The Roundup

The evolution of Connor McDavid; the whipping boys for this years Canucks; who’s better Marner or Nylander; Zadina needs AHL time; the journey to pro hockey from a parents perspective, camp cuts, fantasy draft rankings 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.

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Who’s better: Marner or Nylander? (Scott Maxwell)

Breakdown: Auston Matthews totally changed his shot again (Ryan Fancey)

We are so lucky: What if the draft for Nylander went different? (Thomas Williams)


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Is Horvat ready to be Captain? (Stephan Roget)

The likely whipping boys of your 18/19 Canucks (Stephan Roget)

The Canucks can’t score (Jackson MacDonald)


If Laine isn’t ready, who is? (Art MIddleton)

Sami Niku and the reverse big mistake (Wbellbottom)

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Zadina needs time in the AHL (Thomas Williams)

Wings should utilize a behind the net power play (Tom Mistos)

Blashill discusses where Zadina will play this year (Thomas Williams)


Special teams improvements are a work in progress (Ryan Pike)

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How could waivers impact the Flames opening night roster? (Ryan Pike)


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The evolution of Connor McDavid (Chris the Intern)

Rattie & Puljujarvi: Dare to dream (Jason Gregor)

Lucic arrived at camp 6 pounds lighter (Chris the Intern)

McDavid talks to GQ (Baggedmilk)

Nation Donair Tour: Simply Donair (Chris the Intern)

Teams are bidding to host four isolated mini-tournaments for the 2020 NHL playoffs

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the Network:

2019 Consolidated NHL Draft rankings for September (Jeremy Davis)

The journey to pro hockey from a parents perspective (Corey Hergott)

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