|Toronto Maple Leafs|
|Written by Miika Arponen|
April 2013 – After limited success in Europe, Anaheim threw him away to Toronto for utility center Dave Steckel. He has shown good puck movement on the Marlies in a handful of games, but to this point lacks much substance playing on the lower lines. Still not expecting Lasch to become a considerable fantasy prospect, but his contract runs through next season and will be an experienced player for the young to work with. Jason Banks
January 2013 – Lasch was skating with Norfolk of the AHL and Fort Wayne of the ECHL under the watch of Anaheim. His year had been reasonable with five points in 19 AHL games and 15 points in 12 ECHL contest, but the Ducks have opted to assign him to Sweden. It is unlikely he will return to North America with notable status. Jason Banks
May, 2011 - Ryan Lasch is a smallish but quick winger with great passing and hockey sense. He also has an exceptional working attitude and he always plays the situations to the end. Lasch was a finalist for Hobey Bakey Award in 2008. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Lasch to move to play for Södertälje in Elitserien. His team was one of the worst in the league and they got relegated after the season and Lasch signed a one-year contract with Pelicans Lahti in SM-liiga. He won the SM-liiga scoring race in 2011/12 both in the regular season and in the playoffs and was voted in the SM-liiga All-Star Team. He was chosen to play for Team USA in the World Championship in 2012. He saw power play time in the tournament with Paul Stastny and Max Pacioretty and didn't look out of place at all with the superstars. He has been rumoured to be negotiating an NHL contract for 2012/13.
Fantasy Outlook: D+
Has the skills and hands, but size may be an issue.
Footage of Ryan Lasch in 2011/12:
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|Last Updated on Friday, 05 April 2013 00:48|