JGD #38: Bring on the Maple Leafs

Dale Lamontagne
January 03 2015 10:49AM

The Winnipeg Jets (19-12-7) have had two days off since their last game on New Years Eve against the New York Islanders, dropping the game 5-2, not the best way to start 2015. But tonight, the Jets have an opportunity to turn things around against the Toronto Maple Leafs, a team that has been on the road since late December and lost last night to the Minnesota Wild 3-1. 

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
January 02 2015 06:30AM

Team Canada keeps on rolling, Canucks looking to deal, Fire Carlyle, Draisaitl back to junior, Evander Kane out long term and more in this week's Roundup.

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The Fantasy Minute: Waiver Wire

Nation World HQ
January 01 2015 06:45AM


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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Third line woes, why not Heatley?

Andrew Halipchuk
January 01 2015 01:47AM

Poor Adam Lowry, with Evander Kane out of the lineup until mid-February, and Dustin Byfuglien firmly locked in on defence for the time being, the rookie centre will be without wingers who would have helped him grow as an NHL pro.

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TCGD: More like American't

Jon Steitzer
December 31 2014 08:13AM

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Today is the round robin match that everyone has been waiting for. Team Canada vs. Team Our Parents Immigrated from Canada. As a child of the 80s it seems odd to consider the US as Canada's chief hockey rival, but I can no longer trap myself in 1987 and continue to believe that the Russians are the greatest test for Canada.

This game preview could take the high road and talk about how great the US National Team Development Program is, and how I wish that Hockey Canada had something resembling anything close to that. We could talk about how this game could be a gold medal preview and features the two undefeated teams from Group A and a victory has the high stakes of a much easier path to the medal round, though losing to the Swiss or the Czechs would be unlikely for either of these teams.

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