Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 8: U.S. Prospects with Chris Peters

Jokke Nevalainen



In Episode 8 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen are joined by ESPN’s NHL Draft analyst Chris Peters (@chrismpeters) to discuss the best American prospects for the 2020 and 2021 NHL Drafts.


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0:20 Early 2023 NHL Draft thoughts: Connor Bedard & Matvei Michkov
6:40 College hockey’s return to play
8:30 IIHF tournaments canceled, WJC in a bubble
12:10 OHL’s return to play
15:20 Two USHL teams skipping the season
18:40 Rögle’s player loans: Raphaël Lavoie, Cole Caufield
23:20 Chris Peters joins the show
23:40 Return to play in the USA
30:20 USNTDP coaches moving to the AHL & new coaches incoming
37:40 2020 NHL Draft: Jake Sanderson & Jamie Drysdale
48:30 Thomas Bordeleau
52:50 Brock Faber, Eamon Powell & Tyler Kleven
59:50 Ty Smilanic
1:02:20 Dylan Peterson
1:05:50 Luke Tuch & Brett Berard
1:09:10 Dylan Holloway
1:14:00 Chicago Steel players: Brendan Brisson, Sam Colangelo & Sean Farrell
1:22:20 Daniil Gushchin
1:25:30 Mitch Miller
1:30:20 Blake Biondi & Wyatt Kaiser
1:34:10 2021 NHL Draft: Owen Power
1:37:20 USNTDP forwards: Chaz Lucius, Dylan Duke, Sasha Pastujov, Jeremy Wilmer & Jack Hughes
1:39:10 USNTDP defensemen: Luke Hughes, Aiden Hreschuk & Sean Behrens
1:41:10 Kent Johnson


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Name Fantasy Upside NHL Certainty
Fabian Lysell 8.5 9.0
Jakub Lauko 6.0 6.0
Matthew Poitras 7.5 7.5
Alexander Nikishin 9.0 9.3
Alexander Rykov 7.0 7.5
Justin Robidas 5.5 4.5
Zion Nybeck 8.0 3.0
David Kase 4.0 6.0
Jacob Julien 6.5 6.0
Anton Johannesson 3.0 3.0