The Roundup

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LeafsNation is now TankNation, Wideman runs over ref in Calgary, Barkov’s contract impact on Sean Monahan, a Horvat for Douin trade possible in Vancouver, Ken Holland shouldn’t have a phone at the trade deadline, Jets look to sign Byfuglien and not Ladd, Nail Yakupov positive possession in Edmonton, a look around the NHL at the break, all kinds of trade deadline scenarios and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

In the roundup we go around the Nation Network and give you some of the best articles of the last couple weeks. Every once in a while it’s good to know what other teams are doing, or maybe you find an interesting article you wouldn’t have found otherwise. (Posted across all Nation Network team sites)

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Leafs looking to make difficult trades ahead of deadline

LeafsNation 2016 Draft Rankings

Why the Dave Keon return is a sign Leafs are going in right direction

Trading James Reimer is probably a good idea

LeafsNation is now ‘TankNation’


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Why the Canucks would win a Horvat for Drouin swap

Brandon Sutter’s return may not help as much as you think

Canucks: Bring on the youth movement

The trade market for Dan Hamhuis



The Red Wings should disable Ken Holland’s phone at trade deadline

5 Things: What’s up with Jimmy Howard in Detroit



Report: Jets turn attention to signing ‘Buff’ and not Ladd

Jets 3rd D pair just doesn’t cut it

What about Mark Scheifele’s next contract?


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How does Barkov’s new contract impact Sean Monahan?

Flames best value contracts

Is Jiri Hudler a perimeter player?

Will Dennis Wideman face discipline for hitting linesman?



Oilers: Do coaches use analytics?

Nail Yakupov: Possession positive

Benoit Pouliot is a bargain at $4 million

At the break: A look around the NHL

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week


Star Fight: Aaron Ekblad vs Peter Holland

More from around the Network…

NHL: First star, worst star of the week

TRH: The Pacific WAR ROOM

NHLE Calculator: Predicting NHL player’s success


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  • BlueMoonNigel

    I’m reading a lot of posts demanding Hartley be run out of town. Fair enough, but if you are calling for Bobber’s head, you should at least propose a possible replacement. “Get rid of that GUY!” isn’t good enough. Tell me which coach should replace him if indeed Flames brass takes the the easy road and sacks the coach.

  • Canrock 78

    I would personaly like to thank all the oiler trolls for coming to all the other nation pages and sharing their increadable wisdom. I find it funny how there was not a single blog on Kassians assault of an official yet oiler trolls and bloggers have no problem looking down their nose at the wideman situation.

    I believe the nation network is at a cross roads they can continue to promot hate or promote hockey discussion. FN ban trolls regularly including our own village idiots when required. Some say this censorship. I don’t agree, I think there are more good hockey fans that want to discuss their teams streanths and weaknesses than trolls that enjoy pi$$ing people off because their own personal life suck so much.

    • For Pete's Sake!

      The fact that you call Kassian’s slight incidental push while he was skating past an official an “assault,” and Wideman’s full on crosscheck to the back of Henderson causing a concussion a “situation,” illustrates that you have absolutely no credibility.

      If Kassian had done what Wideman did, you Calgary hypocrites would be calling for a lifetime ban from the NHL. Get real and stop whining.

          • passenger

            Man, that’s one thing Vancouver has going for it…the women are incredibly beautiful. Walking through Downtown, mt.Pleasant, Kits, it doesn’t matter one bit, the women there are gorgeous, all the way across the board. It’s a real shame they all seem to have to the same complaint about the soft-handed, mealy-mouthed man boys of Vancouver. It sure works out in my favour when I visit, but I still feel sorry that their only dating options involve a bunch of glassy-eyed haircuts in deep Vs.

            Can we all just take a quick moment of silence for the dating lives of women from Van? Then we can all have a great weekend. (Again, except for the women of Vancouver. Bless their hearts.)