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The Roundup

Taylor Hall gunning for Hart; Oilers bleeding out; Flames quiet deadline means they’re in a dogfight to make playoffs; Canucks lack direction; Jets ugly dress up party; changing the NHL playoff format, all kinds of trade deadline reviews and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.

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.

LEAFS

Examining William Nylander’s varying production rates (Dylan Fremlin)

Comparing the Plekanec trade to the Boyle trade (Ryan Hobart)

It’s time to complain about the NHL playoff format (ConnorBromley)

CANUCKS

Canucks deadline shows an organization with a lack of direction (Jackson McDonald)

Trade deadline recap: Leipsec, Motte, Jokinen (Jackson McDonald)

More questions than answers in Jim Bennings extension (J.D. Burke)

How have the Canucks fared evaluating defensemen? (Ryan Biech)

When will the Canucks peak? (Ryan Biech)

JETS

The team that dresses ugly together, wins together (Art Middleton)

Winnipeg: A ‘no movement clause’ is nothing to take personal (Art Middleton)

Revisionist trade history (Art Middleton)

RED WINGS

Grading the Wings deadline moves (Tom Mistos)

A deeper look at the Thomas Tatar trade (Thomas Williams)

How to handle the future of the Red Wings goaltending (Cameron Kuom)

Why re-signing Mike Green makes sense (Cameron Kuom)

The silver lining of the Wings trade deadline (Graham McMullen)

FLAMES

Nick Shore trade further damns last years Lazar trade (Ari Yanover)

Lack of deadline trades means team needs to step it up to make playoffs (Steve Macfarlane)

Would the city work with a private arena development partner? (Ryan Pike)

Bad luck, not bad play, to blame for Frolik’s down season (Pat Steinberg)

OILERS

Remembering life before 1st overall picks (Paige Bednorz)

Taylor Hall is going through the stages of a breakup (Paige Bednorz)

The trade deadline passes, Chiarelli speaks (Baggedmilk)

Bleeding out? (Robin Brownlee)

Finding positives down the stretch (Tyler Yaremchuk)

A step back (Robin Brownlee)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the NHL:

Bettman on Seattle: Season ticket drive will speak for itself (Sportsnet)

Devils backing Taylor Hall for Hart (TSN)

McLennan: Don’t see Tavares re-signing if Isles miss playoffs (TSN)

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