About Kyle Watson

Kyle is a fourth-year Sport Media student at Ryerson University. He has been an avid junior hockey fan his whole life, having grown up a London Knights seasons tickets holder, and now writes for the team website. He also covers his beloved Pittsburgh Penguins for DobberProspects. You can follow him on Twitter @Kyle_nw.

Prospect Ramblings: Putting Connor Bedard’s Ridiculous Season Into Context

By |2022-04-21T23:22:02-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Prospects Rambling|

Connor Bedard capped off his first full season in the WHL on Sunday by becoming the youngest player in league history to hit the 50-goal mark. And he did it in typical Connor Bedard fashion: https://twitter.com/TheWHL/status/1515849663617724416?s=20&t=X5EITwj6gavIxRNAMzrZrA The 16-year-old also picked up an empty-net goal and three helpers in a 7-4 win over Moose Jaw. [...]

DraftCast: Owen Power is Canada’s Next Great Defenseman

By |2022-02-14T11:26:36-05:00January 24th, 2022|DraftCast|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaDPfgeHGf0&ab_channel=Dobber%27sDraftCast   Host Kyle Watson talks to Chicago Steel Head Coach, Brock Sheahan, about his time coaching 2021 first-overall pick, Owen Power. Sheahan also discusses Owen's incredible international career for a 19-year-old: he has already played for Canada at the Men's World Championship, the World Juniors and now the Olympics.

DraftCast: What’s going on with Brad Lambert?

By |2022-02-14T11:27:16-05:00January 21st, 2022|DraftCast|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zC3pHKtlE68 Host Kyle Watson is joined by our Head of European Scouting, Eetu Siltanen to discuss Finnish phenom Brad Lambert's up and down draft year. Our 13th ranked prospect for the 2022 NHL Draft recently terminated his contract with JYP and returned to Pelicans, the team he played for from 2017-19 at the junior level. [...]

DraftCast: “There’s no question” that Adam Fantilli will be a superstar in the NHL

By |2022-02-14T11:28:13-05:00January 14th, 2022|DraftCast|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnO8s7C9-o0 Junior Editor Kyle Watson sits down with Brock Sheahan, head coach of the Chicago Steel, to discuss his superstar forward, Adam Fantilli. The Canadian center currently leads the USHL in goals despite not being NHL draft-eligible until 2023. Last season, he was named Clark Cup MVP at just 16-years-old. Sheahan is a firm believer [...]

Way Too Early 2026 Olympic Roster Predictions – Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany & Switzerland

By |2021-12-14T16:27:02-05:00December 14th, 2021|Feature Story|

Hello and welcome back to the final edition of my way too Early 2026 Olympic Roster Predictions! I will wrap things up by looking at four nations that have all enjoyed various periods of success on the international stage, but all look set to once again reach the peak of their powers in Slovakia, the [...]

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