The Nation Roundup

What would an asterisk mean; breaking into media as a person of colour; a blueprint for success in Vancouver; the Flames opted not to sign a few draft picks; which goalie will show up in the playoffs for Toronto; Dave Tippett speaks, draft profiles 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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Statements and Responses: What the Leafs are doing to support Black Lives Matters (Ryan Hobart)

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Ford: “Conversations have started” regarding 2020 playoffs in Toronto (Ryan Hobart)

Which Freddie Andersen will show up in the playoffs? (Jon Steitzer)

How does the Leafs blueline stack up against the Jackets? (Brendan Mori)


A blueprint for success (Andrew Harris)

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Playoffs: How the Canucks forwards stack up against Minnesota’s (Stephan Roget)

Understanding LTIR and how it can help the Canucks situation (Sean Warren)

Hughes: Breaking down the 2 horse Calder Trophy race (Jason Jhutti)


Could the Jets trade for Jack Eichel? (Art Middleton)


Jeff Blashhill to return as Red Wings head coach (Zach Laing)

Yzerman challenges Wings players amid pause (Zach Laing)

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Draft picks the Flames opted not to sign (Ryan Pike)

Flames best trades: #1 Jarome Iginla (Ryan Pike)

Dustin Wolf named USA’s Top Goalie (Ryan Pike)


Hemsky reflects on his career (Jason Gregor)

How many Oilers could be Olympians in 2022?

What would an asterisk mean? (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Dave Tippett talks, training camp, fanless games and playoffs (Baggedmilk)

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Worst trades countdown: #1 Wayne Gretzky (Cam Lewis)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the NHL

My story: Trying to break into hockey (media) as a person of colour (Matthew Henriques)

Change: A first step that must turn into action  (Robin Brownlee)

Expected announcement this week on Phase 2 return (Zach Laing)

2020 Draft profile #8: Alexander Holtz (Jason Jhutti)