the ice.Brian FogartyU18 vs U20 Red (Canada Summer Showcase 2022)7/27/20227/27/202210269
Adam FantilliNoteLowers his shoulder and drops the oncoming forward.Brian FogartyU18 vs U20 Red (Canada Summer Showcase 2022)7/27/20227/27/202210269
Adam FantilliNoteHolds the puck at reach while carrying, which affords him a wider range of options to pull it back, around, etc. With his hands, he can use that reach as a weapon.Brian FogartyU18 vs U20 Red (Canada Summer Showcase 2022)7/27/20227/27/202210269
Adam FantilliNoteNice, hard shoulder contact in the corner.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteAnother good shoulder check. Really asserting a physical presence early in this game.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteProduces a ton of speed using crossovers out of his turn. Graceful power.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteHuge burst of speed there going after the long pass. Like a rocket.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteCan really fire the puck on the move. Hard, sneaky and jet-fast release.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteFinishing every check.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteHas the size, speed, patience, skills. He's ready for the NHL.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteGreat backcheck effort, a two-step change of speed and long reach to disrupt the backdoor chance to Cooley.Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliSummaryDespite the tough competition from Leo Carlsson for the second overall spot in the 2023 draft, I think Fantilli is a lock. He moves, thinks, handles everything so well, and has such great game awareness, that he really does look ready for the NHL right now. Brian FogartyMinnesota vs Michingan (NCAA)3/18/20233/30/202310276
Adam FantilliNoteGood work to get into the corner with speed to battle for the chipped-in puck. Gets possession, moves the puck to the open man, stats a scoring-chance sequence.Brian FogartyLatvia vs Canada (WC 2023)5/27/20235/27/202310283
Adam FantilliNotePhenomenal goal from Fantilli. Hits the zone with speed, takes the pass, deke and snipe.Brian FogartyLatvia vs Canada (WC 2023)5/27/20235/27/202310283


 

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