The Roundup

Looking back at the expansion draft, the Oilers trade Jordan Eberle, McDavid wins everything, Matthews scores the Calder, 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.


Leafs expansion situation better than most (Jeff Veillette)

Brendan Leipsic claimed by Vegas Golden Knights (Jeff Veillette)

Matthews wins the Calder Trophy (Jeff Veillette)

The difficulty in trading with Vegas (Ryan Fancey)

The Top 5 jerseys in Leafs history (Jeff Veillette)

The Leafs should trade for Colin Miller (Dylan Fremlin)

How far could the Leafs go for Jacob Trouba (Ryan Fancey)


What to do at 5th overall? (Jackson McDonald)

Who does Jim Benning want: Dissecting his comments on the draft (Vanessa Jang)

Will the Canucks draft a goalie early in the draft? (Jeremy Davis)

Taking a step: Bo Horvat (Jackson McDonald)

Knights select Sbisa (J.D Burke)


Jets get Knights to select Thorburn (Art Middleton)

Patrik Laine is the runner-up up for the Calder Trophy (Cassie Moiser)

Shane Doan 2.0? (Cam Lewis)

What’s next in the Jets crease (Brian Finlayson)


Why was Petr Mrazek left unprotected? (Nick Seguin)

Goaltending and potential trade scenarios (Chris Babiarz)

Vegas selects Tomas Nosek in the expansion draft (Scott Maxwell)


Flames: 5 things to watch this week (Pat Steinberg)

Salary cap at $75 Million, what that means (Ari Yanover)

The Flames are a team of half measures (Ari Yanover)

Flames solve goaltending by acquiring Mike Smith (Ryan Pike)

Deryk Engelland is Vegas bound in expansion (Christian Tiberi)

How did Flames do in player award voting (Ryan Pike)


Jordan Eberle traded to NY Islanders for Ryan Strome (Cam Lewis)

Breaking down the Jordan Eberle trade (Jason Gregor)

Connor wins lots of trophies (Baggedmilk)

Griffin Reinhart selected in the expansion draft (Zach Laing)

The history of Oilers jerseys (Nation Dan)

5 reasons Vegas should’ve taken Pouliot (Baggedmilk)

Hockeyfights.com – Classic scrap of the week

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More from around the Network

The Top 100 NHL prospects for the 2017 NHL Draft (J.D. Burke)

Looking back on the birth of the Predators, Thrashers and Wild (Cam Lewis)

NHL summer coming into view (Lowetide)

Prospect profile: Nolan Patrick #1 (Ryan Biech)

Random thoughts: Busy week for NHL (Jason Gregor)

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