DPR Episode 89: Carolina Hurricanes Top Prospects with Mike Dawson Head North American Amateur Scout

By |2020-05-07T19:23:46-04:00May 7th, 2020|DobberProspects Radio|

Mike Dawson, Head North American Amateur Scout for the Carolina Hurricanes joins the podcast. Mike shares his thoughts on several of Carolinas top prospects, what they like about each player and what the short term future and path to the NHL looks like Players discussed include: Jake Bean (1:45) Ryan Suzuki (5:37) Jamieson Rees (10:02) [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Bigger Opportunities in Finland because of the WJC (Dec 15)

By |2019-12-15T12:07:17-05:00December 15th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

Nikkanen is one of the players getting a bigger opportunity in the Finnish Liiga because of the World Juniors.   Most of the players on Finland’s current WJC camp roster are full-time Liiga players which means less-established prospects could get bigger opportunities during the World Junior Championship tournament. This increased opportunity only lasts 5-7 [...]

Liiga Report – September 2019

By |2019-09-17T17:17:29-04:00September 18th, 2019|Feature Story|

  The new season in the Finnish Liiga has started. We are going to cover how the most interesting NHL prospects in Finland will progress during the season. In this first report, I will give an overall look of the players, and will make projections for the upcoming season on their playing and development.   [...]

Season Preview: Jr. A SM-liiga

By |2019-08-26T13:02:35-04:00August 26th, 2019|Feature Story|

  We can finally begin the Finnish hockey season tomorrow with the Jr. A SM-liiga (U20 league) starting. I’ll be going over every team and mentioning relevant players from those teams. Because on many cases we don’t have the exact rosters, I’m trying my best to guess which players should play at the U20 level [...]