Connor Hobbs

by Pat Quinn on December 15, 2016

Connor Hobbs, D

Shoots: R

Height: 6-1

Weight: 187

Born: 1997-01-04

Hometown: Regina, SK, CAN

Drafted: 2015 Round 5 - #143 overall by the Washington Capitals

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2016 - Hobbs has exploded this year offensively for the Regina Pats scoring 36 points in 27 games, a 1.33 point per game rate, opposed to the 0.71 ppg he posted last year. He is currently fourth in team scoring and has the most powerplay assists on the team. He also currently has 38 penalty minutes in those games, a little ways off of the 106 last season. Hobbs is one to watch in deeper leagues, and may become one of the better prospect blue liners in a season or two. Pat Quinn

 

September 2016 – Hobbs shot himself up the Capitals prospect rank in the 2015-2016 WHL season tallying 41 points, 19 of those goals, in 58 games for the Regina Pats. Hobbs brought his mean side with him from his Saskatchewan Midget career, as he registered 106 penalty minutes for the season. He kept the scoring going posting 10 points in 12 playoffs games as a noted “force” on the back end. Hobbs’ play stood out last season so much that he was invited to the Canadian World Junior camp as well, an may be a fixture come December. The Capitals may have lucked into a late round gem, but another season of strong play would be require to make sure the prior season was no fluke. Pat Quinn

 

Fantasy Outlook: C-

Hobbs could be an all-around multi category stud, or could fizzle out as his pro career progresses. At this time his outlook is low but it could improve in a hurry.

 

Footage:

Hobbs scoring the overtime winner (3:50 mark):

 

One-on-one interview, first development camp (2015):

 

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