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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.


Peter shares some thoughts and take aways from the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, like player theme songs, media accessibility the emphasis on D this year similar to C last year and a look ahead to the CHL Import Draft.

In the Interview segment Peter sits down with Shane Malloy and Russ Cohen to help you become a better fantasy hockey scout, you don't want to miss these tips from the pros


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Peter and Cam Robinson meet up just before the start of Round two at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver to discuss a variety of player and topics including

Hughes vs Kakko and who has the better fantasy upside in the first year vs long term

What is the Fantasy forecast with Cole Caufield now we know he is a Montreal Canadiens prospect

Alex Turcotte and his fantasy value in LA

This years "Wow" moment was Moritz Seider going sixth to Detroit and why they were not surprised, and where he may play for the coming season

Surprise first round picks Lassi Thomson to Ottawa and Nolan Foote to Tampa Bay and why they went in the first round

And finally a look ahead to players that were available on day two that have fantasy value.


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Episode 55 opens with Peter looking at the AHL final, and who are the top prospects from a fantasy perspective with the Chicago Wolves (Vegas) and the Charlotte Checkers (Carolina)

In the second segment Peter has a chat with the man himself, Dobber. They talk mainly about the new Fantasy Hockey Prospect Report, some of Dobbers breakout players and some general fantasy hockey tips and strategies. It's a great chat and I hope you enjoy it. 

Unfortunately the connection quality on the call was not great, we tried our best to level out the audio levels between Peter and Dobber so I hope it works out well enough for you to enjoy it.


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Looking ahead to the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, Peter runs down his mock draft of the first round and top 31 picks.

Answering your questions, Peter ranks the top ten fantasy prospects in the 2019 NHL Draft, as well as gives you ten players you may want to rank higher on your draft list than where they are ranked heading into the draft.

Peter also looks at some of his top picks for breakout prospects that will have the biggest impact in the coming season as players you want to target to add this off season or in a fantasy draft before next season.

At the end of the episode, Peter recommends some of his favourite podcasts to listen to and if you have a suggestion hit us up on Twitter or ask a question or let us know what you want to hear on the next podcast

@pharling or @DPR_Show


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With the NHL Draft lottery happening tomorrow night, rather than speculate about lottery outcomes, Pete does an equally futile exercise and redrafts the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft.

Before the NCAA Frozen Four gets under way in Buffalo this weekend, the Honey Baker winner will be announced. The finalists include (In no order)

Joe Duszak (TOR) - Mercyhurst

Adam Fox (CAR) - Harvard

Taro Hirose (DET) - Michigan

Quinn Hughes (VAN) - Michigan

Mason Jobst (NYI) - Ohio

Cale Makar (COL) - UMass

Patrick Newell (NYR) - St. Cloud State

Chase Priskie (WAS) - Quinipiac

Jimmy Schuldt ( VGK) - St. Cloud State

Nico Sturm (MIN) - Clarkson

On to the Frozen Four. The Final four and some players to watch include

Denver: Devin Cooley, Filip Larsson, Liam Finlay, Mathias-Emilio Pettersen, and Ian Mitchell

Minn-Duluth: Scott Perunovich, Mikey Anderson, Dylan Samberg, Noah Cates, Riley Tufte and Hunter Sheppard

Providence: Josh Wilkins, Jack Dugan, Jacob Bryson, Jay O'Brien, Tyce Thompson, and Hayden Hawkey

UMass: Cale Makar, Jacob Pritchard, and Marc Del Gaizo

Looking at the upcoming U18 Tournament Peter looks at some players to watch from Canada, USA, Finland and Sweden with some help from an article on DobberProspects by Jokke Nevalainen.


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Episode 52 deep dives with USHL Scout Dave MacDonald as he joins the show to review the OHL Cup final, Shane Wright who is headed to the Kingston Frontenacs as the Sixth player to be granted exceptional status following John Tavares, Connor McDavid, Sean Day, Aaron Ekblad, and Joe Veleno. Dave also talks about Adam Fantilli and USHL draft eligible prospects in Matthew Brown, Tyler Paquette, Lynden Breen, Trevor Janice, and Stephen Halliday who is 2020 draft eligible.

Peter reviews the top scorers from the junior leagues and what their fantasy. impact could be. Players discussed include...

OHL: Jason Robertson (DAL), Justin Brazeau (FA), Ty Felhaber (DAL), Kevin Hancock (FA), and Mac Hollowell (TOR)

WHL: Joachim Blickfeld (SNJ), Tristan Langan (FA), Justin Almeida (PIT), and Josh Brook (MTL)


QMJHL: Peter Abbandonato (FA), Alexis Lafreniere (2020), Ivan Chekovich (SNJ), and Charles-Edouard D'astous (FA)

NCAA: Taro Hirose (DET), Alex Limoges (FA), Joseph Duszak (TOR), Cale MAkar (COL), Adam FOx (CAR), Rem Pitlick (NAS), Jacob Pritchard (FA) and goalies, Andrew Shortridge (FA), Joel Daccord (OTT), Hayden Hawkey (EDM), and Atte Tolvanen (FA)

More NCAA talk as Peter reviews who signed and where and who you want to own on your fantasy team. Players discussed include...

Quinn Hughes (VAN), Jake Lucchini (PIT), Max Veronneau (OTT), Josh Teves (VAN), Taro Hirose (DET), Ryan Kuffner (DET), Joseph Duszak (TOR) and more

Outro music this episode is from the Housemartins, a British 80's indie pop group that later formed the Beautiful South. Their politically driven lyrics combined with Smiths like catchy melodies made them a cult popular and college hit band for a time. Hope you enjoy.

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The NHL trade deadline preview episode with Steve Laidlaw goes over all 31 NHL teams heading into the trade deadline and if each team is a buyer or seller, who is available, what prospects could benefit from moves. 

*Breaking Trade* Steve breaks a trade announcement to Peter one of his favourite prospects in mid episode!!


Steve also takes the interviewer position and asks Peter some fantasy hockey prospect questions you won't want to miss.


Its a marathon episode so get comfy and enjoy.


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Episode 50 review of the Beanpot tournament, waiver wire player to add and more

Intro segment talks about the coming NHL trade deadline and a great site to visit for NHL trade rumours is

In addition to juicy trade news, they have a prospect section with top ten prospects rankings for each team. Joining Peter in writing these lists is Cam Robinson, Chris Wassell, Hannah Stuart, and Mike Augillo.

3:05 Peter reviews quickly the latest piece from Jokke Nevalainen reviewing the U17 Five Nations tournament that took place in Russia, it is full of draft eligible players and is a must read.

4:48 Peter talks about a great Tweet from Cap Friendly listing 51 potential pending Group 6 Unrestricted Free Agents. Some of the players discussed include Jordan Binnington (STL), Anthony Stolarz (PHI), Andy Welenski, Kalle Kossilla (ANA), Jonny Broadznski (LAK), Griffin Reinhart (VGK), Danny O'Regan (BUF), Andrew Poturalski (CAR) and more

15:15 Waiver wire,, this week Peter talks about Dmitri Samorukov (EDM, Chase Priskie (WAS), Tyler Benson (EDM), Emil Peterson (ARI), and Zack MacEwen (VAN) who recently made his NHL debut.

25:52 Beanpot review.

Boston University Terriers; Jake Oettinger (DAL), Joel Farabee (PHI), Dante Fabbro and Davie Farrance (NAS), Shane Bowers (COL), and Cam Crotty (ARI)

Harvard Crimson: Adam Fox (CAR), Michael Lackey UFA, Jack Drury (CAR

Boston College Eagles: Joseph Well (TOR), David Cotton (CAR), Oliver Whalstrom (NYI), Jack McBain (MIN)

Northeastern Huskies: Cayden Prime (MTL), Tyler Madden (VAN), Jeremy Davies (NJD)

42:30 Peter answers your fantasy hockey prospect questions. Players discussed include Trey Fix-Wolanski, Emil Bemstrom (CBJ), Carter Verhaeghe (TBL), Jack McBain (MIN), Calgary goaltending depth with Jon Gillies, Mason McDonald, and Tyler Parsons.

Outro music is the Trashcan Sinatras - "Thrupenny Tears"

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Episode 49; Aynsley Scott is back to guest and talk about the top 2019 NHL Draft prospects from a fantasy hockey perspective. Welcome back Aynsley!

Peter breaks down the Toronto trade for Jake Muzzin and the fantasy impact it mason the prospects involved.

We talk about 15-year-old youtube sensation Aito Iguchi and what his future may look like. Check out his youtube video here and   here  

We also mention Hayden Soboleski's trade simulator site where you can submit a trade and see if it is a good deal or not. Check it out at

Jokke Nevalainen had another great article on DobberProspects discussing the top European free agents from the KHL, SHL, and Liiga. Peter breaks down who the top players identified by Jokke are that you need to put on your watch list. Read the article here 

Peter also talks about the recent CHL Top Prospects game and the players that stood out to him, they include: Nick Robertson, Graeme Clarke, Artur Kaliyev, Peyton Krebs, Connor McMichael, Brett Leason, and Phillip Tomasino. Peter also points out the prospects that stood out in the on-ice combine testing, as well as the AHL All-Star game skills competition.

Special thanks to EliteProspects, Fantrax,,, Youtube, McDavid for, DobberProspects, and


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Episode 48, the mid-season episode talks about Fantasy Hockey strategy, is your team a contender, or is it time to rebuild? 

Is tanking in fantasy hockey ethically acceptable?

Who are this years top NCAA hockey free agents?

Players discussed include; Jimmy Schuldt, Jack Achan, Cale Morris, Max Veronneau, Ryan Kuffner, Adam Rockwood, Bobo Carpenter, Taro Hirose, Colt Conrad, Alex Limoges.

This weeks Fantasy Hockey waiver watch list includes: Conor Garland, Marcus Peterson, Devon Toewes, and Jordan Binnington.

Brayden Olofson joins to discuss prospects playing in the AHL All-Star game. 

Players discussed include: Sebastian Aho, Henrik Borgstrom, Michael Dal Colle, Janne Kuukkonen, Sam Montembeault, Drake Batherson, Lawrence Pilut, Calle Rosen, Trevor Moore, John Quenneville, Erik Brannstrom, Mason Appleton, Denis Guryanov, Jordan Kyrou, Kaapo Kakkonen, Troy Terry, Sheldon Rempal, Francis Perron, Josef Korenar, Conor Garland, Kyle Capobianco, and Carter Verhaege.

Special thanks to Elite Prospects, Fantrax and the DobberHockey Mid-Season guide for research of this episode.

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