The Roundup

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Playoff races down to the wire, Vancouver locks up blue line stud, Leafs joining McDavid watch, Steven Stamkos fights, Nikita Nikitin is not a good hockey player, who should play goal for the Flames and more in this week’s Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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.


How much of the Leafs “Core” could Mcdavid keep around?

Leafs player power rankings

Leafs sign two new prospects

Canucks sign Chris Tanev: Why lack of offense doesn’t matter

Canucks player power rankings

Flames Playoffs: This is going down to the wire

Ramo or Hiller:  Who should be starting?

Flames: Prospects update

Cartoon: Oil summer plans

How is Nikita Nikitin an Oiler?

Leon Draisaitl tearing up WHL

Edmonton Oilers: Prelude to 2015-2016

Hockeyfights.com – Scrap of the week

Honorable mention: Zach Sill vs. Mark Borowiecki

More from around the Network…

March Madness: The hunt for playoff hockey

Season recap: Jets Prospects

The Pacific War Room

NHL: First Star Worst Star

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  • Spoils

    I will sheepishly admit that I am excited about adding another really good player to the team. Watching Nurse show up for the gold WJC medal game and dominate behind the net and hearing about Draisaitl’s zone entry etc. #s… Season is almost over and it is time to start sipping that kool aid and building up excitement for how fun the Oilers are going to be #soon.

    all they need to do is to completely overhaul management so they get a group that will make the difficult decisions needed to finish the puzzle

  • Spoils

    I figured out an easy 4 step process how to make the oilers less repulsive!!!

    Step 1. Win the Draft Lottery

    Step 2. Trade McDavid to Arizona for OEL, Gormley,Samuelsson, Chi’s 1st, Arz 2nd

    Step 3. Trade Jultz, Pitts 1st, Chi’s 1st to Nashville for Weber

    Step 4. Trade oilers 2nd round pick to Ottawa for Lehner

    So basically, you win the draft lottery and trade away the best player this generation will see to create the best Dcore this generation will see. Defence wins championships. Pretty sure Weber, OEL, Klefbom, Nurse, Gormley would win championships!!

    Now, if you excuse me I have more drugs to go take.

  • Hallsey4

    I think that the oilers have a good chance of getting Phaneuf, if they are going into a full rebuild then we might be able to get him for our Pittsburg 1 rounder and mabey a mid level prospect.they also might be willing to retain some of his salary.

  • The Last Big Bear

    Has anybody noticed that Sean Monahan has already scored more goals this season than Taylor Hall’s career best?

    Or that rookie Johnny Gaudreau is one strong game away from beating every oilers players in every major statistical category?

    Just putting that out there.

    In case anybody hadn’t noticed.