The Roundup

Tavares fine not being the Captain; Oilers have to improve from within; could Yzerman save the Wings; who could be the Flames Brock Boeser; who are the Canucks ‘core’ D moving forward; fantasy hockey, Pacioretty traded, Karlsson traded, training camps open and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by 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.


Jon Tavares is fine not wearing the ‘C’ (Ryan Fancey)

Examining Patrick Marleau in the place of Zach Hyman (Dylan Fremlin)

The Leafs Top 20 prospects (Jon Steitzer)

Remembering that moment: Drafting Nazem Kadri (Adam Laskaris)

William Nylander’s new contract will make you ashamed of your dad (ThatsKappy)


Canucks will wait to extend Boeser (Ryan Biech)

A deeper dive into Brandon Sutter (Ryan Biech)

Who are the ‘core’ of the Canucks future defense? (Cole Marton)


Yzerman steps down as Bolts GM (Thomas Williams)

Could Yzerman save the Wings? (Cameron Kuom)

How the Wings lineup benefits without Zetterberg (Austin Ward)

Ranking the Wings Top 25 prospects (Brad Krysko)


Bigger roles on the horizon for Flames revamped roster (Ari Yanover)

Who could be the Flames Brock Boeser? (Ari Yanover)

Treliving discusses China trip and young players (Jason Gregor)


Trading for a defenseman (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Improving from within (Jason Gregor)

Nation Donair tour: Best donair (Chris the Intern)

Dreger: I’d be surprised if Nurse gets more that 3 million (Baggedmilk)

Puljujarvi and pizza problems (Nation Dan)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the Network:

Pacioretty trade sends Tatar to Montreal (Thomas Williams)

Central preview: Chicago Blackhawks (KB)

Pacific preview Arizona Coyotes (Cam Lewis)

Jets third jersey gets leaked (Cam Lewis)

Pacific preview: Los Angeles Kings (Cam Lewis)

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