Dobber Sports Network – Join the Team

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2017-07-28

Interested in expanding your sports writing portfolio? Look no further. The Dobber Sports Network welcomes up-and-comers who are passionate about their work and driven to succeed. Get your foot in the door and join the extended editorial staff today.

Dobber Sports is looking to expand its editorial staff with positions open for the postings below. Please note that these are all entry level positions designed to bring experience and exposure, as well as fulfill a sports’ fanatic’s dream of having his/her opinions out there for all to see. While some of these positions are paid work, not all positions are. However the best of the best certainly use this experience and the exposure to thousands of readers to take another step forward in their career. We have had paid and unpaid freelancers and management join the likes of The Score, Sportsnet, WHL Scouting, International Scouting Services and many other multi-national companies after their time with Dobber Sports. The following positions are currently open:

February 17, 2020 – Geek of the Week Writer

Do you enjoy playing in multicategory fantasy leagues? Are you a fan of the Fantasy Hockey Geek product? We are currently looking for a writer for the Geek of the Week article, which appears every Sunday. This column would ideally be for someone numbers or stats oriented with fantasy hockey experience. For samples of how this column has been written in the past, please go to the Geek of the Week page (though we are definitely open to new ideas):

Writing experience preferred, but we would also be willing to work with someone who is aspiring to be a fantasy hockey writer. If you are interested and believe you could write this article once a week, please email [email protected] with your resume or list of qualifications. Please quote “Geek of the Week writer” in the subject line.

November 1, 2019 – DobberProspects Writer/Scout Intern for Sweden

Responsibilities:

Applicants chosen for DobberProspects will be responsible to conduct research for scouting reports and produce player profiles, covering junior leagues in Sweden as well as the SHL. Other duties may be assigned from time to time such as following up on player progress.

Qualifications:

Experience (past or current) in online sports journalism. Preferred, not needed.
Must be actively participating in fantasy hockey leagues, preferrably a keeper league.

Required Skills:

Strong knowledge of prospects, and junior leagues in general.
Creative and proficient writing/editing abilities.
Ability to submit a consistent quantity of quality work.
Previous experience a plus, but not mandatory.
Must be based in Sweden.

Ability to work independently and be self-motivated (i.e. we don’t want to chase our writers to get an update if a prospect is traded/injured/honored/etc)
Willingness to stay on top of the latest prospect developments, especially during the NHL entry draft.

Perks:

Upon achieving the status of Senior Writer, you have the option of getting a press pass for local junior and/or SHL games. As well as possibly the option of writing (paid work) in the annual Fantasy Prospects Report. 

Applying:

Please apply by email. Quote “Prospect Scouting – Sweden” in your subject line to [email protected] and include your resume, scouting experience and fantasy-hockey background.

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HOT PLAYERS

  Players Team GP G A P
EVGENI MALKIN PIT 5 4 7 11
ADAM FOX NYR 4 1 6 7
JAKUB VORACEK PHI 6 0 10 10
NATHAN MACKINNON COL 5 2 6 8
MIKA ZIBANEJAD NYR 29 25 19 44
NIKITA KUCHEROV T.B 24 16 20 36
KEVIN FIALA MIN 11 9 7 16
EVANDER KANE S.J 7 5 5 10
KYLE CONNOR WPG 7 8 2 10
RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS EDM 17 8 16 24

LINE COMBOS

  Frequency NYR Players
14.6% STEVEN FOGARTY BRETT HOWDEN KAAPO KAKKO
12.4% PAVEL BUCHNEVICH ARTEMI PANARIN MIKA ZIBANEJAD
9.2% PHILLIP DI GIUSEPPE JULIEN GAUTHIER GREG MCKEGG

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