NHLNotebook: #TalbotForVezina, Duchene open to trade and Bickell nearing return

Zach Laing
January 26 2017 11:00AM

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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 NHLNotebook, we look at whether or not Cam Talbot is making a case to be in the Vezina trophy conversation, Matt Duchene being open to a trade, and Bryan Bickell looking to make his NHL return.

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The Mid-Season NationDraft

baggedmilk
January 26 2017 07:00AM

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With the second half of the NHL season well underway it's time to start preparing yourself for another round of trash talking, rivalry chirping, and, of course, a little bit of fantasy hockey. As per Nation Network tradition, I am here to tell you about a brand new NationDraft for the second half of the regular season.

Play against readers across the Nation Network in the 2016-17 Mid-Season Nation Drafts. Grand Prize is a $1000 Visa Gift Card! Enter your fantasy hockey team at nationdrafts.com for your chance to win and support a good cause! The entry fee is $20, with a portion of all proceeds going to support our charity partner, Earth Group.

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Quick Numbers: Jets performance in front of all three goalies

Garret Hohl
January 25 2017 03:16PM

The Winnipeg Jets have been rolling with the three-headed-monster setup for their goaltenders, having all three of Ondrej Pavelec, Michael Hutchinson, and Connor Hellebuyck.

The arguments some made for pulling up Pavelec included giving Hutchinson and Hellebuyck rest while trying to give the team time to recover their defensive game. Some believed the skaters morale fell and would bounce back with Pavelec, and even used the first two games as evidence of such.

What do the numbers suggest?

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News and Analysis: Jets re-call Brian Strait and place Mathieu Perreault on the IR

Jacob Stoller
January 25 2017 01:54PM

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The Winnipeg Jets have announced the recall of defenceman Brian Strait from the Manitoba Moose along with the news that Mathieu Perreault will be placed on the IR after leaving Monday's game against the Ducks with an upper-body injury. 

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NHLN Power Rankings

Scott Maxwell
January 25 2017 12:32PM

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 as the three best and worst players in the last week.

Note: All use of Corsi For and Expected Goals For are Score and Venue Adjusted, and at even strength. All stats come from Corsica Hockey, and NHL.com (don't worry, it's only the standings).

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