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The Nation Notebook: Therrien and Julien in a coaching carousel, Chiarelli on the deadline, Vermette’s slash and some rumours

The Nation Notebook: Therrien and Julien in a coaching carousel, Chiarelli on the deadline, Vermette’s slash and some rumours

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  In a shocking series of events, the ... Continue reading →

Deal or No Deal: Red Wings Trade Deadline Edition Part 2

Yesterday, we took a look at a few of the Red Wings that could be safe or on the move come trade deadline day. Today, in Part 2, we will wrap up the list and give ... Continue reading →

Deal or No Deal: Red Wings Trade Deadline Edition Part 1

There is nothing but heartbreak this Valentine’s Day in Hockeytown. With the deeply saddening news of Mr. Ilitch’s passing, and the Red Wings putting together their worst season in over 20 years, it is ... Continue reading →

NHLN Power Rankings: Feb. 14, 2017

NHLN Power Rankings: Feb. 14, 2017

Embed from Getty Images It’s time for your weekly dose of the NHL Numbers power rankings. I’ll look at the five best and worst NHL teams thus far in the season, as well ... Continue reading →

How Good Are The Leafs: January Edition

Photo Credit: Raj Mehta/USA TODAY SPORTS My apologies for slacking for the delay as this “January” update has now turned into a mid-February one. Well, happy Valentine’s Day from me to you as ... Continue reading →

By The Numbers: Jets have holes to fill at forward

© Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports The Winnipeg Jets are losing more games than they win. They sit third-last in standing’s points per game played. Some models show the Jets having a greater shot at first ... Continue reading →

Assigning goal value to Toronto’s faceoff takers

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton/USA TODAY SPORTS Shortly after I woke up this morning, I stumbled upon a tweet from Empirical Sports co-founder Michael Schuckers, referencing an analysis that he and a few peers had ... Continue reading →

The Nation Notebook: Setoguchi’s comeback ends, Burns’ historic season, and notes on the seller’s market

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  The L.A. Kings have put to ... Continue reading →

Does defence actually win championships?

Photo Credit: Charles Leclaire/USA TODAY SPORTS Things have been stressful of late. The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost six of their last eight games, and while they’re hanging onto a playoff spot, there’... Continue reading →

How does Tkachuk’s rookie season compare to Monahan, Gaudreau, and Bennett’s?

How does Tkachuk’s rookie season compare to Monahan, Gaudreau, and Bennett’s?

Embed from Getty Images For the past four seasons, including this one, the Calgary Flames have had the chance to feature a prominent rookie in their lineup. Taken at sixth overall in 2013, Sean Monahan was ... Continue reading →

It may not be Russell or Davidson. It could very well be both.

Given the choice between keeping Kris Russell and Brandon Davidson, the poll currently on our site suggests that readers of Oilers Nation would prefer the cheaper, younger Davidson. That, though, may be a false choice. ... Continue reading →

Looking at the upcoming Sam Bennett extension

Looking at the upcoming Sam Bennett extension

Embed from Getty Images The big drama of the previous offseason was how the Calgary Flames would re-sign Sean Monahan and Johnny Gaudreau. The entire saga was dragged out over the summer, and involved a ... Continue reading →

NHLNotebook: Arizona on the move, Dr. Omalu calls the NHL’s bluff, Phaneuf and the Expansion Draft

  The NHLN Notebook is a semi-regular feature of interesting hockey content from the past few days that doesn’t quite deserve its own article.  In today’s notebook, we look at Arizona possibly being on ... Continue reading →

The Roundup

Linden and Benning speak in Van, Jets have tough road ahead, looking at the Flames Cap issues, Oilers could move Davidson, Leafs continue up and down, new goalie equipment, new coaches, the NHL power rankings, ... Continue reading →

By The Numbers: Where do the Jets skaters rank among the NHL

© Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports Often on By The Numbers we discuss the Winnipeg Jets player performances in relation to each other but this lacks context. Knowing which players are performing best works for looking at ... Continue reading →

Cody Franson the ideal target at the deadline – if the Flames can make it work

Cody Franson the ideal target at the deadline – if the Flames can make it work

Embed from Getty Images The Calgary Flames are aware they have a problem on defence. Considering how Dennis Wideman is regularly playing over 20 minutes a game, you’d hope that would be the case. And, ... Continue reading →

Analyzing Toronto’s Game Score from January

Photo Credit: Raj Mehta/USA TODAY SPORTS After every month of hockey (and sorry we’re late on this), it’s good practice to take a look back and assess what happens. That’s my ... Continue reading →

Are the Canucks Changing Their Trade Deadline Tune?

Are the Canucks Changing Their Trade Deadline Tune?

Photo Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel – USA TODAY Sports This deadline was shaping up to be one of the least compelling in recent memory for the Vancouver Canucks. That was the original game plan, anyways.  Going as ... Continue reading →

NHLN Power Rankings: Feb. 7, 2017

NHLN Power Rankings: Feb. 7, 2017

Embed from Getty Images It’s time for your weekly dose of the NHL Numbers power rankings. I’ll look at the five best and worst NHL teams thus far in the season, as well ... Continue reading →

#NationDubs – Episode 1

The pulse of hockey introduces the first episode of NationDubs. Continue reading →