Nation Network Prospect Profile #5: Matthew Tkachuk

Jeremy Davis
June 17 2016 08:00AM

Matthew Tkachuk

There's a whole lot to like about Matthew Tkachuk, son of former NHLer Keith Tkachuk. He's big, he's tough, he's got a great shot and impressive vision and playmaking ability. As the fifth ranked prospect on our list, he falls right into the wheelhouse of some Canadian teams, making the locals pay even closer attention.

But Tkachuk hasn't been without his detractors, and while you certainly can't claim that he isn't incredibly talented, there is a case to be made that his numbers have been inflated a bit because of who he spent the 2015-16 season playing with. Read on to find out more.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
June 17 2016 05:00AM

RoundUp

The NHL is boring, Kessel gets it done, is Matthews really better than Laine, what do the Canucks have at 5, remembering Gordie Howe, Flames buyouts, where will Yakupov go, the NHL draft, Vegas expansion, free agency, Randy Carlyle and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #6 Clayton Keller

Ryan Biech
June 16 2016 08:00AM

Clayton Keller enters the discussion as our sixth-ranked prospect for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Measuring in at 5'10" and 170 lbs, there are concerns that due to his size, Keller may have issues at the professional level. However it's clear that his skill level is so high that he should be able to overcome that and be a very good playmaker for years to come.

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The NationDrafts Playoff Winners

baggedmilk
June 16 2016 07:00AM

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My friends, I am here, today, to bestow the Nation's praise onto a fine group of fantasy hockey heroes. This group of fantasy heroes opened up their wallets for a chance at glory and prizes, and today is the day where we announce the winners of the NationDrafts playoff pool!

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WWYDW: What To Do With Josh Morrissey

Cammers
June 15 2016 03:02PM

Welcome to this week's version of What Would You Do Wednesday where you are asked a question and debate among yourselves what the answer is. Unfortunately, the only prize you will receive will be the most Twitter mentions.  

For this week's What Would You Do Wednesday, I am posing the question, what should the Jets do with Josh Morrissey?

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