30-Year-Old Defenseman – Tampa Bay Lightning
Braydon Coburn Contract Information:
Agreed to a four-year, $18 million contract with the Flyers in November of 2011.
Coburn made his debut as a member of the Lightning in Tuesday's win over the Sabres. He played 16:29, blocked two shots, laid three hits and accumulated seven PIM.
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Braydon Coburn: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Coburn posted a minus-10 rating in the shortened 2012-13 campaign. His production has declined steadily since the 2007-08 season when he collected 36 points in 78 games. Trade rumors have swirled in the offseason, but regardless of where he plays, expect a limited fantasy impact.
Coburn is a consistent defenseman who posted a three-season-high of 24 points in the Flyers’ 2011-12 campaign. Coburn also completed his fourth straight 80-plus game season. His consistency and his knack for staying healthy give him fantasy value in deeper leagues, but don’t bank on Coburn for a 30-plus point season.
Cobrun sees plenty of time on the ice for the Flyers, but doesn't produce much for fantasy owners, especially with declining PIM numbers and a less-accurate shot compared to years past. However, Coburn does provide durability as he's played in at least 78 games in each of the past four seasons. Overall, he's best viewed as a low-end fantasy defenseman.
Despite playing in 81 games and the expectations for a breakout year, Coburn was largely disappointing in his 2009-10 campaign. He managed just 19 points and sported a minus-6 rating after raising eyebrows with back-to-back seasons of 25-plus points the previous two years. Even his penalty minutes took a fantasy hit, down to 54 from a career-high 97 in 2008-09. One of the main reasons for his decline was his lack of production on the power play. After averaging 13 points per season with the man advantage over the previous two seasons, Coburn managed just three points last year. The key for a turnaround year will likely hinge on his ability to contribute on the power play.
Coburn is a very talented defensive player who bolsters the Flyers blue line. He won't score many points, averaging about 30 points and eight goals in his two full NHL seasons. Coburn will be relied upon heavily to play against other teams' top talent and shut them down.
In his first full season with the Flyers, Coburn recorded 36 points while paired with Kimmo Timonen for most of the season. At 23 years old, Coburn is one of the best up and coming defensemen in the league. Another 40-point campaign seems to be in order, assuming that there are no lingering issues with his vision after he took a puck to the face during Game 2 of the Conference Finals and miss the remainder of the series. We don't consider him an injury risk at this time; however he was experiencing depth perception problems and it's something to watch through preseason.
Coburn, the eighth overall pick in 2003, has spent most of the last two seasons with the Thrashers' AHL affiliate in Chicago. Not sure what the Flyers intend to do with Coburn this season, but he is still a player to think about.
The Thrashers were hoping their prize defensive prospect would make the team last season but he just wasn’t ready. D-men often take a few years to develop into their own and it looks like that’s what going to be happening with the 21 year old Coburn. He’s probably 7th or 8th on the depth charts right now so he’s only an injury or a cold streak away from getting the big call. He’s more of a defensively minded defenseman but he should still be useful to fantasy leagues in a few years…just not this year
Coburn was Atlanta’s first round pick in 2003, a member of Team Canada at two World Junior Championships, and is Atlanta’s top defensive prospect. He has a shot at making it to the show this year but he could easily struggle -- another trip to the AHL is a definite possibility. Atlanta’s defense has improved this year but the Thrashers still don’t have a lot of good options at the position, so he should get a long look. He is just 20 years old and defensemen normally take a little longer to develop so temper your expectation but remember his name for the future.