3 things that will help Oilers make playoffs, Tavares reportedly being named Captain of Leafs; the Canucks playoff chances; Treliving speaks in Calgary; Mark Letestu eats mustard on the bench, fantasy hockey 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 reportedly naming Tavares Captain (Thomas Williams)

Should the Leafs burn a year of Sandin’s ELC? (Thomas Williams)

Sandin is exactly what the Leafs need (Ryan Fancey)

Auston Matthews is the best goal scorer in the NHL (Drag like Pull)


4 things that can’t go wrong if Canucks want to make playoffs (Jackson McDonald)

Should the Canucks be interested in Drouin? (Cam Lewis)

Do the Canucks have a true rival? (Stephan Roget)


Must see: Letestu eats mustard on the bench (Art Middleton)

Laine signs 2 year deal (Art Middleton)


Takeaways from Brad Treliving’s press conference (Ryan Pike)

Breaking down the last few roster decisions (Ryan Pike)

Flames sign Reider to 1 year $700K deal (Ryan Pike)


3 reasons the Oilers will be better (Tyler Yaremchuk)

The Oilers aren’t tanking but the may as well be (Christian Pagnani)

Drouin would be a nice buy low target for Oilers (Cam Lewis) – Scrap of the week

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