NATION RADIO - MAY 7, 2011

NationRadio
May 11 2011 12:27AM

Is that Norm Lacombe? What's he doing here? Why he is a special guest on NationRadio this week, along with Derek Zona, Rebels Play by Play man Cam Moon and Jim Byers play-by-play man for the Oklahoma City Barons.

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FTHM ENCORE: HARSKI AND LANDER

Robin Brownlee
May 10 2011 08:44PM

Got him. Need him. Got him. Need him. What fan worth his salt hasn't played that game while sifting through a fistful of hockey cards with a buddy at some point as a kid?

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The Tambellini Network

Jonathan Willis
May 10 2011 08:24PM

Back before Steve Tambellini was the general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, he had a long hockey career. He started his WHL (then WCHL) career with the Lethbridge Broncos in 1975-76, and as he closes in on 40 years in the game it can be a little staggering to think about the vast network of hockey contacts he’s formed.

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BUNZ THINKS NUGENT-HOPKINS IS LEGIT

Jason Gregor
May 09 2011 01:12PM

The Oilers drafted netminder Tyler Bunz with the first pick of the 5th round, 121st overall, last June and since then Bunz has progressed nicely. He had a stellar regular season for the Medicine Hat Tigers going 35-13-8 with a 2.47 GAA and a solid 0.919 SV%. His best play might have come in the five game upset over the Red Deer Rebels and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in the 2nd round of the WHL playoffs. Bunz was spectacular in those games, and that  along with his consistent regular season play has earned him an invite to the goaltending camp for Canada's World Junior team this June.

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FTHM VII: RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS

Robin Brownlee
May 09 2011 07:43AM

When it comes to making the first overall pick at the NHL Entry Draft in Minnesota June 24-25, Edmonton Oilers chief scout Stu MacGregor said last week that he has his guy. I believe MacGregor's guy is Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Red Deer Rebels.

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