Kyle Connor
Kyle Connor
22-Year-Old Left WingLW
Winnipeg Jets
2019 Fantasy Outlook
After a breakout 2017-18 campaign, there was some speculation that Connor may have been a flash in the pan or a beneficiary of circumstance playing with elite talents Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele. However, the youngster carried his own again last year, once again topping the 30-goal mark while frequently slotted into a second-line role away from the Jets' superstars. The speedy winger figures to slot into the first line again to start the season and is a lock for the No. 1 power play, and any demotion to another line will probably be related to jumpstarting other players and not about Connor himself. If he continues to grow in his development, a 40-goal campaign is certainly not out of the question heading into 2019-20. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a seven-year, $50 million contract with the Jets in September of 2019.
Salvages goal in home loss
LWWinnipeg Jets
October 15, 2019
Connor scored a power-play goal Tuesday but finished a minus-2 in a 4-2 loss to the Coyotes.
ANALYSIS
Two of Connor's three goals have come on the power play, as he continues to be a go-to guy with the man advantage. The young winger has logged more than six minutes of power-play time in back-to-back contests, so there's no denying Connor is getting plenty of opportunities to find the scoresheet. He continues to be an attractive fantasy option in all formats.
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2019–20 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    19:34
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    3:48
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    0:50
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2017–18
16:54
2:40
0:01
2018–19
19:15
3:29
0:41
2019–20
19:34
3:48
0:50
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
Connor's first full season in the NHL was a resounding success, as the dynamic winger ranked 27th (tied with four others) in league scoring with 31 goals complementing 26 assists and 11 power-play points to cap off the 2017-18 regular season. The Michigan native's rate of offensive production tapered off a bit in the playoffs (0.58 points per game), but it should be known that he's only 21 years old with plenty of room to grow on a lethal top line that also features Blake Wheeler and Patrik Laine -- those two had 161 points between them last year. While there's no doubt that Connor will have plenty of fanfare in the fantasy realm after finishing fourth in the Calder Trophy voting, it's conceivable that as many as five Jets could be drafted ahead of him based on experience level alone which renders the young sniper a true bargain.
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Scores Opening Night goal
LWWinnipeg Jets
October 4, 2019
Connor scored a power-play goal on five shots versus the Rangers on Thursday.
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Will carry $7.14 million AAV
LWWinnipeg Jets
September 28, 2019
Connor's seven-year deal with the Jets will come at a $7.14 million AAV, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.
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Back with seven-year deal
LWWinnipeg Jets
September 28, 2019
Connor and the Jets have agreed to a seven-year extension, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
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Unsigned as camp begins
LWWinnipeg Jets
Contract Dispute
September 13, 2019
Connor will not be with the Jets' for the start of training camp Friday due to his ongoing contract negotiations.
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Receives qualifying offer
LWWinnipeg Jets
June 25, 2019
Connor was handed a qualifying offer by the Jets on Tuesday.
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