It has been much too long since I have written a ramblings article. To all my loyal readers, I sincerely apologize! My work on the DraftCast has taken up most of my time this year. Pat and I were actually going to do a winners and losers video for the latest episode - until Rogers [...]
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. [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nStvuy0VqM4 Host Kyle Watson talks to The Athletic's Scott Wheeler about the 2023 NHL Draft. Prospects discussed include Matvei Michkov, Connor Bedard, Adam Fantilli, Zach Benson, Riley Heidt, Brandon Yager, Quentin Musty, and Calum Ritchie. Video Courtesy: Chicago Steel and Ontario Hockey League.
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
2021 was a roller coaster of a year for Jesper Wallstedt. It began with him sitting on the bench watching Team Sweden bow out of the 2021 World Juniors in a 3-2 quarterfinal loss to the rival Fins. Despite being led by fellow 2002-born prodigies Lucas Raymond and Alexander Holtz, the Tre Kronor managed to [...]
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 [...]