Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Andrew Mangiapane

by Joel Henderson Oct 26, 2017, 4:47 pm

  Andrew Mangiapane, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 161 Born: 1996-04-04 Hometown: Bolton, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Calgary Flames, 166th overall       Observations: Oct 2017 - Due to early season chemistry with Jankowski and the demoted Hathaway, Mangiapane finds himself leading the Heat …

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Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Mason McDonald

by Joel Henderson Sep 25, 2017, 8:00 pm

    Mason McDonald, G Catches: R Height: 6-4 Weight: 185 Born: 1996-04-23 Hometown: Halifax, NS, CAN Drafted: 2014 by the Calgary Flames, 34th overall       Observations: Sept 2017 - Let's keep this short and sweet. Mason currently has three large mountains infront of him. One …

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DobberProspects Radio

DPR - Episode 12: Trade Deadline Strategies with Steve Laidlaw

by Paul Zwambag Mar 1, 2017, 11:35 am

Scouting Notes from February In segment one, Paul talks to Peter about scouting notes from his viewing of live games across three leagues and two provinces. February 5th OHL – Erie Otters at Kingston Frontenacs Alex DeBrincat of …

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Feature Story

Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

by Peter Harling Jan 24, 2017, 2:47 am

Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Draft Eligible Prospects DobberProspects is proud to bring back the experts consensus fantasy ranking for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Last year the first edition of the fantasy ranking was released and …

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DobberProspects Radio

DPR - Episode 01: Scouting tips from Gus Katsaros

by Paul Zwambag Sep 20, 2016, 1:50 pm

In our premier episode Paul and Peter introduce themselves and Dobber Prospects to the Podcast world, they give you three prospects each that you need to know, and talk scouting and prospects with our first …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Dylan Sikura

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 7:40 am

Dylan Sikura, C/W Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 165 Born: 1995-06-01 Hometown: Aurora, Ontario Drafted: 6th round (178th overall) in 2014 Observations:    December 2017- After a great summer camp, where he was lauded as the best player on the ice, Sikura has translated …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Vince Hinostroza

by Tony Carr Dec 13, 2017, 7:36 am

      Vince Hinostroza, C Shoots: R Height: 5-9 Weight: 170 Born: 1994-04-03 Hometown: Bartlett, IL, USA Drafted: 2012 by Chicago Blackhawks, 169th overall                 Observations: December 2017- Hinostroza has been recalled by the Blackhawks and saw immediate action. The Hawks are looking to add some …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Andrew Peeke

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 7:00 am

Andrew Peeke, D Shoots: R Height: 6-02 Weight: 201 Born: 1998-03-17 Hometown: Parkland, FL, USA Drafted:  34th overall in round two of the 2016 draft Observations: December 2017 - Peeke was named to the World Junior Championships preliminary roster and will participate …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Markus Soberg

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 13, 2017, 6:50 am

  Markus Soberg, LW/RW Shoots: Right Height: 6-0 Weight: 174 Born: 1995-04-22 Hometown: Oslo, NOR Drafted: 2013 Columbus Blue Jackets, 165th overall     Observations: December 2017 - While his production has picked up, now with ten goals and six assists in 27 games, Søberg has battled …

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Feature Story

College Hockey Roundup

by Kevin LeBlanc Dec 12, 2017, 11:46 pm

In what seems like a year filled with much more parody then past NCAA seasons, St. Cloud State take over the spot at the top of the USCHO Top 20 for this edition of the …

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Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Nicolas Meloche

by Hayden Soboleski Dec 12, 2017, 6:32 pm

    Nicolas Meloche, D Shoots: R Height: 6-03 Weight: 205 Born: 1997-07-18 Hometown: LaSalle, QC, CAN Drafted: 2nd round, 2015, Colorado, 40th overall         Observations: December 2017 - The Rampage have not provided Meloche with an opportunity to establish himself in the pro leagues despite …

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Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Jean-Christophe Beaudin

by Hayden Soboleski Dec 12, 2017, 4:20 pm

JC Beaudin, C  Shoots: R  Height: 6-01  Weight: 185  Born: 1997-03-25   Hometown:  St-Bruno-de-Montarville,  QC, Canada  Drafted: 71st overall 2015 (3rd round) by  Colorado Observations: December 2017 - In another questionnable roster decision, the impressive Beaudin has not been given AHL ice time to …

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Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Joe Cannata

by Hayden Soboleski Dec 12, 2017, 3:21 pm

Joe Cannata, G Catches: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 201 Born: 1990-01-02 Hometown Wakefield, MA Drafted: 2009 by Vancouver Canucks, 173th Overall             Observations: December 2017 - After 22 AHL starts last season between Hershey and San Antonio, Cannata has spent the majority of this year …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Alexei Lipanov

by olafson1393 Dec 12, 2017, 3:17 pm

Alexei Lipanov, C Shoots: R Height: 6-00 Weight: 184 Born: 1999-08-17 Hometown:  Moskva, RUS Drafted: 76 th overall in the 3rd round of the 2017 entry draft.             Observations: December 2017 - Alexei Lipanov has been named to Russia’s preliminary roster for the 2018 World …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Vitali Abramov

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 12, 2017, 12:10 pm

Vitali Abramov, LW Shoots: L Height: 5-9 Weight: 170 Born: 1998-05-08 Hometown:  Chelyabinsk, RUS Drafted: Columbus, 65th overall 2016           Observations: December 2017 - Since his arrival in a big late-November deal to Victoriaville, Abramov's scoring pace has slowed a little, but you can …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Kerby Rychel

by Brian Harling Dec 12, 2017, 11:30 am

  Kerby Rychel, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1994-10-07 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA, USA Drafted: 2013 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 19th Overall     Observations: Expectations were high on Rychel when he was acquired by the Leafs in a trade for Scott Harrington …

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Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings: Breaking Down The World Juniors - Group A

by Cam Robinson Dec 12, 2017, 11:14 am

If you’re anything like me, boxing day holds a special place in your heart.   No, it’s not the hours of lining up outside of big box stores for their door crashing sales and the subsequent videos …

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Feature Story

AHL Report – World Juniors & Diamonds in the Rough

by olafson1393 Dec 12, 2017, 11:14 am

We’re 68 days into the NHL season. The Stanley Cup playoffs bracket will be set in 117 days. The entry draft is another 76 days after that, but my absolute favorite part of the entire …

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Vegas Golden Knights Top Prospects

Alex Tuch

by masonblack Dec 12, 2017, 11:11 am

Alex Tuch, C/RW Shoots: R Height: 6-4 Weight: 220 Born: 1996-05-10 Hometown: Baldwinsville, NY, USA Drafted: 2014 by Minnesota Wild, 18th overall   Observations: December 2017 – After being selected in the expansion draft that saw both Alex Tuch and Erik Haula head to …

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Free Agent prospects - 20+

Stephen Desrocher

by Dobber Sports Dec 12, 2017, 11:00 am

Stephen Desrocher, D Shoots: L Height: 6-04 Weight: 198 Born: 1996-01-26 Hometown: Toronto, ON Drafted: 6th round 2015 by Toronto Maple Leafs (155th Overall)             Observations: December 2017 - After completing his Over Age season with the Kingston Frontenacs, Desrocher finished the year practicing …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Justin Holl

by Brian Harling Dec 12, 2017, 10:58 am

Justin Holl, D Shoots: R Height: 6-02 Weight: 170 Born: 1992-01-30 Hometown:  Tonka Bay, MN Drafted: 2nd round 2010 (54th overall) by Chicago Blackhawks             Observations: Holl is having a decent season with the Marlies in his third year on the team. He is …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Rinat Valiev

by Brian Harling Dec 12, 2017, 10:53 am

Rinat Valiev, D Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 205 Born: 1995-05-11 Hometown: Nizhnekamsk, Russia Drafted: 2014 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 68th Overall        Observations: December 2017 - A steady defensive D that has slipped on the Leafs depth chart with the additions of Andreas Borgman, …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Alex DeBrincat

by Tony Carr Dec 12, 2017, 10:35 am

Alex DeBrincat, RW Shoots: R Height: 5-7 Weight: 161 Born: 1997-12-18 Hometown:  Farmington Hills, MI Drafted: Chicago, 39th overall 2016           Observations: December 2017- another month, another record for the scoring dynamo. Debrincat recorded 10 goals in the month of November, the first Blackhawks …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Anthony Cirelli

by olafson1393 Dec 12, 2017, 10:35 am

  Anthony Cirelli, C   Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 161 Born: 1997-07-15 Hometown: Woodbridge, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 72nd overall   Observations: December 2017 - It took some time for Cirelli to get adjusted to playing full time at the …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Jordan Oesterle

by Tony Carr Dec 12, 2017, 10:32 am

  Jordan Oesterle, D Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 183 Born: 1992-06-11 Hometown: Dearborn Heights, Michigan, United States Drafted: Undrafted, signed by Edmonton as a free agent in 2014                  Observations: December 2017- Finally!! Must be what Oesterle was thinking when he drew into the …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Gustav Forsling

by Tony Carr Dec 12, 2017, 10:25 am

  Gustav Forsling, D Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 181 Born: 1996-6-12 Hometown: Linkoping, Sweden Drafted: 2014 by Vancouver Canucks, 126th Overall   Observations: December 2017- Forsling is playing the best hockey of his young career right now. There is a noticeable difference in his …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Jan Rutta

by Tony Carr Dec 12, 2017, 10:22 am

  Jan Rutta, D Shoots: R Height: 6-03 Weight: 198 Born: 1990-07-29 Hometown: Pisek, Czech Republic Signed as free agent June 7, 2017   Observations: December 2017- Rutta looks more and more comfortable every game, giving the Blackhawks some reliability on the blueline beyond Seabrook …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Tanner Kero

by Tony Carr Dec 12, 2017, 10:20 am

    Tanner Kero, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1992-07-24 Hometown: Hancock, WI, USA  Drafted: Undrafted             Observations: December 2017- Kero has been assigned to Rockford of the AHL. Things just weren’t working for the bottom six forward at the NHL level. He …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Nick Schmaltz

by Tony Carr Dec 12, 2017, 10:15 am

  Nick Schmaltz, C Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 172 Born: 1996-02-23 Hometown: Verona, WI, USA Drafted: 2014 by Chicago Blackhawks, 20th overall             December 2017- Schmaltz has fully recovered from his early season injury and has become a legitimate top six forward. Playing …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Connor Ingram

by olafson1393 Dec 12, 2017, 9:40 am

  Connor Ingram, G   Catches: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 194 Born: 1997-03-31 Hometown: Imperial, SK, Canada Drafted: 2016 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 88th overall   Observations: December 2017 - The rookie Crunch netminder earned his first pro shutout in a 6-0 thwomping of the …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Dean Kukan

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 12, 2017, 9:38 am

Dean Kukan, D Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 198 Born: 1993-07-08 Hometown: Volketswil, SUI Drafted: Undrafted – signed as a free agent in 2015 by Columbus.   Observations: December 2017 - Kukan continues to move the puck smartly and efficiently with the AHL …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Markus Hännikäinen

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 7:41 pm

Markus Hännikäinen, LW/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-01 Weight: 187 Born: 1993-03-26 Hometown: Helsinki, FIN Drafted: Undrafted – signed as a free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets             Observations: December 2017 - Hännikäinen has served at both left and right wing in his stints with …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Kale Howarth

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 7:25 pm

  Kale Howarth, C Shoots: L Height: 6-05 Weight: 207 Born: 1997-06-10 Hometown: Red Deer, AB, CAN Drafted: 148th overall in the fifth round of the 2017 draft             Observations: December 2017 - Howarth continues to wreck the BCHL with a league-leading 1.54 points-per-game average. …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Gabriel Carlsson

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 7:13 pm

  Gabriel Carlsson, D Shoots: L Height: 6-4          Weight: 183 Born: 1997-01-02 Hometown: Orebro, SWE Drafted: 2015 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 29th overall           Observations: December 2017 - Bouncing between an NHL bottom-paring spot, time with AHL Cleveland and healthy scratches, Carlsson hasn't yet taken …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Lukas Sedlak

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 10:35 am

  Lukas Sedlak, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 207 Born: 1993-02-25 Hometown: Ceské Budejovice, CZE Drafted: 2011 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 158th Overall       Observations: December 2017 - Plagued with an ankle injury that cost him 13 games, Sedlak hasn't really hit his stride …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Markus Nutivaara

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 10:20 am

  Markus Nutivaara, D Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 174 Born: 1994-06-06 Hometown: Oulu, FIN Drafted: 189th overall in the seventh round of the 2015 draft Observations: December 2017 - Nutivaara has mainly served on a bottom pairing this campaign with Columbus and done …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Oliver Bjorkstrand

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 10:00 am

Oliver Bjorkstrand, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 177 Born: 1995-04-10 Hometown: Henning, DEN Drafted: 2013 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 89th Overall             Observations: December 2017 - Like some of his promising young teammates, Bjorkstrand has served at times in a bottom-six NHL role …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Sonny Milano

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 9:40 am

    Sonny Milano, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 199 Born: 1996-05-12 Hometown: Massapequa, NY, USA Drafted: 2014 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 16th overall     Observations: December 2017 - Milano started the year off with a bang, registering four goals in his first three contests …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Tyler Motte

by Kevin Wickersham Dec 11, 2017, 9:10 am

  Tyler Motte, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 5-9 Weight: 190 Born: 1995-03-10 Hometown: St. Clair,MI Drafted: 121st overall in 2013 by Chicago           Observations: December 2017 - Motte has spent more time with CBJ in the early portion of this campaign than with AHL Cleveland, …

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Prospects Rambling

Prospects Ramblings - The scoring pedigree of a middle-six forward

by Hayden Soboleski Dec 10, 2017, 12:48 pm

*** I got a little distracted from the prospects path for this week's Ramblings, but in the end I do think it's relevant when setting player expectations for young forwards. We know it takes a special …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

John Piccinich

by Brian Harling Dec 9, 2017, 9:47 pm

  John Piccinich, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1996-06-12 Hometown:  Paramus, NJ Drafted: 4th round 2014 (103rd Overall)             Observations: December 2017 - Piccinich is a hard working player that played for the Hunters in London with near a point per game …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Adam Brooks

by Brian Harling Dec 9, 2017, 9:35 pm

Adam Brooks, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 175 Born: 1996-05-06 Hometown:  Winnipeg, MB Drafted: 2016 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 92nd Overall             Observations: December 2017 - Brooks turned pro this year after finishing a high level junior career with the Regina Pats producing …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Trevor Moore

by Brian Harling Dec 9, 2017, 9:27 pm

Trevor Moore, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 174 Born: 1995-03-31 Hometown:  Thousand Oaks, CA Drafted: Undrafted – Signed as Free Agent             Observations: December 2017 - A college player is now in his second season with the Marlies. Moore is a small sized …

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Arizona Coyotes Top Prospects

Kyle Capobianco

by Keith Duggan Dec 9, 2017, 8:00 pm

  Kyle Capobianco, D Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 179 Born: 1997-08-13 Hometown: Mississauga, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 Eligible       Observations: December 2017- After an excellent start to his pro career, Capobianco was recalled to the Coyotes, where he made his NHL debut against the …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Joseph Woll

by Brian Harling Dec 8, 2017, 7:44 pm

Joseph Woll, G Catches: L Height: 6-03 Weight: 196 Born: 1998-07-12 Hometown:  Dardenne Prairie, MO, USA Drafted: 2016 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 62st Overall               Observations: December 2017 - Expectations are high for this third round pick from the 2016 draft. At 19, Woll is …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Fabrice Herzog

by Brian Harling Dec 8, 2017, 7:35 pm

Fabrice Herzog, RW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 194 Born: 1994-12-09 Hometown: Frauenfeld, Switzerland Drafted: 2013 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 142nd Overall             Observations: December 2017 - Herzog's stock has faded. The Leafs fifth round pick from the 2013 draft is now 23 and any …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Andrew Nielsen

by Brian Harling Dec 8, 2017, 7:03 pm

Andrew Nielsen, D Shoots: R Height: 6-3 Weight: 207 Born: 1996-11-13 Hometown: Red Deer, AB Drafted: 2015 by Toronto Maple Leafs (65th Overall)             Observations: December 2017 - Nielsen came to the Marlies with very high expectations for a 2015 third round pick. In his …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Yegor Korshkov

by Brian Harling Dec 8, 2017, 5:09 pm

Yegor Korshkov, RW Shoots: L Height: 6-03 Weight: 179 Born: 1996-07-10 Hometown:  Novosibirsk, Russia Drafted: 2016 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 31st Overall             Observations: December 2017 - Expectations were high for Korshkov when the Leafs drafted him with the 31st pick in the 2016 draft. …

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Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings - Elias Pettersson is a Mad Man & Picking Team Canada's Roster

by Cam Robinson Dec 8, 2017, 2:38 pm

Elias Pettersson looks to keep his torrid pace going for Team Sweden at the upcoming WJHC   Just a quick one today, folks… but you know what they say, sometimes the best things in life come in …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Frédérik Gauthier

by Brian Harling Dec 8, 2017, 2:22 pm

    Frederik Gauthier, C Shoots: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 219 Born: 1995-4-26 Hometown: Mascouche, Quebec Drafted: 2013 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 21st Overall       Observations: December 2017 - Gauthier has not developed the way one would expect from a first round draft pick. He was drafted …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Andreas Johnson

by Brian Harling Dec 8, 2017, 9:00 am

  Andreas Johnson, LW Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 176 Born: 1994-11-21 Hometown: Gavle, Sweden Drafted: 2013 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 202nd Overall   Observations: December 2017 - Johnson has established himself as a solid goal scorer this year with the Marlies in his second …

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Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Jason Dickinson

by mjk121882 Dec 8, 2017, 8:00 am

Jason Dickinson, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 201 Born: 1995-07-04 Hometown: Halton, ON Drafted: 2013 by Dallas Stars, 29th Overall   Observations: December 2017 - Dickinson is having a great year in the AHL, proving to be one of the best players for …

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Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Jason Robertson

by mjk121882 Dec 8, 2017, 7:41 am

Jason Robertson, RW Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 196 Born: 1999-07-02 Hometown:  Northville, Mich. USA Drafted: 2nd round 2017 39th overall DAL           Observations: December 2017 - Robertson has been scorching in the OHL. Certainly what the Stars had in mind when they drafted …

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Anaheim Ducks Top Prospects

Joseph Blandisi

by Peter Harling Dec 7, 2017, 2:05 pm

Joseph Blandisi C Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 183 Born: 1994-07-18 Hometown: Markham, ON, Canada Drafted: 162nd Overall 2012 by Colorado Avalanche           Observations: December 2017 - Blandisi was involved in a trade that sent him to the Anaheim Ducks with Adam Henrique in …

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Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Brett Kulak

by Brad Wilson Dec 7, 2017, 11:53 am

  Brett Kulak, D Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Born: 1994-01-06 Hometown: Stony Plain, AB, Canada Undrafted: 4th round in 2012, 105th overall by Calgary             Observations: Dec 2017 - Good News? It seems it good Kulak seven games to proof to coaching staff …

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