20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

Jul 23

Every Sunday this off-season, we'll share 20 Fantasy Thoughts from our writers at Dobber Hockey. These thoughts are curated from the past week's "Daily Ramblings". Contributors: Ian Gooding, Michael Clifford, and Neil Parker   1. It was the …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Ryan Miller, Aaron Dell, Philipp Grubauer; the Ottawa Senators - July 20

by Michael Clifford Jul 19, 2017, 11:00 pm

Backup goalies are usually an afterthought in fantasy drafts, relatively speaking. They aren’t guys who singlehandedly win you a league like, say, Sergei Bobrovsky could have last year (unless the starter gets hurt and the …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Clayton Keller, more Coyotes, Devils and more (July 21)

by Neil Parker Jul 21, 2017, 3:32 am

  Clayton Keller is likely to be a polarizing player this draft season. While he's not a sure thing to be drafted in all settings, the rookie projects to be a popular late-round target. The undersized …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Tatar's New Contract; Philadelphia Flyers Fantasy Performers - July 22

by Michael Clifford Jul 21, 2017, 11:00 pm

The Detroit Red Wings avoided an arbitrator’s ruling with winger Tomas Tatar by signing him to a four-year deal carrying an average annual value of $5.3 million. That is the same AAV as the recently-signed …


The Journey

The Journey: Fastest Rising Prospect Defencemen - July

by Kevin LeBlanc Jul 22, 2017, 11:18 am

The Journey examines Dobber’s Top 50 Prospect Defensemen List, and assesses the fast risers in the July rankings. This month’s edition will focus on the newcomers to the Top Prospect Defensemen list who were drafted …



Capped: Finding Homes for Remaining Free Agents

by Alexander MacLean Jul 20, 2017, 11:00 am

The madness has died down, and teams are starting to get a little more frugal with how they spend their money. The UFA pile is also down to much smaller pieces, but that doesn’t mean …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Arvidsson Signs Long Term, St. Louis Defense Debate (July 23)

by Ian Gooding Jul 23, 2017, 12:59 am

Arvidsson signs long term, other signings, the St. Louis defense debate, plus more… The Nashville Predators have avoided an arbitration decision with one of their main pieces, locking up Viktor Arvidsson to a seven-year contract worth …


Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: Dougie Hamilton

by Chris Liggio Jul 21, 2017, 10:23 am

  In an effort to continue the trend of alternating week to week coverage between forwards and defenders, this week we take a look at yet another stud dealt away by the Boston Bruins by the …