What if the NHL doesn’t play; Puljujarvi gets a clean slate; Flames will be different, but will they be better; 50 things about the Canucks in their 50th year; projecting Leafs opening night roster; World juniors potentially stacked roster, an interview with former fighter turned coach Rocky Thompson 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.


Projecting the Leafs 20-21 opening night roster (Michael Mazzei)

Jumbo Joe is a Leaf! (Scott Maxwell)

Leafs prospects looking to shine at the World Junior Championships (Jon Steitzer)

How has Free Agency gone so far? (Jon Steitzer)

Pick swaps at the 2020 Draft (Earl Schwartz)


50 things we learned about the Canucks in their 50th year (Stephan Roget)

Where would the Canucks rank in an “All-Canadian” division? (Stephan Roget)

Todd Bertuzzi apologizes to Vancouver media (Zach Laing)

Why Adam Gaudette’s new contract could provide great value for the Canucks (David Quadrelli)

Canucks forward Michael Ferland is skating again (Zach Laing)

Why the Jake Virtanen signing in a win (Bill Huan)


10 most impactful players in Jets history: Teemu Selanne (Craig Jones)

Should the Jets take a run at Sami Vatanen? (Thomas Hall)

Would Hamonic make sense for the Jets (Thomas Hall)

Laine trade could be “mutually beneficial” (KB)


The Flames will look different, but will they be better? (Ryan Pike)

Noah Hanifin’s role is more important than ever (Pat Steinberg)

Decisions on Flames UFA’s for next year (Mike Gould)


Puljujarvi: A clean slate (Robin Brownlee)

McDavid recovers from Covid-19 (Baggedmilk)

All about Oilers First Rounder Dylan Holloway (Nation World HQ) – Scrap of the week

More from around the NHL

What if the NHL doesn’t play in 20-21? (Jason Gregor)

Coach: Rocky Thompson changed the conversation about who he was (Jason Gregor)

Could Canada’s WJ Roster resemble the stacked one in 2005? (Jason Gregor)

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