#NationDubs - Episode 1

Nation World HQ
February 07 2017 07:00AM

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The pulse of hockey introduces the first episode of NationDubs.

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Robin Brownlee
February 06 2017 12:41PM

There is at least one dangerous play that has no place in the game of hockey. It’s a sneaky, cowardly cheap shot that injures players and can end a career. It has absolutely nothing to do with playing tough, gritty hockey. The sooner the NHL figures that out and does something to eliminate it, the better.

It’s the slewfoot, and unless my eyes are fooling me I’ve seen more of them this season than I remember noticing in any other season I can recall. The latest came in the first period of Sunday’s game between the Edmonton Oilers and Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre when serial slew-footer Andrew Shaw of the Habs kicked Connor McDavid’s left skate out from under him. It’s here.

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NHLN Notebook: ASU Falls Through, Shattenkirk in Jersey, and Deadline Selling in a False Parity League

Christian Pagnani
February 06 2017 11:46AM


The NHLN Notebook is a semi-regular feature of interesting hockey content from the past few days that doesn't quite deserve its own article. 

The Coyotes plans to stay in Arizona have been foiled, and with the trade deadline approaching, we explore a new possible suitor for Kevin Shattenkirk, a Brandon Davidson trade, and who, with the reality of false parity, the NHL's sellers are. 

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Monday Mailbag - Who Are the Unsung Heroes?

February 06 2017 07:00AM

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If you're reading during the daylight then there's a good chance that you're using this mailbag as a means to kill company time, and for that I salute you. This week we take a look at All-Star Breaks, the heavy road schedule in February, the unsung heroes, and more. If you have a question you can always email me or hit me up on Twitter and I will slot you into the queue as quickly as possible. Until then, enjoy the free learning opportunity. 

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February 05 2017 06:50PM

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It was an eventful week in the Oilers organization, with a trade, recalls to the big club, and some much needed victories for the farm team. Here is the week that was. (Photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved).

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