Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

  1. #1
    agentzero's Avatar
    agentzero is online now
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    5,083
    Location
    Ottawa, ON
    Rep Power
    38

    Dobber Sports Superstar

    Default Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Decent US college totals... Rather decent AHL rookie totals.. 12 pts in 12 games in the Calder Cup playoffs... How do the Bruins view him as a prospect. How do you? Discuss? Can't seem to find much on him. Maybe that's an answer in and of itself...
    Blades of Steel
    10 Team Full Keeper - Pts Only (G,A,W,SO) - Champions (2011, 2013, 2014)

    Crosby, Backstrom, Wheeler, Neal, Pavelski, Zuccarello, Fabbri, Oshie, Hoffman, Pastrnak
    Chara, Karlsson, Giordano, Vatanen, Streit
    Rask, Rinne
    Nyqvist, S. Bennett, Burakovsky, Toffoli, Connor, Pulock, D.Pouliot, S.Theodore, Hellebuyck

  2. #2
    Location
    Toronto
    Rep Power
    38

    Dobber Sports Expert

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    You know me, I can just tell you what the numbers say!

    Stats say middle 6 player at best... more likely a 3rd liner.

    First meaningful season was 18 year old in the BCHL. Ick. Two decent seasons in a weaker division of the NCAA followed by a decent season in the AHL. Could be a late bloomer but the stat pedigree is a yawner.

    Anyone who has used their eyes?


  3. #3
    agentzero's Avatar
    agentzero is online now
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    5,083
    Location
    Ottawa, ON
    Rep Power
    38

    Dobber Sports Superstar

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Quote Originally Posted by fantasyhockeygeek View Post
    You know me, I can just tell you what the numbers say!

    Stats say middle 6 player at best... more likely a 3rd liner.

    First meaningful season was 18 year old in the BCHL. Ick. Two decent seasons in a weaker division of the NCAA followed by a decent season in the AHL. Could be a late bloomer but the stat pedigree is a yawner.

    Anyone who has used their eyes?
    Thanks for the help on the strength of league. I have not used the eye test but his 21 yr old season as an AHL rookie and his rather good AHL playoff seem to hint at something.. Though he could very well be a career AHLer. Plenty of those....
    Blades of Steel
    10 Team Full Keeper - Pts Only (G,A,W,SO) - Champions (2011, 2013, 2014)

    Crosby, Backstrom, Wheeler, Neal, Pavelski, Zuccarello, Fabbri, Oshie, Hoffman, Pastrnak
    Chara, Karlsson, Giordano, Vatanen, Streit
    Rask, Rinne
    Nyqvist, S. Bennett, Burakovsky, Toffoli, Connor, Pulock, D.Pouliot, S.Theodore, Hellebuyck

  4. #4
    praba's Avatar
    praba is online now
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    11,329
    Location
    toronto and ottaw
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Juggernaut

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    He plays hockey
    WHL - League Champion 2016-2017

  5. #5
    agentzero's Avatar
    agentzero is online now
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    5,083
    Location
    Ottawa, ON
    Rep Power
    38

    Dobber Sports Superstar

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Quote Originally Posted by praba View Post
    He plays hockey
    Don't we all lol.......
    Blades of Steel
    10 Team Full Keeper - Pts Only (G,A,W,SO) - Champions (2011, 2013, 2014)

    Crosby, Backstrom, Wheeler, Neal, Pavelski, Zuccarello, Fabbri, Oshie, Hoffman, Pastrnak
    Chara, Karlsson, Giordano, Vatanen, Streit
    Rask, Rinne
    Nyqvist, S. Bennett, Burakovsky, Toffoli, Connor, Pulock, D.Pouliot, S.Theodore, Hellebuyck

  6. #6
    bnet's Avatar
    bnet is offline
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Posts
    34
    Location
    Canada, BC
    Rep Power
    0

    Dobber Sports Novice

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    I agree with Hockeygeek.

    Most likely a middle 6 player, will move around the lineup up and down. Bruins like him but aren't really gaga about him or anything. Better real life asset then fantasy asset in my eyes. Main appeal in Boston right now is their lack of high end forward prospects, all of them have either graduated and are playing with the team or haven't panned out/been mishandled *cough* Khokhlachev.
    12 Team Salary Keeper League. $4 increase per player a year. Keep 9-13 (League Champion 14/15, 16/17)

    Categories - D-G, G, A, PPP, SHP, Pims, Hits/Blocks, FoW, FoW%, Give/Take, Wins, GAA, Save%, Saves.

    C: Bergeron $26(2nd year FP), Pavelski $22, Little $14, Barkov $9, Dubinsky $13, Hanzal $5, Zajac $1

    W: Marchand $5, Panarin $2 (RC), Granlund $1, Kreider $1, Larkin $2 (RC), Bailey $1, M. Foligno $1, Hartnell $2

    D: Pietrangelo $21, Byfuglien $18, Suter $17, McDonagh $9, E. Johnson $5, Phaneuf $1, Werenski $1

    G: Price $26 (2nd year FP), Crawford $38, Allen $3 (Expiring RC).

    MLP Bench: Steel, Kaprizov, Gusev, Sergachev, Shesterkin

  7. #7
    bergman's Avatar
    bergman is online now
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Posts
    362
    Location
    London, ON
    Rep Power
    4

    Dobber Sports Blue-Chipper

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Who's got a better shot at rising in the BOS system - Heinen or Bjork?
    Bergman - H2H Dynasty 20-team, 32+10m Roster - G A Pts +/- PPP Sh Hit Blk FOW W GAA Sv% SHO
    C: Barkov, Monahan, Nugent-Hopkins, Wennberg, Little, Eriksson Ek, Keller, Jost, White, Roslovic, Dahlen
    LW: Beauvillier, Crouse, Dubois, Bjork
    RW: Okposo, Smith, J. Anderson, Bjorkstrand, Czarnik, Raddysh
    D: Letang, Carlson, Hanifin, Skjei, Beaulieu, Johns, Pulock, Andersson, Wood, Larsson, Juulsen, Cholowski, Koekkoek
    G: Mrazek, Hellebuyck, Brossoit, Demko, Lindgren, Montembeault, Fucale, Hill

  8. #8
    Sulla's Avatar
    Sulla is online now
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    8,505
    Rep Power
    40

    The Magnificent One

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    For me Heinen will be all about taking opportunities and right now if he gets a shot it is as a third line Centre... Could he work his way up? Yep but he needs better showings than his cup of coffee recently
    Experience is the teacher of all things.

  9. #9
    Location
    London, Ontario
    Rep Power
    40

    Dobber Sports Samurai

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Quote Originally Posted by bergman View Post
    Who's got a better shot at rising in the BOS system - Heinen or Bjork?
    I think Bjork has the higher ceiling. Heinen may make the team next year though and I'm not sure Bjork has as good of a chance.
    Capped writer for DobberHockey. Find the latest articles here: http://www.dobberhockey.com/Table/Hockey-home/Capped/
    Twitter: @alexdmaclean
    (No I don't have a hockey problem...)

  10. #10
    Rep Power
    14

    Dobber Sports Initiate

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    To me, Bjork and Heinen are mirror images of each other. I'd say Heinen has a better shot at rising in the Bruins' system just based on the fact that he's a year ahead of Bjork. Yes, Heinen had a rough time during his cup of coffee in the AHL this year, but he was great afterwards in the AHL, so he'll get another shot. Bjork is behind him on the depth chart, as he'll just be starting out in the AHL next year, without much chance of making the big club, so it would take Heinen disappointing for him to get a shot.
    The Bruins could probably have 3 solid 2nd lines when you factor in all their offensive prospects. It's gonna be a matter of who takes advantage of their opportunities and doesn't lose their spot. They've got Debrusk and Senyshyn moving up in their system next year, and those are their top offensive guys, much more than Bjork or Heinen. Vatrano should take a step forward next year. Plus, as I said in my mock draft, I'm sure they're going to be drafting a high ceiling forward with their first round pick this season, so there will be a ton of competition for top 6 minutes. Both of these guys will probably not make the cut.

  11. #11
    newper114's Avatar
    newper114 is online now
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    7,347
    Rep Power
    25

    Dobber Sports Master

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    So I remeber last year he was talked about on these boards but haven't heard much this year which doesn't bode well.

    He was mentioned by dobber in the ramblings may 2nd or 3rd. Talking about guys who had a good playoffs. However didn't put him in the best of lights. So as most said think 3rd liner
    12 team H2H Keeper League
    g/a/+-/PIM/PPP/SHP/SOG/W/GAA/SV%/SHO
    play 4c/4lw/4rw/6d/2g (2min start)
    Center: Matthews, T. Johnson, Wennberg, Pageau, Deshamais, Eakin (IR)
    RW: Reinhart, Radulov, Hossa, Niederreiter, Gagner
    LW: Drouin, Steen, D.Sedin, Grigorenko, b. Nelson, MacArthur (IR)
    Defense : Enstrom, Myers, Goligoski, Hamilton, kulikov, Ceci
    Goalies: Lundqvist, S.Mason, Lehner, Domingue

    Farm noteables: Eichel (IR), Horvat, Milano, W. Nylander, Barzal, Bjorkstrand, Vasilevski, Boucher, Werek, Dubious, Colin White

  12. #12
    vandalay's Avatar
    vandalay is online now
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    1,609
    Rep Power
    18

    Dobber Sports Stud

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Quote Originally Posted by forsbergfan View Post
    To me, Bjork and Heinen are mirror images of each other. I'd say Heinen has a better shot at rising in the Bruins' system just based on the fact that he's a year ahead of Bjork. Yes, Heinen had a rough time during his cup of coffee in the AHL this year, but he was great afterwards in the AHL, so he'll get another shot. Bjork is behind him on the depth chart, as he'll just be starting out in the AHL next year, without much chance of making the big club, so it would take Heinen disappointing for him to get a shot.
    The Bruins could probably have 3 solid 2nd lines when you factor in all their offensive prospects. It's gonna be a matter of who takes advantage of their opportunities and doesn't lose their spot. They've got Debrusk and Senyshyn moving up in their system next year, and those are their top offensive guys, much more than Bjork or Heinen. Vatrano should take a step forward next year. Plus, as I said in my mock draft, I'm sure they're going to be drafting a high ceiling forward with their first round pick this season, so there will be a ton of competition for top 6 minutes. Both of these guys will probably not make the cut.
    DeBrusk played the entire season in the AHL along with Heinen and their numbers were quite similar, with Heinen having a bit higher PPG average (although a year older).

  13. #13
    Rep Power
    14

    Dobber Sports Initiate

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Quote Originally Posted by vandalay View Post
    DeBrusk played the entire season in the AHL along with Heinen and their numbers were quite similar, with Heinen having a bit higher PPG average (although a year older).
    the key is, as you said, a year older. debrusk is quite young for an AHLer. I think debrusk has much more offensive potential than heinen. not necessarily first line potential, but solid second line potential. will be a very good winger for krejci.

  14. #14
    vandalay's Avatar
    vandalay is online now
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    1,609
    Rep Power
    18

    Dobber Sports Stud

    Default Re: Danton Heinen: Anyone know anything about him?

    Quote Originally Posted by forsbergfan View Post
    the key is, as you said, a year older. debrusk is quite young for an AHLer. I think debrusk has much more offensive potential than heinen. not necessarily first line potential, but solid second line potential. will be a very good winger for krejci.
    Can't really disagree with that. I was just pointing out that DeBrusk was already in the AHL this past season as you previously said he and Senyshyn would be moving up in the system next season. Didn't want anyone to be confused.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •