FC Rank 178
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James
Stefan

An inventive and practical winger though he isn’t the flashiest skater. Posture also limits his ability to be cerebral or powerful, and he lacks agility and speed. Still has enough functionality to be effective. Less than dynamic at filling a lane or striding in a linear path, but he can accelerate when given space. Sensible…

Date of Birth
August 9, 2003
Position
Right Wing
Height
5'11"
Draft Year
2022
Place of Birth
Laguna Beach, CA  
Shoots
Right
Weight
158 lbs
Draft Result
DATE PLAYER NAME LEAGUE AUTHOR
May 10/22 Stefan James 23856 – Portland vs. Prince George WHL by Mitch Savard View Report
Apr 10/22 Stefan James 23715 – Portland vs. Seattle WHL by Derek Neumeier View Report
May 13/21 Stefan James 22088 – Tri-City vs. Portland WHL by Justin Froese View Report
Mar 8/21 Stefan James 21772 – Omaha vs. Lincoln USHL by Dylan Krill View Report

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A TP PPG +/- PIM
2021-2022 Portland Winterhawks whl 68 34 45 79 1.16 29 42
2020-2021 Lincoln Stars ushl 41 10 18 28 0.68 -10 28
2020-2021 Portland Winterhawks whl 6 0 3 3 0.5 4 0
2019-2020 Portland Winterhawks whl 49 5 4 9 0.18 7 20
January 12, 2022
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FCHockey releases 2021 NHL Draft Guide
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FCHockey releases Final ranking for 2021 NHL Draft
December 29, 2020
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An inventive and practical winger though he isn’t the flashiest skater. Posture also limits his ability to be cerebral or powerful, and he lacks agility and speed. Still has enough functionality to be effective. Less than dynamic at filling a lane or striding in a linear path, but he can accelerate when given space. Sensible when it comes to getting the most out of the wing position. Able to set up proactive plays for space, but stumbles to combine all the layers together to make an impact. Effective at hiding in plain sight, which makes him dangerous. Good sense of the forecheck. Patient when it comes to taking shots, but only shoots when he has a clear shot. Accurate shot and it’s rarely blocked by opposing defenders. Still needs to shoot more often to build up that much needed confidence. He’s quick to get rid of the puck, and struggles to receive passes on the backhand. On the positive side, his soft hands come in handy on the power play, as he’s able to move the puck on to his open teammates in front. Reliable and standard platform skills that allow him to remain in position and add pressure on the defense. Does tend to float and become seemingly disengaged. Has to be more consistent and work at fine-tuning the all-around player skillsets.

– FCHockey’s 2021 NHL Draft Guide