The Nation Notebook: Therrien and Julien in a coaching carousel, Chiarelli on the deadline, Vermette's slash and some rumours

Zach Laing
February 15 2017 07:00AM

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The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don't quite deserve their own article. 

In a shocking series of events, the Montreal Canadiens fired Michel Therrien yesterday afternoon and replaced him with the Habs archrival Boston Bruins' former head coach in Claude Julien. The same afternoon, Peter Chiarelli said his Oilers weren't going to be in the buyers market and later that night Antoine Vermette took a swing at a referee.

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NHLNotebook: Arizona on the move, Dr. Omalu calls the NHL's bluff, Phaneuf and the Expansion Draft

Zach Laing
February 10 2017 07:00AM

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The NHLN Notebook is a semi-regular feature of interesting hockey content from the past few days that doesn't quite deserve its own article. 

In today's notebook, we look at Arizona possibly being on the move (again), Gary Bettman getting called out by Dr. Bennet Omalu who is the doctor that discovered CTE, and Bryan Bickell getting set to return to the NHL. Also, Dion Phaneuf may be asked to waive his no move clause to help Ottawa prospect younger defencemen come expansion draft time, and Dallas mulls over whether or not to sell at the deadline. 

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Effective today, NHL goalies to wear new pants

Zach Laing
February 04 2017 01:00PM

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Starting with today's games, all NHL goalies must now be wearing the new streamlined pants. Martin Jones, pictured above, has already been using the new gear.

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Oilers recall Reinhart, Oesterle and place Khaira, Benning on IR

Zach Laing
February 04 2017 12:00PM

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This morning, the Oilers announced that they have recalled defencemen Jordan Oesterle and Griffin Reinhart from the Bakersfield Condors, while also placing Juhjar Khaira and Matt Benning on the injured reserve. 

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Report: Cap to remain flat next season

Zach Laing
February 01 2017 01:01PM

According to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman, the NHL's salary cap will be remaining flat next year.

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