Nation Radio – March 19, 2011

Lowetide has gathered his 45 records and is enroute to the radio booth. It’s time for another week of NationRadio.

Segment 1

EJ Maguire from Central Scouting analyzes the top propsects at the 2011 Entry Draft and those who might be moving up the list.

Segment 2

Tom Awad from Hockey Prospectus discusses the relative value of defensive defensemen vs offensive defensemen and their impact on the performance of a team.

Segment 3

Todd Nelson, Head Coach of the Oklahoma City Barons gives us an indepth look at Teemu Hartikainen and some of his teammates on the Barons. Nelson also discusses the adjustment players face in transition from the AHL to the Big Clubs.

Segment 4

Jonathan Willis transports onto the USS NationRadio to talk a myriad of space topics including the recent AHL callups to the Oilers, the Oilers defensive corps and the Oilers roster going forward.

Segment 5

Willis and Lowetide discuss the Penner trade, NCAA prospects in the Oilers system and look ahead to who the Oilers should be considering with the first pick come June.

Segment 6

Marty Williamson – GM and Head Coach of the Niagra Ice Dogs takes a look at Ryan Strome’s dramatic improvement during the 2010-11 campaign, the performance of Dougie Hamilton as well as the outlook for the 2011 playoffs.

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