Nation Radio – June 16, 2012

Less than a week until the draft boys and girls and the anticipation is starting to build. Will the OIlers pick Yakupov, Murray or trade down? Do the Leafs finally convince someone to take Luke Schenn? Will Calgary trade one of their "big three" contracts? Will everyone in the arena boo the Canucks organization again? These…

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Nation Radio – June 9, 2012

Might the Oilers pass on Yakupov and Grigorenko to select defenseman Ryan Murray? Before you know it, it’ll be draft day and hockey fans across the country are wondering: who will the Oilers select with the first overall pick? Will Lowe, Tambellini and company select speedy winger Nail Yakupov or highly touted centre Mikhail Grigorenko…

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Nation Radio – June 2, 2012

Mikhail Grigorenko at the NHL Draft Combine late last week. Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press The NHL Draft is rapidly approaching, and with the top-prospects in Toronto for the Draft Combine last week, excitement about the event is beginning to crest (especially in Edmonton). Between the upcoming draft, the hiring of Bob Hartley in Calgary, and…

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Nation Radio – May 26, 2012

Hands up anyone who picked an LAK/NJD Stanley Cup final heading into the season. Anyone? Bueller? It’s been an especially odd post-season, with favorites falling and previously apathetic fanbases awakening suddenly to their team’s unexpected success. If the Kings win the cup, as they should, will that victory be met with a bang or a whimper…

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Nation Radio – May 19, 2012

In Alberta the off-season has become a question of coaches with both the Flames and Oilers looking to fill vacancies behind the bench. With the NHL playoffs winding down and the Memorial cup firing up, attentions are turning towards prospects and the impending free agent season as well. The guests this week include Jonathan Willis, Tom…

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Nation Radio – May 12, 2012

    The hot topic this week was the launch of the Nation Network’s newest project NHLNumbers blog. Derek Zona, Kent Wilson and others stopped by to talk about how the new site came to be as well as what readers can expect from it down the road. In addition, Ben Massey called in to talk…

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Nation Radio – May 5, 2012

With winter finally loosing it’s icy grip in Canda (well, except in Calgary apparently) and all the great white north teams out of the playoffs, thoughts are unviersally turning to the upcoming draft and free agency. Those topics plus the WHL playoffs and World Hockey Championships are explored today with Corey Graham, Scott Cullen, Jim Byers and…

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Nation Radio – April 28, 2012

With Lowetide engaging in a hot air balloon race around the world this weekend (the queen herself shall drop the checkered flag!), OilersNation’s own Robin Brownlee took the wheel in LT’s stead. Joining him this Saturday were all manner of characters and celebrities, including David Staples, Jason Gregor and Oilers defenseman Ryan Whitney. Mr. Brownlee is…

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Nation Radio – April 21, 2012

Aside from the St. Louis Blues who are now home and dry, pretty much all of the favorites heading into the playoffs are on the ropes. It’s been a wacky post-season for fans of playoff teams. Luckily the Flames, Leafs and Oilers faithful don’t have to deal with such stress – all that’s left for…

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Nation Radio – April 14, 2012

    As Canucks fans stare into the abyss of a potential first round upset, Oilers fans are left celebrating the only thing the team seems to win these days – the draft lottery. For the third straight year, Edmonton will select first overall in June, meaning the only thing left to debate is whether…

Nation Radio – April 7, 2012

  Welcome to the last day of the season! Or as Flames, Oilers and Leafs fans consider it, the start of the fun stuff. Drafts! Trades! And Firings! Oh my! During this regular season finale show, Lowetide talks to some Jets, Flames and Leafs regulars to get their take on each team’s failed year and…

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Nation Radio – March 31, 2012

Because even Lowetide needs a break now and then, we decided to go with a bit of a "best of" clip show this week. Past segments featuring Sean Brown, Todd Nelson and Skip Krake are included. Fret not folks, LT will be back soon to talk about the MPS recall fiasco (amongst other things)… This is…