The Dobotomy

The Return of the $10 Ultimate Fantasy Pack

by Dobber Oct 4, 2015, 6:03 pm

          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 …

The Kings of Daily Fantasy

Cheap Players for Daily Fantasy Hockey - October 10, 2015

by Chris Wassel Oct 10, 2015, 2:55 pm

The best options for Daily Fantasy Hockey this Saturday, October 10th. Top Budget Plays Centers Mattias Janmark $3,000 – Values are all over the place on Saturday with the huge slate but Janmark is playing with Ales Hemsky, who …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: Gustav Nyquist

by Cam Robinson Oct 10, 2015, 12:55 pm

Why Gustav Nyquist is a good fantasy buy. Can we just go ahead and make an all-decade award to be handed out to the the Detroit Red Wings every 10 years? This organization has done it …

Hockey Rambling

October 10, 2015

by steve laidlaw Oct 10, 2015, 5:49 am

Abdelkader's hat-trick, Ryan Murray showing upside, Jonathan Quick crumbling and more… * Well, Justin Abdelkader, what a way to kick off the season. I had Abdelkader for a regression. Between all of the talent in Detroit, particularly …

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead 2015-16: Week Two

by Mike Schmidt Oct 9, 2015, 1:00 pm

Looking at the most favourable schedules in fantasy hockey for Week Two. The NHL season is here, and fantasy owners are looking to get a sense of who is due to break out or see a …

Hockey Rambling

October 9, 2015

by steve laidlaw Oct 9, 2015, 4:48 am

Eichel and McDavid debut, Niemi steals the crease, Parise's hat-trick and more... Jack Eichel scored his first career NHL goal so you could call it a successful debut. What I saw of the game Eichel wasn’t …

The Analytics Advantage

Analytics Advantage: Matt Duchene

by Matt Cane with Rob Vollman Oct 8, 2015, 4:01 pm

What are the numbers saying about Matt Duchene? Matt Cane and Rob Vollman have devised a system to project a player's future performance by finding players with common statistics historically (Vollman, on the left) and in …

The Kings of Daily Fantasy

Cheap Players for Daily Fantasy Hockey - October 8

by Michael Clifford Oct 8, 2015, 3:53 pm

Top Budget Plays ($3000 or under) Centre Cody Hodgson – Nashville (vs. CAR) - $2600 Hodgson is getting essentially a third opportunity in the NHL. Not a lot of players get that chance, so in the back of …


Capped: Cheap Forwards Emerging Out of Training Camp

by Chris Pudsey Oct 8, 2015, 10:56 am

Looking at some brand new cheap options to make NHL rosters out of camp for your cap league. The new NHL season has begun and if you are a team struggling to get under the salary …

Hockey Rambling

October 8, 2015

by steve laidlaw Oct 8, 2015, 5:35 am

Sutter on the top line, Panarin’s productive debut and more from opening night… * It’s only fitting that on opening night Carey Price would remind us why he is the MVP stopping 36 of 37 to help …

Injury Ward

Injury Ward, Puck Drop Edition 2015

by AJ Oct 7, 2015, 9:02 pm

The latest injury updates on Silfverberg, Neal, Hodgson, Couturier, Fehr, Johnson and more...   Ajay Da Costa (@AjayDaCosta) It’s finally here, mes amis! The day we’ve all been waiting for! Before we rush into the season headfirst, let’s …

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DobberHockey Pre-Season Experts Panel 2015-16

by steve laidlaw Oct 7, 2015, 12:47 pm

The DobberHockey Experts make their pre-season picks for Art Ross, Stanley Cup, Calder and more... Welcome to the second annual edition of the DobberHockey Experts Panel, where we make our pre-season picks for the top scorers, …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Jack Eichel vs. Nik Ehlers vs. Max Domi

by Rick Roos Oct 7, 2015, 11:32 am

A deep analysis on the track record of 2nd, 9th and 12th overall picks (Eichel vs. Ehlers vs. Domi) This week’s Cage Match marks a first, as facing off are three combatants -Jack Eichel, Nikolaj Ehlers, …

Hockey Rambling

October 7 2015

by Dobber Oct 7, 2015, 4:15 am

Rambling about each NHL team and the moves they made this week, and the fantasy impact... *** Everything that I write about here in the Ramblings is already in the Fantasy Guide as far as transactions go. …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's FREE Hockey Pool - 10th Anniversary Celebration!

by Dobber Sports Oct 6, 2015, 7:55 pm

  Join Dobber's FREE hockey pool - and win up to $500 cash, one of three jerseys, a signed stick…and more!   This pool (presented by OfficePools) is free to join, but due to the tremendous awesomeness of …

Eastern Edge

Eastern Conference Training Camp Winners and Losers

by Eric Daoust Oct 6, 2015, 1:34 pm

The winners and losers coming out of training camp in the Eastern Conference. Every summer a lot of time is invested in figuring out how things will play out throughout the NHL in the upcoming season. …

Hockey Rambling

October 6, 2015

by steve laidlaw Oct 6, 2015, 3:20 am

It's the eve of the NHL season! Talking player over/unders and more... * I am very excited to announce that these will be my last ramblings before the start of the NHL season. After this, we have …

Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson: Dano Way

by Elan Dubrofsky Oct 6, 2015, 2:57 am

      Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Elan and Brian share notable trends they've noticed in their drafts Brian Kom, former host of Dobber Nation, is back with co-host Elan Dubrofsky to talk some fantasy hockey every week …

The Wild West

Western Conference Camp Battles

by Doran Libin Oct 5, 2015, 7:24 pm

Doran Libin takes a look at the winners in some key West training camp battles...   There are always a couple of surprises coming out of training camps each season. For example, last season not only did …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 fantasy hockey stories for 2015-16

by Tom Collins Oct 5, 2015, 11:18 am

Tom Collins tees up the Top 10 fantasy hockey stories for 2015-16 After a long summer, we are just two short days away from the start of NHL hockey and, more importantly, our fantasy seasons. Most drafts …

Hockey Rambling

October 05 2015

by Dobber Oct 5, 2015, 4:17 am

Rambling about Kuznetsov, Larkin, Sprong, the Edmonton goalie situation - and more... *** Fantasy Guide updated as of yesterday. I could be wrong, but I think you're probably not going to be able to find any other …

The Contrarian

The Contrarian - Cuts Like a Knife

by Demetri Fragopoulos Oct 4, 2015, 10:00 pm

Would it be advantageous for teams to make more significant roster cuts than they presently are? I was searching the web for stories from all the teams. What I found was a collection of the same …

Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week - David Savard

by Terry Campkin Oct 4, 2015, 5:00 pm

Would you like a solid all-around defenseman that you can pick very late in your draft? It’s hard to believe, but this is already the last preseason installment of Geek of the Week. By this …

The Analytics Advantage

Analytics Advantage: Hall's Kitchen

by Matt Cane with Rob Vollman Oct 4, 2015, 12:42 pm

Matt Cane and Rob Vollman have devised a system to project a player's future performance by finding players with common statistics historically (Vollman, on the left) and in the modern day (Cane, on the right). …

Hockey Rambling

October 4 2015

by Ian Gooding Oct 4, 2015, 6:23 am

Pens release Gonchar, send Pouliot to AHL; Oilers waive Nikitin, Canes sign Lack, plus more… Saturday was a busier day for news than Friday, so let’s get into the bigger stories of the day. We have perhaps …