Nation Radio - January 7, 2012

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January 09 2012 10:34AM

 

Nation Radio's first show of 2012 is top notch. We leave the WJHC behind and get back to the business of talking NHL players and prospects. We get some in-depth Leafs updates courtesy JP NIkota and James Mirtle as well as some Flames talk (eyeroll) with Kent Wilson.

Of course, the Oilers get the most airtime with Dennis King, Todd Nelson and Jason Gregor covering all the bases.

This Nation Radio.

Segment 1

Head coach of the Oklahoma Barons Todd Nelson stops by to talk about Gilbert Brule, Teemu Hartikainen and MPS.

Segment 2

Leafs Nation's JP Nikota gives us an update on Komisarek's apparent "turn-around", the "Phaneuf effect" and Joffrey Lupul.

Segment 3

The first guy to start counting scoring chances and publish them online, Dennis King talks with Lowetide about a variety of topics including players progression, potential free agents on the back-end, failed free agents and the perception of Ryan Whitney vs Ales Hemsky.

Segment 4

The Globe and Mail's James Mirtle fills out part four, talking the loss of Colton Orr, the changing role of the fourth line in the NHL, Leafs goaltending and realignment.

Segment 5

Topics with Nations overlord Kent Wilson include Jarome Iginla's 500th and his future with the team, the development of TJ Brodie and the potential for the Flames to make big changes.

Segment 6

The final segment includes a Ryan Nugent Hopkins interview via Mark Spector as well as an Oilers in-game update from our own Jason Gregor.

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#1 Stocc
January 09 2012, 10:38AM
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#2 Stocc
January 09 2012, 03:18PM
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@Soft Hands McSteeley - FIST Movement

I would but I just ate a plate of pancakes. I'm out indefinitely.

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#3 Greenlingj
January 09 2012, 12:54PM
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http://www.edmontonsun.com/2012/01/09/former-oiler-penner-sidelined-by-pancakes

Someone make this into a photo. PLEASE.

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#4 Soft Hands McSteeley - FIST Movement
January 09 2012, 03:20PM
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Stocc wrote:

I would but I just ate a plate of pancakes. I'm out indefinitely.

Pancakes for life if you do it.

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#5 Bicepus Maximus - Huge fan boy!
January 09 2012, 03:49PM
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Soft Hands McSteeley - FIST Movement wrote:

Pancakes for life if you do it.

I will help support this.

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#6 Vintage Flame
January 09 2012, 04:12PM
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@Greenlingj

Not sure how to post a picture in the comments section, but if you click here, you can see something I just whipped up. To your liking?

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#7 Vintage Flame
January 09 2012, 10:53AM
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@Stocc

Wow... It's the only thing I can say to that! Well done!

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#8 Soft Hands McSteeley - FIST Movement
January 09 2012, 03:11PM
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Stocc wrote:


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Stocc will you please post the most massive FIST Oilersnation has ever seen on a Reuben post... might cause the Brente 5000 to overload.

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#9 Bicepus Maximus - Huge fan boy!
January 09 2012, 01:00PM
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Greenlingj wrote:

http://www.edmontonsun.com/2012/01/09/former-oiler-penner-sidelined-by-pancakes

Someone make this into a photo. PLEASE.

Is this some kind of a sick, awesome joke??

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#10 Greenlingj
January 09 2012, 01:07PM
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Nope Penner himself is quoted lol. Poor guy is really living up to this cities Expectations.

We got Teubert and Klefbom,

They got Ole Dustin "Pancakes" Penner

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#11 Vintage Flame
January 09 2012, 01:16PM
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Greenlingj wrote:

http://www.edmontonsun.com/2012/01/09/former-oiler-penner-sidelined-by-pancakes

Someone make this into a photo. PLEASE.

I'll give it a shot. I assume you want a photoshop done?

Can it be any picture of Penner, or did you want the one from the article?

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#12 Unkown
January 09 2012, 02:15PM
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Thanks Lowetide for asking about Pitlick and Hamilton. Great to hear that they are progressing. Sounds like they just need some experience. I am a little disappointed in their point production. I am wondering if it would have been better for Pitlick to have a year tearing up the WHL with Emerson Etem. We sent Eberle back to Junior twice and he has done well, one of the major ways to ruin prospects is to rush them. I think that despite what Pierre Mcguire said, Paajarvi should have spent another year in Sweden before coming over.

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#13 Greenlingj
January 09 2012, 03:16PM
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Any Pic will suffice.

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#14 Stocc
January 09 2012, 04:29PM
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Props even though you're Vintage Flame, Vintage Flame. That's pretty good.

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#15 Wax Man Riley
January 09 2012, 04:32PM
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@Vintage Flame

I'm sure it's funny, I can see a small version in the top right corner....but it doesn't come up.....

YOU BROKE THE INTERNET!!

"Oh my god! My Back!!"

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#16 Wax Man Riley
January 09 2012, 04:33PM
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As I hit comment, the internet works again.

LOL @ Dustin "Pancakes" Penner.

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#17 Greenlingj
January 09 2012, 04:50PM
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Oh Vintage Flame, you are amazing. Thank you.

Great stuff. Props.

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#18 Vintage Flame
January 09 2012, 05:26PM
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Thanks guys..

Winning over one Oilers fan at a time...

Until the next BoA that is... Oh God, my back!

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#19 Toro
January 09 2012, 07:46PM
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WOW some people have waaaaay too much time on there hands (Stocc)

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#20 Wanyes bastard child
January 09 2012, 09:49PM
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Vintage Flame wrote:

Thanks guys..

Winning over one Oilers fan at a time...

Until the next BoA that is... Oh God, my back!

Don't worry, I still dislike you ;)

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#21 Stocc
January 14 2012, 09:56AM
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Grr...

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