Random Thoughts… Puljujarvi Doubles Down

NHL training camps open six weeks from today. Rookies will report a week earlier and will play games against other NHL rookie teams in various different tournaments or simply home and away games like the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames rookies when they play Saturday, September 7th, in Red Deer, and Tuesday, September 10th, in…


WWYDW(FE): Pitching Pete

The Minnesota Wild shocked the hockey world earlier this week, firing general manager Paul Fenton just slightly over a year into his tenure at the helm of the team. In doing so, they opened up a last-minute gig for all of the funemployed former general managers floating around out there doing freelance scouting work and…


Darnell Nurse: 2018-19 Season in Review

Hello Nation, So we’re right in the middle of the summer, which can be looked at from two perspectives. Negative spin: it’s probably the dullest time to be a hockey fan. Positive spin: the 2019-20 season is closer than it was yesterday. So, as we continue to eat up the summer days with any content…


The Nation Roundup

10 early predictions for Oilers; Treliving still has heavy lifting to do in Calgary; Canucks navigating the salary cap; Leafs odds to improve; the state of the Jets defence; Brock Boeser’s contract, changing the NHL and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.