Chris the Intern
September 19 2016 09:30AM
Kris Russell, a 29-year-old, left-handed defenceman has been patiently waiting all summer for his phone to ring. No one has seemed to show any interest for him, until now. Lo and behold, that team may be the Oilers and negotiations appear to be heating up.
September 19 2016 09:29AM
Whether you're killing company time or sitting on your couch in your Connor McDavid PJs, this week's mailbag is here to help you kill off part of your Monday. Regardless of whether you're killing company time, or killing time until it's socially acceptable to drink - I don't care - I'm just happy you're here and for that I thank you. If you have a question for the mailbag, you can email me or hit me up on Twitter. Until then, I present another edition of the Mailbag.
September 19 2016 08:45AM
(Kevin Sousa / USA Today Sports)
When the World Cup of Hockey was announced immediately there were snickers and guffaws about Team North America, and doubts about their ability to hang with international hockey's big boys. When they had a few strong outings in the pre-tournament games against Europe, the doubters loudly expressed that their success was a mirage: caused by beating an inferior opponent in games that didn't matter.
When the "real" games begin, North America's in trouble, they said.
The Under-24 squad opened the round robin with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Finland, currently ranked 3rd in the hockey world by the International Ice Hockey Federation.
September 18 2016 04:01PM
Dennis Wideman is an acquired taste, like jazz, scotch, polo (with the horses, everyone loves water polo and Marco Polo) or tobogganing. He has done some things that made him famous—and one thing that made him infamous—but today's question surrounds his ability to post one more productive NHL season .
September 18 2016 12:00PM
My friends, the preliminary games are in the books and it's finally time for Team North America to get to work, and for our Nation-wide coverage to begin. The nice part about cheering for Team North America is that this team provides one of the few opportunities for Nation Network readers to come together and support the same team... well... unless you're a Canucks fan. Sorry, CanucksArmy.