Nation Radio – March 17, 2012

After another glorious victory over the sinking Calgary Flames, there was little else to do Saturday but sit back and gloat. Oh, and talk about Oilers prospects, advanced analytics and…

This is Nation Radio.

Segment 1

Oklahoma City Barons play-by-play man Jim Byers is featured in part one. He updates listeners on everything to do with OKC, including Clear Day roster decisions and the improved play of Tyler Pitlick.

Segment 2

Cult of Hockey’s Bruce McCurdy is the guest for segment two. He and Allan run through the Hall hit and Friday’s game against Calgary and talk a little bit about the Oilers interest in analytics.

Segment 3

Nation overlord Kent Wilson makes his regular appearance. Kent runs through the Flames chances of making the playoffs, the cup of coffee for Sven Baertschi and how close Calgary may or may not be to a rebuild. 

Segment 4

Canucks Army lead writer and editor Thomas Drance joins Allan in part four, talking about how the Canucks have fared post trade deadline, and the changing role of Ryan Kesler.

Segment 5

Oilers’ alum Mike Krushelnyski is Allan’s guest for the fifth part of Nation Radio, and they go into some detail on the Oilers’ glory days.

Segment 6

Some thoughts from Allan to close out the show, as well Tom Renney’s post-game against Calgary make up segment six.

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