Tweener

Matt Henderson
December 20 2014 07:10PM

Anton Lander will get to continue his quest to be more than a Tweener in the NHL now that he has been called up again. We remain hopeful that he can turn AHL success into the beginnings of an NHL career, but we've seen this story play out before. 

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Leon Draisaitl, Healthy Scratch

Jonathan Willis
December 20 2014 02:30PM

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In what can variously be described as a victory for meritocracy, a victory for proper development or a blow to proper development, it appears that the Edmonton Oilers will make Leon Draisaitl a healthy scratch for Sunday’s game against the Dallas Stars.

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
December 20 2014 12:29PM

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Another week is in the books, and that means it's time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, our friends at the Royal Half round up a summary of the week that was from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division.

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The Fantasy Minute

Nation World HQ
December 20 2014 10:28AM


As always, we bring you NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
December 20 2014 07:36AM

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Anton Lander shot lights out in Oklahoma City this week and the Oilers were paying attention. He joined recent recalls Brad Hunt and Oscar Klefbom in the NHL (with Brandon Davidson heading back down). In junior, Kyle Platzer continues to roll and Liam Coughlin caught fire in the BCJHL.

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