Fabian Zetterlund

by Kevin Wickersham on June 28, 2017

 

Fabian Zetterlund, C/RW

Shoots: R

Height: 5-11

Weight: 196

Born:  1999-08-25

Hometown: Karlstad, SWE

Drafted: 3rd round 2017, 63rd overall by New Jersey

 

 

Observations:

June 2017 – Zetterlund has a lethal shot and uses it, firing 143 SOG in 40 games this past campaign in Sweden’s SuperElit league. Add to that an almost point-per-game regular schedule rate, and three goals and two assists in seven U-18 World tourney contests with 28 shots and you have one of the most skilled 2017 draft-eligible point-producing forwards. The Devils may have stolen one here, as the 17-year-old has plenty of time to perfect his extra-heavy shot and quick release while traveling the NHL path. Protects the puck well and has impressive lower-body strength for his age and developing build. Will look to increase speed and boost defensive prowess. Kevin Wickersham

 

Fantasy Outlook: B+

Deadly scorer with a brutally tough-to-handle shot. Top-six, productive NHL scorer if all falls into place.

 

Footage: Fabian Zetterlund #26 - U18 Highlights

 

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