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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 11: 2021 NHL Draft Kick-off with Scott Wheeler

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 11: 2021 NHL Draft Kick-off with Scott Wheeler

October 19, 2020

In Episode 11 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen are joined by The Athletic's NHL Draft analyst Scott Wheeler (@scottcwheeler) to discuss some of the best prospects available for the 2021 NHL Draft.

 

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Timestamps:
0:20 Scott Wheeler joins the show
1:20 The QMJHL situation
3:50 The WHL schedule
7:30 Tim Stützle's injury
13:20 Race for 1st overall - starting with Brandt Clarke
17:10 Simon Edvinsson
21:00 Owen Power
25:10 Carson Lambos
29:20 Kent Johnson
35:50 Aatu Räty
39:20 Chaz Lucius
43:00 Dylan Guenther
46:40 Others who deserve more love - Matthew Beniers
48:20 Jesper Wallstedt
52:00 Sweden's strong group of players - Fabian Lysell
57:20 William Eklund
59:50 USA's strong group of players - Sean Behrens
1:02:50 Luke Hughes & Aidan Hreschuk
1:06:50 The Russians - Nikita Chibrikov, Daniil Lazutin, Prokhor Poltapov & Fyodor Svechkov
1:11:10 The OHL - Brennan Othmann
1:13:50 Finland - Samu Tuomaala
1:16:00 The QMJHL - Isaac Belliveau
1:19:10 Other parts of the world - Stanislav Svozil & Yusaku Ando
1:22:30 The WHL - Cole Sillinger

 

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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 10: Reviewing and Dissecting the 2020 NHL Draft

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 10: Reviewing and Dissecting the 2020 NHL Draft

October 12, 2020

On this episode of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen take a look at the 2020 NHL Draft and how the selections on draft day compared to the DobberProspects Scouting Team Top-100. Covering everything from the players who fell, the guys who made a jump, some surprises, and a few undrafted guys who deserve some love, catch up on some of the most interesting picks in the draft! 

 

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Time Stamps

 

0:20 - General Thoughts on the Draft 

 

Drafted lower than where we ranked them: 

Time Stamp - #Pick, Player (Team) [Our Rank]

2:45 - #27 Jacob Perreault (ANA) [17] and #30 Mavrik Bourque (DAL) [15]

4:45 - #35 Helge Grans (LAK) [19]

7:00 -  #41 Noel Gunler (CAR) [18]

9:00 - #54 Emil Andrae (PHI) [29]

11:15 - #64 Topi Niemelä (TOR) [28]

14:15 - #66 Kasper Simontaival (LAK) [37]

15:30 - #72 Jeremie Poirier (CGY) [32]

17:15 - #76 Daniil Gushchin (SJS) [34] and #115 Zion Nybeck (CAR) [50] 

19:30 - #126 Tyler Tullio (EDM) [45] 

21:15 - #127 Evan Vierling (NYR) [77] 

22:45 - #133 Anton Johannesson (WPG) [79] 

25:30 - #137 Dmitri Ovchinnikov (TOR) [83] 

27:45 - #162 Yevgeni Oksentyuk (DAL) [91] 

29:50 - #168 Veeti Miettinen (TOR) [68]  

31:45 - #174 Rory Kerins (CGY) [82]  

32:45 - #199 Alexander Pashin (CAR) [44]  

32:45 - #211 Oskar Magnusson (WSH) [69]  

 

Drafted higher than where we ranked them:

36:45 - #8 Jack Quinn (BUF) [21]  

39:15 - #25 Justin Barron (COL) [65]   

41:20 - #26 Jake Neighbours (STL) [60]  

45:45 - #32 William Wallinder (DET) [slightly] [38] 

47:30 - #33 Roby Järventie (OTT) [ 58]  

49:50 - #43 Emil Heineman (FLA) [slightly] [55]  

51:20 - #42 Luke Evangelista (NSH) [56]   

 

Drafted high but unranked by us:

53:30 - #20 Shakir Mukhamadullin (NJD)  

59:15 = #21 Yegor Chinakhov (CBJ)    

1:08:30 - #44 Tyler Kleven (OTT) [Tony gets to laugh]   

1:13:15 - #50 Yan Kuznetsov (CGY)  

1:15:30 - #55 Cross Hanas (DET)  

1:16:00 - #58 Mason Lohrei (BOS) 

1:18:15 - #60 Will Cuylle (NYR)  

1:21:15 - #61 Yegor Sokolov (OTT) 

1:24:00 - #62 Gage Goncalves (TBL) 

1:25:15 - #71 Alexander Nikishin (CAR)

 

Finish on a positive note - nice things about some undrafted guys!

 

1:26:30 - Highly rated Europeans before going to the CHL: Ruben Rafkin, Christoffer Sedoff, Oliver Suni, Ville Ottavainen, Nick Malik, Simon Kubicek, Michal Gut, Theo Rochette, Simon Knak, Noah Delemont

 

1:35:45 - Interesting Cases: Victor Mancini, Pavel Tyutnev 

 

1:37:30 - CHLers who went undrafted: James Hardie , Ethan Cardwell , Brady Burns , Josh Lawrence, Charlie Desroches, Jacob Dion

 

1:39:30 - Tony mourns Juuso Mäenpää going undrafted

 

1:40:45 - Finals thoughts and farewell to the 2020 Draft class! 

 

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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 9: Draft Rankings Top-100  Scouting Meeting

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 9: Draft Rankings Top-100 Scouting Meeting

September 30, 2020

On this episode of Dobber's DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen are joined by the majority of the DobberProspects' scouting team to sort out the teams top-100 2020 NHL Draft rankings! This behind the scenes look gives a bit of an idea of what a scouting meeting is like, our evaluations of over 100 players, and the reasoning behind why we have players where we have them. The meeting was edited down from its original length to include just the discussion relevant to the draft and the prospects.

 

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Let us know what you think! You can also check out the podcast on Twitter at @DobberDraftCast! Without further ado, discuss, debate, and dissect the rankings! Enjoy! 

 

Timestamps

0:15 Intro

5:30 Lafreniere, Byfield

7:45 Raymond, Stutzle, Rossi

13:00 Top-10 (Alexander Holtz, Jamie Drysdale, Jake Sanderson, Cole Perfetti, Anton Lundell)

27:35 10-15 (Yaroslav Askarov, Rodion Amirov, Seth Jarvis, Dawson Mercer, Mavrik Bourque)

37:15 15-20 (Connor Zary, Jacob Perreault, Noel Gunler, Helge Grans, Braden Schneider)

54:30 20-27 (Jack Quinn, Dylan Holloway, Lukas Reichel, Kaiden Guhle, Hendrix Lapierre, Jan Mysak, Marat Khusnutdinov)

1:19:00 28-38  (Topi Niemelä, Emil Andrae, Thomas Bordeleau, John-Jason Peterka, Jérémie Poirier, Brendan Brisson, Daniil Gushchin, Ozzy Wiesblatt, Theodor Niederbach, Kasper Simontaival, William Wallinder)

1:44:30 39-50 (Ryan O'Rourke, Jean-Luc Foudy, Tyson Foerster, Joel Blomqvist, Tristen Robins, Alexander Pashin, Tyler Tullio, Daniel Torgersson, Brock Faber, Ty Smilanic, Ridly Greig, Zion Nybeck)

2:01:00 Rankings break with Jeff Rea talks with Tony about the Draft Diaries series

2:09:00 50-60 (Brandon Coe, Roni Hirvonen, Martin Chromiak, Sean Farrell, Emil Heineman, Luke Evangelista, Vasili Ponomaryov, Roby Järventie, Sam Colangelo, Jake Neighbours)

2:19:30 60-76 (Lukas Cormier, Drew Commesso, Jaromir Pytlik, Joni Jurmo, Justin Barron, Nico Daws, Colby Ambrosio, Veeti Miettinen, Oskar Magnusson, Eamon Powell, Wyatt Kaiser, Eemil Viro, Dylan Peterson, Luke Tuch, Charlie DesRoches, Justin Sourdif)

2:35:00 77-90 (Evan Vierling, Ethan Edwards, Anton Johannesson, Jan Bednar, Calle Clang, Rory Kerins, Dmitri Ovchinnikov, Daemon Hunt, Ruben Rafkin, Brett Berard, Maxim Groshev, Josh Lawrence, Bogdan Trineyev,Pavel Tyutnev)

3:05:00 91-100 (Yevgeni Oksentyuk, Jack Finley, Samuel Knazko, Kasper Puutio, Pavel Novak, James Hardie, Elliot Desnoyers, Yegor Suchkov, Dylan Garand, Isaak Phillips)

3:12:00 Goodbye! Stay safe!

 

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 8: U.S. Prospects with Chris Peters

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 8: U.S. Prospects with Chris Peters

September 21, 2020

In Episode 8 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen are joined by Chris Peters (@chrismpeters), ESPN's NHL Draft analyst, to discuss the best American prospects for the 2020 and 2021 NHL Drafts.

 

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Timestamps: 0:20 Early 2023 NHL Draft thoughts: Connor Bedard, Matvei Michkov

6:40 College hockey's return to play

8:30 IIHF tournaments canceled, WJC in a bubble

12:10 OHL's return to play

15:20 Two USHL teams skipping the season

18:40 Rögle's player loans: Raphaël Lavoie, Cole Caufield

23:20 Chris Peters joins the show

23:40 Return to play in the USA

30:20 USNTDP coaches moving to the AHL & new coaches incoming

37:40 2020 NHL Draft: Jake Sanderson & Jamie Drysdale

48:30 Thomas Bordeleau

52:50 Brock Faber, Eamon Powell & Tyler Kleven

59:50 Ty Smilanic

1:02:20 Dylan Peterson

1:05:50 Luke Tuch & Brett Berard

1:09:10 Dylan Holloway

1:14:00 Chicago Steel players: Brendan Brisson, Sam Colangelo & Sean Farrell

1:22:20 Daniil Gushchin

1:25:30 Mitch Miller

1:30:20 Blake Biondi & Wyatt Kaiser

1:34:10 2021 NHL Draft: Owen Power

1:37:20 USNTDP forwards: Chaz Lucius, Dylan Duke, Sasha Pastujov, Jeremy Wilmer & Jack Hughes

1:39:10 USNTDP defensemen: Luke Hughes, Aiden Hreschuk & Sean Behrens

1:41:10 Kent Johnson

 

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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 7: Swedish Prospects with Jimmy Hamrin

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 7: Swedish Prospects with Jimmy Hamrin

September 14, 2020

In Episode 7 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen are joined by Jimmy Hamrin (@jimmyhamrin), a Swedish regional scout for McKeen's Hockey and the host of The Future of Hockey podcast, to discuss the best Swedish prospects for the 2020, 2021 and 2022 NHL Drafts.

 

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Timestamps:

0:20 Quick news and notes (NHL Draft schedule, players loaned to Europe, COVID issues in Finland)

16:10 Jimmy Hamrin joins the show

18:00 2020 NHL Draft Swedes - the top options (Lucas Raymond, Alexander Holtz)

23:50 The defenders (Helge Grans, Emil Andrae, William Wallinder, Anton Johannesson)

35:10 Risky forwards (Noel Gunler, Zion Nybeck, Theodor Niederbach)

50:10 Safer forwards (Daniel Torgersson, Emil Heineman)

56:20 Oskar Magnusson

1:00:30 Late round options (Samuel Johannesson, Oliver Tärnström, Elliot Ekmark, Hugo Styf)

1:09:20 2021 NHL Draft Swedes - 1st round options (Fabian Lysell, Simon Edvinsson, Jesper Wallstedt, Simon Robertsson, William Eklund, Isak Rosén, Anton Olsson, Liam Dower-Nilsson)

1:18:00 Second round (Oskar Olausson, Oliver Moberg)

1:20:00 Names to keep an eye on (William Strömgren, Sebastian Lundman, Jonathan Myrenberg, Victor Stjernborg)

1:25:10 2022 NHL Draft Swedes - early favorites (Ludwig Persson, Simon Forsmark, Noah Östlund, Alexander Suzdalev, Mattias Hävelid)

 

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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 6: 2020 NHL Draft Risers & Fallers with Will Scouch

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 6: 2020 NHL Draft Risers & Fallers with Will Scouch

September 7, 2020

In Episode 6 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen are joined by the founder of Scouching, Will Scouch, to discuss 2020 NHL Draft risers and fallers. Will also answers some Twitter questions.

 

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Timestamps:

0:20 News & Notes (NCAA, Russian leagues, QMJHL schedule, TOR-PIT trade)

13:30 Special guest Will Schouch joins the show

17:20 2020 NHL Draft Risers and Fallers

18:40 John-Jason Peterka

22:30 Marco Rossi

29:10 Seth Jarvis

33:30 Jake Sanderson

40:10 Tim Stützle

45:10 Jean-Luc Foudy

52:30 Hendrix Lapierre

57:20 Dylan Peterson

1:03:40 Antonia Stranges

1:08:10 Justin Barron

1:13:00 Q&A with Will (Marat Khusnutdinov, Rodion Amirov)

1:17:20 Second round options (Lukas Reichel, Jacob Perreault, Daniil Gushchin, Roby Järventie, Kasper Simontaival, Zion Nybeck)

1:21:20 Alexander Holtz, Cole Perfetti

1:23:20 Third round options (Emil Heineman, Anton Johannesson, Thomas Bordeleau, Sean Farrell, Zion Nybeck, Brett Berard, Theodor Niederbach, Emil Andrae, Drew Commesso, Joel Blomqvist, Dylan Garand)

1:27:00 Dylan Holloway, Mavrik Bourque

 

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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 5: 2020 NHL Mock Draft

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 5: 2020 NHL Mock Draft

August 24, 2020

In Episode 5 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen mocked the top-15 picks in the 2020 draft. Rotating picks, starting with Jokke, the guys made their picks based on what they would do. Before justifying and explaining the pick, the other host gets to react and critique the pick.

 

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Timestamps: 0:18 Quick news and notes: Aatu Räty, Jan Mysak, JJ Peterka, trading 3+5 for 1, USHL schedule, USNTDP head coaches 19:10 Alexis Lafrenière 21:50 Quinton Byfield 23:10 Tim Stützle 25:40 Lucas Raymond 28:20 Marco Rossi 31:30 Anton Lundell 34:40 Jamie Drysdale 37:10 Alexander Holtz 39:40 Cole Perfetti 42:40 Jake Sanderson 46:10 Yaroslav Askarov 48:10 Rodion Amirov 51:40 Jack Quinn 55:30 Seth Jarvis 59:30 Noel Gunler 1:05:10 JJ Peterka, William Wallinder 1:07:30 Tyson Foerster, Kaiden Guhle, Braden Schneider 1:10:50 Dawson Mercer, Jacob Perreault.

 

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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 4: 2021 NHL Draft Rankings review and Q&A

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 4: 2021 NHL Draft Rankings review and Q&A

August 17, 2020

In Episode 4 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen review DobberProspects' Preliminary 2021 NHL Draft Rankings (https://dobberprospects.com/dobberprospects-preliminary-2021-nhl-draft-rankings/) and then finish the episode by answering 2021 NHL Draft related questions.

 

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Timestamps:

0:15 Quick news and notes (CHL start dates & plans, NLA & Allsvenskan postponed, preseason in Europe, national team training camps)

9:20 DobberProspects' Preliminary 2021 NHL Draft Rankings top-10 (Aatu Räty, Brandt Clarke, Carson Lambos, Owen Power, Chaz Lucius, Simon Edvinsson, Cole Sillinger, Fabian Lysell, Samu Tuomaala, Dylan Guenther, Luke Hughes)

27:20 Middle of the 1st round (Jesper Wallstedt, Kent Johnson, Mason McTavish, Zach Dean, Matthew Beniers, Simon Robertsson, William Eklund, Isak Rosén, Nikita Chibrikov, Daniil Lazutin, Aidan Hreschuk, Logan Stankoven)

47:50 Late 1st round (Zachary L'Heureux, Stanislav Svozil, Daniil Chayka, Anton Olsson, Xavier Bourgault, Prokhor Poltapov, Brennan Othmann, Francesco Pinelli) 57:20 2nd round (Brett Harrison, Fyodor Svechkov, Samu Salminen, James Malatesta, Corson Ceulemans, Sebastian Cossa, Benjamin Gaudreau, Tristan Lennox, Ty Voit, Lorenzo Canonica, Verner Miettinen, Jack O'Brien, Braeden Kressler, Wyatt Johnston, Liam Dower-Nilsson, Eetu Liukas)

1:13:20 Questions and answers (Räty, Edvinsson, Lysell, Tuomaala, Sillinger, L'Heureux, McTavish, Liukas, Niko Huuhtanen, Clarke, Lambos, Power, Yusaku Ando, Marcus Almquist, Kasper Larsen, Alex Graham, Jeremi Tammela, Ville Koivunen, Hughes, Hreshchuk, Sean Behrens, Ty Gallagher, Roman Schmidt, Dylan Duke, Jeremy Wilmer, Lucius, Matthew Coronato, Dawson Pasternak, Jimi Suomi, Logan Mailloux, Stuart Rolofs)

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 3: Summer Camps and 2021 Draft Kick Off

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 3: Summer Camps and 2021 Draft Kick Off

August 3, 2020

On this week's episode of the podcast, Jokke and Tony cover some of the news around hockey. They dive into a couple more summer camps with the Czech-Slovakia three-game series and the Finnish U18 camps going down last week. The second half of the show is all about the 2021 NHL Draft as we kick off our coverage of next year's draft class! We talk about some storylines heading into the year, some of our personal favorites outside of the first-round and then they both state their case for a player to go first overall. Jokke states his case for the pole position favorite out of Europe and Tony goes away from the consensus with his pick from North America. Capping the show off with some Stanley Cup picks and our first guest appearance - Jokke's dog! 

 

Timestamps: 0:15 Quick news and notes: Veeti Miettinen omission, Hockey East, COVID cases on Czech teams 8:10 Czech Republic vs. Slovakia U20 games (Jaromir Pytlik, Jan Mysak, Nick Malik, Samuel Hlavaj, Martin Chromiak, David Jiricek, Stanislav Svozil) 18:45 Finland U18 training camp (Viljami Marjala, Oliver Kapanen, Samu Tuomaala, Niko Huuhtanen, Samu Salminen, Brad Lambert) 31:00 An overview of the 2021 NHL Draft class (Isak Rosén, Fabian Lysell, Luke Hughes, Chaz Lucius, Aidan Hreschuk, Eetu Liukas, Samuel Helenius, Brett Harrison, Ty Voit) 41:00 2021 first overall pick from each region (Aatu Räty, Carson Lambos, Brandt Clarke, Owen Power) 58:30 Stanley Cup predictions (feat. Jokke's dog)

 

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Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 2: European U20 Training Camps

Dobber’s DraftCast Episode 2: European U20 Training Camps

July 27, 2020

In Episode 2 of Dobber’s DraftCast, hosts Tony Ferrari and Jokke Nevalainen talk about the recent U20 training camp games in Finland (intrasquad) and Switzerland (against Germany). They also talk about the Quinton Byfield vs. Tim Stützle debate for 2nd overall, the CHL funding, and the Seattle Kraken expansion draft.

 

0:15 Finland U20 intrasquad games (Kasper Simontaival, Roni Hirvonen, Roby Järventie, Oliver Suni, Juuso Mäenpää, Mikael Pyyhtiä, Topi Niemelä, Eemil Viro, Kasper Puutio, Ruben Rafkin, Joni Jurmo & Joel Blomqvist)

 

13:30 Switzerland vs Germany U20 games (Lukas Reichel, John-Jason Peterka, Tim Stützle, Maximilian Glötzl, Florian Elias, Lorenzo Canonica, Simon Knak, Giancarlo Chanton, Inaki Baragano, Noah Meier, Brian Zanetti & Marco Rossi)

 

41:00 Quinton Byfield vs. Tim Stützle (2nd overall debate)

 

52:15 CHL funding

 

56:45 Seattle Kraken expansion draft

 

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