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Prospect Ramblings September 26 2015

By |2015-09-26T18:29:57-04:00September 26th, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

Hello and welcome to another edition of Prospect Ramblings! With NHL training camps in full-force, there are prospects galore opening eyes in all 30 big league cities. Let's take a look at a few of those prospects that are turning heads with just a week or so to go before the start of the regular [...]

Aug 4 2015

By |2015-08-08T08:35:40-04:00August 5th, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

  Hey there loyal Dobber Prospects followers! This is Rambling Zach Hopkins back at you with another edition of Prospect Ramblings. With a little over two months to go until the start of the NHL season, fans are getting the itch for the coolest game on ice. If you are like me, and require all [...]

Prospect Ramble – July 23 2015

By |2015-07-28T12:59:34-04:00July 23rd, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

Hey there fellow hockey lovers - Zach is back with another edition of Prospect Ramblings. What an exciting few weeks it has been with NHL clubs holding their annual development camps! With that in mind, our hard-working scouts have sent in reports from around the league highlighting said camps as we hit the two month [...]

June 21, 2015

By |2015-07-28T12:59:43-04:00June 21st, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

Hello and welcome to another edition of Prospect Ramblings. I’ll be your host on this fine Father’s Day, also known as ‘T-minus five days until the NHL Draft Day’. Enough of the small talk; let’s talk puck.




It’s interesting to see just how much attention Anthony Mantha is getting. While he was one of the key discussion points in the rumored Dion Phaneuf sweepstakes at the trade deadline, his name is flying around again as we get set for final draft preparations.


June 4th, 2015

By |2015-07-28T12:59:47-04:00June 4th, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

The Memorial Cup, Flyers, Calder Trophy and more...


Zach Hopkins here, your Flyers prospect scout and DobberHockey senior writer with another edition of Prospect Ramblings. It’s been a little while since I’ve been in the saddle but what a fine time to jump right in. This is definitely one of hockey’s most exciting times of the year! Without further ado…


April 8th, 2015

By |2015-07-28T12:59:54-04:00April 8th, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

April 7th Ramblings   This is Zach Hopkins, your rookie rambler, coming back at you with another edition of Prospect Ramblings. Let’s jump right into it.   *   I really can’t stand Kevin Hayes. Actually, that is a lie. I LOVE Kevin Hayes. Unfortunately for me, I had him on my bench last night [...]

Prospect Ramblings, March 31st 2015

By |2015-07-28T12:59:59-04:00March 31st, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

Zach Hopkins checks in with the latest on some Flyers prospects, the Frozen Four and more...




Hello again. This is your favorite rookie rambler Zach Hopkins back for another edition of Prospect Ramblings. I’ll be splitting this week with my good pal Austin Wallace (look for his ramblings later this week) so hold on and enjoy the ride! 

Those of you who are familiar with me know that I scout the Philadelphia Flyers organization and typically start my ramblings off with some thoughts on the orange and black. This time around, I think I’ll switch it up. Just kidding; here we go…



Tuesday February 24th – Zach Hopkins

By |2015-07-28T13:00:06-04:00February 24th, 2015|Prospects Rambling|

Prospects that could be in a Kessel trade, the best defensive prospect in hockey, and more from a new rambler...



One of DobberProspects' own top prospects, Zach Hopkins, has been tearing up the scout circuit and I thought I'd give him a shot at the ramblings. I think he rocked it and let us know in the comments if you agree. Austin Wallace




Philadelphia Flyers fans are starting to get excited again as the team marches closer to a playoff berth. As of this morning, they sit four points behind the Boston Bruins for the final wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. Flyers diehards have another reason to be excited as top defensive prospect Shayne Gostisbehere has resumed skating and is targeting a March return for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The speedy blueliner tore his ACL back in the fall. Sam Morin, another Flyers defensive prospect, was suspended two games by the QMJHL after a check from behind in a blowout game against Saint John’s. Morin is projecting to possibly break camp with the big club next season and will need to be more disciplined in a city whose hockey franchise has affectionately been tabbed the Broad Street Bullies.


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