OHL Grad, Scott Dobben, Re-enters The World of Pro Hockey

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Scott Dobben with Lakehead University.

Scott Dobben played four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League. Dobben’s OHL career began in 2000-01 with the Erie Otters. Scott remained with the Otters through the 2001-02 season and 18 games into the 2002-03 Ontario Hockey League campaign. In 2001-02, Dobben finished third on the team in scoring with 31 goals and 63 points in a full 68 regular season games. He was part of an Erie Otter team than won the Robertson Cup, beating the Barrie Colts 4 games to 1 in the final. The team lost in the semi-final of the Memorial Cup.

Scott was traded to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in 2002-03. In his final season, 2003-04, Dobben finished second on the Greyhounds in scoring with 30 goals and 58 points in 63 games, 8 points behind the team leader, Jeff Carter.

Dobben was a fourth round pick of the Ottawa Senators in the 2002 NHL draft, going 113th overall. Between 2004-05 and 2006-07, Scott played for seven different teams from the ECHL, AHL and UHL. All of 2006-07 was played with the Kalamazoo Wings of the UHL.

Dobben left the world of pro hockey and went the Canadian university route for two seasons, 2008-09 and 2009-10, playing for Lakehead in Ontario. This past season, Scott lead Lakehead in scoring with 52 points in 42 games.

Scott has recently signed on with  ESV Kaufbeuren in the German Bundesliga, a level below the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL), Germany’s top league. In 2009-10, the team finished 10th in the 14 team league. Scott’s goal scoring ability should help the team improve in the standings.

Check out Scott Dobben’s profile page on the ESV Kaufbeuren official website.


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