Best of the Nation – 11.4.12

Jonathan Willis
November 04 2012 09:15AM

Photo: S.Yume/CC BY 2.0/Wikimedia

After the jump: 20-ish articles covering a range of subjects. Which player overseas has had the most impressive performance so far? Why is the CHLPA imploding? Who were the best free agent signings of the last CBA? Zack Kassian or Cody Hodgson? Perhaps most importantly: who is Roberto Luongo mocking with his new Twitter avater?

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KHL Highlights: Not cancelled. Kovalchuk's SKA scores 9, Malkin scores, and more

Steve Dangle
November 02 2012 08:24PM


Winter Classic cancelled? WHO SAW THAT ONE COMING?!?!?!?!

On the other hand, there with 9 KHL games on Friday. Good hockey, good highlights.


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A Completely True And Not Made Up Interview With Barry Brust

November 02 2012 03:21PM


(Okay, so it's not real)

Barry Brust, is not, officially, property of the Calgary Flames (Jay Feaster is not the boss of Barry Brust), which would even more officially make this NOT Calgary Flames related, but seeing as the majority of Flames property is either wearing a Winsport jersey playing against your Cousin Clete in Wednesday Night Men's League, or injuring themselves in Europe, or Leland Irving, right now Barry Brust is not only more interesting, he's playing more than most of your Calgary Flames, so stifle.

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AGD: Looking for a New Streak

Kent Wilson
November 02 2012 01:37PM





Time: 8:00 pm MST

Location: Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Center


Game one of the Marlies/Heat double header was a contentious affair through most of the night until a third period Abbotsford penalty turned things around in an unexpected manner.

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AGD: AT the Center of the Universe

Kent Wilson
November 01 2012 02:03PM

Time: 8:00 pm MST

Location: Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Center


The Heat have had four days to recuperate after their difficult back-to-back-to-back schedule from last weekend. Now they face another B2B series with the Marlies, starting tonight in Abbostford.The Marlies are 3-2-1 in six games so far and have scored as many goals (17) as they have given up. The Heat, on the other hand, have a goal differential +9 and despite a mediocre .500 weekend, remain tied for third in the Western Conference with 10 points.

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