The Dobotomy

The Return of the $10 Ultimate Fantasy Pack

by Dobber Aug 28, 2015, 3:03 am

          Get the Prospects Report, Fantasy Guide, Draft List, Midseason Guide and Playoff List for just $10!   If you missed this deal last year, I'm bringing it back again this year! This deal is only for those …

Hockey Rambling

July 17, 2007

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 5:01 pm

It looks like Martin Gelinas is close to re-signing with the Florida Panthers.  He was hoping to play in Western Canada but recieved little interest. Los Angeles has inked prospect Thomas Hickey to an entry level …

Hockey Rambling

October 2, 2008

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 5:00 pm

 Nikolai Kulemin and Pavel Kubina of the Leafs are both out for 7-10 days with knee injuries.  Montreal CUTS: Ben Maxwell, Greg Stewart and Matt D'Agostini. Still with the team: Yannick Weber and Max Pacioretty. …

Hockey Rambling

October 5, 2009

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 5:00 pm

  Kurtis Foster is out for five-to-seven days with a lower body injury. He was playing on the first unit, so expect either Meszaros or Ranger to fill in for the time being.   Brian …

Hockey Rambling

March 23, 2011

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 4:59 pm

  The Devils losing three of their last four has finally done them in. They just didn't want to die, did they? But next year, I can see them rolling with Josefson, Kovalchuk and Tedenby …

Hockey Rambling

August 31, 2013

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 4:59 pm

I want to take an opportunity to introduce myself to those of you unfamiliar with my work in the past. I’ve spent the better part of the past two years writing for DobberBaseball and filling …

Hockey Rambling

November 3rd, 2013

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 4:58 pm

  Welcome to this Sunday's special Daily Savings Time edition of the Dobber Hockey Ramblings. It has been an absurd week of hockey news, one of the oddest in recent memory. We'll break down some …

Hockey Rambling

November 17, 2013

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 4:58 pm

  There were nine NHL games on the slate on Saturday night, and most of them were kind of underwhelming from a match up perspective. Not that we care, we're just glad to watch hockey …

Hockey Rambling

June 7, 2014

by Dobber Sports Sep 1, 2015, 4:58 pm

  We’ve now survived a full two days without hockey. I’m already getting a bit zany (to the point that I actually made a 27 Dresses reference in this post). How the heck did we …

Eastern Edge

Underrated Multi-Category Contributors

by Eric Daoust Sep 1, 2015, 3:52 pm

    A closer look at 10 underrated multi-category producers to keep on your radar for draft day   After concluding a series of top-10 lists for goalies, defensemen, right wings, left wings and centers for the 2015-16 season, there …

Hockey Rambling

December 25 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:29 pm

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night! Here's a free Fantasy Hockey Guide … *** Merry Christmas everyone! And to those of you curious about the annual Midseason Fantasy Hockey Guide, I …

Hockey Rambling

Oct. 26 2014

by Thomas Drance Sep 1, 2015, 3:15 pm

Thoughts on Saturday's relatively injury-free slate of NHL action   *   For the first time this season we won't spend too much time breaking down the latest Saturday night injury news, which is always …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - Sept 17 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:13 pm

My personal fantasy hockey trade checklist; Bill Daly's new award smacks of 'wrong', Overhardt's an idiot - and more … *** Sergei Samsonov is back with the Hurricanes! As a…scout. What does this mean to …

Hockey Rambling

Hockey News for 9-14-2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:12 pm

Lombardi talks advanced stats; Lindholm a solid breakout candidate; prospect notes and more … *** Morning updates - the Devils have several announcements, per beatwriter Tom Gulitti. The team invited Mike Komisarek to camp, as …

Hockey Rambling

Fantasy Hockey Ramblings - Sep 15 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:12 pm

Lombardi talks advanced stats; Lindholm a solid breakout candidate; prospect notes and more … *** Great, now I have to follow another one of Drance's awesome ramblings. This one was called, by one Twitter user, …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - Sept 15 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:11 pm

Lombardi talks advanced stats; Lindholm a solid breakout candidate; prospect notes and more … *** Morning updates - the Devils have several announcements, per beatwriter Tom Gulitti. The team invited Mike Komisarek to camp, as …

Hockey Rambling

September 6, 2014

by Michael Amato Sep 1, 2015, 3:11 pm

Thoughts on Leino, Brodeur, and Ward * The Boston Bruins are inviting everybody’s favorite fantasy commodity Ville Leino for a training camp tryout. Why not? He’s still only 30 and worst case scenario they can …

Hockey Rambling

September 4, 2014

by steve laidlaw Sep 1, 2015, 3:10 pm

Krejci's new contract, regression for Pavelski and Johansen, and more.   Man, oh man. What a crazy busy summer. Not necessarily from a hockey perspective but definitely from a forest fire fighting perspective. I feel …

Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper Defensemen - Sept 2015

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 2:50 pm

September edition of the Top 100 fantasy hockey keeper league defensemen     Just some minor tweaks as we get set for NHL training camp!   Def. Rk Player Team Rating Sep Aug 1 Erik Karlsson OTT 114.2 20.0 20.0 2 P.K. Subban MON 91.5 44.0 44.0 3 Keith Yandle NYR 76.9 71.0 70.0 4 Kevin Shattenkirk STL 76.0 73.0 73.0 5 Oliver Ekman-Larsson ARI 68.1 84.0 84.0 6 Victor Hedman TBL 63.9 92.0 92.0 7 Alex Pietrangelo STL 63.1 95.0 95.0 8 John Carlson WAS 62.6 99.0 99.0 9 Drew Doughty LAK 62.1 102.0 102.0 10 Duncan Keith CHI 61.9 103.0 103.0 11 Dustin Byfuglien WPG 61.6 105.0 109.0 12 Roman Josi NSH 59.4 111.0 110.0 13 Mark …

Hockey Rambling

Tuesday, Sept. 1

by Neil Parker Sep 1, 2015, 11:55 am

  Tommy Wingels, Milan Lucic, fun with keepers and a closer look at 10 players ranked out of whack at ESPN  ...   Our Ramblings have been a touch off kilter the past two days, so make sure to catch …

Hockey Rankings

Top 300 Keeper League Players - Sept 2015

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 11:40 am

Top 300 skaters to own in your points-only keeper league. September edition.     This month, there are only tweaks. Some errors caught (Marko Dano), and some team-value adjustments as we get ready for training camp!   Sep Player Team DEF? Rating Aug Jul Change 1 Sidney Crosby PIT   191.0 1 1 0 2 John Tavares NYI   173.7 2 4 0 3 Connor …

Hockey Rambling

August 31 2015

by Ian Gooding Aug 31, 2015, 11:16 pm

Radim Vrbata, the Ducks’ cap situation, Tuukka Rask vs. Devan Dubnyk, and more… To start: My apologies for getting my Sunday Ramblings up on Monday afternoon (or Monday evening, for those of you on the East …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Los Angeles Kings

by Dobber Aug 31, 2015, 5:28 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Los Angeles Kings   For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Yahoo players ranked too high

by Tom Collins Aug 31, 2015, 11:36 am

Tom Collins gives you his Top 10 Yahoo! players ranked too high With the release of Yahoo's fantasy hockey season, last week we looked at the top 10 players ranked too low. This week we're focusing on …

Hockey Rambling

August 30 2015

by Dobber Aug 31, 2015, 3:26 am

Post-vacation thoughts on Evander Kane, Cody Franson, Jiri Tlusty, Mark Giordano DobberProspects and more... (Gooding is a victim of the BC blackout - so Dobber will post the Monday one Sunday...Gooding's Sunday Ramblings will be …

The Contrarian

Sifting Through the Ruble

by Demetri Fragopoulos Aug 30, 2015, 4:26 pm

  We have come to pay attention to salaries of players more so now than we have ever before - and the forex market is playering a bigger role in that There is the instant analysis if …