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At only 17 years old, incoming Wolverine Adam Fantilli expected to be a top draw in 2023 NHL Draft

The young center is projected to be a top-three selection in the 2023 NHL Draft. Recently completing his junior hockey career with the Chicago Steel this past season, Fantilli will be playing for the University of Michigan this fall.

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NOBLETON, Ontario — "The NHL's next power forward," "a top-three pick in the 2023 NHL Draft" are a couple of common things said when talking about Adam Fantilli. At only 17 years old, the expectations for the young center are high, but he's doing what he can to focus on the present.

"Growing up in today's day and age it's hard to be honest," said Fantilli, who is heading to Michigan to play for the Wolverines.

"It's hard to stay off Instagram, it's hard to stay off Twitter and not see what everyone's saying which is kind of the goal."

Learn more about Fantilli in our profile.

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Profile

Age: 17
Hometown: Nobleton, Ontario
Position: Center
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 192 pounds
College: University of Michigan
NHL Rights: Top prospect for the 2023 NHL Draft
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Kirsten Krull covers juniors and prospects for The Rink Live. She is a 2020 St. Cloud State graduate, and has been working in the hockey world for over six years, covering many levels of the game from juniors to the NHL.
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