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Dobber, Ian Gooding, Mike Clifford and Cam Robinson take turns providing daily ramblings. They cover a wide range of topics including the latest hockey developments as well as some deeper thoughts to help you with your fantasy hockey teams. You can be assured that when you wake up in the morning there will be a new rambling on the main page ready for you to indulge.

Ramblings: Hockey Hall of Fame inductions; previewing Pittsburgh vs. Montreal – June 25

By |2020-06-24T23:21:57-04:00June 25th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|

The 2020 Dobber Hockey Prospects Report is now available in our Dobber Shop! While it’ll help readers familiarize themselves with the incoming group of prospects for this year’s draft, we also include organizational depth and notes about prospects already drafted. It really is a great way to get acquainted with the prospects in each organization [...]

Ramblings: Lottery Draft; Marian Hossa; Chris Thorburn retires; Winnipeg vs. Calgary – June 23

By |2020-06-22T20:37:59-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Hockey Rambling|

The Dobber Hockey Prospects Report is now available in the Dobber Shop! Help support what we do by picking up your copy. It is loaded with stats, projections, and profiles, which should help scratch the hockey itch until playoffs return. * The NHL has set this Friday, June 22nd, as the date for the draft [...]

Ramblings – What’s Ahead for the NHL’s RTP? Also – 10 Players to Watch Based on Pts/60 Indicator (June 22)

By |2020-06-21T23:37:20-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Hockey Rambling|

The Fantasy Prospects Report (14th Edition) was released on Friday (June 12) and updated June 19! The Draft is likely happening in October after the 24-team playoffs that is forthcoming, so instead of posting an update as per usual in late June with a Mock Draft, I will post the Mock Draft update in October. [...]

Ramblings: More Return To Play Details, Sabres Situation, Comparing Jones and Werenski (June 21)

By |2020-06-21T00:17:12-04:00June 21st, 2020|Hockey Rambling|

According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, more details emerged regarding the NHL’s return to play plan: Two-week training camps, with teams travelling to their hub city on July 23/24 before playing one exhibition gameThe Stanley Cup play-in tournament starts July 30Teams allowed 30 skaters plus unlimited goalies for camp, and 28 skaters [...]

Ramblings: Lightning Players, Matthews Test Positive for COVID-19; Popular Searches Gurianov, Gustafsson (June 20)

By |2020-06-20T00:35:19-04:00June 20th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|

Friday’s news of the Tampa Bay Lightning temporarily closing their training facilities due to COVID-19 should serve as a reminder that there is no guarantee that the NHL will return to play this summer. This news doesn’t mean that the NHL should shut everything down immediately, considering that this is only Phase 2 of the [...]

Ramblings: Jones Activated, Ranking Ehlers and Barzal in Roto (June 19)

By |2020-06-18T23:57:16-04:00June 19th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|

According to the Canadian Press, the Canadian government has issued an order that would allow a Canadian city (Vancouver, Edmonton, or Toronto) to serve as one of the NHL’s hub cities. This would effectively remove the traditional 14-day quarantine for any NHL players or staff that need to enter Canada. For more, see the report [...]