August 28 2012 01:18PM

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.

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Jets' TOI Quality of Competition

Robert Cleave
August 21 2012 09:21PM



Eric T. has been performing yeoman work this summer over at NHL Numbers, and he added another excellent article to his collection last week with a look at Quality of Competition. What makes this look at the subject a bit different is that the data used in measuring that quality was time on ice of opposing forwards and defencemen, and not out-shooting.

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Nation Radio - August 18, 2012

August 21 2012 07:11AM


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, but what the's why we're all here right?

This week, Allan invited some tried and true guests like Corey Pronman, Jonathan Willis and Corey Graham to talk about Oilers prospects, other high-end kids and summer tournaments.

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Fehr vs. Machacek: A Case Study

Robert Cleave
August 17 2012 02:49PM



Winnipeg's roster was pretty much filled out by mid-July with the Wellwood signing, but there might still be one or two more spots up for grabs at forward. A Twitter discussion this morning not only reminded me about how a couple of potential candidates for those jobs were perceived by the public at the end of last season, but had me wondering how grounded that perception was in reality.

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Jets Prospects Show Talents For Team Canada

Matt Eichel
August 16 2012 07:59PM



If there is one thing a hockey franchise wants to see is, it would be how draft picks are making an impact on the ice elsewhere.


Mark Scheifele and Luke Sutter both made a big impact during the now finished Canada-Russia Challenge over the last week.

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