Prospect Ramblings: Fantasy Rookies and 2000-Born Blueliners

By |2021-04-01T09:00:22-04:00March 17th, 2021|Prospects Rambling|

Tim Stützle (left) and Drake Batherson celebrate a goal. Photo courtesy of the Athletic/Andre Ringuette / NHLI   By Mike Kosciesza Fantasy Rookies Ottawa is looking for scoring forwards to surround the internet's favourite roommates Brady Tkachuk and Tim Stützle. Last year’s AHL rookie standout Josh Norris is an easy fit with the [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Radar Players, Broadway Breakouts, and the Calder Favorite?

By |2021-02-11T22:29:18-05:00February 12th, 2021|Prospects Rambling|

Photo courtesy of https://www.hockeywilderness.com/   With injuries, postponements, and COVID-19 beginning to pile up for teams during this young season more and more rookies are getting their opportunity this season. While the teams may not be too happy having to rush the development of their prospects it sure gives the fans around North [...]

Dobber’s DraftCast 21: Calder Trophy Preview with Brayden Olafson and Scott Morrow Interview

By |2021-01-18T09:24:27-05:00January 18th, 2021|

On this episode of the DraftCast, Tony is joined once again by Brayden Olafson, DobberProspects QMJHL Scout, and the pair breaks down the pre-season favourites for the NHL's Rookie of the Year and then we make our picks for the Calder as well as a lightning round through the other NHL awards! We couldn't leave [...]

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Prospect Ramblings: Rossi, Kaprizov, Hoglander, Puljujarvi, Vanacek and the Waiver Wire Madness

By |2021-01-11T20:08:54-05:00January 11th, 2021|Prospects Rambling|

"Out of an abundance of caution, we have canceled our upcoming session due to potential exposure of COVID-19". Get used to this statement. We are likely to it hear often. We are roughly two weeks removed from NHL training camps opening their doors, and we have had four teams cancel practice, with one postponing their [...]

December 31-in-31: Minnesota Wild

By |2020-12-15T11:05:07-05:00December 15th, 2020|31-in-31 Series|

The Wild head into an important transition year with an excellent group of prospects, headlined by tenured elite prospect Kirill Kaprizov and recent 9th overall pick Marco Rossi. Both players could find themselves in impact roles next season, and the Wild have additional high-level reinforcements on their way in Matthew Boldy and Adam Beckman on [...]