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Prospect Ramblings: Regina Pats - Head start on the Memorial Cup (Jan 10 2018)

by Joel Henderson Jan 10, 2018, 3:59 pm

Sam Steel (ANA). Jake Leschyshyn (VGS). Josh Mahura (ANA). Nick Henry. (COL) Just a few names who are holding down the fort as help arrives.   Regina Pats currently sit 16th overall in the WHL standings. With a 21-19-3 record, the …

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DPR - Episode 12: Trade Deadline Strategies with Steve Laidlaw

by Paul Zwambag Mar 1, 2017, 11:35 am

Scouting Notes from February In segment one, Paul talks to Peter about scouting notes from his viewing of live games across three leagues and two provinces. February 5th OHL – Erie Otters at Kingston Frontenacs Alex DeBrincat of …

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Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

by Peter Harling Jan 24, 2017, 2:47 am

Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Draft Eligible Prospects DobberProspects is proud to bring back the experts consensus fantasy ranking for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Last year the first edition of the fantasy ranking was released and …

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DPR - Episode 01: Scouting tips from Gus Katsaros

by Paul Zwambag Sep 20, 2016, 1:50 pm

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 …

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Prospect Ramblings: Preseason Overreactions Edition!

by Tony Ferrari Sep 20, 2019, 7:54 am

Welcome back to my bi-weekly ramblings about what's going on in and around the hockey world! With the NHL preseason underway, the Twittersphere is reacting to what they see with complete rationality. No one is …

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Prospect Ramblings – Do Not Overrate Preseason Scoring

by Pat Quinn Sep 19, 2019, 3:32 pm

Hi, to start, buy the guide before the season starts: https://dobbersports.com/product/dobbers-2019-20-fantasy-hockey-guide/   ***************   Welcome to the later in the day prospect ramblings. I have been on vacation the past couple of Thursdays so my apologies for leaving everyone …

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Liiga Report - September 2019

by Juha Rapanen Sep 18, 2019, 6:00 am

  The new season in the Finnish Liiga has started. We are going to cover how the most interesting NHL prospects in Finland will progress during the season. In this first report, I will give an …

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Prospect Deep Dive: Anton Lundell

by Jokke Nevalainen Sep 17, 2019, 2:42 pm

  Anton Lundell is one of the top players available for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, and definitely the best out of Finland. Despite his young age, he has already impressed at the professional level in …

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PNHLe Organizational Rankings: 20-16

by masonblack Sep 17, 2019, 6:00 am

  This is the third installment of a series where I will be ranking NHL organizations based on a new PNHLe model that I have spent the past month updating.    If you are unfamiliar with PNHLe, or would …

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Prospect Ramblings: Training camp lines to watch

by Hayden Soboleski Sep 15, 2019, 10:37 am

  *** I can't stress this enough - TRAINING CAMP LINES AND PERFORMANCE DON"T MATTER. How many times have we been sucked into a terrible fantasy pick because they lined up next to McDavid or Crosby for …

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PNHLe Organizational Rankings: 25-21

by masonblack Sep 14, 2019, 12:58 pm

    This is the second part of a series where I am ranking NHL organizations based on a new PNHLe model that I have spent the past month updating.   If you are unfamiliar with PNHLe, or would …

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Shift Work: Cole Perfetti

by Tony Ferrari Sep 14, 2019, 12:03 pm

Welcome to the first edition of a new series called "Shift Work". I'll be bringing you some comprehensive breakdowns of a player's game as we go over an entire game of tape from a player. …

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PNHLe Organizational Rankings: 31-26

by masonblack Sep 10, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** Over the past month, I’ve been re-evaluating, recalculating and re-examining my PNHLe model, which is used to predict a prospect’s NHL point potential in the prime of their career.  With the conclusion of every hockey season …

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Prospect Ramblings: An Ode to my Fantasy Hockey Godfathers

by Brayden Olafson Sep 9, 2019, 8:07 am

    My introduction to the world of fantasy hockey came in the Fall after I had begun my first “real-world” job in 2013. It came in the form of a Weekend Winners pool branded Shotty’s Picks, …

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AHL Report - September 2019

by Kyle Stewart Sep 9, 2019, 6:00 am

  HOCKEY IS BACK (well, almost…)!   For starters, thank you all for coming to check out our new AHL Report for the 2019-20 season! Although we’re still a ways away (regular season begins October 4, 2019), the …

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Prospect Ramblings: What did I miss?

by Hayden Soboleski Sep 8, 2019, 10:34 am

  *** After being off the grid for 8 days, I'm back at home and catching up on everything that I missed in the world of hockey. Admittedly, I did get lucky considering that the biggest dominoes …

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Prospect Ramblings: Musings on Podkolzin, Denisenko, Stützle, The 2020 Crop, & More (Sept 7)

by Cam Robinson Sep 7, 2019, 9:34 am

  Here we are. School is back in session. Euro leagues are firing up regular season and intra-divisional tournaments. Hell, even NHL Prospect Camps have opened. It's hockey season! And while I don't have many coherent, …

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WHL Report - September

by Joel Henderson Sep 6, 2019, 6:00 am

2019-20 WHL Preview!   Believe it or not, the WHL is home, please leave a messsaaaaggeeee at the beep. There will be a new champion this year. Who could it beeeeeee? Believe it or not, they are …

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OHL Report - An Exciting Crop of Draft-Eligibles & Where Does Merkley End Up? (Sept 2019)

by Lucas Main Sep 2, 2019, 12:00 pm

  Hi everyone! My name is Lucas Main and I’ll be taking over the OHL Report for this season. There is plenty of high-end talent in the O this season so we should be in for …

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Robinson: Preliminary 2020 NHL Draft Rankings (Sept. 2019)

by Cam Robinson Sep 2, 2019, 6:00 am

  Here we are. Another summer in books and all over the globe, hockey is being played at high intensities. We're just a stone throw away from NHL action. It's just swell. It's also officially the …

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Prospect Ramblings: Do rookies start the season with an edge?

by Hayden Soboleski Sep 1, 2019, 6:00 am

Image courtesy of NHL.com   *** There's a few logical reasons to think a rookie player might have an edge to start the campaign. They are fighting for roster spots and have more to prove than many established …

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August 31-in-31: Winnipeg Jets

by Jamie Zadow Aug 31, 2019, 10:05 am

    We are now fast approaching the start of NHL training camps and there are still two big question marks left unanswered in Winnipeg: when will Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine sign with the Jets? Both …

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August 31-in-31: Washington Capitals

by Pat Quinn Aug 30, 2019, 5:00 am

    August 31-in-31: Washington Capitals   Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their Top 20 prospects, risers, fallers, and …

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August 31-in-31: Vegas Golden Knights

by masonblack Aug 29, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their Top 20 prospects, risers, fallers, and recent graduates. Let’s …

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Prospect Ramblings: Prospects with Sneaky Good Opportunities to Score

by Pat Quinn Aug 29, 2019, 12:08 am

    Welcome again to the Thursday prospect ramblings.   Well it is the end of August and it has fully hit the “nothing really going on” portion of fantasy hockey. There are no big trades, no big *cough* …

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August 31-in-31: Vancouver Canucks

by Cam Robinson Aug 28, 2019, 6:00 am

  Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their recent graduates, risers, fallers and top 20 prospects.    ** As discussed …

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August 31-in-31: Toronto Maple Leafs

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 27, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their Top 20 prospects, risers, fallers, and recent graduates. Let’s …

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DPR Episode 62: Joel Henderson WHL, Calgary Flames

by Peter Harling Aug 26, 2019, 10:09 pm

We received a lot of positive feedback from episode 59 on the "So You Want To Be A Scout" Segment. Peter opens this show with a follow up to that with some examples of people …

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DPR Episode 61: Mason Black, NHL Rank King, OHL Preview

by Peter Harling Aug 26, 2019, 10:05 pm

Episode 61, the first episode of the fourth season of DooberProspects Radio opens with a primer of fantasy hockey draft guides. With the fantasy season fast approaching and lots of you are preparing for upcoming …

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Season Preview: Jr. A SM-liiga

by Lassi Alanen Aug 26, 2019, 1:02 pm

  We can finally begin the Finnish hockey season tomorrow with the Jr. A SM-liiga (U20 league) starting. I’ll be going over every team and mentioning relevant players from those teams. Because on many cases we …

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August 31-in-31: Tampa Bay Lightning

by Dobber Sports Aug 26, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** Welcome back to another installment of Dobber Prospects’ August 31-in-31 series! Today we’ll be looking at the reigning President Trophy winners, the Tampa Bay Lightning. Despite consistently finishing near the top of the league’s standings, Tampa …

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August 31 in 31: St. Louis Blues

by Sam Stern Aug 25, 2019, 7:23 am

  After climbing to the top of the mountain for the first time in their 52 season history the St. Louis Blues will see several of their prospects graduating to either full-time NHL roles or up …

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August 31-in-31: San Jose Sharks

by Chris Aug 24, 2019, 7:00 am

    August 31 in 31: San Jose Sharks   The Sharks did not have the flashiest off-season, the biggest and most impactful move was the re-signing of Erik Karlsson. At the draft the Sharks were without a first …

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August 31-in-31: Pittsburgh Penguins

by Mark Allan Aug 23, 2019, 9:30 am

    Pittsburgh GM Jim Rutherford and head coach Mike Sullivan are both warbling from the same younger, faster, harder-to-play-against songbook. As they try to return the Pens to the status of true Cup contenders and forget …

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Prospect Ramblings: Roster Bubble Prospects Part Two

by Tony Ferrari Aug 23, 2019, 8:00 am

Welcome back to my bi-weekly ramblings. The previous edition of the "Bubble Roster Prospects" was received well and I was asked to do another edition. So again, we are taking a look at some of …

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August 31-in-31: Philadelphia Flyers

by Edric Aug 22, 2019, 7:00 am

Thanks for joining us for our August 31-in-31 series! Every day this month we will be taking a look at each team and diving into their prospect depth charts, risers and fallers, graduating prospects, and …

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Prospect Ramblings: Prospects versus Roster Spots

by Pat Quinn Aug 22, 2019, 1:30 am

    Welcome to the Thursday Ramblings.   This week I will go over a few team’s prospects who have to battle with one of the greatest nemeses’ towards starting a professional career: The dreaded Roster Spot! There are …

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August 31-in-31: Ottawa Senators

by Tony Ferrari Aug 21, 2019, 8:00 am

*** Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their recent graduates, risers, fallers and top 20 prospects.  The Ottawa …

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August 31-in-31: New York Rangers

by Brayden Olafson Aug 20, 2019, 6:00 am

  Thanks for joining us for our August 31-in-31 series! Every day this month we will be taking a look at each team and diving into their prospect depth charts, risers and fallers, graduating prospects, and …

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2020 Early Look - Dylan Holloway

by jtessler Aug 19, 2019, 9:30 am

    Overview: Dylan Holloway is a 2020 NHL Draft Eligible prospect who could potentially be a top 15 draft selection. Holloway is a Calgary, Alberta native and grew up playing in the Calgary Jr. Flames organization. During …

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August 31-in-31: New York Islanders

by Nate Duffett Aug 19, 2019, 8:00 am

    The New York Islanders used some stingy defense and rock-solid goaltending to springboard into a surprising playoff berth. Their biggest issue was scoring, ultimately leading to their demise in a four-game sweep at the hands …

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August 31-in-31: Nashville Predators

by Nicholas Kawka Aug 18, 2019, 11:48 am

  *** Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their recent graduates, risers, fallers and Top 20 prospects. Let’s …

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Prospect Ramblings: The DobberProspects Writers Draft

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 18, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** For those of you who follow us regularly, you may have heard of the DPFHL - the fantasy league that many of the team writers here at DobberProspects take part in. Yesterday was our annual …

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August 31-in31: New Jersey Devils

by Chris Wassel Aug 17, 2019, 12:48 pm

  New Jersey Devils – 31 in 31   Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their recent graduates, risers, …

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August 31-in-31: Montreal Canadiens

by jessesherman Aug 16, 2019, 8:00 am

    AUGUST 31-IN-31: MONTREAL CANADIENS   An analysis on the team’s NHL Entry Draft as well as a deep dive into the their off-season moves were covered in July’s 31-in-31 series. You can catch up and find all …

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August 31-in-31: Minnesota Wild

by Dobber Sports Aug 15, 2019, 7:00 am

Thanks for joining us for our August 31-in-31 series! Every day this month we will be taking a look at each team and diving into their prospect depth charts, risers and fallers, graduating prospects, and …

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August 31-in31: Los Angeles Kings

by Julian Mongillo Aug 14, 2019, 7:00 am

Thanks for joining us for our August 31-in-31 series! Every day this month we will be taking a look at each team and diving into their prospect depth charts, risers and fallers, graduating prospects, and …

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August 31-in-31: Florida Panthers

by Dobber Sports Aug 13, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their recent graduates, risers, fallers and Top 20 prospects. Let’s …

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2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup Recap: Slovakia and Czechia

by Samuel Tirpák Aug 12, 2019, 3:05 pm

  One of the best under-18 tournaments in the world ended on Saturday, and now we recap what happened. This is a recapitulation of performances of the teams from Czech Republic and Slovakia in that tournament.   CZECH …

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August 31-in-31: Edmonton Oilers

by jameson Aug 12, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the DobberProspects 31-in-31 Series! This month, we will be diving into the depth of each organization, looking at their Top 20 prospects, risers, fallers, and recent graduates. Let’s …

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Tournament Review: 2019 Hlinka-Gretzky Cup

by Jokke Nevalainen Aug 11, 2019, 10:00 am

  The 2019 Hlinka-Gretzky Cup is now over. Russia won, Canada finished second, and Sweden finished third. Here are my thoughts of the most interesting prospects who played in this tournament.   Team Russia   As mentioned, Russia won the …

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August 31-in-31: Detroit Red Wings

by markmhillier Aug 11, 2019, 8:00 am

    August 31-in-31: Detroit Red Wings   The Detroit Red Wings have been in rebuild mode for a few years now. Picking in the top 10 is an alien concept in Detroit, but now they have had two …

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Prospect Ramblings: East vs West rookie stats

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 11, 2019, 6:00 am

  *** In November 2018, I took a look at the (then) recent trend of rookies making their teams out of camp. I found (at the time) that in the two previous seasons, there were more rookies on …

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August 31-in-31: Dallas Stars

by Brayden Olafson Aug 10, 2019, 12:00 pm

  Thanks for joining us for our August 31-in-31 series! Every day this month we will be taking a look at each team and diving into their prospect depth charts, risers and fallers, graduating prospects, and …

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