NHLN Playoff Notebook: Datsyuk's Last Game (Maybe), An Ugly Double Overtime Goal, and Malkin's Chemistry

Cam Lewis
April 22 2016 07:30AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning knocked out the Detroit Red Wings for the second consecutive year, and on a side note, it could be the last time we see Pavel Datsyuk play in an NHL game, which obviously isn't the nicest way for a player to finish his career. The Chicago Blackhawks kept themselves alive with a really ugly goal in a double overtime that sparked questions about why exactly the league would start a game at 8:30 P.M. Central Time. Evgeni Malkin, despite ruining all the chemistry, pounded the crap out of the New York Rangers to make up for the fact that he singlehandedly messed up the Penguins' second game of the series with his lack of regard for team chemistry. Oh yeah, and the Nashville Predators might be on their way to losing a playoff series after being up 2-0 for the first time in franchise history. 

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The NationDrafts Midseason Winner

baggedmilk
April 22 2016 07:00AM


My friends, today I am here to bestow the honour of greatness upon a group of fantasy hockey heroes. This group of fantasy warriors put their money where their mouthes are and stepped up by entering a top-20 calibre fantasy team. Today, we announce the winners of the mid-season NationDrafts pool!

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
April 22 2016 05:00AM

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Kyle Dubas staying with the Leafs, 5 losses that shaped the Canucks season, City says no to CalgaryNEXT, should McDavid be Captain in Edmonton, does hitting mean you don't have the puck, how likely can a team come back from 3-1, Top 10 All-time fighters, Jesse Puljujarvi, Patrick Laine and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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The chances for a comeback for each team on the brink of elimination

Scott Maxwell
April 21 2016 09:06AM


The Detroit Red Wings have dug themselves into a deep hole heading into tonight's game, as they are looking at a 3-1 deficit against the Lightning. However, they aren't the only team stuck in a rut, as five teams are facing elimination right now, and we could see up to seven, depending on how the Pittsburgh-New York and Anaheim-Nashville games go tonight. So, what are the odds of them coming back? Let's take a look.

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Jonas Hiller signs three-year deal in Switzerland

Ari Yanover
April 19 2016 09:00AM

It would appear Jonas Hiller's NHL career is over.

After playing seven seasons with the Anaheim Ducks and then two with the Calgary Flames, Hiller is headed back to his home country of Switzerland. He has signed a three-year deal with EHC Biel, and at 34 years old, it's difficult to see him coming back to North America.

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