The Roundup

Updated: January 11, 2018 at 12:44 am by Nation World HQ

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Leafs get rejected, Garth Brooks gets a banner in Edmonton, Canucks sell off, Red Wings officially begin rebuild, Treliving rolls the dice by trading picks in Calgary, trade deadline grades and hockey fight on the way to the dressing room and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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.

Note* This article is posted across all Nation Network team sites so comments are an open forum.


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Leafs ‘Deadline day’ was underwhelming (Jeff Veillette)

Valtteri Flippula rejected a trade to Toronto (Sam Blazer)

A look back at Dave Nonis trades (DraglikePull)

Leafs don’t need to make playoffs to justify Brian Boyle trade (Ryan Fancey)


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Canucks deadline: The rebuild will be televised (JD Burke)

Goldobin: “Upset I didn’t get a bigger chance in San Jose” (Jeff Paterson)

Canucks new prospect Dahlen, named Top Prospect (Ryan Biech)

The 10 best things of Jannik Hansen’s time in a Canuck jersey (Grainne Downey)

What they’re saying about Jonathan Dahlen (Vanessa Jang)


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Trade deadline: The good and bad of the Central Division (Cam Lewis)

Analysis: Jets traded Drew Stafford to Bruins for conditional 6th (Jacob Stoller)

Chemistry, roles and the wrongful use of Nic Petan (Garret Hohl)


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What Brendan Smith trade means for Wings (Nick Seguin)

Deadline positives: How to move forward (Kyle Krische)

Ken Holland’s trade deadline report card (Brad Krysko)

Red Wings selling but summer extensions continue to haunt (Greg Brady)


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Playoff push: Flames remaining 18 games (Ari Yanover)

Treliving rolls dice by trading picks (Ryan Pike)

Trade: What can the Flames expect from Curtis Lazar (Ari Yanover)

History: The last trade the Flames made with EVERY team (Ryan Pike)

Calgary’s best value contracts in 2017 (Pat Steinberg)


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Oilers add forward depth at trade deadline (Jonathan Willis)

Trade: Davison vs Desharnais (Jason Gregor)

10 yrs ago: The rebuild began with the Ryan Smyth trade (Cam Lewis)

The Oilers 3rd quarter report card (Jason Gregor)

Do we care about the Garth Brooks banner? (baggedmilk) – Scrap of the week

More from around the Network:

Pacific division: Grading the good and bad of deadline moves (Cam Lewis)

NHL Notebook: Caps go all in, Burrows and Boyle traded (Christian Pagnani)

NHL Notebook: Wild acquire Hanzal, Kings confuse with Bishop (Christian Pagnani)

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