Brayden Point
Brayden Point
23-Year-Old CenterC
Tampa Bay Lightning
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Point's sophomore season was so much better than predicted. He exploded for 66 points, good for third-best on the Bolts, and his 32 goals were second only to Nikita Kucherov's 39. Point then delivered at a point-per-game in the postseason. More impressively, he was the best Bolt on the ice in the team's playoff series win over the Bruins as well as the superior producer facing the Caps in the conference final. Point can be deployed in all situations and is a strong 200-foot player. As Tampa's second-line center, the 22-year-old could bring his fantasy owners a solid 75-point campaign. He's no longer a fantasy sleeper. He's a star. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed an entry-level contract with the Lightning in March 2015.
Qualified by team
CTampa Bay Lightning
June 25, 2019
Point was handed a qualifying offer by the Lightning on Tuesday.
ANALYSIS
There was zero chance Tampa Bay wasn't going to give Point a qualifying offer in order to retain his contract rights. After putting up 92 points (41 goals) in 2018-19, the Bolts will no doubt be eager to lock up the center on a long-term deal. Considering 35 of his 92 points came on the power-play, the Calgary native should be near the top of most fantasy draft boards this offseason.
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2018–19 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    18:55
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    3:22
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    0:05
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2016–17
17:08
2:31
0:17
2017–18
19:37
2:18
2:00
2018–19
18:55
3:22
0:05
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2017 Fantasy Outlook
Point's excellent rookie campaign last season was overshadowed by the explosion of rookie talent in the NHL. He finished with 40 points in 68 games, which projected to close to 50 if he'd played a full season. That's pretty darn good for a guy who made the jump from Moose Jaw of the Western Hockey League all the way to Tampa. At 5-foot-11 and 165 pounds, Point could stand to add some bulk, but his combination of speed, skill and grit make him a virtual lock as the pivot on the Bolts' third line in 2017-18. There's value in that spot, as the team will push that line hard, and Point's versatility means he can flip to the wing and skate with the big boys on Tampa's top two lines, if needed. Point will bring sneaky value to fantasy owners, and keeper-leaguers can bank on rising value over the next three or four seasons, whether it's in Tampa or elsewhere.
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Nets dazzling goal in Game 4 loss
CTampa Bay Lightning
April 17, 2019
Point scored a goal in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Blue Jackets.
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Needs to be better
CTampa Bay Lightning
April 13, 2019
Point has no points in the first two games of Tampa's first-round series against Columbus.
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Preparing for playoffs
CTampa Bay Lightning
April 8, 2019
Point (rest) suited up in Monday's practice, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
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Evidently resting Saturday
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Rest
April 6, 2019
Point won't play Saturday against the Bruins for the regular-season finale, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports. It appears that he's merely being rested ahead of the playoffs.
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Notches one of each
CTampa Bay Lightning
April 1, 2019
Point scored a goal and added an assist in Monday's win over the Senators.
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