November 06 2011 06:09PM
After the jump, this week’s Nation Network Hockey Pool standings.
November 06 2011 11:57AM
Its a real Canadian edition of NationRadio this week with Prime Minister John A. Lowetide. The slow starting Vancouver Canucks, the Edmonton Oilers, the Calgary Flames and the Winnipeg Jets all get their moment addressing the assembly this week.
November 06 2011 10:51AM
Heartbreak is one thing. How a team responds to a little heartbreak is quite another altogether.
Tonight, the Jets get the type of gift that professional baseball teams get most every day of every season. They get to play back-to-back hockey games. After losing to the Devils on Saturday night, it's time to forget that loss, buck up and start thinking about the Rangers.
November 06 2011 10:05AM
There has been a lot of talk in Vancouver recently about goaltenders and whether Roberto Luongo is the right guy to carry this team. But early in the season, this is a narrative that carries across many hockey markets, and, valid or not, the play of a goaltender is one that dominates headlines as the goalie is the most important player on the team. Here are three goalie controversies that bear slightly more weight than the Luongo/Cory Schneider discussions, and may have stronger
repurcussions repercussions as well.
November 05 2011 09:49AM
Like my esteemed colleague, Jonathan Willis, I'm happy to call myself a "numbers guy." I deeply respect baseball's Sabrmetricians and I appreciate Willis's insight into the Nashville Predators' decision to give Pekka Rinne a seven-year $49 million deal. I also agree with Jonathan when he suggests that certain numbers aren't as important as they seem.
On Nov. 3 here at jetsnation.ca, Willis posted an outstanding piece on why Pekka Rinne should not have recieved his huge contract. I read it and I don't disagree with a word of it.
Except for one thing.