2011-2012 Maple Leafs Stars And Goats

Pension Plan Puppets
October 03 2011 07:29AM

Every fanbase has someone that they worship to a level that may seem unwarranted by an outsider as well as one that they villify to no end. While Leaf fans sometimes get painted as ones that go to further extremes than any other fanbase, that's ludicrous. All fanbases are crazy.

Since everyone can always use some advice about whom to lavish their love/hate upon the staff at LeafsNation have compiled their choices for stars and goats for the upcoming season. Of course, this operates from the expectation that James Reimer cannot fall from grace and that there is no way Mike Komisarek will play his way out of the doghouse.

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The First Annual Nation Network Hockey Pool

Jonathan Willis
October 02 2011 02:19PM

Due to the high volume of requests, for the first time ever the Nation Network will launch a hockey pool open to all of our faithful readers! Details are after the jump.

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October 02 2011 01:32PM


As the 2011-12 NHL season draws closer and closer we are getting ready for the second season of NationRadio. There are some exciting things being planned for this year and one of the most exciting is the announcement of our title sponsor Edmonton Motors.

You think that Lowetide's demands to be paid in 17th century Russian tapestries is cheap? Certainly not - it takes hundreds of thousands of dollars per week. We need to keep the sponsors happy to keep Lowetide happy to keep all our beloved listeners happy. Its a circle of happiness sponsored by Edmonton Motors and we can't be more pleased to be working with our newest partner.

This is NationRadio.

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Brendan Shanahan Explains Clarke MacArthur Suspension

Pension Plan Puppets
October 02 2011 10:03AM

Brendan Shanahan has released his video explaining Clarke MacArthur's three game suspension and there is not much of a surprise in his reasoning behind the suspension.

Video, reaction from MacArthur, and thoughts after the jump.

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Player types: The offensive forward

Cam Charron
October 02 2011 08:56AM



Earlier, I introduced on The Nations Network a new way of looking at a player's plus/minus rating, specifically to do with on-ice shot differential, in an effort to learn more about teams and players.

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