5 fun things to look for from Team Canada at the World Cup of Hockey

Ari Yanover
September 12 2016 11:08AM

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Hey, guess what - the World Cup is almost upon us! And by that, I mean the games that actually mean something in-tournament. Exhibition games for a preseason tournament is fun and all, but it makes for better competition when the results actually count, when winning a game actually means something beyond pride.

The tournament officially kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 17. The night game on Day 1 will feature Team Canada taking on Team Czech Republic. And hey, we here at the Nation Network cover mostly Canadian-based teams, so it stands to reason that a fair number of us are Canadian and will be rooting for the Canadian men's national team. So let's take a look at just what we've got to look forward to when it comes to the team representing our home and native land.

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Breaking down the 2016-2017 broadcasting schedule

Jacob Stoller
September 10 2016 02:15PM

The Winnipeg Jets have announced that for the upcoming 2016-2017 season, 60 of the Jets 82 game schedule games on TSN3 for a second consecutive season. Jets fans not residing in Manitoba but close by areas such as Saskatchewan, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and parts of Northwestern Ontario can catch all 60 games on TSN3 as well. Dennis Beyak and Shane Hnidy will be back in the booth for TSN3 with Sara Orlesky being rink side for a 6th season too. 

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Jets Nation Round Table: The World Cup of Hockey Edition

Cammers
September 09 2016 12:48PM

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Welcome to the first round table of September! This week we discuss Trouba's status, the Jets' special teams and the World Cup of Hockey. I think it's safe to say, we're all excited to have hockey back. 

Take a read after the break!

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Want to win your fantasy pool this year? Buy the 2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit from DailyFaceoff

Thomas Drance
September 09 2016 11:14AM

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Today the Nation Network is proud to present the 2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit from DailyFaceoff. This season the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit includes: fantasy projections for over 300 skaters; in-depth analysis of the best freshmen, rookies, goalies and sleepers; player rankings of the top-275 fantasy targets and everything else you need to win your Fantasy Hockey pool this season.

You can buy your downloadable copy of the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit from the Nation Gear store today, for just $4.95! Like the late-round gems the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit will help you unearth, it's a steal!

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
September 09 2016 05:00AM

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Win tickets to the premier of Ice Guardians in Toronto, Nylander vs Marner, Canucks hire former player, Jets can't wait for Patrik Laine, X-factors for Flames this season, Oiler line combos, Team North America preview, World Cup news, the expansion draft, a classic scrap from the NHL's latest hire, Dailyfaceoff's fantasy draft kit and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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