The Roundup

Flames pull out of talks with city; looking at how every NHL arena was funded; Benning speaks on Virtanen in Vancouver; Leafs should be considered contenders; will the Oilers win the division; moving the draft age to 19, fantasy hockey projections and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the Daily Dugout.

In the Roundup, we go around the Nation Network and give you some of the best articles of the last couple weeks. Every once in a while it’s good to know what other teams are doing, or maybe you find an interesting article you wouldn’t have found otherwise.

Note* This article is posted across all Nation Network team sites so comments are an open forum.


The Leafs are worthy of the contender label (Ryan Fancey)

Projecting the Leafs top 10 scorers (Brock Sequin)

Leafs prospect pyramid 17-18 (Steve Dangle)

Top prospects: #1 Timothy Liljegren (Ryan Fancey)

Top prospects: #3 Carl Grundstrom (Ryan Hobart)


3 things for Canucks heading into camp (J.D Burke)

Projecting the Canucks Top 10 scorers (Brock Sequin)

Jim Benning speaks on training camp and Jake Virtanen (Vanessa Jang)

Top prospect: #1 Elias Pettersson (Jeremy Davis)


3 reasons to be optimistic about the Jets this season (Cam Farquharson)

A couple Jets that could be Hart Trophy contenders (Nation HQ)

Projecting the Jets Top 10 scorers (Brock Sequin)


Flames no longer going to pursue new arena deal in Calgary (Ryan Pike)

Nenshi and City council discuss Flames pulling out of negotiations (Ryan Pike)

Projecting the Flames Top 10 scorers (Brock Sequin)

Is it realistic to expect Flames forwards to improve on 16-17 (Jonathan Willis)


The Flames can have Oilers old arena (Baggedmilk)

Can Nugent-Hopkins return to 50 points? (Jason Gregor)

Top 100 Oilers: #4 Glen Anderson (Robin Brownlee)

Will the Oilers win the division? (Jason Gregor)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the Network:

Here’s how every NHL arena was funded (Ryan Pike)

What moving the draft age to 19 could mean (Jon Steitzer)

Toronto’s past use of Daniel Winnik should inspire rebuilding teams (Jonathan Willis)

An introduction to SQL using hockey stats (Drag Like Pull)

NHL relocation or expansion to Seattle more realistic (Cam Lewis)

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