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Lost in Translation – Vacation Edition

In case you were wondering, and I know you were, for the past couple weeks I took up the Nation summer tradition, jumped on a plane, and got out of here. While I was away, I had planned on writing updates on anything amusing that I was up to, but it was tougher than I expected.  How…

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The Craig MacTavish Blue Line

It’s pretty easy to gut an NHL defence corps, but it’s much harder to build one up. Craig MacTavish has been wonderfully active in just over a season at the helm of the Oilers, flushing away 75 percent of the defence group he inherited from outgoing G.M. Steve Tambellini. But how has he done in…

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The Roundup

The analytics debate rages on, how much does “character” matter, player profiles, ice bucket challenge, Wayne Gretzky and more in this week’s Roundup.

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PACIFIC HEIGHTS 2014-15

After weeks of ciphering, I have figured out the Pacific Division for 2014-15. Now, if you click-through it will ruin the surprise of the actual season, so consider this a spoiler alert on winter. Up next: where do they finish?