DPR – Episode 01: Scouting tips from Gus Katsaros

Paul Zwambag


In our premier episode Paul and Peter introduce themselves and Dobber Prospects to the Podcast world, they give you three prospects each that you need to know, and talk scouting and prospects with our first guest Gus Katsaros of McKeens.



In the first segment Paul and Peter discuss what’s happening at DobberProspects. Here is the link to the feature page where you can find the summer 30 in 30 series.


And if you are about to have your fantasy hockey prospect draft, be sure to read the experts consensus fantasy ranking of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft here.


All the DobberHockey guides you need to rule your pool such as the Fantasy Guide, Prospect Report can be found in the shop with the best value being the Ultimate Fantasy Pack which includes the Guide, Prospect Report and Mid-Season Guide for only $29.99



Prospect Feature

In the second segment the guys talk prospects you want to target for an immediate impact for this season, or guys you want to add tou your prospect roster for the future.

Peter's Picks:

Philippe Myers, defence – Philadelphia Flyers

Caleb Jones, defence – Edmonton Oilers

Eetu Tuulola, left wing – Calgary Flames


Paul's Picks:

Oliver Bjorkstrand, right wing – Columbus Blue Jackets

Patrik Laine, left/right wing – Winnipeg Jets

Francis Perron, left wing – Ottawa Senators


Interview with guest Gus Katsaros

In the third segment the guys talk to Gus Katsaros from McKeens on scouting and prospects. Read the Four S’s of Scouting by Gus for some terrific insight on how to scout hockey.

You can find that article, as well as articles such as Understanding Analytics by Gus, the top 250 prospects, the Top 30 Calder Candidates, Fantasy All-Stars by Jakes Mirtle, and Late Round Steals by Peter Harling and a full yearbook with point projections for the top 475 NHL players. Get the McKeens Yearbook and Fantasy Guide Here


Follow Us

Be sure to follow us on Twitter: @DPR_show

Paul Zwambag: @zwambag

Peter Harling: @pharling

Gus Katsaros: @KatsHockey

Email: [email protected]


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Enjoy the show and thanks for listening!

This episode of DobberProspects Radio was sponsored by Fantrax.

This episode was researched with help from DobberProspects.com, Fantrax.com, McKeenshockey.com, EliteProspects.com and the DobberProspects Prospect Guide.




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Tory Pitner 5.0 5.0
Charlie Forslund 5.5 4.0
Liam Danielsson 5.0 3.5
Timur Kol 4.0 5.0
Viggo Gustafsson 4.5 5.5
Marcus Gidlöf 6.5 3.0
Kim Saarinen 6.0 4.5
Gian Meier 4.0 5.0
Stian Solberg 8.0 8.5