The Nation Notebook: Colorado's futility, Kucherov's cheeky move, Ho-Sang, and Fleury

Christian Pagnani
March 06 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.  

Colorado is really bad, Nikita Kucherov fools Robin Lehner, Ho-Sang can't help but generate conversation around him, and Vegas might be eyeing Marc-André Fleury.

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The Good and Bad of Trade Deadline Week: Metropolitan Division

Cam Lewis
March 04 2017 07:00AM

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This is a four-part division by division look at what each team did at Wednesday's trade deadline. Who did good and who did bad?  

The Capitals are going all in on their closing window of opportunity, but they'll have to get past the Penguins, who made nice, low-key additions to their depleted blue line. The Islanders yet again did nothing at the deadline, the Rangers and Blue Jackets both made minor additions, the Flyers made an odd move taking a big cap hit off Tampa Bay's hands, and the Devils and Hurricanes sold what they could. 

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What If Datsyuk Didn’t Retire Early?

Brock Seguin
March 04 2017 07:00AM

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When Ken Holland was selling off Unrestricted Free Agents two days ago it got me thinking. How did we get here? Was it just a matter of time? Did Holland’s mismanagement of the salary cap drive us into the ground? Then I came to the conclusion that this is happening because Pavel Datsyuk decided to leave and go back to Russia last spring. 

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The Good and Bad of Trade Deadline Week: Atlantic Division

Cam Lewis
March 03 2017 07:00AM

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This is a four-part division by division look at what each team did at Wednesday's trade deadline. Who did good and who did bad?  

The Red Wings sold for the first time in 25 years, the Leafs, Panthers, Bruins, and Canadiens are all trying to capitalize on a weak division but didn't go all in like the Senators did, and the Lightning did what they could to try to manage a cap situation that's going to make this offseason stressful. 

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
March 03 2017 05:00AM

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Leafs get rejected, Garth Brooks gets a banner in Edmonton, Canucks sell off, Red Wings officially begin rebuild, Treliving rolls the dice by trading picks in Calgary, trade deadline grades and hockey fight on the way to the dressing room and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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