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Friday Fights presented by HockeyFights

Hello out there, I’m on the air, it’s Hockey Fights today. This is a weekly feature where we will take a look back at the best tilts of the week that was, a fond look back at the fights that were, and a strong finger wag at the worst fight of the week. Week three…

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Nurse creating offence

In his final two years with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, Darnell Nurse produced 83 points in 100 games. Those are huge numbers for a defenceman, but coming out of junior and in his first few seasons in the NHL, most looked at Nurse as more of a defensive, hard-nosed defender instead of someone who…

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Oscar: An afterthought no more

Colten Teubert was supposed to be the big return when the Edmonton Oilers traded Dustin Penner to the Los Angeles Kings back on Feb. 28, 2011. Out went Penner and in came Teubert, a tough, lanky B.C. boy who’d played for the Regina Pats of the WHL, along with a mid-first-round draft pick and a…

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Darnell Nurse Has Arrived

This platform has spared not a drop of digital ink musing on the future of Darnell Nurse. When we last checked in on the most likely outcome of Nurse’s career, it was none other than Jonathan Willis who pegged him as a future three or four on the Oilers blue line.

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The Roundup 10/27

Are the Oilers too slow; is Paul Maurice a good coach or bad coach; Brock Boeser is an elite goal scorer; Flames handling Sam Bennett the right way; a one punch, fantasy hockey and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.