DobberHockey was launched in November of 2005 by thehockeynews.com fantasy contributor Darryl Dobbs as a place to post his Fantasy Player Rankings. As the site gained in popularity, it was re-launched Sept.13, 2006 and then re-launched again with a Fantasy Hockey Forum Feb.26, 2007. Both re-designs provided by graphic design expert Peter Belanger.
On Nov. 13, 2006, DobberHockey became a full-time endeavor for Dobbs and the Ramblings became a daily must-read, further spurring the popularity of the site. DobberHockey gives a no-holds-barred look at the fantasy hockey world, providing advice, rankings and interaction with its readers.
Besides the Daily Ramblings, DobberHockey also carries nearly a dozen exclusive columnists, as well as the ever-popular fantasy rankings. The Top 300 Fantasy Players is updated on the first of every month, the Top 200 Fantasy Prospects list is updated on the 10th of every month, the Top 100 Fantasy Goaltenders list is updated on the 20th of every month and the Top 100 Fantasy Defensemen list is updated on the first of every month - even during the offseason.
DobberHockey.com is Managed By:
has contributed to much of The Hockey News' fantasy content since 2002, including four issues of The Ultimate Pool Guide. He has also contributed significantly to the 2006-07 Score Forecaster (as well as the 2007-08 edition), and Pool Expert's draft kit. He is a member of the FSWA and has made several radio appearance (HF Radio, BIG105 Red Deer, FAN 960, 640 Toronto, XM 204). Dobber graduated from the U. of Guelph with a Degree in Stats and Minor in Math. Contact Darryl at firstname.lastname@example.org
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DobberHockey's Graphic Designer has worked as a designer and writer for FamilyLife Canada for six years. Glen is a hardcore fantasy hockey fan and U2 addict. He lives in Aldergrove, BC with his wife and three daughters. Contact him at email@example.com for freelance web/print design.
Worldwide online advertising sales managed in part by:
Daily Page Views (minimum): 25,000
Daily Page Views (average): 40,000
Daily Unique Visitors (minimum): 5200
Daily Unique Visitors (average): 6800
Record Page Views (one day): 127,692 (February 26, 2008)
|Majority of the visitors are men between the ages of 18 and 50. |
Average visit length is 9.1 minutes and 17% of visitors stay longer than 15 minutes.
Peak Alexa.com overall ranking: 99, 352 (worldwide), 2137 (Canada) Dec.04, 2007
|Current Number Registered in the DobberHockey Forum: 2460|
Contact Darryl Dobbs for information on any of the advertising choices below at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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