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Nation Radio – September 8, 2012

Usually we’d be starting to talk about training camp around this time. Instead, the focus is still the possible lockout, the summer’s activities by Canada’s NHL teams and advanced stats and how they enhance our enjoyment of the game. We explore these topics and others with guests Harrison Mooney, Terry Jones and more. This is Nation Radio.

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Nation Radio – September 1, 2012

Allan, in front, does the show while Kent Wilson (note the glorious mustache) and henchmen watch It’s the labour day long weekend! While most everyone was out enjoying the long weekend, drinking a beer or watching the kids run around for the last, few, short hours before school starts again, Allan Mitchell was hunched over…

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NATION RADIO – AUGUST 25, 2012

While NHL fans do a slow burn and the league’s player prepare for a season that may never come, the owners and Bettman appear to be enjoying another season of good times on Boardwalk, Park Place and Pennsylvania avenues. Allan Mitchell tackles the issues with some heavy hitters. This is Nation Radio.

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Nation Radio – August 18, 2012

  As the billionaires ready themselves to lock-out the millionaires over a few percentage points of total revenues, we here at Nation Radio nevertheless resolutely march on with continued hockey coverage. It may be mid-August and we may be talking about the same stuff in November because the powers-that-be are having their white collar slap fight,…

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Nation Radio – August 11, 2012

We’re in the midst of the interminable mid-August hockey lull, and news is sparse. But neither CBA uncertainty, nor a lack of material can deter Allan Mitchell! On this week’s episode of Nation Radio, Allan is joined by the likes of player agent Tom Lynn, Andrey Osadchenko, Nations overlord Kent Wilson and Scott Reynolds of…

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Nation Radio – August 4, 2012

It’s the August long weekend! Hockey may be on the back-burner for many, but that doesn’t mean that Nation Radio is hurting for things to discuss. Host Allan Mitchell talks about the Oilers with Jason Gregor, the Canucks with Thomas Drance, the NHL in general with Eric T., the AHL with Jim Byers and the…

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Nation Radio – July 28, 2012

It’s summer but there’s still lots of hockey to talk about. Shane Doan is the league’s foremost free agent and is rumoured to be going just about everywhere. In Edmonton, Nail Yakupov is now under contract and discussions on the new downtown arena are ongoing.  Allan Mitchell (better known as Lowetide) talks about all this…

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Nation Radio – July 21, 2012

The on-going Shea Weber drama is making the deep summer a bit more interesting than it would have been otherwise. Will the Flyers snatch Weber away from Nashville and cripple the Predators in the the wake of possibly their most successful season ever? Will Poile and company match? If not, will the Preds GM turn…

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Nation Radio – July 14, 2012

While the UFA "frenzy" remains a sort of tepid, apathetic singles dance, in the distance one can hear the rumble of thunder that signifies the impending battle between the league and the NHLPA. Gary Bettman has already fired a few shots over the bow of Donald Fehr and company, so it looks like the CBA talks…

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Nation Radio – July 7, 2012

    With summer weather finally arriving on the ol’ dusty plains here in Alberta, a lot of folks thoughts are probably turning to backyard barbecues and water parks and picnics and pin wheels and county fairs and whatever else folks associate with summer vacation. Not us here at the Nation though. Our hearts and…

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Nation Radio – June 30, 2012

‘Twas the night before a frenzy and all through the league, every pundit was prepping for long weekend fatigue… The big day turned out to be rather uneventful, with only a few notable names finding homes. That said, it was a good weekend for the Edmonton Oilers – they won the Schultz sweepstakes and retained…

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Nation Radio – June 23, 2012 Entry Draft Edition

    The 2012 Entry Draft was a wild one, with an unexpected run on defenders in the top-10, the Jordan Staal and Luke Schenn trades as well as Calgary making the biggest risk/reward pick in the first round. The Nation had no less than five people on the ground in Pittsburgh watching the action…