December 10 2011 08:06PM

The holiday season is almost upon us and your ol' pal Lowetide has given you an early gift with this week's NationRadio episode. Oilers talk? Check. Flames stuff? Why not. Ryan Lambert explaining what exactly "Ovechkin's steroids" are exactly? Oh yeah.

This is NationRadio.

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Loss in Detroit a Blip on the Screen

Nation World HQ
December 10 2011 07:58PM


Sure, when you get your butt handed to you, the initial response is to want to go back to the drawing board, tear everything down and start again.

Not this time.

Saturday night in Detroit, the Winnipeg Jets had no answer for the Detroit Red Wings. After taking a 2-1 lead into the second period, the Red Wings scored four unanswered in the second period and cruised to a 7-1 victory. This one wasn't even close.


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Four Game Winning Streak has Jets Near Playoff Position

Jonathan Willis
December 10 2011 02:18PM

Entering action on Saturday, the Winnipeg Jets find themselves somewhere more than a little surprising: on the threshold of a playoff spot, just one point back of the Washington Capitals for eighth in the NHL’s Eastern Conference.

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December 9th News and Notes

Robert Cleave
December 09 2011 01:29PM



It's time for another review of some of the items of interest from around the Nation and the league, as teams move into the middle third of the season. In this week's overview, the Oilers hit a sour patch, the Canucks carry on without a couple of useful pieces, and the Leafs' ownership changes hands.

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Boris Mironov - "Signing with the Rangers is the End of Your Career"

Kent Wilson
December 08 2011 04:49PM



Translation courtesy Andrey Osadcehnko

**Original text - Alexander Voynov, Sport Weekend

- Do you remember your first game as a pro?

You bet! I was 17. I think it was season 1988/89. It was the last game of the season against Sokol Kiev. I was very nervous. I was put out there with Alexei Kasatonov – the legend. He tried to cheer me up as best as he could. We won 8:2 but I was frustrated.

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