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Even the boys know to #KeepNugeForever

I’ll be the first to admit that this job is pretty cool. Truth be told, I feel grateful all the time that I get to hang out at Nation HQ with the boys and talk hockey with all of you guys every day. The gig can be weird, different, time consuming, stressful and everything in…

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Ryan Spooner signs in Switzerland with HC Lugano

Earlier today, word broke on Twitter that former Oiler, Ryan Spooner, had a signed a contract in the Swiss league with HC Lugano and I couldn’t help but laugh at the news… and maybe cry a little bit. If you want another reminder of how bad Peter Chiarelli was at his job then look no…

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Changing the Pro Scouting Landscape

When an NHL team misses the playoffs in 12 of the past 13 seasons there isn’t just one person or strategy that failed. Virtually all of them did, especially when you consider only four franchises in the history of the NHL have endured such a streak of losing.

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WWYDW(TE): Scratch Tickets

Rather than spending all of his cap room to get one bonafide top-six winger, Ken Holland opted to buy himself multiple scratch tickets for the 2019-20 season. It would have been nice to acquire a sure thing to inject into one of the top two lines, but I don’t mind Holland’s logic of staying away…