Nikolai Ehrers A good example of the NHL’s “breakout player” life cycle.
NS Winnipeg Jets The forward was announced as a prospect as the 9th place overall in 2014. He dramatically improved quality from the rookie season of 2015-16 to the second campaign of 2016-17, and maintained that level for the next few seasons. The analytical community was excited to endorse his game and position Ehlers in the coveted “most underrated player” conversation.
In 2020-21, a breakout occurred when production finally caught up with the potential. It’s a great number of 46 points in 47 games and 3.5 points in 60 minutes of play. His absence only emphasized his importance to Jets when he left the lineup due to an injury.
Nick Erelus has arrived.
Whether the player flying under the radar is due, or finds the game when he finds the right situation to enhance the game, such as increasing ice time or improving linemates. Occurs every season.
Here are 10 players ready for the breakout season from 2021 to 22. Some are names you already know. Immediately everyone has a chance to become a household name.
– NHL Sports
Top 10 Breakout Candidates for 2021-22 NHL Season
https://www.espn.com/nhl/insider/story/_/id/32033508/the-top-10-breakout-candidates-2021-22-nhl-season Top 10 Breakout Candidates for 2021-22 NHL Season