The Nation Roundup

Leafs and Marner still far apart; Oilers changing the look of scouting; looking at the Canucks transition and scoring; did the Flames and Jets jerseys get leaked; Sam Bennett’s role is becoming more clear; free agency, hockey parents, Don Cherry 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.


Report: Leafs and Marner far apart in negotiations (Thomas Williams)

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Marner watch: The Blue Jackets are interested apparently (Jon Steitzer)

A front office with no fear of being smart can be a great thing (Ryan Fancey)

Ben Harpur should not play for the Leafs next season (Thomas Williams)

A brief collection of Leafs with more games than Eric Lindros (Mike Stephens)

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Which Canucks are due for scoring increases in 2019 (Stephan Roget)

Deep dive: The Canucks defending the rush and transitioning the puck (Michael Wagar)

Goalies: How will the Canucks utilize Thatcher Demko next season? (Brady Trettenero)

What will Oscar Fantenberg bring to the Canucks blueline (Thomas Williams)


Ehlers for Ristolainen isn’t happening (Art Middleton)

Did the Flames and Jets outdoor game jerseys leak? (Art Middleton)

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A brief look at the Flames ELC contracts (Ryan Pike)

Sam Bennett’s role is becoming more clear (Pat Steinberg)

Flames may have to pay a big bonus to sign Tkachuk (Ryan Pike)


Beware of fake Connor McDavid autograph’s (Nation Dan)

Weekly rumours: A big trade? (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Changing the pro scouting landscape (Jason Gregor)

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Roster realities for the Oilers (Jason Gregor)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the Network:

Let’s talk about Don Cherry for a moment (Art Middleton)

Hockey parents we need to talk (Rachel Doerrie)

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