DPR – Episode 08: World Junior Preview

Paul Zwambag


With the World Junior preliminary rosters announced and the tournament starting this month, the guys discuss key players from each nation that can have an impact in both the tournament, and for your fantasy roster in the future


North American Teams

Players to Watch from Canada

Dylan Strome (ARI), Tyson Jost (COL), and Thomas Chabot (OTT) are all locks to play for Canada and should be impact players

A player who is coming on strong and playing his way onto the team is OHL leading scorer Taylor Raddysh (TB)

Players to Watch from USA

Clayton Keller(ARI), Alex DeBrincat (CHI), Jeremy Bracco (TOR)

A sleeper prospect who may make the team and is widely unowned on Fantrax is Troy Terry (ANA) who could be a sneaky good fantasy add.


European Teams

In the second segment the guys go to Europe to talk prospects from across the pond.

Players to watch from Russia

Kirill Kaprizov (MIN), Nikita Korostelev (TOR), Artun Tyanulin (Undrafted)

Players to watch from Finland

Eeli Tolvanen (2017 NHL Draft), Petrus Palmu (Undrafted)

Players to watch from Sweden

Alex Nylander (BUF), Carl Grundstrom (TOR)

Two more player to watch are Adam Musil (STL) from the Czech Republic and from Switzerland Nico Hischier (2017 NHL Draft)


Interview with Aynsley Scott

Aynsley Scott from Hockey Prospect Radio and a contributor to the DobberProspects guide joins the show to discuss players to keep an eye on in the World Juniors as well discussing Carter Hart (PHI), Sam Steel (ANA), Colin White (OTT), Charlie McAvoy (BOS), Juuso Valimaki (2017 Draft), Henrik Borgstrom (FLA), Rasmus Dahlin (2018 NHL Draft), German Rubtsov (PHI) Klim Kostin (2017 NHL Draft), and Daniel Vladar (BOS)


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Name Fantasy Upside NHL Certainty
Ilya Nabokov 6.5 5.0
Pavel Moysevich 6.0 3.0
Max Plante 7.5 4.5
Jack Pridham 6.0 7.0
Brodie Ziemer 6.5 7.0
Matvei Gridin 8.5 6.5
Dean Letourneau 6.5 7.5
Kamil Bednarik 6.0 8.0
Cole Hutson 9.0 6.0
Luke Osburn 5.5 7.0