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June 19 2015 06:45AM


Oilers and Flames need help in the pipes, Cam Talbot, Eddie Lack, as many as 8 teams interested in Phil Kessel, top 5 trade destinations for Dion Phaneuf, McDavid, Kassian, Hudler, NHL buyout options, a great scrap, free agency, draft profiles and more in this week's Roundup

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #29 Jakub Zboril

Rhys Jessop
June 18 2015 05:30PM

While all the talk in this upcoming draft is centred around Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, 2015 could become the year of the defenseman given the huge crop of talented CHLers available. We've already profiled one Saint John Sea Dog in our countdown, and today we'll look at another: the aggressive and very well-rounded Czech import Jakub Zboril.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #30 Pavel Zacha

Rhys Jessop
June 18 2015 03:30PM

To be completely honest and up front, I think we've underrated Pavel Zacha fairly significantly. The massive Czech centreman fell well short of lofty expectations in his first full season in North America, but has still garnered enough recognition within the scouting community to get top-10 consideration in 2015.

Join us after the jump to explore one of 2014-15's biggest statistical disappointments that could still turn out to be very, very good.

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Canucks sign minor-league goaltender Joe Cannata

Thomas Drance
June 18 2015 02:54PM

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The Vancouver Canucks have reached an agreement with goaltender Joe Cannata, the club announced on Thursday. The deal is a one-year, two-way deal, according to Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province.

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Report: Comets' Cory Conacher signs in Switzerland with SC Bern

Thomas Drance
June 18 2015 12:21PM

Photo Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig/USA TODAY Sports 

Journeyman forward Cory Conacher, who could most recently been seen playing for the Vancouver Canucks' AHL affiliate the Utica Comets in the Calder Cup final, has signed with SC Bern of the National League-A, a Swiss-based club that is coached by his former Tampa Bay Lightning bench boss and Bond villain Guy Boucher. 

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