Oilers in search of a 3rd line centre; Flames rumoured to be interested in everyone; The untold story of the Leafs curse; the NHL playoffs are boring; Do the Canucks re-sign Markstrom; 2020 NHL Draft Consensus Rankkings and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.

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.


Leafs curse: The untold story (Filipe Dimas)

Leafs might be one of Pietrangelo’s preferred destinations (Scott Maxwell)

Is Sami Vatanen still an option for the Leafs? (Jon Steitzer)

Should the Leafs sign Wayne Simmonds? (Nick Barden)

Mo’ Money, no problems for the Leafs (Jon Steitzer)


4 Free Agents goaltenders who could split time with Demko next year (Jason Jhutti)

Report: Canucks will be a cap team in 20-21 (Zach Laing)

Why should Markstrom be the Canucks next franchise goaltender? (Always904)


Re-signing Demelo could prove difficult for Jets (Thomas Hall)

Could Roslovic score 20 next year? (Thomas Hall)


The Flames are rumoured ot be interested in everybody (Ryan Pike)

Mistakes the Flames made when trading their ‘Stars’ (Ryan Pike)

Why retaining Geoff Ward as coach makes some sense (Ryan Pike)

Player evaluation: Andrew Mangiapane (Mike W.)

Player evaluation: Rasmus Andersen (Craig Petter)


Trade options: Finding a 3rd line centre (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Weekly rumours: One week closer to madness (Tyler Yaremchuk)

Best NHL forwards carrying the puck into the offensive zone (Jason Gregor) – Scrap of the week

More from around the NHL

The NHL playoffs have become very boring (Jason Gregor)

2020 NHL Entry Draft Consensus Rankings (Mark Norman)

Fantasy Playoff Hockey is Here

Get up to date line combinations and the fastest goalie start info for DFS or playoff Fantasy Hockey at