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The Roundup

This week, we take a look at whether Kyle Dubas is still on track to be the next Leafs’ GM, decisions on Gudbranson in Vancouver, Maroon or Lucic in Edmonton, and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.

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.

LEAFS

How the Matt Duchene trade impacts the Leafs (Scott Maxwell)

What does the future hold for Soshnikov in Toronto? (Jacob Stoller)

Is the plan still for Kyle Dubas to be the next Leafs GM? (Scott Maxwell)

Nick Kypreos speculates on Mitch Marner’s future in Toronto (Jon Steitzer)

What’s going on with Nikita Soshnikov? (Jon Steitzer)

CANUCKS

Erik Gudbranson: Get out while you still can (Jeremy Davis)

The Canucks might have something in Philip Holm (Ryan Biech)

Injury Updates: Edler probable, Tanev out, and Granlund a maybe (JD Burke)

Brandon Sutter and +/- in 2017 (Jackson McDonald)

Report: Benning to make a decision on Gudbranson in February (JD Burke)

JETS

The blender is out and the lines have been shuffled (Cassie Moisier)

How would you solve the goalie conundrum? (Art Middleton)

JetsNation podcast: Upside Down

RED WINGS

Mar 27, 2017; Raleigh, NC, USA; Detroit Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou (72) celebrates his game winning overtime goal against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

How Detroit can do another favour for the Arizona Coyotes (Chad Hryhorysak)

Can Kitchener-Waterloo support another NHL team? (Graham McCullum)

Why the Anaheim Ducks are a perfect trading partner for the Wings (Cameron Kuom)

Anthony Mantha’s emergence (Nick Seguin)

FLAMES

Sep 18, 2017; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith (41) guards his net during the warmup period against the Edmonton Oilers at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

So far Mike Smith proving why Flames sought him out (Ari Yanover)

How should the Flames match their lines with defensive pairings? (Ryan Pike)

Gaudreau may be small but he’s a huge offensive threat (Steve MacFarlane)

Jagr is back, Glass assigned to Stockton (Ryan Pike)

Flames prospect update (Christian Tiberi)

OILERS

Oct 9, 2017; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers right wing Kailer Yamamoto (56) skates during the warmup period against the Winnipeg Jets at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Yamamato assigned to Spokane (Zach Laing)

Oiler troubles: The way I see it (Robin Brownlee)

Would you trade Darnell Nurse for Mitch Marner? (Jason Gregor)

The opposing season for Ryan Strome and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Paige Bendnorz)

Maroon or Lucic? (Baggedmilk)

Oilersnation Outsiders episode 4 (Video)

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

More from around the Network:

Around the Atlantic: Sens add Duchene (Cam Lewis)

5 Vegas shrimp cocktails I’d rather eat than have Luca Sbisa on my top D pair (Jon Steitzer)

Nation notebook: Houston expansion? (Cam Lewis)

Nation Notebook: The Duchene Trade (Cam Lewis)

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  • lukewarmwater

    I think Kyle should head west young man to quote Horace Greeley and join A.A. of Dodgers fame in leaving the big smoke. Kyle could join that other boy wonder running the Coyotes into the freaking desert ground.