However, one great season doesn’t make an elite NHLer. He’s got 21 goals and 14 assists for 35 points in 24 SuperElit games. He made his SHK debut with Leksands IF during the 2019–20 season. But he benefited a lot from playing with one of the best playmakers in the league in Nils Åman. His goal-count this season was unquestionably propped up by such an unsustainable shot percentage. Heineman is also one of the oldest players in his draft class, and his maturity level helped things tremendously. Emil Heineman is a bit like their 12th overall pick, Anton Lundell in that his two-way game is where he gets the most recognition.

I grabbed a couple of these to show: If not for how fast he gets these shots off, the goalie might actually stand a chance. His finishing skills in tight are also elite.

Heineman has been putting on a snipe show in the SuperElit, and his shot is elite in almost every way. Heineman is also a master of the quick release. As for his game? A goal-scoring winger who plays a very good 200-foot game. Photo Credit: Leksands IF. Independent scouting for NHL, QMJHL, OHL, WHL, USHL and NCAA teams. If you look at only his most recent body of work, you can see a player who is a first-round talent at a third-round draft position. He had the most goals and points of any player in the Under-20 North of the SuperElit. Prospect report written by Alexander Appleyard. He just isn't an elite offensive player. He’ll be battling for a spot on the World Juniors team next time around but he’ll have a lot of competition because Sweden is stacked at wing. I’ve pulled examples of both here: In conclusion, Emil Heineman is awesome and I have been severely underrating him for a long time. That, again, may set expectations too high, however, as he will more likely settle into a second- or third-line role if he makes it to the NHL. In 29 games, Heineman posted 26 goals and 41 points, placing him at the top of the Under-20 SuperElit scoring race. hockey player profile of Emil Heineman, 2001-11-16 Leksand, SWE Sweden. Founded in 2009, The Hockey Writers is a premier destination for news and information on everything hockey. He’s so versatile, and can make such impressive plays night in and night out. Submit your own scouting profile & videos. He is not an overly skill-full player. His wrist shot release is one of the fastest in the draft class, his one timer is blistering, and even his backhand is very good. He was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft with the 43rd overall pick.

Emil lived in 1930, at address, Ohio. © 2020 Dobber Sports Inc. All Rights Reserved. I’m not worried about Heineman’s skating at all, he’ll perfect it eventually.

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It also means that Heineman could be a one-hit-wonder who has already played his best season of hockey. Emil puts 100% into every shift, and makes the smart play every time. Like Grabner, Heineman’s shot far eclipses his play-making and hands.

He thinks the game at an extremely high level, often 5-6 seconds ahead of the play. He is big but still fast on his skates, he sees the game like a veteran and is going to play against men starting in the 2020-21 season, giving him the opportunity to hone his game against some exceptional players. REPORTS. Few players did more for their draft stock during the 2019-20 season than Emil Heineman. – @jimmyhamrin answers in a detailed report – high floor makes a viable 2nd rd.

He is an afterthought for many after Raymond, Holtz, Gunler, Nybeck and Niederbach, and in a strong draft year is slated to go in the third round. Over 2 million monthly readers now come to THW for their hockey fix. Heinemen owns the blazing speed to blow around opposing defenders and enough skill to finish. If you would like to follow Alexander on Twitter, his handle is @Avappleyard. Shoots Left Weight 185 lbs Draft Result PENDING Reports Statistics News Bio. Dec 26, 2019; 4 min read; Prospect Report: Emil Heineman. Heineman is able to find open ice better than most players, and it leads to tons of scoring opportunities for him. When it comes down to it, Heineman has everything that you look for in an NHL prospect. Lacks high-end offensive tools but projects to become a good complementary winger at the NHL level.
He thinks the game at an extremely high level, often 5-6 seconds ahead of the play. And man, this kid is seriously good.

If he’s not at the hockey rink, he’s probably watching games from TV. But his development took a massive step….

After a lackluster 2018-19 campaign playing for Leksands IF J20, where he only posted one goal and five points in 27 games, little was expected of him ahead of the 2020 NHL Draft. Date of Birth November 16, 2001 Position Left Wing Height 6'1.0. Heineman’s 26 goals in 29 games in the SuperElit may paint a picture of an elite goal-scorer but that’s not the case. Most recently in the SHL with Leksands IF. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'thehockeywriters_com-leader-1','ezslot_1',656,'0','0']));Given his toolkit and talent, however, it seems likely that a team could fall in love and take a shot on him in either the late second or early third round.

Heineman is also not afraid to get involved physically, and will throw a good hit when he sees the need to, as well as get scrappy with defenses when battling for position.His best purely offensive tool? Forward Emil Heineman dominated the Swedish junior leagues this past season. Defensively, Heineman is very reliable and has a strong stick presence. But his development took a massive step over those two years. D.O.B – November 16, 2001Nationality – SwedenDraft Eligibility – 2020Height –6’1Weight –185 lbsPosition – Left WingHandedness – Left. A high-flying winger who plays physical but also has impressive puck skills to make a consistent impact in the offensive zone, Heineman was the top scorer in the J20 Superelit’s North Division in not only goals (21) and points (35), but also with an absurd 31.8 shooting percentage.

The young Swede also has a knack of turning pucks over to create breakaways and 2v1’s like his Austrian counter-part.

His two-way game is also well-developed, and his relentless puck pursuit, diligence in his own zone, and ability on the boards are things all NHL scouts love to see.He is also well developed both athletically and physically. Emil Heineman. However, one great season doesn’t make an elite NHLer.

He usually wins them with his brain, but he definitely isn’t afraid to use his body. Jokke Nevalainen, May 2020 – Heineman was one of the best players in SuperElit in 2019-2020 which was surprising because not much was expected from him before the season started. Jokke Nevalainen, Jokke Nevalainen is the Head of European Scouting at DobberProspects and the co-host of Dobber’s DraftCast. He also spends way too much time on Twitter: @JokkeNevalainen. DobberHockey and Goalie Post launched in 2005, becoming the first independent fantasy hockey and starting goalie websites on the Internet. October 2020 – Heineman was drafted 43rd overall by the Panthers. He does have a great shot, especially his one-timer, and very good scoring instincts. Emil Heineman, Leksands IF U20, 2020 NHL Draft, Sweden. This is why he’s averaging almost a goal a game. His on-ice effort level is great, and he’s very good by the boards. Heineman’s one timer comes off just as quick, here’s a gorgeous one against Timra earlier this year: He’s got a really special shot, and it deserves to be talked about amongst the best in this draft class. Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals, Michael Frolik. But trust me, Heineman is absolutely dominant on his own.

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