|Toronto Maple Leafs|
|Written by Jason Banks|
December 2012 – His play has not been poor to start the season, but it was expected that we would see much more production from him over the course of a regular season. He is currently playing on the ‘hard-hat’ line with Greg Scott and Will Acton, all of whom have seven points each this season. Jerry has been scratched the most of the three and is likely to see more press box time with the emergence of Spencer Abbott. Jason Banks
May 2012 – Jerry has stepped up to another level in the AHL playoffs. He now has ten points in ten games and is a plus-10 in that time. He has scored six goals so far, five of which in the first round against Rochester. The goals he has scored have been of the hardworking and opportunistic type. Jason Banks
February 2012 - D'Amigo has come a long way in one season, playing limited minutes in a fourth line role then cast back to the OHL to a regular third line role with major minutes on the PK. Jerry is a very good skater, with great hockey sense in the two-way game, with good hands. His ceiling of offense is not very high, but that may grow with experience. He is on the long road to the NHL and will likely see one to three more years in the AHL. He will move up ranks of the Marlies next season and show his true potential on a scoring line. Jerry's biggest problem is his size. Still too easy to knock off the puck. He is starting to develop a mean streak in the past couple months, likely influenced by what Brian Burke wants to see. Jerry is currently learning the PK craft beside Mike Zigomanis. This duo anchors the best PK in the AHL.
At this point, he looks like a potential 30 to 40-point winger and PK specialist at the NHL level, but there is some upside here.
Jerry throws a hit and then gets into a scuffle with Ian Schultz a Hamilton tough guy. Part of a game full of Line Brawls on Feb 11
Fantasy Prospects Report Notes (Any FPR's released in the last 18 months will not be listed here):
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Scouting Report: You don't have to be a towering beast to be a power forward. Sure, you need more muscle and power than average, but being the fiercest player on the ice isn't determined by your size, but rather by your heart, your relentless will to mow down and over anyone in between you and the net. Jerry D'Amigo just keeps knocking over the obstacles - both on and off the ice. An explosive skater off the hop, D'Amigo's offensive prowess was hidden in the USNTDP program until he broke out at the World U18s in May. Any remaining questions about whether he could compete physically in the NHL were answered at the combine, where D'Amigo put on a show in the power and strength categories. Like Erik Cole in his draft year, D'Amigo can score goals, but he excels more at opening up room for and getting the puck to his linemates.
Notable Numbers: D'Amigo lead Team USA in scoring at the U18s with 13 points in just seven games. Potential: Glue power winger, 25-35-60, 90 PIM
Years Away: 3
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|Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 14:41|