About Brayden Olafson

Brayden began working with DobberProspects in early 2017 covering Tampa Bay Lightning prospects and since then has been involved in several of the DobberHockey and DobberProspects initiatives including the monthly AHL Report, The Journey, the Annual Fantasy Prospects Report and as an Editor for DobberProspects. In addition to his current role covering the New York Rangers for DobberProspects, he also keeps a close watch on draft eligible players in the QMJHL for the DobberProspects Scouting team. Find and follow him on Twitter @olaf1393.

Prospect Ramblings: Prospect Purgatory

By |2020-06-18T20:24:32-04:00June 19th, 2020|Prospects Rambling|

    Last night Larry Brooks of the New York Times reported that 2017seventh-overall draft pick, Lias Andersson intends on remaining in Sweden this summer, as opposed to joining the Rangers for whatever is left of their 2019-20 campaign. Earlier in the COVID-19 pause, John Davidson and the Rangers brass had continued dialogue with Andersson [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Lafreniere, Kaprizov and Other Players with High Expectations

By |2020-05-23T07:05:50-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Prospects Rambling|

    Historically, one of my most common faults in assessing the immediate future of prospects in the fantasy arena is expecting production from rising prospects, who simply may not have an opportunity. If you’re a regular reader, you might’ve noticed that recently, I’ve begun to put an enormous amount of emphasis on discussing what [...]

Prospect Ramblings: 2021 Calder Candidates – Central Division

By |2020-05-14T20:29:47-04:00May 15th, 2020|Prospects Rambling|

MOSCOW, RUSSIA SEPTEMBER 27, 2018: CSKA Moscow's Kirill Kaprizov (L) and Spartak Moscow's Robin Hanzl in action in their 2018/19 KHL Regular Season ice hockey match at CSKA Arena. Mikhail Japaridze/TASS (Photo by Mikhail JaparidzeTASS )   Welcome back to the fourth and final Prospect Ramblings quarantine mini-series where I’ve been looking into [...]

Prospect Ramblings: 2021 Calder Candidates – Pacific Division

By |2020-05-09T15:44:08-04:00May 8th, 2020|Prospects Rambling|

  Welcome back to the third edition of the Prospect Ramblings quarantine mini-series where I’ve been looking into each NHL pipeline with a goal of uncovering each team’s best candidate for the 2021 Calder Trophy.    As expected, certain teams have made this activity quite challenging. With the Eastern Conference having been covered over the [...]

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