Otto Somppi

by olafson1393 on June 7, 2017

 

Otto Somppi, C

 

Shoots: L

Height: 6-1

Weight: 181

Born: 1998-01-12

Hometown: Helsinki, FIN

Drafted: 2016 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 206th overall

 

Observations:

June 2017 - The Finnish pivot concluded a second season with the QMJHL's Halifax Mooseheads posting no offensive growth, in yet another injury shortened season. The 2016 seventh-round pick has proven to be a responsible playmaker at the junior level, and will likely get one more shot at refining his offense next year with Halifax before jumping into a crowded Lightning farm system. Another year of junior is certainly in Somppi's best developmental interests. Brayden Olafson

June 2016- Somppi had a good rookie season with the Halifax Mooseheads, putting up 46 points in 59 games. A slick playmaking center, Somppi has quick hands and can dish the puck to the open man with consistency. Definitely needs to bulk up before making the transition to the pro game. Great value as a seventh round pick, but Will need to add strength in order to fill potential role of bottom forward. Skating is another area of concern that will need to improve to have success at higher levels.

 

 

Fantasy Outlook: C-

 

Somppi is a playmaker on the rise with some two-way skill to boot.

 

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