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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Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Andrew Mangiapane

by Joel Henderson Sep 2, 2017, 12:40 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: Sept 2017 - Mangiapane had a good rookie season for Stockton. Whether he likes it or not, he will find …

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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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Prospects Rambling

Prospect Ramblings: Super Series, Draft-Eligibles Making Noise, Surprise NHL'ers Cooling Off

by Cam Robinson Oct 19, 2017, 9:28 pm

    The CHL has begun announcing their rosters for the always enjoyable Canada-Russia Super Series.   The six-game series also will see teams representing the WHL (Nov. 6-7), the QMJHL (Nov. 14, Nov. 16) and the OHL (Nov. …

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Feature Story

October SHL Update

by Brad Phillips Oct 19, 2017, 11:52 am

  Coming into mid-October the 2017-18 SHL season is a month deep at this and there is some separation starting to happen. Sitting atop the standings it Farjestad BK who have been nothing short of dominate …

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DobberProspects Radio

DPR - Episode 35: Rob Higgins talk Fantasy rookies, Stay or Nay & Unknown Prospects on the Rise

by Paul Zwambag Oct 19, 2017, 11:30 am

Stay or Nay NHL teams are inching closer to having to make a decision on their rookies, are they willing to burn a year of their entry-level contracts or send their players to junior or the …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Otto Somppi

by olafson1393 Oct 18, 2017, 9:29 pm

  Otto Somppi, C   Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 181 Born: 1998-01-12 Hometown: Helsinki, FIN Drafted: 2016 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 206th overall   Observations: October 2017 - After an offseason upper-body injury, Somppi has returned to the Halifax Mooseheads and broken out …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Slater Koekkoek

by olafson1393 Oct 18, 2017, 9:27 pm

Slater Koekkoek, D Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 197 Born: 1994-02-18 Hometown: Mountain, Ontario Drafted: 2012 by Tampa Bay Lightning, 10th Overall           Observations: October 2017 - After an exciting 2-goal performance against the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, the dust is beginning to settle …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Ross Colton

by olafson1393 Oct 18, 2017, 9:25 pm

    Ross Colton, C   Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Born:1996-09-11 Hometown: Robbinsville, NJ Drafted: 2016 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 118th overall     Observations: October 2017 - The 2016 fourth-round draft-pick has been off to a strong start with the University of Vermont Catamounts. …

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Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Justin Auger

by Philip Oct 18, 2017, 9:21 pm

Justin Auger, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-07 Weight: 229 Born: 1994-05-14 Hometown:  Waterloo, ON, CAN Drafted: 4th round 2013 (103 overall)   Observations: Oct 2017 - Justin Auger will finally get a chance to prove that the Kings made a mistake by placing him …

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Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Michael Mersch

by Philip Oct 18, 2017, 9:18 pm

Michael Mersch, RW/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 198 Born: 1992-10-02 Hometown: Park Ridge, IL, USA Drafted: 2011 by Los Angeles Kings, 110th overall)             Observations: Oct 2017 - Michael Mersch signed a one year, two-way contract this summer. After a mediocre training camp, …

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Arizona Coyotes Top Prospects

Adin Hill

by Keith Duggan Oct 18, 2017, 12:25 am

    Adin Hill, G Shoots: L Height: 6-04 Weight: 190 Born: 1996-5-11 Hometown:  Calgary, ALTA Drafted: 3rd round in 2015 (76th overall) by Arizona Coyotes             Observations: October 2017- With Antti Raanta out with a lower body injury and Louis Domingue along with the Coyotes …

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Florida Panthers Top Prospects

Jonathan Ang

by Joel Henderson Oct 16, 2017, 11:50 pm

Jonathan Ang, C Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 163 Born: 1998-01-31 Hometown: Markham, ON Drafted: Florida, 94th overall 2016           Observations: Oct 2017 - Ang finished 2016-17 with 59 points in 67 games but was only 4 points off the team lead. That's telling. …

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Florida Panthers Top Prospects

Thomas Schemitsch

by Joel Henderson Oct 16, 2017, 11:41 pm

Thomas Schemitsch, D Shoots: L Height: 6-03 Weight: 205 Born: 1996-10-26 Hometown: Thornhill, ON, CA Drafted: 88th overall 2015 by the Florida Panthers           Observations: Oct 2017 - Entering into the 2017-18 season, Thomas can attempt to build on his ECHL playoffs the year …

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Florida Panthers Top Prospects

Alexander Delnov

by Joel Henderson Oct 16, 2017, 11:31 pm

  Alexander Delnov, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 187 Born: 1994-01-14 Hometown: Moscow, RUS Drafted: 2012 Florida Panthers, 114th overall       Observations: {source} {/source} Oct 2017 - The Twenty-three year old russian forward split time between the KHL and the VHL in 2016-17, and has seen …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Chad Ruhwedel

by Mark Allan Oct 16, 2017, 9:51 pm

  Chad Ruhwedel, D Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 192 Born: 1990-05-07 Hometown: San Diego, CA Drafted: Undrafted – Signed as free agent           Observations: October 2017 – A two-year, $1.3-million contract extension indicates some faith, but does not guarantee playing time. A healthy scratch …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Thomas Di Pauli

by Mark Allan Oct 16, 2017, 9:50 pm

    Thomas Di Pauli, C Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 187 Born: 1994-04-29 Hometown: Caldaro, Italy Drafted: 2012 by Washington Capitals 100th overall     Observations: October 2017 – After an injury-shortened AHL rookie season in which he had just two goals in 21 games, the …

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Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Remi Elie

by mjk121882 Oct 16, 2017, 9:50 pm

  Remi Elie, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 209 Born: 1995-04-16 Hometown Green Valley, ON, CAN Drafted: 2013 by Dallas Stars, 40th overall               Observations: October 2017 – Elie had somewhat of a contract dispute or he would have made the Stars roster immediately. …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Filip Gustavsson

by Mark Allan Oct 16, 2017, 9:46 pm

  Filip Gustavsson, G Catches: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 185 Born:  1998-06-07 Hometown:   Skellefteå, SWE Drafted: 2nd round 2016 (55th overall)   Observations: October 2017 – The Swedish hockey season has barely begun, but initial results are not encouraging. After playing 15 games with Luleå …

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Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Rhett Gardner

by Dobber Sports Oct 16, 2017, 9:45 pm

Rhett Gardner, C Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 216 Born: 1996-02-28 Hometown:  Moose Jaw, SK, CAN Drafted: 4th round in 2016 by Dallas (116th overall)           Observations: October 2017 – Entering his Junior season with University of North Dakota, Rhett Gardner has got off …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Carter Rowney

by Mark Allan Oct 16, 2017, 9:42 pm

  Carter Rowney, RW/C Shoots: R Height: 6-2 Weight: 201 Born: 1989-05-10 Hometown:  Grande Prairie, AB, CAN Drafted: Undrafted. Signed March 2016 by PGH to two-year entry contract     Observations: October 2017 – In spite of having just one assist and a minus-2 rating after …

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Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Julius Honka

by mjk121882 Oct 16, 2017, 9:40 pm

Julius Honka, D Shoots: R Height: 5-10 Weight: 185 Born: 1995-12-03 Hometown: Jyvaskyla, FIN Drafted: 2014 by Dallas Stars, 14th overall           Observations: October 2017 – Interestingly Julius made the NHL roster to start the season, but was expected to be a healthy scratch …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Greg McKegg

by Mark Allan Oct 16, 2017, 9:36 pm

Greg McKegg, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 192 lbs Born: 1992-06-17 Hometown: St. Thomas, ON Drafted: 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Round three, 62 Overall (Toronto Maple Leafs)             Observations: October 2017 – GM Jim Rutherford might have slowed his search for a third-line …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Daniel Sprong

by Mark Allan Oct 16, 2017, 9:35 pm

  Daniel Sprong, RW/LW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 180 Born: 1997-03-17 Hometown: Amsterdam, NED Drafted: 2nd round, 2015, Pittsburgh, 46th overall       Observations: October 2017 – With a goal and two helpers in a 6-1 win over the Syracuse Crunch, the precocious 20-year-old has …

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Free Agent prospects - 20+

Matej Stransky

by mjk121882 Oct 16, 2017, 9:33 pm

Matej Stranksy, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-3 Weight: 201 Born: 1993-07-11 Hometown: Ostrava, Czech Republic Drafted: 2011 by Dallas, 165th overall           Observations: October 2017 – Stransky signed a two-year deal in the KHL over the Summer. Somewhat of a curious move by Stransky, …

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Dallas Stars Top Prospects

Denis Gurianov

by mjk121882 Oct 16, 2017, 9:30 pm

Denis Gurianov, RW/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 201 Born: 1997-06-07 Hometown: Togliatti, RUS Drafted: 2015 by Dallas Stars, 12th overall         Observations: October 2017 – Gurianov has begun the season with the AHL Stars. He had a very productive season last year, and …

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Free Agent prospects - 20+

Robin Kovacs

by Geoff Oct 16, 2017, 9:27 pm

  Robin Kovacs, LW/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 176 Born: 1997-11-16 Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden Drafted: 2015 by New York Rangers, 62nd overall         Observations: October 2017 -- Kovacs finished the 2016-17 season with 12 points (2G, 10A), including an astonishing minus-27, through 72 games …

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Pittsburgh Penguins Top Prospects

Tom Kühnhackl

by Mark Allan Oct 16, 2017, 9:27 pm

  Tom Kuhnhackl, RW/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 196 Born: 1992-02-21 Hometown: Landshut, Germany Drafted: 2010 by Pittsburgh, 110th overall           Observations: October 2017 – The 25-year-old German winger is plugging away on Pittsburgh’s fourth line with Carter Rowney and tough guy Ryan Reaves. …

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Prospects Rambling

Prospects Rambling: Little Know Prospects You Need To Know

by Peter Harling Oct 16, 2017, 7:11 pm

Before I joined the staff of DobberProspects, one thing I was always searching for when reading the Ramblings was little known prospects that are worth knowing for my deeper fantasy leagues. Finding these hidden gems …

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Feature Story

KHL Update October 2017

by Pat Quinn Oct 16, 2017, 8:00 am

  Finally the KHL write has come back to DobberProspects.   There have already been 23 games (for most clubs) played in the KHL as opposed to around six in the NHL to date. It is the usual …

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Vegas Golden Knights Top Prospects

Malcolm Subban

by Paul Zwambag Oct 15, 2017, 8:51 pm

Malcolm Subban, G Catches: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 188 Born: 1993-12-21 Hometown: Rexdale, Ontario Drafted: 24th overall by Boston in 2012   Observations: October 2017 – Subban started his first game with the Golden Knights against his former club, the Boston Bruins. Subban looked great …

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Vegas Golden Knights Top Prospects

Vadim Shipachyov

by Paul Zwambag Oct 15, 2017, 8:45 pm

Vadim Shipachyov, C Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Born: 1987-03-12 Hometown: Cherepovets, RUS Drafted: Undrafted, Signed by Vegas Golden Knights in 2017           Observations: October 2017 – Shipachyov's situation is a confusing one, scratched from the first 5 games. It was unknown where he …

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Vegas Golden Knights Top Prospects

Alex Tuch

by Paul Zwambag Oct 15, 2017, 8:40 pm

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: October 2017 – Alex Tuch scores his first goal in his first NHL game. And a beauty of a goal. Below in …

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Vegas Golden Knights Top Prospects

Keegan Kolesar

by Paul Zwambag Oct 15, 2017, 7:20 pm

Keegan Kolesar, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-2 Weight: 223 Born: 1997-04-08 Hometown: Brandon, MB, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Columbus Blue Jackets, 69th overall           Observations: October 2017 – Unable to secure an NHL roster spot on the Golden Knights, Kolesar didn't even stick in the …

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Vegas Golden Knights Top Prospects

Maxime Lagace

by Paul Zwambag Oct 15, 2017, 7:20 pm

Maxime Lagace, G Catches: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 185 Born: 1993-01-12 Hometown: Longueuil, PQ Drafted: Signed as Free Agent in 2012 by Dallas Stars         Observations: October 2017  – Lagace has been recalled to the Golden Knights, due to a Marc-Andre Fleury injury. Fleury was …

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San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Joakim Ryan

by Zachary DeVine Oct 15, 2017, 5:59 pm

  Joakim Ryan, D Shoots: Left Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Born: 1993-06-17 Hometown:  Rumson, NJ Drafted: 2012 round 7 #198 overall by San Jose Sharks   Observations: October 2017 - Just two games into his NHL career and the play of Joakim Ryan is already …

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San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Adam Helewka

by Zachary DeVine Oct 15, 2017, 5:53 pm

  Adam Helewka, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Born: 1995-07-21 Hometown: Burnaby, BC, CAN Drafted: 2015 by San Jose Sharks, 106th overall           Observations: October 2017 - Adam Helewka took steps forward this past summer, and it is paying off for the San …

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San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Kevin Labanc

by Zachary DeVine Oct 15, 2017, 5:50 pm

  Kevin Labanc, LW Shoots: R Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Born: 1995-12-12 Hometown: Brooklyn, NY, USA Drafted: 6th round 2014 (171st overall)           Observations: October 2017 - Kevin Labanc stayed in San Jose over the summer working out with the team trainer and the many …

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San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Cavan Fitzgerald

by Zachary DeVine Oct 15, 2017, 5:47 pm

      Cavan Fitzgerald, D Shoots: Left Height: 6-01 Weight: 196 Born: 1996-08-23 Hometown: Boston, MA Drafted: Undrafted – Signed as a Free Agent with San Jose Sharks Observations: October 2017 - Over the years, each Development and Rookie camp was more impressive for Cavan …

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San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Karlis Cukste

by Zachary DeVine Oct 15, 2017, 5:42 pm

Karlis Cukste, D Shoots: Left Height: 6-02 Weight: 216 Born: 1997-06-17 Hometown:  Riga, Latvia Drafted: 2015 by San Jose Sharks, 130th overall   Observations: October 2017 - Three games into his sophomore season with Quinnipiac University Karlis Cukste is still looking for his first point …

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San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Alex Schoenborn

by Zachary DeVine Oct 15, 2017, 5:37 pm

Alex Schoenborn, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-01 Weight: 196 Born: 1995-12-12 Hometown: Minot, ND Drafted: 2014 by San Jose Sharks, 72nd overall   Observations: October 2017 - Alex Schoenborn was reassigned to the ECHL's Allen Americans as he was unable to crack the roster …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Jan Rutta

by Tony Carr Oct 15, 2017, 1:57 pm

  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: October 2017- Rutta has looked like a seasoned vet so far this year, playing alongside Duncan Keith. Seeing almost 19 …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

John Hayden

by Tony Carr Oct 15, 2017, 1:52 pm

John Hayden, C Shoots: R Height: 6-3 Weight: 223 Born: 1995-2-14 Hometown: Greenwich, CT, USA Drafted: 2013 by Chicago Blackhawks, 74th overall             Observations: October 2017- Hayden is fitting in quite well, giving the Blackhawks a much needed physical presence. He currently leads the …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Tanner Kero

by Tony Carr Oct 15, 2017, 1:46 pm

    Tanner Kero, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1992-07-24 Hometown: Hancock, WI, USA  Drafted: Undrafted             Observations: October 2017- Kero broke camp with the big club and looks like he wants to stay. Playing in a bottom six role, he has been …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Michal Kempny

by Tony Carr Oct 15, 2017, 1:42 pm

Michal Kempny, D Shoots: L Height: 6-00 Weight: 194 Born: 1990-09-08 Hometown:  Hodonin, Czech Republic Drafted: Undrafted             Observations: October 2017- Kempny seems to have found his place on the Blackhawks roster, appearing in all regular season games to date. His consistent play this …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Vince Hinostroza

by Tony Carr Oct 15, 2017, 1:36 pm

      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: October 2017- Hinostroza will start the season in Rockford but should be among the first called up when the need …

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Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Carl Dahlstrom

by Tony Carr Oct 15, 2017, 1:30 pm

      Carl Dahlstrom, D Shoots: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 231 Born: 1995-01-28 Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden Drafted: Chicago, 51st overall in 2013     Observations October 2017- Dahlstrom had a solid prospect camp, showing some offensive upside which is not usually a part of his game. He …

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New York Islanders Top Prospects

Kirill Petrov

by michaelfarkas Oct 15, 2017, 1:09 pm

  Kirill Petrov, RW/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 225 Born: 1990-04-13 Hometown: Kazan, Russia Drafted: 2008 by New York Islanders, 73rd overall               Observations: October 2017 – The 27-year-old Petrov continues his KHL career with CSKA Moscow. Petrov has played exactly 13 games in …

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Montreal Canadiens Top Prospects

Kyle Baun

by Peter Harling Oct 15, 2017, 1:05 pm

Kyle Baun, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-2 Weight: 209 Born: 1992-05-04 Hometown: Toronto, ON Drafted: Undrafted     Observations: October 2017 _ Baun was acquired by Montreal and assigned to their AHL affiliate in Laval. Peter Harling September 2017- Baun was placed on waivers for the …

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Free Agent prospects - 20+

MacKenzie Skapski

by Geoff Oct 15, 2017, 12:58 pm

MacKenzie Skapski, G Catches: R Height: 6-3 Weight: 192 Born: 1994-06-15 Hometown: Abbotsford, BC Drafted: 2013 by New York Rangers, 170th Overall             Observations: After playing the majority of 2016/17 in the ECHL with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits (33GP, 3.38 GAA, 0.904%), Skapski failed …

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New York Islanders Top Prospects

Mathew Barzal

by michaelfarkas Oct 15, 2017, 12:46 pm

  Mathew Barzal, C Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 187 Born: 1997-05-26 Hometown: Vancouver, BC, CAN Drafted: 2015 by the New York Islanders, 16th overall       Observations: October 2017 – The 16th overall pick in 2015 has made the Islanders straight out of junior. After …

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New York Islanders Top Prospects

David Quenneville

by michaelfarkas Oct 15, 2017, 12:37 pm

  David Quenneville, D Shoots: R Height: 5-08 Weight: 187 Born: 1998-03-13 Hometown:  Edmonton, AB Drafted: 2016 by New York Islanders, 200th Overall             Observations: October 2017 – Quenneville embarks on his fourth season with the Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL) with an “A” on his …

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San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Rourke Chartier

by Zachary DeVine Oct 15, 2017, 12:30 pm

    Rourke Chartier, C Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 190 Born: 1996-04-02 Hometown: Saskatoon, SK, Canada Drafted: 5th round 2014 (149th overall)         Observations: October 2017 - After suffering a concussion in the AHL playoffs last year, Rourke Chartier is yet to return to action …

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