Patrik Nemeth
Patrik Nemeth
27-Year-Old DefensemanD
Detroit Red Wings
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Patrik Nemeth in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a two-year contract with the Red Wings in July of 2019.
Collects first point in red
DDetroit Red Wings
October 13, 2019
Nemeth delivered a primary assist in Saturday's 5-2 home loss to the Maple Leafs.
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This was Nemeth's first point as a Red Wing. He's currently averaging a career-high 21:45 of ice time slotting in on the second pair with veteran Mike Green. Points will be few and far between for Nemeth, as he's more of a shutdown defenseman.
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2019–20 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    21:45
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    0:00
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    2:26
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2017–18
19:51
0:03
3:19
2018–19
16:29
0:02
3:13
2019–20
21:45
0:00
2:26
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Nemeth never really clicked during his four years with the Stars, dressing for 40 or fewer games and failing to notch a goal or reach double-digit points over that span. A fresh start in Colorado and newfound ice time seemed to do the trick for the 26-year-old blueliner, however, as he posted a career-high 15 points and a monstrous plus-27 rating during his first season in Denver. Nemeth re-upped with the Avalanche this offseason on a one-year contract and underwent shoulder surgery, but there's no indication that he's expected to miss regular-season action as a result of the procedure. Nemeth's absence from the power play caps his upside from an offensive perspective, but his prowess on the defensive end, combined with the 185 blocked shots he posted a season ago, could provide value in some formats.
A rugged, stay-at-home defenseman, Nemeth hasn't been able to climb out of the No. 7 spot on the depth chart in four years, bouncing between the lineup, the press box and the AHL and managing only 14 points (all assists) in 108 games with the Stars. Now 25 years old, a wave of younger defenseman emerging in the system -- as well as the offseason addition of Marc Methot -- don't make Nemeth’s job prospects any brighter, and he may need a change of scenery to get a real shot at a regular role in the NHL.
A big, physical blueliner who’s still just 24 years old, Nemeth enters this year in search of his first full NHL season on the ice after he spent more than half of last season as a healthy scratch or on an AHL conditioning stint. Perhaps all that time spent watching from the press box taught the Swede valuable lessons that he’ll use to live up to his billing as a 2010 second-round pick, but if his results in the minors are any indicator, we shouldn’t expect much offensive production. Fantasy owners in leagues that count PIM, hits and blocked shots may find a home for Nemeth, but otherwise, there’s not much intrigue here.
The 22-year-old Swedish defenseman is the dark horse to grab a roster spot on the blue line out of camp. Nemeth was given eight games, including his NHL debut, late last season. He didn't provide any offense in that run, but that's not the kind of game he plays. Nemth's a big, physical, stay-at-home defenseman who could make a serious impact in the NHL. His fantasy value is limited by the style of play he favors and the limited minutes he'll be seeing if he makes the team. Avoid for now, but he may be fun to watch. There's nothing like seeing a fancy-pants forward end up on the seat of his pants at the hand of a big blueliner.
Nemeth is expected to make his North American debut this season after spending the past two years in the Swedish Elite League following his 41st overall selection back in 2010. He contributes little on the offensive end, but projects as a possible top-pair, shutdown type in the NHL.
Nemeth is expected to continue playing in Europe for the 2011-12 season. He has good size (6'3", 212 pounds) so his eventual transition to the North American game should go smoother than most.
Nemeth will spend the next several years in European juniors after being selected in the second round of the 2010 draft.
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Could have substantial role
DDetroit Red Wings
September 3, 2019
Nemeth is an option to assume Niklas Kronwall's workload now that Kronwall has decided to retire, Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News reports.
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Links up with Detroit
DDetroit Red Wings
July 1, 2019
Nemeth signed a two-year contract with the Red Wings on Monday.
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Effective despite overtime loss
DColorado Avalanche
February 25, 2019
Nemeth had an assist in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Panthers.
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Rare offensive outburst
DColorado Avalanche
February 22, 2019
Nemeth picked up two assists (one shorthanded) in Friday's 5-3 win over the Blackhawks.
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Earns game misconduct
DColorado Avalanche
January 5, 2019
Nemeth posted a game misconduct, collecting 10 PIM in the stat sheet during a 6-1 victory against the Rangers on Friday.
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