Robin Brownlee
September 25 2015 10:00AM

When Pat Price was tearing it up with the Saskatoon Blades as a junior hotshot, those prone to hyperbole were talking about the unquestionably talented blueliner from Nelson B.C. as the next Bobby Orr and a potential Hockey Hall of Fame candidate. In that regard, he was a total bust.

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Justin Schultz, at the crossroads

Jonathan Willis
September 25 2015 08:00AM


At this point in his NHL career, Justin Schultz is something of a reclamation project. He’s struggled badly at times at even-strength, burned through several different partners and even his offensive game has been criticized as the Oilers’ power play has faltered.

He’s still an important player, though. Edmonton could really use a young defenceman with a right shot and offensive skill to play big minutes this year and for most of the next decade. Can Schultz become that player, or will the Oilers have to go out and find someone else to fill the role?

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
September 25 2015 06:45AM

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Maybe Phil Kessel was the problem in Toronto, Leafs new radical approach to team building, Higgins breaks foot in Van, the Flames predict the Canucks season, Mark Girodano, Darnell Nurse, Connor McDavid, fantasy hockey help, a beauty scrap and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Draftkings

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The Training Camp Lessons of Anton Lander

Jonathan Willis
September 24 2015 06:00PM


Training camp matters. It just matters less than we – and in some cases the players – think it does. Just consider what happened to Anton Lander and Will Acton last year.

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The Season to Finally Really Seriously Look Forward to Party!

September 24 2015 03:58PM

This is the event you've been waiting for all summer long. The night when we are finally able to celebrate the precious' very first NHL game. Thanks to our friends at Cornerstone Insurance, the Pint, and United Cycle we've got a big night planned for you and what a night it will be.

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