Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 12: We’re Back with 2021 Draft Rankings!

Jokke Nevalainen



On Episode 12 of Dobber’s DraftCast, host’s Jokke Nevalainen and Tony Ferrari are back from their post-draft mini-break talking about the news from around the hockey and prospect world. From how COVID is affecting leagues around the world to how other’s are going to be starting up in the midst of a pandemic. The main topic of the show is the recently released DobberProspects’ Scouting Team’s 2021 NHL Draft Ranking! The guys break down some of the most intriguing players, where they are ranked, and why!


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Time Stamps

0:15  We’re back!

News and Notes: 

1:47  QMJHL and COVID

3:15  OHL: Season starts Feb 4th

7:10  Tournaments cancelled in Europe due to COVID

10:35  BIG-10 Hockey and Hockey East

11:50 Hockey and COVID-19

15:20  2021 DP Scouting Rankings 

16:17  Brandt Clarke at #1

19:40  Aatu Räty vs The World (or himself?)

24:24  Carson Lambos vs Owen Power – battle for 2nd overall

30:25  Swedish wingers in the top-15 (Fabian Lysell, William Eklund, Simon Robertsson)

35:25  Dylan Guenther vs Cole Sillinger

39:03  Samu Tuomaala dropping from 10 to 17

41:48  The OHL players who aren’t playing

  • Mason McTavish 13 to 24
  • Brennan Othmann 28  to 30
  • Francesco Pinelli 30 to 33

Russians playing at the Karjala Cup

  • 47:32 Daniil Chayka
  • 53:53 Kirill Kirsanov
  • 55:50 Ilya Safonov

59:00  Aidan Hreschuk vs NHL Central Scouting

1:03:45  Samuel Helenius and the dilemma of a ‘safe’ pick

1:09:02  Isaac Belliveau vs our rankings

1:13:47  Wrapping things up!


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Name Fantasy Upside NHL Certainty
Vitali Abramov 6.7 5.0
Sergei Ivanov 8.5 6.5
Roby Järventie 7.0 6.0
Ridly Greig 7.8 8.0
Gracyn Sawchyn 8.5 8.0
Josh Davies 5.5 7.5
Marek Alscher 4.5 5.0
Xavier Bourgault 7.5 8.0
Jake Chiasson 5.0 4.0
Kevin Mandolese 6.2 5.2