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There’s a problem down at the Plante

The Oklahoma City Barons beat Texas 4-2 on Sunday. They did it without Alex Plante, who for the third time in seven games sat in the press box and watched. For a Plante, a first round draft pick, third year professional, and a guy with NHL games under his belt each year he’s been a…

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DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE: EDITION XVI

Another weekend without the NHL and many of you have continued to go on living. Crazy, I know, but it seems the NHL is more interested/concerned about the Winter Classic than actually negotiating you should get used to no-NHL weekends. There is however lots of hockey related and other sports topics to discuss.

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MONDAY AND STUFF

Germans trying to jump into a frozen pool and hurting themselves is funny. The Oilers losing another battle for the hearts and minds of their fans and hurting themselves is not. Both are discussed after the jump on a frosty Monday Afternoon at Nation HQ.

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FRIGHT NIGHT!

  Its a scary time of year, and among the scariest things out there is a looming deadline and no fresh ideas. So, for those who are close to panic on what to wear trick or treating, Jacques Plante (in photo) and I have some suggestions. 

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Potlach

The continuing CBA negotiations have seen the NHL cancel X number of games and even threaten the Winter Classic and All-Star games. The looming threat of a cancelled season has also been implied . The players, for their part, have been equally willing to let paycheques go by, losing money while holding to their negotiating…

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THE WAY I SEE IT . . .

I haven’t seen enough of Colten Teubert to know exactly where he’s slotted on the Edmonton Oilers organizational depth chart, but I most certainly do know I like the kick-some-ass-ask-questions-later instincts he’s been showing down on the farm with the Oklahoma City Barons.