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The second seasons in review piece comes with those who split their seasons between the NHL and the AHL, but were not in the AHL due to injury.
NHL Statline – 7 games played, 0 goals, 0 assists, -3 rating, 4 penalty minutes
AHL Statline – 54 games played, 24 goals, 23 assists, +9 rating, 51 penalty minutes
Possession Metrics (Relative To Kings) – CF% – 53.1% (-2.2%), SCF – 62.7% (+8.1%), HDCF – 53.9% (+3.4%)
Jaret Anderson-Dolan has now played games with the LA Kings in four straight seasons, dating back to the 2018-19 season, when he made his NHL debut. Anderson-Dolan has made strides of progress from that point until now, both at the NHL and AHL levels. After spending the bulk of last season with the Kings, in a bottom-six role, Anderson-Dolan spent the bulk of this season with the AHL’s Ontario Reign as one of the team’s leading point producers.
In the NHL, Anderson-Dolan had an opportunity on the first line. He had opportunities in the bottom six. And in those chances, his metrics were solid, but he failed to collect a point in those situations. With more established centers, Anderson-Dolan played mostly on the wing in the NHL, impressing in an energy role, but not cementing his status in a scoring role. On an individual level, Anderson-Dolan’s shot attempts and scoring chances per 60 minutes were at the highest…