NATION NETWORK SURVEY

Wanye
September 12 2014 05:04PM

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It’s back to work time at the Nation. Unreasonable optimism is beginning to build here in Edmonton, Brian Burke is already irate about something or other down in Calgary and in Vancouver ocean kayakers shrug indifferently at one other when the Canucks are infrequently mentioned. 

We have some big things planned for the Nation Network this fall. Existing sites are being rebuilt. Sexy new looks are being designed. We have also purchased one of the largest hockey sites on all of the internets and we will be announcing all of this fun in the next couple weeks.

As part of our rebuild + relaunch plans we are doing a super annoying 4 minute survey. You know the kind that we all hate to do.

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TLN Roundtable: Should players be up to speed on analytics?

Ryan Fancey
September 12 2014 12:31PM

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While a number of teams have evidently dipped into their analytics budgets this summer, it's almost an understatement to say we were floored by what the Leafs did - bringing in Dubas, buying out the popular site ExtraSkater, and eventually creating what looks to be the heaviest analytics department in the league from an outsider's perspective. Though I don't consider Dubas an "analytics guy" the way he's perceived by some, he certainly is the type of manager that will use all the tools at his disposal, and he's brought in some top-notch resources.

A question that arises from all of this, of course, is how does it all fit together? 

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TLN Top Twenty Leafs Prospects: #2 Matt Finn

Ryan Fancey
September 12 2014 09:51AM

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He's moved up three spots since the 2013 rankings, and coming off a wild season, Guelph Storm defenceman Matt Finn is now our second-ranked prospect in the TLN Top Twenty. 

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THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
September 12 2014 08:05AM

Rookie camps, team previews, zone entries, hockey markets contributing to losses, and more in this week's Round Up

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - September 11, 2014 - I am job

Steve Dangle
September 11 2014 09:29PM

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On this episode, the guys talk about Steve joining Sportsnet, NHL 15, and rule changes.

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