The Roundup

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January 20 2017 05:00AM

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Should the Leafs or Oilers chase Shattenkirk, the Canucks point streak affecting long term goals, Dylan Larkin's struggles, Draisaitl's fantastic season, Mikael Backlund's case for the Selke, and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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.

Note* This article is posted  across all Nation Network team sites so comments are an open forum.

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The Capilano Rehab Injury Report - January 19, 2017

Chris the Intern
January 19 2017 04:00PM

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Has everyone recovered from the game last night? Good thing Canadian medical care is good, cause I'm pretty sure all of Edmonton was nearing a mass heart attack. Despite the odd, but amazing last second win, we lost a couple soldiers yesterday. Let's get into it. 

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Trade Talk and Goalie Tactics

Jason Gregor
January 19 2017 02:00PM

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The Oilers didn't play a great game last night, but they won. "We won't be perfect all season and putting two points in the bank is important. Come April, it won't matter how this game was played, we'll only know we have the points in the bank," explained head coach Todd McLellan.

He makes a great point, but he also mentioned there is an aspect his team still needs to learn.

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EVERYBODY’S GAME

Robin Brownlee
January 19 2017 12:00PM

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Heaven knows, the odds of making it to the NHL are long enough without adding ignorance and racism to the pile of obstacles. Your country of origin, the colour of your skin or your ethnicity shouldn’t be factors in pursuing and maybe even realizing that dream -- any dream for that matter.

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NHLNotebook: McDavid and Draisaitl hit 100 career points, Eberle finally scores and TSN's trade bait list

Zach Laing
January 19 2017 11:16AM

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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.  

In this NHLNotebook, we look at McDavid becoming the third fastest Oiler to reach 100 points, Jordan Eberle finally getting the monkey off his back as well as a TSN Trade Bait list that is packed full of big names.

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