Guptill

 

 

Alex Guptill, LW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-3

Weight: 212

Born: 1992-3-3

Hometown: Newmarket, ON

Drafted: 2010 by Dallas, 77th overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

 

December 2013 - Guptill ran his points streak to six games, tallying a goal as the University of Michigan and Ferris State tied 2-2 on Dec. 11. The former third round selection has 12 points (six goals, six assists) in 13 games this season. Clayton Bailey

 

April 2013- Alex followed up his 33 point Freshman season with 36 points in his  sophomore season, doing so in three fewer games. But it wasn't without it's share of trials. After amassing eleven points in the first 15 games, Guptill was benched for three weeks by coach Red Berenson over questions about his work ethic and practice habits. After returning to the lineup Guptill struggled, before catching fire and putting up 19 points in the final eleven games of the season. In spite of all that Guptill was once again the Wolverines top scorer.- Rex Doty

 

July, 2012 – Guptill enjoyed a successful transition from junior to college hockey, tying for the team scoring lead at Michigan with 33 points. He has excellent size and skates well for a big man, and plays with an edge. He has good offensive instincts and battles hard, but will need show a little more interest in playing defense once he turns pro. Guptill was named CCHA Rookie of the Year.

 

Fantasy Outlook: B

 

Good offensive potential, Guptill will almost certainly not use all of his college eligibility before turning pro.

 

 

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Guptill dropping the gloves in junior:

 

 

 

 

 

Fantasy Prospects Report Notes (Any FPR's released in the last 18 months will not be listed here):

 

 

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Alex Guptill's statistics courtesy of Elite Prospects


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