Prospect Ramblings – Drafted too high, developed improperly or injury-related 2017-2019

By |2020-05-19T18:06:07-04:00May 20th, 2020|Prospects Rambling|

    Welcome to the Thursday prospect ramblings. It is time to continue my current series of Drafted too high, developed improperly or injury-related for prospects from the past NHL drafts. Here are the past ramblings I have written so far:   2014: https://dobberprospects.com/prospect-ramblings-drafted-too-high-developed-improperly-or-injury-related-2014/ 2015: https://dobberprospects.com/prospect-ramblings-drafted-too-high-developed-improperly-or-injury-related-2015/ 2016: https://dobberprospects.com/prospect-ramblings-drafted-too-high-developed-improperly-or-injury-related-2016/   These ramblings will have a different take [...]

Prospect Ramblings – Pacific Top Prospects – February 8, 2018

By |2018-02-08T14:09:49-05:00February 8th, 2018|Prospects Rambling|

via Hockey Fan Land[/caption]   Welcome back, it is the Thursday action ramblings.   The music choice will be brought to you by one of the best bands today. {youtube}So-yZjdHnK8{/youtube}   *******************   I was reading through the TSN site Tuesday and came across Craig Button’s top 50 NHL prospects article (Button is always a [...]

New Years Prospects Ramblings, World Junior Round Up, Kingston Blockbuster Trade and more

By |2018-01-01T18:41:10-05:00January 1st, 2018|Prospects Rambling|

Happy New Year and I hope you all had a great holiday. Im just getting back into some hockey coverage after a busy Christmas season of work and family so lots to get caught up on. The Kingston Frontenacs made a blockbuster trade acquiring Kingston native Gabriel Vilardi (LA Kings) and defenseman Sean Day (New [...]

August 31-in-31: Los Angeles Kings

By |2018-06-12T11:00:02-04:00August 19th, 2017|Feature Story|

After winning two Stanley Cups, the Kings Cup winning window is all but closed and it is time to look towards the future. Unfortunately to win those Cups, the Kings gave up a lot of draft picks and youth. Despite mortgaging so much in future assets, the Kings scouting staff has done an admirable job [...]

July 31-in-31: LA Kings

By |2018-06-12T11:20:02-04:00July 14th, 2017|Feature Story|

The 2017 NHL Entry Draft symbolized the start of a new era for the Los Angeles Kings. When Rob Blake took over for Dean Lombardi as general manager this summer, he was handed an uncomfortable salary cap situation and a pretty shallow prospect pool. This summer represents a new beginning for the former Western Conference [...]

2017 NHL Draft Final Rankings

By |2017-06-07T21:38:05-04:00June 7th, 2017|NHL Draft Rankings|

2017 NHL Draft Final Rankings Peter Harling - June 7, 2017 There was plenty of movement in my final draft rankings, some minor, some significant. Making the top 31 this month are centers Josh Norris, and Robert Thomas. That bumped out Kole Lind and Henri Jokiharju. Again no goalies are projected in the first round [...]

Prospects Ramblings: Memorial Cup Review and Fantasy Hockey Take Aways

By |2017-05-29T20:50:14-04:00May 29th, 2017|Prospects Rambling|

With the conclusion of the Memorial Cup the junior hockey season has officially ended, and now all eyes shift towards the NHL Scouting Combine and the NHL draft. Congratulations to the host team the Windsor Spitfires on winning their third Memorial Cup title, and full value for their win beating three league champions including the [...]

NHL Draft Rankings

By |2017-04-28T17:46:40-04:00April 28th, 2017|Feature Story, NHL Draft Rankings|

2017 NHL Draft Rankings April 28, 2017 Peter Harling 1. Nolan Patrick, Centre, 6-3, 198 (Brandon, WHL) Has all the tools, size, skill, skating, smarts; Jack of all trades – master of none. 2. Nico Hischier, Centre, 6-1, 176 (Halifax, QMJHL) Dynamic offensive centre, but plays solid defensively as well. 3. Casey Mittelstadt, Centre, 6-1, [...]