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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.


Episode 66 open with Peter doing his deep dive onto the Fantasy Hockey Prospect waiver wire and finds some more hidden gems for you to add in your dynasty league.

Aarne Talvitie (NJD), Nikolay Goldobin (VAN), Lucas Elvenes (VGK), and Chase Priskie (CAR) are the players discussed.

Chris Wassel @ChrisWasselDFS joins Peter to discuss USHL players Oliver MacDonald, Logan Stein, Alex Laferriere, and Luke Tuch. 

Chris also sticks around for a fantasy hockey prospect mailbag segment to answer your questions.


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No guest on this episode as it was a last minute production. Peter opens with a review of the top scorers across each CHL league starting in the OHL:

Quinten Byfield (2020 Draft), Arthur kaliyah (LAK), Nick Robertson and Semyon Der-Arguchintesv (TOR), Philip Tomasino (NAS) and Ilya Solovyov, and undrafted D+2 prospect debuting in the CHL from Belarus are all discussed

From the WHL, it is over age heavy as Peter talks about Connor Zary (2020 Draft), Bryce Kindrop, Orrin Centazzo, and James Hamblin (Free agents) and Alexi Protas (WAS)

The Rimouski top line leads the scoring in the Q and are the focus players from the QMJHL:

Alexis Lafrenier (2020 Draft), Cedirc Pare (BOS) and Dmitri Zavgorodny (CGY) are 1-2-3 in league scoring as the top line in Rimouski. Yegor Sokolov is a D+2 player that has size and Raphael Lavoie (EDM) complete the list.

Kingston Frontenacs top player Shane Wright is impressing as a 15-year-old. The exceptional status star is thriving despite his merger surroundings on a challenged team. Kingston needs to surround him with better players next year or risk losing him.

Finally, Peter gives you three prospects to know if you are in a very deep dynasty keeper league. All three are well under the radar and 1% Fantrax owned or less!

Yegor Zamula (PHI), Parker Kelly (OTT), and David Cotton (CAR) are all 

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Episode 63 Peter opens with a review of the NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List. 26 players were given an A grade indicating early first round potential and Peter ranks his early top ten.

Following up on last episode and rookies and prospects to look at for a fantasy hockey impact, or breakthrough based on their current deployment and line mates, Peter looks at at least one prospect from each NHL team that you want to add or watch list if they are available in your fantasy league.

This episodes guest is Julie Robenhymer, she just launched a great new podcast called "NotY Your Normal Hockey Podcast" and it is fantastic. Julies passion for the game and knowledge of hockey really resonates through her stories and it is a must listen to show.

She joins Peter to talk and share her knowledge of NCAA prospects, and covers a wide range of players.

Freshman who may be one-and-done such as Alex Turcotte, Cole Caufield and Bobby Brink to Sophomores and juniors who may be NHL ready next year like Dylan Samberg, Scott Perunovich, K'Andre Miller, Evan Barrett, Sampo Ranta, Blake McLaughlin, Russian Ishakov and greg Printz and of course Peters favourite NCAA topic, potential free agents. Julie speaks of the run away favourite in Marc Michaelis as well as Johnny Walker, Alex Limoges, Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup and one of Petes favourites, Sean Dhoogie. Finally we talk about NCAA draft eligible Dylan Holloway from Wisconsin who could be a top ten pick in Montreal.


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Peter looks at 25 of the top candidates for the Calder Trophy and breaks them down into tiers; Long shot, needs a break, and Locks. Then projects them for point totals for the coming season.

Brayden Olafson returns to discuss his DPFHL draft, top players from the QMJHL and the New York Rangers top prospects.

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We received a lot of positive feedback from episode 59 on the "So You Want To Be A Scout" Segment. Peter opens this show with a follow up to that with some examples of people that have made the jump from the hockey blogging community to a hockey job. There are several examples from recent hirings of friends of the show such as Gus Katsaros, Ryan Biech and JD Burke to DobberProspects alumni such as Brendan Ross and Dave McDonald. Pete gives more feedback on how to make the jump.

DobberProspects Calgary Flames and long time contributor and Editor Joel Henderson guests on the show to discuss several WHL prospects leading up to the coming season and some Calgary Flames prospects before recapping his DPFHL Fantasy Draft.

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Episode 61, the first episode of the fourth season of DooberProspects Radio opens with a primer of fantasy hockey draft guides. With the fantasy season fast approaching and lots of you are preparing for upcoming drafts, Peter breaks down what guides to buy


Dobber Guides are your bible. If you don't have them yet get it at the following link

Other guides you may want to supplement your draft prep with may include the McKeens draft guide and yearbook. Gus Katsaros and Ryan Wagman do a great job.

Keeping Karlsson Audio Almanac. 30 hours, 304 player point projections, 32 chapters and the Smorgoaliesboard (70 goalies ranked in tiers)

If you want a print magazine because you are old school like Peter, the Forecaster is the best there is. Find it on News Stans in Canada or on Amazon here

If you want a good old print magazine like Peter does than the Forecaster is by far the best. It is available now on news stands in Canada and outside of Canada on Amazon 

This Episode guest is DobberProspects Vegas writer Mason Black. Mason also invented the NHL Rank King app and the PNHLe stat for ranking and projecting prospects. Mason breaks down how it works as well as reviewing and previewing the coming season in the OHL with top prospects graduating, top draft eligible prospects and some teams to watch.


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Peter talks about how to understand the impact Waiver Exempt status on prospects contracts can have on making fantasy hockey keeper decisions and takes a look at Conor Garland, Andrew Mangiapane, Rasmus Andersson, Pavel Francouz, Evgeni Svechnikov, Jacye Hawryluk, Michael Dal Colle, Josh Ho-Sang, Nick Paul, Sam Morin, Tim Heed, Sam Blais, and Adam Erne as examples of prospects whose stock may rise as a result.

Peter touches some standouts from the World Junior Summer Showcase including Nolan Foote, Kristian Tanus, Cole Caufield and others

The Hlinka-Gretzky Tournament marks the opening of the 2019-20scouting season and it is under way, Cole Perfetti, Hendrix Lapierre, Roni Hirvonen, Justin Sourdif and Aatu Raty are the early scoring leaders

Peter completes his interviews from the draft with conversations from EliteProspects Rinkside Editor in Chief JD Burke, Leafs writer for HockeyBuzz Mike Augello, Philadelphia flyers prospect writer for Centre Ice Philly Anthony Minion and Dallas Stars prospect writer Derek Neumeier.


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The annual Bob McKenzie interview from the draft is here! Bob and Peter chat from the Draft in Vancouver to discuss the draft and players such as Kappa Kakko, Bowen Byram, Vasili Podkolzin as well as other fantasy impact prospects including Nikita Gusev, Ryan Poehling and more.


Peter starts the podcast off by talking about how you can break into the hockey industry if you have dreams of becoming a scout. While I have not realized the dream of quitting my day job, I have picked up some very useful tips that may help you get started or make a difference.

Next up is a review of my own fantasy draft where I made seven picks in a five round prospect keeper draft. Following that is a list of some players worth drafting coming from the NCAA and Europe for your own drafts.


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The CHL Import Draft wrapped up and Peter reviews three of the more interesting players selected, Martin Chromiak second overall to Kingston Frontenacs, Michel Teply fourth overall to Winnipeg Ice, and Tim Stutzle 19th to Seattle Thunderbirds.

Peter also looks ahead at what summer content you can look forward to on DobberProspects including the summer series 31-in-31 July and August editions.

Peter catches up with TSN Director of scouting at the NHL Draft in Vancouver and picks his brain on scouting tips, what to look for and what to avoid.

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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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