Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Mason McDonald

by Joel Henderson Mar 6, 2017, 12:00 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: Mar 2016 - Mason has spent the entire season to this point in the ECHL. He has never posted …

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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 …

Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Andrew Mangiapane

by Joel Henderson Jan 30, 2017, 2:56 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: Jan 2017 - When the calendar flipped to 2017, Mangiapane had 22 points (9g,13a) in 28 games for Stockton. In …

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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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 …

Feature Story, Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: Philadelphia Flyers

by Peter Harling Aug 22, 2017, 1:00 am

Philadelphia has been staying to form when it comes to building a contender in the salary cap era by doing so through the draft. It shows with the prospects they have been stockpiling, particularly on …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Cole Bardreau

by Edric Aug 21, 2017, 8:23 pm

Cole Bardreau,  RW Shoots: R Height: 5-10 Weight: 185 Born: 1993-07-22 Hometown:  Fairport, NY Drafted: Undrafted           Observations: August 2017 – Cole Bardreau has signed a two-year, two-way deal with the Flyers. He has yet to make his NHL debut, although he can be …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Isaac Ratcliffe

by Edric Aug 21, 2017, 8:19 pm

Isaac Ratcliffe, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-6 Weight: 195 Born: 1999-02-15 Hometown:  London, On. CAN Drafted: 2nd round 2017 35th overall PHI           Observations: August 2017- Isaac Ratcliffe has managed to sign his entry level contract. Even so he is expected to return to …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Travis Sanheim

by Edric Aug 21, 2017, 8:16 pm

Travis Sanheim, D Shoots: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 201 Born: 1996-03-29 Hometown: Brandon, MB, CAN Drafted: 2014 by Philadelphia Flyers, 17th overall       Observations: August 2017 – Travis Sanheim exudes confidence after his first full tenure of professional hockey. "I feel like I'm ready, …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Jared Coreau

by jameson Aug 21, 2017, 8:02 pm

  Jared Coreau, G Catches: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 236 Born: 1991-11-05 Hometown: Perth, On Drafted: Signed by Detroit in 2013 as an undrafted free agent         Observations: August 2017 - Backstopping the Griffins to a Calder Cup championship was a nice way for Coreau …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Ryan Sproul

by jameson Aug 21, 2017, 8:00 pm

Ryan Sproul, D Shoots: R Height: 6-4 Weight: 186 Born: 1993-01-13 Hometown: Mississisauga, ON Drafted: 2011 2nd round 55th overall by the Detroit Red Wings         Observations: August 2017 - Last season Sproul was able to get his feet wet at the NHL level. …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Anthony Stolarz

by Edric Aug 21, 2017, 7:11 pm

Anthony Stolarz, G Catches:  L Height: 6-6 Weight: 201 Born: 1994-01-20 Hometown: Jackson, NJ Drafted: 2012 by Philadelphia Flyers, 45th Overall             Observations:August 2017 – Anthony Stolarz has signed a one-year two-way pact with the Flyers. He can expect to spend most of …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Sam Brittain

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 21, 2017, 6:15 pm

Sam Brittain, G Catches: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 227 Born: 1992-05-10 Hometown: Calgary, AB, CAN Drafted: 2010 by Florida Panthers, 92nd overall     Observations: August 2017 - Colorado has signed Brittain to an AHL contract. Neither his AHL or ECHL numbers have been notable …

Feature Story, Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: Montreal Canadiens

by Mike Barrett Aug 21, 2017, 7:47 am

It was a roller-coaster 2016-17 season for the Canadiens that though ended in a division win, felt like bitter disappointment. The head coach was fired, their franchise player did not have an MVP-like season or …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Philippe Myers

by Edric Aug 21, 2017, 2:06 am

Philippe Myers, D Shoots: R Height: 6-05 Weight: 209 Born: 1997-01-25 Hometown:  Moncton, NB Drafted: Undrafted – Signed as a Free Agent with Philadelphia Flyers             Observations: August 2017- Philippe Myers has put on a lean 10 pounds over the summer which is pleasing …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Zach Nastasiuk

by jameson Aug 20, 2017, 8:10 pm

Zach Nastasiuk, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Born: 1995-03-30 Hometown: Barrie, ON, CAN Drafted: 2013 by Detroit Red Wings, 48th Overall   Observations: August 2017 - Last season has to be seen as a disappointment for Nastasiuk after bouncing between the AHL …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Dylan Sadowy

by jameson Aug 20, 2017, 8:06 pm

    Dylan Sadowy, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 183 Born: 1996-04-02 Hometown: Vaughan, ON, CAN Drafted: 2014 by San Jose Sharks, 81st overall           Observations: August 2017 - Sadowy's rookie season in the AHL didn't exactly go as planned. He failed to earn a …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Robbie Russo

by jameson Aug 20, 2017, 8:01 pm

      Robbie Russo, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Born: 1993-02-15 Hometown: Westmont, Ill., USA Draft: Signed as free agent by Detroit in 2015               Observations: August 2017 - Calm, smooth skating defender who made his NHL debut last season with the Red Wings …

Feature Story, Ottawa Senators Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: Ottawa Senators

by Brad Phillips Aug 20, 2017, 6:21 pm

  Coming within one goal of reaching the Stanley Cup Final can sometimes cause a GM to go out in free agency and make a big splash to grab that one last piece that will put …

Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings: Fantasy Report Gems

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 20, 2017, 1:39 pm

*** Earlier this summer, DobberHockey put out its 11th annual Fantasy Prospects Report. It's normally $13.99, but for this Sunday Ramblings, I want to show readers for free why its worth every penny. Here's a few …

Feature Story, Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: Los Angeles Kings

by Peter Harling Aug 19, 2017, 4:23 pm

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 …

Feature Story, Florida Panthers Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: Florida Panthers

by Peter Harling Aug 19, 2017, 1:38 pm

Florida has done a great job of drafting and developing their players. The Panthers are a young team with a core of impressive youth the like of Alex Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau, Nick Bjugstad, Vincent Trocheck, …

Feature Story, New York Islanders Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: New York Islanders

by Peter Harling Aug 19, 2017, 8:20 am

The New York Islanders underwent some pretty heavy plastic surgery over the course of the offseason. They made three big swaps: Shipping inconsistent young forward Ryan Strome to Edmonton in exchange for offensive winger Jordan …

August 31-in-31, New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

August 31 in 31: New Jersey Devils

by Dobber Sports Aug 18, 2017, 6:00 am

  The 2016-2017 season was one for the New Jersey Devils to forget. A lack of finishing left the Devils finishing last in the Eastern Conference, and fourth to last in the league. This lack of …

Feature Story, Nashville Predators Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: Nashville Predators

by niko Aug 17, 2017, 11:32 am

After the Predators fell just a little bit short from winning the Stanley Cup, the front office quickly turned their attention towards shaping their roster for the upcoming season. When the Predators traded Colin Wilson …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Dominic Toninato

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 16, 2017, 7:17 pm

Dominic Toninato, C Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 194 Born: 1994-03-09 Hometown:  Duluth, MN, USA Drafted: 2012 by Toronto, fifth-round, 126th overall             Observations: August 2017 - After not being signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs who drafted him, Toninato has signed an ELC with …

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DPR - Episode 29: Summer Series - Oilers, Sharks, Hurricanes, Bruins and Golden Knights with Daniel Negreanu

by Paul Zwambag Aug 16, 2017, 11:21 am

  Western Teams Peter looks at some Edmonton Oilers prospects and who may make the team, players include; Anton Slepyshev, Joseph Gambardella, Caleb Jones, Ziyat Paigin and Dylan Wells Paul talks about some NHL ready San Jose Sharks prospects, …

NHL Draft Rankings

Cam Robinson’s 2018 NHL Draft Rankings: August 2017 Edition

by Cam Robinson Aug 14, 2017, 10:52 pm

    For the ninth time in the past 10 years, Team Canada has left the Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament as champions.  This year, they defeated the host Czech’s to reclaim their title after falling all the …

Feature Story, Minnesota Wild Top Prospects

August 31-in-31: Minnesota Wild

by Dobber Sports Aug 14, 2017, 7:17 pm

  Season Summary/Expectations   The Minnesota Wild had their most successful regular season in their brief existence last year finishing with 49 wins and 106 points to finish 2nd in the Central Division. As the trade deadline approached, …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Logan Stanley

by Jamie Zadow Aug 14, 2017, 5:00 pm

  Logan Stanley, D Shoots: L Height: 6-6 Weight: 216 Born: 1998-05-26 Hometown:  Kitchener, ON, CAN Drafted: Winnipeg, 18th overall 2016           Observations: August 2017 - Stanley will be heading home next season as the Kitchener Rangers acquired the 19-year-old in a trade with the …

Prospects Rambling

Prospects Rambling: 2017 Ivan Hlinka Review, Will Butcher and Alex Kerfoot pending FA

by Peter Harling Aug 14, 2017, 2:17 pm

The 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament ended over the weekend and Team Canada continued its dominance at the tournament claiming their ninth Gold in ten years. What prospects made an impact in the tournament? Let’s …

Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings - Deep League Prospect Adds and Drops

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 13, 2017, 12:44 pm

In the middle of the fantasy off-season, there's probably not a whole lot of action happening on your Yahoo, Fantrax, or ESPN league pages right now. This is true enough for the DPFHL league consisting …

Arizona Coyotes Top Prospects

Tyler Steenbergen

by Keith Duggan Aug 12, 2017, 7:12 pm

    Tyler Steenbergen, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 188 Born: 1998-1-07 Hometown:  Sylvan Lake, Alberta Canada Drafted:2017 by Arizona Coyotes, fifth-round, 128th overall             Observations: August 2017- After getting passed over in the 2016 draft, a good way to get scouts to notice you …

Arizona Coyotes Top Prospects

Marek Langhamer

by Keith Duggan Aug 12, 2017, 6:30 pm

  Marek Langhamer, G Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 181 Born: 1994-7-22 Birthplace: Moravska Trebova, Czech Republic Drafted: 2012 by Phoenix Coyotes, 184th Overall         Observations: August 2017- The Coyotes have resigned Langhamer to a one-year, two-way contract. The netminder posted a 8-11-2 record with …

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August 31-in-31: Edmonton Oilers

by spencer97 Aug 12, 2017, 1:36 am

Coming off a surprising season that found the Edmonton Oilers place second in the Pacific division, and have them make it to the second round of the playoffs, the young Oilers squad is ready to …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects, Feature Story

August 31-in-31: Detroit Red Wings

by jameson Aug 11, 2017, 10:35 am

After missing the playoffs for the first time in 26 years and with team captain Henrik Zetterberg set to turn 37 in October, the Red Wings must move in a new direction and have started …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Jesper Boqvist

by Kevin Wickersham Aug 11, 2017, 10:30 am

Jesper Boqvist, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 179 Born: 1998-10-30 Hometown: Falun, SWE Drafted: 2nd round 2017, 36th overall by New Jersey     Observations: August 2017 – Boqvist’s speeds and skills were on display in Plymouth last week as he tallied two goals …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Aarne Talvitie

by Kevin Wickersham Aug 11, 2017, 10:30 am

Aarne Talvitie, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 198 Born:  1999-2-11 Hometown: Espoo, Finland Drafted: 160th overall in the sixth round of the 2017 draft Observations: August 2017 – Talvitie was another Devils prospect who had a strong showing at the World …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Joey Anderson

by Kevin Wickersham Aug 11, 2017, 10:30 am

Joey Anderson, RW Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 192 Born: 1998-06-19 Hometown: Roseville, MN Drafted: 73rd overall in the third round of the 2016 draft   Observations: August 2017 – Anderson was turning some heads during the World Junior Summer Showcase. Even though …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Mason Appleton

by Jamie Zadow Aug 11, 2017, 10:23 am

Mason Appleton, C Shoots: R                             Height: 6-2 Weight: 201 Born: 1996-01-15 Hometown: Green Bay, WI, USA Drafted: 6th round 2015 168th overall Observations: August 2017 – Appleton is a smooth-skating center that can play in all situations – including the power play and …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Michael Spacek

by Jamie Zadow Aug 11, 2017, 10:15 am

Michael   Spacek, C/RW Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 187 Born: 1997-04-09 Hometown: Marianske Lazne, CZE Drafted: 2015 by Winnipeg Jets, 108th overall         Observations: August 2017 – Spacek led the WHL's Red Deer Rebels in scoring last season with 30 goals and 85 …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Luke Green

by daviddickenson Aug 11, 2017, 10:15 am

Luke Green, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 197 Born: 1998-01-12 Hometown:  Bedford, NS Drafted: 79th overall in the third round of the 2016 draft by Winnipeg Jets Observations: January 2017 – Green has been a fast riser this season in the Jets …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Erik Foley

by daviddickenson Aug 11, 2017, 10:10 am

Erik Foley, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1997-06-30 Hometown: Mansfield, MA Drafted: 2015 by Winnipeg Jets, 78th overall       Observations: August 2017 – It was a banner year for the sophomore at Providence as he finished second on the team in …

St. Louis Blues Top Prospects

Jordan Kyrou

by dabrams2021 Aug 11, 2017, 9:55 am

Jordan Kyrou, RW/C Shoots: R Height: 6-00 Weight: 180 Born: 1998-05-08 Hometown:  Toronto, ON Drafted: St. Louis, 35th overall 2016   Observations: August 2017 – St. Louis Blues 2nd Round pick 2016.  Kyrou was a favorite of some scouts and he showed some tremendous …

St. Louis Blues Top Prospects

Ivan Barbashev

by dabrams2021 Aug 11, 2017, 9:50 am

Ivan Barbashev, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 181 Born: 1995-12-14 Hometown: Moskva, RUS Drafted: 2014 by the St. Louis Blues, 33rd overall   Observations: August 2017 – Barbeshev was selected in the second round (33rd) in the 2014 draft.  I thought he had …

St. Louis Blues Top Prospects

Robert Thomas

by dabrams2021 Aug 11, 2017, 9:45 am

Robert Thomas, C Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 187 Born: 1999-07-02 Hometown:  Aurora, On. CAN Drafted: 1st round 2017 20th overall STL         Observations: August 2017 – Thomas was selected 20th in the 2017 draft by St. Louis.  Thomas was selected to play in …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Quinton Howden

by Jamie Zadow Aug 11, 2017, 9:30 am

Quinton Howden, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 189 Born: 1992-01-21 Hometown: Oak Bank, MB Drafted: 2010 by Florida Panthers, 25th Overall             Observations: August 2017 – The 25-year-old was not tendered a qualifying offer by the Jets in June and remains an …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Jan Kostalek

by Jamie Zadow Aug 11, 2017, 9:20 am

  Jan Kostalek, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 196 Born: 1995-02-17 Hometown: Praha, CZE Drafted: 2013 by Winnipeg Jets, 114th Overall   Observations: August 2017 – Kostalek wrapped up his second season in the AHL with much of the same from his rookie campaign, …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Brenden Kichton

by Jamie Zadow Aug 11, 2017, 9:20 am

Brenden Kichton, D Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Born: 1992-06-18 Hometown: Spruce Grove, AB Drafted: 2011 by New York Islanders, 127th Overall & 2013 by Winnipeg Jets, 190th Overall             Observations: October 2016 – Winnipeg optioned Kichton to their AHL affiliate the Manitoba …

Winnipeg Jets Top Prospects

Scott Kosmachuk

by daviddickenson Aug 11, 2017, 9:20 am

Scott Kosmachuk, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 189 Born: 1994-01-24 Hometown:  Toronto, ON, CAN Drafted: 3rd round in 2012, 70th overall           Observations: August 2017 – Kosmachuk played out his entry-level contract in the AHL last season, finishing with 11 goals and 28 …

Dallas Stars Top Prospects, Feature Story

August 31-in-31: Dallas Stars

by mjk121882 Aug 10, 2017, 9:28 pm

Just two years removed from a division championship, the Stars will look to regain that status. They have all the tools with the likes of Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin leading the way, with improved …

Columbus Blue Jackets Top Prospects

Scott Harrington

by Kevin Wickersham Aug 10, 2017, 6:12 pm

Scott Harrington, D Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 203 Born: 1993-3-10 Hometown: Kingston, ON Drafted: 2011 by Pittsburgh Penguins, 54th Overall             Observations: August 2017 –  Harrington, considered by many the Blue Jackets’ eighth defenseman, has inked a $1.35M two-year, one-way contract with Columbus. Kevin Wickersham   June …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Josh Anderson

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 10, 2017, 6:07 pm

Josh Anderson, D Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 220 Born: 1998-08-29 Hometown: Nanaimo, BC Drafted: 71st overall 2016 (3rd round) by Colorado             Observations: August 2017 - The best news from 2016-17 is that Anderson finished the season with 69 games played, meaning the …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Spencer Martin

by Hayden Soboleski Aug 10, 2017, 6:00 pm

  Spencer Martin, G Catches: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 198 Born: 1995-05-08 Hometown: Oakville, ON, CA Drafted: 63rd overall 2013 by Colorado       Observations: August 2017 - Martin's fantasy stock has risen now that he is the organization's only goaltending prospect with any NHL aspirations …

Prospects Rambling

Prospects Rambling: Summer Showcase Wrap / Blue Lines - Finland or Sweden?

by Kevin Wickersham Aug 10, 2017, 6:00 am

  Have you seen Casey Mittelstadt lately? Buffalo must be overjoyed with his work at the Summer Showcase, especially following a superb performance at Sabres’ Development Camp a few weeks ago. He assertively registered nine points …