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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.

Episodes

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 here

And if you want to purchase the Fantasy Hockey Prospect report it is available in the Shop

Enjoy the show, and thanks for listening!

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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 find it on Amazon

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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 telling towards a players character.

If you are chasing the dream of being a hockey scout, or becoming involved in hockey in any capacity, this is a episode you want to listen to.

Follow Kiana on Twitter at: @Scott6Kiana

Thanks to Kiana for sharing her story and her time, and thank you to the Erie Otters organization.

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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: @TheDraftAnalyst

YouTube: Prospect Film Room

Podcast: The Draft Analyst

Enjoy the show, and thanks for listening

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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 has affected hockey from scouting to the loss of the Scouting Combine, playoffs, U-18, and Memorial Cup.

Peter asks Mike for some scouting tips for all you aspiring and "Hobey scouts". Questions such as:

How to interview players?

How to spot hockey smarts?

How important is body language?

What to look for when watching a player when they do not have puck possesion?

Live views vs video views

and more.

If you enjoy the episode, please give a review, and share with your group of friends.

Thanks for listening!

 

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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, Marco Rossi, Jack Quinn, Cole Perfetti, Jamie Drysdale and Will Cuyllee.

Some bonus content, we talk about two draft reentries from the OHL of note including Nico Daws and Tag Bertuzzi.

Finally Brock gives a great sleeper pick for the 2020 NHL Draft in Evan Vierling

Enjoy the show and thanks for listening!

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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 (OTT)

Oscar Sundqvist (STL) - Colton Sissons (NAS) - Trevor Moore (LAK)

Zack Kassian (EDM) - Brendan Lemieux (NYR) - Tanner Pearson (VAN)

Ryan Pulock (NYI) - Dylan Demelo (WPG)

Colin Miller (BUF) - Matt Grezeleck (BOS) 

Juuso Valimaki (CGY) - Stephen Johns (DAL)

Tristan Jarry (PIT)

Aanti Raanta (ARI)

Jack Campbell (TOR)

Bench/Minors

Sam Steel (ANA) - Jordin Martinook (CAR) - Slater Koekkok (CHI) - Vladislav Gavrikov (CBJ) - Evgeni Svechnikov (DET) - Dmitri Sokolov (MIN) - Artturi Lehkonen (MTL) - Dakota Mermis (NJ) - Antti Suomela (SNJ)

Team Peter

James van Riemsdyke (PHI) - Jeff Carter (LAK) - Andreas Johnsson (TOR)

Nick Ritchie (BOS) - Tyson Jost (COL) - Alex Nylander (CHI)

Marcus Foligno (MIN) - Lias Andersson (NYR) - Henrik Borgstrom (FLA)

Max Jones (ANA) - Tage Thompson (BUF) - Christian Fischer (ARI)

Juuso Valimaki (CGY) - Troy Stecher (VAN)

Justin Faulk (STL) - Jake Bean (CAR)

Caleb Jones (EDM) - Alex Carrier (NAS)

Brayden Holtby (WAS)

Matt Murray (PIT)

Martin Jones (SNJ)

Bench/Minors

Gabriel Carlsson (CBJ) - Jason Dickinson (DAL) - Givani Smith (DET) - Noah Juulsen (MTL) - Janne Kuokkanen (NJ) -Kiefer Bellows (NYI) -Joey Daccord (OTT) - Cal Foote (TB) - Sami Niku (WPG)

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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 Robins.

Enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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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 Barron, Theo Rochette and Brayden offers his QMJHL draft sleeper, Josh Lawrence.

Enjoy the show and thanks for listening!

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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 prospects.

Marc Michaelis (VAN)

Connor Mackey (CGY)

Brinson Pasichnuk (SNJ)

Jack Achan (BOS)

Alec Rauhausser (FLA)

Mitchell Chaffee (MIN)

And a player Pete didn't catch that Joe says is the best of the bunch...Drew O'Connor (PIT)

We didn't get to talk about all the players we wanted to but drafted and turning pro prospects we discuss include

John Leonard (SNJ) A great hidden gem uncovered by Joe

Scott perunovich (STL) The Hobey Baker winner

Dylan Samberg (WPG)

Evan Barratt (CHI)

Wade Allison and Tanner Laczynski (PHI)

Jason and David Cotton (CAR)

Ian Mitchell (CHI)

Mattias Samuelsson (BUF)

Patrick Harper (NAS)

We assume you already know all about the likes of Trevor Zegras, Alex Turcotte, K'Andre Miller, and Tyler Madden, so we dedicated our time to the lesser know but still fantasy relevant players.

Enjoy the show and thanks for listening!

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