Erne

 

Adam Erne, RW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-0

Weight: 205

Born: 1995-04-20

Hometown: North Brandford, CT

Drafted: 2013 by Tampa Bay Lightning, 33rd Overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

 

February 2014 - Erne is enjoying his most productive stretch of the season yet with eight goals and 23 points in his last 14 games. He's currently a top two point producer for Quebec(QMJHL) and a top three goal scorer. The power forward in the making was also a member of Team USA at the World Junior Championship which ended last month, though the team didn't earn a medal. Even though Erne is in his third season of junior hockey he doesn't turn 19-years-old until April 20th. Erne made headlines back in December for a questionable hit on fellow Lightning prospect Jonathan Drouin. Randall Buschmann

 

October 2013 - Erne was returned to his junior team, the Quebec Ramparts, after a short but impressive stint during Tampa Bay's training camp. Erne made a big impact in the lone preseason game he suited for Tampa Bay, scoring two goals and delivering a big controversial hit on NHL veteran Vladimir Sobotka. As a result of the hit, Erne was suspended for three preseason games. Not long after, Tampa Bay reassigned Erne to juniors where he's expected to challenge as one of the leagues top scorers this season. Randy Buschmann


December 2012 – Adam Erne is making great strides in his draft year with 19 goals and 48 points along with 38 PIM in 36 games for Quebec of the QMJHL. He is a power forward who may need a few years of development but definitely possesses top-six upside. He is currently ranked 15th on Craig Button’s draft rankings and 19th on the ISS top-30 list. Eric Daoust

 

Fantasy Outlook: B+

 

Good upside, but may need a couple of years before he is ready to help fantasy teams.

 

Footage:

 

Erne highlight compilation

 

 

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