The Roundup

Christmas gifts for each Leaf player; making sense of the arena battle in Calgary; Chiarelli’s trade history; Forbes says the Canucks are worth a lot; the 2018 NHL Draft rankings; Auston Matthews, Jaromir Jagr, Henrik Zetterberg, and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.


GDB 32.0: Hello Western Conference (7pm MST, SNW)

Beginning tonight to the end of February, the Oilers play 27 of their next 32 games against Western Conference teams. In their first 31 games, they faced a Western Conference opponent eleven times, winning six and losing five. They will play 21 of those games against teams they are trying to catch for either the…


Game Day Quick Hits: Oilers vs. Predators

“I thought we put good efforts together for three nights in a row, but it is only worth something if we come back home and grow on it. I hope we’ve learned lessons and will adjust our game accordingly so that we do play better here at home. Time will tell.” That was Todd McLellan…


Oil Kings playing well, searching for consistency

On December 3rd, the Oil Kings were blown out by the Lethbridge Hurricanes by a score of 7-2. Edmonton team had just snapped their 12-game losing skid the game prior and it seemed like that may have been a turning point; instead, they gave up five powerplay goals and looked disinterested. There have been a…


Around The Pacific: Kings surging on eight-game winning streak

This is a weekly feature in which I’ll look at the performances and narratives of the teams in the Pacific Division. The Kings have won eight games in a row and the Golden Knights have won four in a row of their own. The Canucks lost Bo Horvat to injury while the Ducks are set to…