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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Canucks 5-1 Flames | Scoring chances and recap

Cam Charron
December 04 2011 10:19PM

Matt Stajan Doesn't Drop the Gloves Very Often. It shows.
Photo Credit: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward

After outplaying but coming up short to the Nashville Predators on Thursday, the Vancouver Canucks played a Calgary Flames team on a quick turnaround.from the night before. Were they fatigued? Perhaps, but after getting the first goal, you could tell that this was a game that Calgary was outclassed in. The Canucks slowly took over the game about midway through the second and couple of lucky goals past backup Henrik Karlsson.

For full scoring chance data and post-game analysis, click past the jump...

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15 Points to Consider

Jeff Angus
December 04 2011 06:17PM

The Nuge has impressed Jeff Angus, that and more!

1. The following point has been raised numerous times over on the DobberHockey forums. Why does fantasy hockey include PIM as a measurable statistic? The reason why stats aside from goals and assists are included in most pools is to increase the number of relevant players. It is fun to construct a roster that needs to be well rounded. However, rewarding PIM seems very counterintuitive to real life hockey.

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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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Volpatti Done For The Year

Jonathan Willis
December 03 2011 05:51PM

Canucks’ depth winger Aaron Volpatti is finished for the season after suffering a shoulder injury. An MRI showed a labrum tear that will regrettably require surgery.

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