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December 31-in-31: Nashville Predators

By |2020-12-14T23:29:16-05:00December 17th, 2020|31-in-31 Series|

With the Stanley Cup window still in sight, the Predators had high hopes for the 2019-20 season. The addition of Matt Duchene to the offence, the increased role of Juuse Saros in the crease and Dante Fabbro graduating to the pro game appeared to be major steps forward toward another strong campaign in the music [...]

November 31-in-31: Nashville Predators

By |2020-11-15T00:08:44-05:00November 17th, 2020|31-in-31 Series|

    Introduction   After a long season of ups and downs for the Nashville Predators, the focus quickly shifted to their prominent draft position in one of the deepest drafts in recent memory. The team built their draft from the net out and hit a homerun in selecting a future goaltending star in Yaroslav [...]

QMJHL Report – March 2020

By |2020-03-06T15:41:04-05:00March 6th, 2020|Feature Story|

One Season Ends, Another Begins   The winter freeze is melting down and the action in the QMJHL is heating up as well.  With the change of the seasons comes the fast-approaching second season of junior hockey, the playoffs.     The standings are beginning to be marked up with Xs and Ys as teams lockdown [...]

QMJHL Report: February 2020

By |2020-02-09T15:32:43-05:00February 9th, 2020|Feature Story|

    World Junior Wrap-Up   Congratulations to Canada and Russia on another classic battle for World Junior gold.  Like many expected, Alexis Lafreniere was outstanding all tournament long and earned the honors of tournament MVP.  With his performance, Lafreniere has almost certainly cemented his spot at the top of the 2020 NHL Draft rankings.   [...]

QMJHL Report – January 2020

By |2020-01-03T19:08:50-05:00January 4th, 2020|Feature Story|

  Happy New Year and best wishes to you all in 2020!  With the prosperity and excitement that comes with ringing in the new year, we find ourselves in the thick of the World Juniors, looking to the CHL prospects game in Hamilton, turning the corner on the halfway point of the QMJHL season and [...]

QMJHL Report – December 2019

By |2019-12-04T14:54:16-05:00December 5th, 2019|Feature Story|

    ‘Tis the season!  It’s time to gear up for the most wonderful time of the year for prospect watchers and the build-up to the World Junior Championships.  There is a great pool of QMJHL talent that should make their representative countries and be part of the winter showcase in the Czech Republic.  Roster [...]

QMJHL Report: November 2019

By |2019-11-01T07:23:40-04:00November 1st, 2019|Feature Story, Staff|

  Introduction   Welcome to November in the QMJHL and the upcoming Canada/Russia Series.  The QMJHL roster will be out to rebound from being swept in 2018 and are loaded with a star-studded cast.  Congrats to the QMJHL players representing Russia: Egor Sokolov (Cape Breton), Alexander Khovanov (Moncton), Nikita Alexandrov (Charlottetown) and Dmitry Zavgorodniy (Rimouski). [...]

QMJHL Report – October 2019

By |2019-10-12T13:01:56-04:00October 11th, 2019|Feature Story|

      QMJHL Report - October 2019   The QMJHL season is in full force and the scoring pace has been fast and furious with the league seeing an average of 6.7 goals per game through the first month of play.  That goal production is good enough for second in the CHL with the [...]

QMJHL Report – September 2019

By |2019-09-21T13:31:54-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Feature Story|

https://chl.ca/article/oceanics-alexis-lafreniere-named-chl-player-of-the-week-feb2019       QMJHL Report - The Lafreniere Watch (September 2019)     Welcome to another season of QMJHL coverage at Dobber Prospects.     After another strong QMJHL representation at the 2019 Memorial Cup, the CHL championship bragging rights remain