Jalen Chatfield Scouting Report

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Created: May 9, 2024
Updated: May 11, 2024
Talent Type: Professional
Position scouted: Left Defense
Age when scouted: 27
Projection: Third Pair
Trending: Under NHL Contract
Birthday: May 15, 1996
Height: 6' 0 | 185 cm
Weight: 187 lbs | 85 kg
Contract: $1,525,000 over 2 years (Cap hit: $762,500)
2-way 'D'
Solid skater. Jumps to space quickly in the defensive zone. Stands up on his blue line to gap up and kill entries.
Generally 'safe' with his decision making. Doesn't take a ton of risk that leads to him getting caught out of position. Outlets very well. Provides reliable compete every night. Has enough ability to be thrust into top four when required.
Regular season TOI averaged around 16:00. Playoffs spiked to over 20:00 per game. Primary ice time comes at ES and PK. Better than average physical push back in the hard areas. Gets in the lane to block shots. Due a significant raise in relation to his role.
Expiring contract. Pending UFA who earned $763K in 23/24.
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2021-22Carolina HurricanesNHL1603318
2021-22Chicago WolvesAHL44612181433
  • Compete/Consistency: 95
  • Defensive Zone Starts: 85
  • Hockey IQ: 90
  • Offensive Zone Starts: 70
  • Penalty Kill: 80
  • Power Play: 10
  • Physicality: 84
  • Puck Moving/Passing: 85
  • Shot: 82
  • Skating: 90
  • 20%: Compete/Consistency, Hockey IQ, Skating
  • 12%: Puck Moving/Passing
  • 8%: Shot
  • 4%: Defensive Zone Starts, Offensive Zone Starts, Penalty Kill, Power Play, Physicality