The Roundup

What happens if McDavid wants to go to the Olympics, Canucks explore using a D man at forward so they can expose him in expansion as a forward, why aren’t the Jets actually good, Brian Elliott living up to expectations now, Team USA boycott speaks volumes, 2017 draft rankings, Jarret Stoll joins a Nation podcast, playoff races 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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Polak suspended 2 games for hit (Cam Lewis)

Comparing these Leafs to those Jets (Jeff Veillette)

Listen: Jeff Veillette talks Leafs on TSN 1260 in Edmonton (Link)


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Expansion draft: What about Alex Biega…as a forward? (Ryan Biech)

Blame age and poor linemates for Sedins disappointing season (Jackson McDonald)

How many goals do the Canucks have left in them? (Jeff Paterson)

Hair edition: Canucks player power rankings (Grainne Downey)


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Prospects: Dissecting another frustrating Manitoba Moose season (Jacob Stoller)

What is Bryan Little’s market value? (Alec Beatty)

Given their roster, why are the Jets still not very good? (Mack Irwin)

5 reasons the Jets are in their current situation (CurtisM)


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This is the Brian Elliott we have been waiting for (Pat Steinberg)

Looking for bargains among the list of players who didn't receive a qualifying offer

Keep your eyes on Prospect Matthew Phillips (Christian Tiberi)

Tkachuk gets 2 games for Elbow on Doughty (Ryan Pike)

Is Ferland the best fit for the top line? (Ari Yanover)

Looking at the magic and tragic numbers (Ryan Pike)

The Flames versus the Eastern Conference (Ari Yanover)



What if McDavid wants to go to the Olympics? (Jonathan Willis)

Puljujarvi speaks (Baggedmilk)

Oilers: 10 thoughts (Jason Gregor)

Why not Mark Fayne? (Jonathan Willis)

Real Life podcast with Jarret Stoll (Listen)

Scrutinizing the Oilers lineup (Matt Henderson)


Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week:

More from around the Network:

Team USA boycott speaks volumes (Kyla Lane)

NHL: Olympics, don’t hold your breath (Baggedmilk)

The New York Rangers and their weirdly amazing backup goalies (Pat Keogh)

NHLN Power Rankings Mar 21, 2017 (Scott Maxwell)

Future free agents: Michael Del Zotto (Cam Lewis)

NHL: Cogliano’s game streak and the Blue Jackets history (Christian Pagnani)

2017 Consolidated draft rankings (Jeremy Davis)

Ice Guardians Extras: The media view on enforces (Hockeyfights.com)


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