Dustin Byfuglien: He's Always Been This Good

Jonathan Willis
March 13 2012 11:18AM

Dustin Byfuglien has had his share of problems this season. A poor start to the year prompted suggestions that he could be moved up front. An off-season incident raised questions about his maturity level and physical conditioning.

Amid all that, he’s quietly moved past that poor start and had a superb season.

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NN Hockey Pool Update: March 12th Edition

Jonathan Willis
March 12 2012 11:19PM

Once again, it’s been a bit since we’ve taken a look at the Nation Network standings. For the vast majority of those 40 days, it’s been my fault for putting it off. Yesterday, it was the fault of the good folks at Oilers Nation for writing so many things.

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Scoreboard Watching

Mitch Calvert
March 12 2012 10:12AM

It was not a good weekend on the scoreboard watching front. Washington beat Boston and Toronto in back-to-back efforts, Buffalo picked up two points in one of those dreaded three-point games against Ottawa, and Florida shutout Carolina on Sunday. 

Those unfavourable results, coupled with the Jets' pair of road losses in western Canada last week, have the local team sitting four points behind eighth-place Washington, and a full five points behind Florida for the Southeast Division lead.

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Trouble for Hockey Night in Canada?

Jonathan Willis
March 11 2012 09:26AM

An interesting article appeared in the Globe and Mail yesterday, an article that suggested Hockey Night in Canada’s problems with the NHL go well beyond the Don Cherry/Brian Burke feud.

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Nation Radio - March 10, 2012

March 11 2012 09:10AM

It's that time of year again - you know, the one where Oilers fan's thoughts turn to prospects and the draft lottery while other fans are embroiled in playoff battles and scoreboard watching. Lowetide covers all the bases this week by talking Flames, Canucks and the 2012 entry draft.

This is Nation Radio.

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