Did Ron Wilson Lie To The Toronto Media? If So, Does It Matter?

Jonathan Willis
December 05 2011 12:04PM

Various members of the Toronto media have been in a frenzy since Saturday, when Jonas Gustavsson, the goaltender the coach indicated would start the game against Boston, sat. Instead, James Reimer made his return from injury.

Did Ron Wilson lie to the Toronto media? If he did lie, is it something that matters?

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Nation Network Hockey Pool, December 4th Edition

Jonathan Willis
December 04 2011 10:56PM

Martin Brodeur is killing my team, and the teams of a bunch of different entrants. His zero shutouts and 0.879 SV% give him a pool value of -52.5, by far the worst of any current player. Nobody carrying him on their team is in the top-25 this week.

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December 04 2011 03:49PM

The first NationRadio broadcast of December 2011 is a real Canadian affair. The Oilers, Jets, Flames and Leafs are all given their due with the legendary Lowetide. What about the Canadiens and Senators you ask? Well, we just don't care about them is all.

This is NationRadio.

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What To Do With Nikolai Kulemin?

Jonathan Willis
December 04 2011 09:21AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have, for the most part, been blessed in terms of shooting percentage in the early portion of this season. From Clarke MacArthur to Phil Kessel to Joffrey Lupul to Mikhail Grabovski, the team has a lot of guys converting shots into goals at higher than their career rates.

The primary exception to this trend of shooting excellence is Nikolai Kulemin.

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Nazem Kadri Named AHL Player of the Month

Jonathan Willis
December 04 2011 01:05AM


A franchise long derided for the poor quality of its farm system appears to be enjoying something of a renaissance. After Leafs' prospect Joe Colborne was named the AHL Player of the Month for October, Nazem Kadri matched his achievement by earning Player of the Month honours for the Marlies in November.

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