The Nation Roundup

Is this season really different for Oilers; you need to calm down about the Leafs; Flames have some holes in their depth chart; early season surprises for Canucks; a screw up in NHL data; 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.


PDO: Why you should calm the hell down about the Leafs (Adam Laskaris)

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Who steps up in Tavares absence? (Jon Steitzer)

Why Rasmus Sandin will benefit from stint with Marlies (Rachel Doerrie)

Report: Dubas met with Grigorenko and Nesterov in Russia (Thomas Williams)

A couple Leaf prospects are tearing up the OHL (Thomas Williams)

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Matthews stars in ‘Lazlo Holmes’ video (Thomas Williams)


Early season surprises for the Canucks (Jackson McDonald)

The Canucks PK has been an early success (Michael Wagar)

Canucks: 7 cheap options around the league for a 7th defensemen (Stephan Roget)


Flames have some holes in their organizational depth chart (Ryan Pike)

Flames prospect update for October (Christian Tiberi)

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History: How the Flames perform on back to backs (Ryan Pike)

Breaking down the Flames first 7 games (Ryan Pike)


Is this season really different? (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Oilers finding depth scoring (Cam Lewis)

The best Oilers through 2 weeks (Christian Pagnani)

The bar has been raised (Robin Brownlee)

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Edmonton Oilers place Mike Smith on long-term injured reserve

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

Honorable mention: Josh Manson versus Joel Edmundson


More from around the NHL

A screw up in NHL shot data causes some chaos (Michael Wagar)

Why the Wings should play Zadina at least 10 games this year (Cameron Kuom)

Maurice on shot blocking and how the Jets approach it (Art Middleton)

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