The Nation Roundup

If they could, would the Oilers hire Babcock; Flames need to sign Tkachuk now; removing hitting in hockey; could the Canucks trade for Jack Hughes; what if Marner sits out the year; is Paul Maurice safe; remembering Jason Botchford; and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.

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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Should the Leafs be planning for a year without Marner? (Jon Steitzer)

Marner should get every Million he’s worth, just not from the Leafs (Thomas Williams)

Kadri will either have a new team next year, or be a 19-20 redemption story (Jon Steitzer)

Other teams: Babcock’s high salary is not a reason to keep him around (Ryan Fancey)

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It’s time to name Matthews Captain (Adam Laskaris)


Thank you Jason (Corey Hergott)

Botchford Vancouver’s best media guy (Cat Silverman)

Could the Canucks trade for Jack Hughes (Brady Trettenero)

Rumors: Will P.K. Subban land in Vancouver? (Brady Trettenero)

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Despite rumors, Nikolay Goldobin not signing in KHL (Ryan Biech)


Jets coaches are safe…or are they? (Art Middleton)

Prospect: Jack Roslovic year in review (Art MIddleton)


Datsyuk considering return to the Wings? (Nick Seguin)

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Ken Holland is sticking around for now (Nick Seguin)

Best player available: The Yzerman draft philosophy (Nick Seguin)


Flames need to sign Tkachuk before the Draft (Ryan Pike)

Edmonton Oilers claim goalie Troy Grosenick

Which Flames players might be on the move (Ryan Pike)

Flamesnation is looking for new voices (Ryan Pike)

Does Mike Smith fit as part of a tandem? (Pat Steinberg)


Nicholson: Answer me this (Robin Brownlee)

Lucic talks about the possibility of playing in Vancouver (Cam Lewis)

No player loyalty from new GM could lead to unpredictable off season (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Ken Holland? (Robin Brownlee)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the year

More from around the NHL:

Is Sheldon Keefe about to be Buffalo’s new head coach? (Thomas Williams)

Banning hits to the head would mean end of hitting in hockey (Sportsnet)

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