The Nation Roundup

Reward outweighs the risk for Flames and Talbot; can the Oilers find a trade partner; it sounds like TJ Brodie almost became a Leaf; Kadri trade hurts but was for the best; rumors swirling around Canucks; the Luongo recapture penalty fully explained, free agency 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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Dear Marc Bergevin, please offer sheet Mitch Marner (H0ckeyfan)

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Grading every Leafs move on July 1 (Mike Stephens)

Trading Kadri hurts, but in the end it makes sense (Thomas Williams)

The Leafs won’t be able to fix Cody Ceci (Thomas Williams)

Leafs sign Kerfoot 4 years, $14M (Thomas Williams)

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Full breakdown: The Luongo recapture penalty (Puckpedia)

Various rumors around the Canucks (Ryan Biech)

Report: Boeser and Canucks getting closer to a deal (Ryan Biech)

What the Canucks got by signing Jordie Benn (Thomas Williams)

Mailbag: The Canucks new defense; predicting the Canucks record (Jackson McDonald)


Year in review: Captain Blake Wheeler (KB)

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Year in review: Bryan Little (KB)

It’s frustrating but being inactive on July 1 is for the best (Art Middleton)


Free agency recap: Wings add depth, trim fat (Nick Seguin)

A thread of 1st rounder Moritz Seider clips from Dev camp (Nick Seguin)

High picks on D: Lessons from other teams who went all in on defense (Alex Drain)

Prospect Dmitri Samorukov to spend next season in the KHL


It sounds like TJ Brodie almost became a Leaf (Ryan Pike)

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Arena talks are further along than they were in 2017 (Ryan Pike)

Will the goalie merry-go-round finally stop spinning? (Ryan Pike)

Reward outweighs the risk in signing Cam Talbot (Pat Steinberg)


Who’s still there: Free agency left overs (Christian Pagnani)

Bob Green talks Philip Broberg (NationHQ)

How will the Oilers improve Part 1 (Jason Gregor)

Can the Oilers find a trade partner? (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the Network:

Fantasy Fallout: Subban traded to the Devils and what it means (DailyFaceOff)

Oddshark 2020 Stanley Cup odds are updated after free agency (DailyFaceOff)

2019 Free Agency Tracker (DailyFaceOff)

The ‘middle class’ of NHL forwards (Puckpedia)

Summer Salary Cap and Free Agency

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