Fantasy Hockey Feature: How Matias Maccelli can break through the glass ceiling
Playing in his 44th game of the season over the weekend, Arizona Coyotes winger Matias Maccelli racked up his 30th point. It took Maccelli 42 games to reach 30 points as a rookie, so not far off that mark. He has just 18 goals and 141 shots over 108 games in his two full seasons, though, so the fantasy value isn’t balanced. Regardless, there has been a lot to like offensively so let’s look at his NHL career thus far, and what fantasy managers can expect moving forward.
(For more on Maccelli’s prospect profile, read Rinkside’s Victor Nuño’s article on him from a couple of months ago.)
Fantasy Hockey X Games: Matias Maccelli's quick rise@VictorNuno12 takes a look at Matias Maccelli's impressive development arc and where it can go from here— EP Rinkside (@EPRinkside) November 15, 2023
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High-end playmaking is what immediately stands out when watching the Arizona forward. Over the last two seasons, his 1.03 primary assists per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 leads the team and is ~18% higher than the nex
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