Zach Sanford
Zach Sanford
25-Year-Old Left WingLW
St. Louis Blues
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Sanford missed most of the 2017-18 season with a shoulder injury and never got a call from the big club, but he was a fixture with the Blues last year, compiling 20 points, 48 hits and 37 blocked shots in 60 games. Although he wasn't called on much in the playoffs, he made the most of his four appearances in the Stanley Cup final, notching a goal and four points over five games to take down the Bruins -- his hometown team. Sanford's skill is evident, as he has an excellent shot and his 6-foot-4 frame helps him win battles in the corners, so the Blues just need him to stay healthy in order to become a more consistent middle-six asset. With a two-year, $3 million contract under his belt, he has a solid chance of approaching 25 points in the upcoming campaign. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $3 million contract with the Blues in July of 2019, avoiding arbitration.
Ends six-game point drought
LWSt. Louis Blues
November 16, 2019
Sanford collected an assist in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Ducks.
ANALYSIS
Sanford set up Vince Dunn's second-period goal, the only one the Blues were able to put behind John Gibson. Sanford has only four points, 28 hits and 15 shots on goal in 16 appearances in 2019-20. The 25-year-old is more of a physical presence than a scoring threat -- he topped out at 20 points in 60 contests last year but hasn't recaptured that pace so far.
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2019–20 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    11:52
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    0:00
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    0:14
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2017–18
0:00
0:00
0:00
2018–19
0:00
0:00
0:00
2018–19
12:35
0:10
0:33
2019–20
11:52
0:00
0:14
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Sanford was projected as a top-nine talent in 2017-18 before he suffered a shoulder injury just 15 minutes into training camp. The 23-year-old may have missed his shot for that role after the Blues made a flurry of moves this offseason to bolster the forward depth. Nonetheless, the Blues are excited about Sanford, who has the size (6-4, 207 pounds) to be a pesky net-front presence, so he'll be in the running for a spot on the fourth line with an opportunity to move up if injuries occur.
Sanford will be out until at least February with a shoulder injury, and even when he's healthy, he'll likely need to play in the minors for a while to get back in the hang of things. He had two goals and three assists in 13 games last season, proving his potential, but wait until he's able to return before consider snagging him.
Sanford is one of the better Washington prospects. Very raw but the foundation is in place for a solid pro career. He is several years away from the NHL but should be monitored in keeper leagues.
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Blocks two shots
LWSt. Louis Blues
November 10, 2019
Sanford recorded a hit, two blocked shots and two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win against the Flames.
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Set to be healthy scratch
LWSt. Louis Blues
October 17, 2019
Sanford will watch Thursday's game against the Canucks from the press box, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
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Re-ups with St. Louis
LWSt. Louis Blues
July 8, 2019
Sanford signed a two-year, $3 million contract with the Blues on Monday to avoid arbitration, Chris Pinkert of NHL.com reports.
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Files for arbitration
LWSt. Louis Blues
July 6, 2019
Sanford filed for salary arbitration Friday.
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Earns qualifying offer from Blues
LWSt. Louis Blues
June 25, 2019
Sanford was given a qualifying offer by St. Louis on Tuesday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
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