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Bringing you fantasy hockey keeper league advice for NHL prospects from multiple junior leagues including; OHL, WHL, QMJHL, NCAA, USHL, AHL, KHL, SHL, Liiga and more. Giving you great scouting tips both live and on the television. Peter Harling will keep you up to date for all things Fantasy Hockey prospects.

Bringing you fantasy hockey keeper league advice for NHL prospects from multiple junior leagues including; OHL, WHL, QMJHL, NCAA, USHL, AHL, KHL, SHL, Liiga and more. Giving you great scouting tips both live and on the television. Peter Harling will keep you up to date for all things Fantasy Hockey prospects.




Bringing you fantasy hockey keeper league advice for NHL prospects from multiple junior leagues including; OHL, WHL, QMJHL, NCAA, USHL, AHL, KHL, SHL, Liiga and more. Giving you great scouting tips both live and on the television. Peter Harling will keep you up to date for all things Fantasy Hockey prospects.






DPR Episode 94: Steve Laidlaw talking Fantasy NHL Draft

With the 2020 NHL Draft finally behind us, Steve Laidlaw joins me to discuss the fantasy impact of the NHL Draft results. Steve and Peter are in a fantasy league together and are in the midst of the fantasy draft. They review how the first round of the NHL Draft compared to their first round of the fantasy draft. Players selected draft strategies and trades made. Listen in for some insights on how Peter and Steve enter a draft, how they value and identify draft targets, and how NHL...


DPR Episode 93: Organizational Rankings and Prospect Report with Pat Quinn and Jokke Nevalainen

DobberProspects writers Pat Quinn and Jokke Nevalainen join the show to review the recent Organizational Rankings series and the 2020 DobberProspects Fantasy Hockey Report. The guys discuss how they ranked players, what criteria was used, and how you can use that in your fantasy prospect evaluation. Then we review the top three ranked Organizations in LA Kings, Ottawa Senators, and Carolina Hurricanes. If you enjoyed the discussion be sure to read the articles, they can all be found...


DPR Episode 92: Steve Seftel Shattered

Steve Seftel joins the podcast to discuss some very important topics in hockey which he lived through. Steve documents his journey through his hockey career in his book Shattered Ice and we discuss pressures of being a rookie in the OHL, living at a billet house, hazing fighting in hockey, and so much more. Steve shares some great stories and it was a pleasure to talk hockey with him. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed this conversation. If you want to buy his book, you can...


DPR Episode 91: Erie Otters Scout Kiana Scott

Erie Otters recently hired Kiana Scott as a member of their scouting staff, and she joins Peter to talk about her trail blazing journey to become the first female scout in the OHL. Kiana talks about some of the challenges along the way, obstacles she has overcome, mentors she has had along the way and how she was discovered by the Erie Otters and recruited by them. Kiana gives some tips on scouting, what to look for in hockey sense, skating, puck skills and how even watching warm-up can be...


DPR Episode 90: Steve Kournianos on 2020 NHL Draft

Steve Kournianos from the Draft Analyst joins the podcast to talk some 2020 NHL Draft prospects. Pete opens the show with questions from the listener. Thanks for the great questions. Draft prospects Pete picks Steves brain on include Jake Sanderson (32:50) Dylan Holloway (40:57) Sam Colangelo (53:25) Rodion Amirov (59:24) Marat Khusnutdinov (1:09:) Noel Gunler (1:17:42) Be sure to read the great work Steve provides, find his work here Blog: The Draft Analyst Twitter:...


DPR Episode 89: Mike Dawson Carolina Hurricanes Head North American Scout

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) Joey Keane (13:56) David Cotton (17:44) Tuukka Tieksola (21:27) Pyotr Kochetkov (23:20) Mike also shares his thoughts on how the Covid-19 pandemic...


DPR Episode 88: OHL Prospects with Brock Otten

OHL Prospect expert Brock Otten joins the podcast for some OHL prospect talk. Brok and Pete discuss some recent player signings in Jacob Ingham, Tyler Tucker, and Noel Hoefenmayer. The talk shifts to top prospects turning pro and what to expect from them in your dynasty leagues. We include Akil Thomas (LAK), Ryan Merkley (SNJ), Liam Foudy (CBJ), Serron Noel (FLA), Kevin Bahl (NJ), and Ty Dellandrea (DAL) Of course we got you covered with NHL Draft prospects including Quinton Byfield,...


DPR Episode 87: Seattle Expansion Draft with Alex MacLean

Dobber Hockey Capped writer Alex Maclean joins Peter for a record length episode. On this epic show Alex and Peter go over who they would protect from expansion draft for each 30 teams. Then they each take turns picking from each others lists, one player from each team and why they pick each player and who was also in contention. Who drafted better? Team Alex Andrei Burakovsky (COL) - Anthony Cirelli (TB) - Jakub Varana (WAS) Scott Laughton (PHI) - Eric Haula (FLA) - Bobby Ryan...


DPR Episode 86: WHL Prospects with Joel Henderson

DobberProspects senior writer Joel Henderson brings the goods on WHL prospects Adam Beckman, Kark Kastelic, Michael Teply, Wyatt Wylie, Filip Kral and John Ludvig are all prospects you need to know. The talk covers the 2020 NHL Draft crop from the WHL with focus on... Seth Jarvis, Connor Zary, Kaiden Guhle, Braden Schneider, Ozzy Weisblatt, Jake Neighbours, Justin Sourdif, Oliver Okuliar, and Alex Cotton. Joel also share his sleeper prospects as well in Ridly Greig and Tristan...


DPR Episode 85: QMJHL Prospects with Brayden Olafson

This episode takes a close look at QMJHL players turning pro and top 2020 draft eligible prospects. Players discussed include: Kevin Mandolese - Recently signed by Ottawa Senators Mikhail Abramov - Recently signed by Toronto Maple Leafs Alex Khovanov, Samuel Poulin, B.O. Groulx, Raphael Lavoie, and Vladislav Kotkov. Draft eligible prospects discussed include: Yegor Sokolov, Alexi Lafreniere, Jeremie Poirier, William Villeneuve, Hendrix Lapierre, Dawson Mercer, Lukas Cormier, Justin...


DPR Episode 84: Joe Meloni of CNH on top NCAA Signings

It seems each year the NCAA keeps producing more and more and better prospects. The NCAA has become quite a feeder league for the NHL and Fantasy Hockey. This year has a weak class of free agent prospects, but a strong crop of drafted players. Joe Meloni from CHN joins the show for another long episode and we discuss a lot of players you need to know or own in your fantasy leagues. First up is the free agent class. As mentioned it is not outstanding, but there are some quality...


DPR Episode 83: European Free Agents and Draft Prospects with Jokke Nevalainen

Jokke rejoins the podcast to help shed some light on this years crop of free agent talents potentially signing in the NHL, top prospects crossing the pond, and of course, draft eligible prospects. First up is Top players coming tot he NHL. Kirill Kaprizov may be the best player outside the NHL and his highly anticipated NHL debut seems to be on the horizon. Is he going to have an impact like Artemi Panarin, or Vadim Shipachoyv? Jokke has an even better comparison. Is Alex Romanov going...


DPR Episode 82: 2020 NHL Draft Rankings and Craig Button from TSN

You know what the internet needs? One more NHL Draft rankings, so here we go. Peter gives his top 31 prospects for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft with a short comment on each player. The TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button joins for a long chat on the draft, scouting and what some if the Covid-19 pandemic impact is having on the draft and scouting. 2020 NHL Draft Rankings 1. Alexis Lafreniere 2. Quinton Byfield 3. Tim Stutzle 4. Cole Perfetti 5. Marco Rossi 6. Alex Holtz 7. Jamie...


DPR Episode 81: 2020 NHL Mock Draft with Jokke Nevalainen, Tony Ferrari and Josh Tessler

The Mock Draft episode is here! DobberProspects writers and draft experts Jokke Nevalainen, Tony Ferrari and Josh Tessler join Peter to mock draft live to podcast the first round of the draft. Follow the fantasy style draft as the boys take turns picking for NHL teams through the first round. Who makes the top ten and why do we think each team picks the payer we pick for them. It's a fun episode so sit backhand enjoy


DPR Episode 80: Fantasy Hockey Rebuilding and Ottawa Senators Top Ten Prospects

If you need to rebuild your fantasy hockey team, this episode is about the strategy options you want to use. 1. Scorched Earth: (2-3 years) - Your team is a dumpster fire! You have no quality long term assets, sell everything for draft picks, prospects and futures * Owning your own draft picks is essential - Don't get stuck in "Futures mode". If you have been rebuilding for five years its not a rebuild, you just suck. 2. Rebuild: (1-2 years) - Two to five players that are the core of your...


DPR Episode 79: Vitali Abramov and Russ Cohen guest with scouting notes from CHL Top Prospect Game and Utica at Belleville

After watching both an AHL game and the CHL Top Prospects game live in the past week Peter gives some scouting notes and observations from each game. Vitali Abramov and Russ Cohen were interviewed in the intermission of each game (Apologies for background audio) Peter asks Vitali about the differences between junior, AHL and NHL and for Vitali to forecast his fantasy upside. Russ gives Peter plenty of great prospect insight from players in the Top Prospect game, junior all the way up to hot...


DPR Episode 78: World Junior Preview Canada with Steven Ellis

2020 World Junior preview of Team Canada with special guest Steven Ellis of The Hockey News Steven and Peter review the Canadian roster, the outlook for the tournament. There are questions in goal and more cuts still to come but Canada may be an underrated team this year and may rally around the under dog, us vs the world attitude. The two top players for the 2020 NHL Draft will play for Canada in Alexis Lafreniere and Quinton Byfield. Will playing together tip the balance one way or the...


DPR Episode 77: World Junior Preview Sweden with Jimmy Hamrin

2020 World Junior preview of Team Sweden with guest Jimmy Hamrin of McKeens hockey Jimmy and Peter review the Swedish roster, will this be the year they win a Medal round game, or lose a round robin game? With a big question mark at the center position, and Peter has big questions about the goaltending that Jimmy answers, there is no question this teams strength is its defense. Leafs prospect Rasmus Sandin leads the D along with Nils Lundqvist and three top 18-year-old prospects in...


DPR Episode 76 World Junior Preview Russia with Viktor Fomich

2020 World Junior Preview of Team Russia with guest Viktor Fomich. Viktor and Peter review the Russian roster, a annual Medal contender in the tournament and that they look to be a contender again. Draft eligible goalie sensation Yaroslav Askarov will compete for the starting role in goal, which will be a challenge as Head Coach Valeri Bragin has favored the older players in the past. The Russian defense will see the return of last years star Alexander Romanov, a Montreal Canadiens...


DPR Episode 75: World Junior Preview Finland with Jokke Nevalainen

2020 World Junior preview of Team Finland with special guest Jokke Nevalainen, Head of European Scouting for DobberProspects. Jokke and Peter review the Finland roster, if 2020 Draft eligible prospect Anton Lundell will have a spot or not and what impact that may have. Aatu Raty will be a player to watch as he currently projects to possibly be the first overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, and would be the first Finnish player in history to accomplish that. One breakout potential forward...