GDB - 4: SHOWDOWN IN COWTOWN

Jason Gregor
September 25 2011 02:03PM

After a rather calm Battle of Alberta last night, the Oilers and Flames meet for the 2nd and final time this preseason, and with Darcy Hordichuk dressed you can expect some fireworks. The veteran has been a wrecking ball in his two games thus far, so you know he'll be trying to set the tone early with a big hit.

Tonight's lineup includes a few guys who are close to making the team, and I'll be watching them closely.

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Bulletproof Hartikainen

Lowetide
September 25 2011 08:51AM

Despite a depth chart that appears unkind, despite more one-way contracts than Carter has pills, Teemu Hartikainen has that "look" about him. It's the same look that thrust Kyle Brodziak from "also in photo" to opening night lineup in 2007 fall. Can the Finn make it?

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NATION RADIO - SEPTEMBER 24, 2011

NationRadio
September 25 2011 12:08AM

 

This week you can tell that The Nation Network really is starting to grow. Columnists from The Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Sun all weigh in during this week's episode and there is even time to laugh - er take a look at - the Calgary Flames roster in this here 2011-12 preseason.

This is NationRadio.

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GDB-5: THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

Robin Brownlee
September 24 2011 10:48AM

 

It goes without saying that Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins are a big part of the future of the Edmonton Oilers. Thanks, Captain Obvious. If you put them together, what do you get?

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Win The Day

Lowetide
September 24 2011 09:10AM

This is no time for the faint of heart. NHL jobs are in play, futures are being decided, riches and glory are within reach. This is the time to go balls out, to make an impression so indelible there is no question who wins the day. Lose that worried brow, step up today and secure a future in the finest hockey league in the world.

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