THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
September 19 2014 05:30AM

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Training camps open, Taylor Hall just getting started, David Clarkson and his contract, TJ Brodie with a Norris in his future, Markus Naslund to the hall of fame and more in this week's Roundup.

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2014 - 2015 TEAM PREVIEW: MINNESOTA WILD

Nation World HQ
September 18 2014 06:03PM

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In their third season under head coach Mike Yeo, the Minnesota Wild played to 43 wins (most since 20087-08) and got passed the Western Conference Quarterfinals for the first time since 2002-03.

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2014 - 2015 TEAM PREVIEW: LOS ANGELES KINGS

Nation World HQ
September 17 2014 07:35PM

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If it’s not broke, don’t fix it right? If you look below, the Los Angeles Kings did not make many moves this offseason, but after winning the 2013-14 Stanley Cup and only losing Willie Mitchell, why change what worked last season?

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NATION NETWORK SURVEY RESULTS ARE IN

Wanye
September 17 2014 01:28PM


Last week we designed a survey to get a better understanding of what works on the Nation Network and what doesn't. The answers that came back were all across the spectrum - some provided great insight, others provided a good laugh, others made us want to rethink our chosen profession. 

We sat down at Nation HQ this morning with a fresh glass of thinking Rye and read everyone's responses - over 1100 in total! - from bow to stern. A big thank you goes out to everyone who took the time to answer this thing. Surveys are SO annoying - we appreciate you taking time out of your life to provide us with key information to drive our redevelopment. 

Our summary findings can be found after the jump.

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Offseason Transactions Deep Dive: The Ryan Kesler Trade

Dimitri Filipovic
September 17 2014 11:10AM

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If it feels like it has been quite some time since the frenzy of moves the Vancouver Canucks made in that hectic stretch bridging the end of June and beginning of July, it's because it has been. With the summer now officially having been put in the rearview mirror as training camps are set to begin across the league, we're running a 5-part series reviewing what the Canucks did this summer, and what it means for them moving forward. 

This deep dive was executed by the excellent MoneyPuck_ on Twitter, who has contributed content for us in the past.

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