October 07 2012 10:49AM

The season for hockey is well underway; for Oiler fans, following the gifted kids across the globe can be frustrating and time consuming. Fortunately, the "player pages" are now up and offer us a handy guide to their progress.

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The Best of the Nation – 10.7.12

Jonathan Willis
October 07 2012 09:13AM

After the jump: why the 2012-13 season won't be cancelled, looking at the possibility of replacement players, trying to identify players that raise their game in the post-season, and a lot more.

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Robin Brownlee
October 06 2012 10:46PM

For as long as I've called Edmonton home, which is going on 24 years, the last ride down the road in whatever noisy, too-fast, only-on-sunny days ride I've owned before I reluctantly tucked it away in the garage before the snow flew has marked the official start of the NHL season for me.

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What's Up, Duck?

October 06 2012 10:39AM

I wanted to take a look at some teams that are facing a crossroads of sorts but that usually fall by the wayside or operate shrouded under popular perception. To that end this series is focused on taking a look at some of the out-of-the-way NHL franchises that don’t get much attention here on the Nations. So we’ll start with the Leafs…

Just kidding.

The first organization I wanted to look at is one that I’ve mentioned a few times in discussions here at the Nations and one that has had some peculiar happenings these past few seasons. The Anaheim Ducks.

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October 05 2012 11:08PM

The OKC Barons got their 12-13 season off to a strong start with a 4-0 exhibition win over Houston. The major stars of the game were Justin Schultz, Teemu Hartikainen and Ryan Martindale. The game also saw the return of Taylor Fedun to pro hockey, about one year after his terrible and unnecessary injury.

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