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Oklahoma City Barons in national spotlight

by Michael Baldwin Modified: June 17, 2013 at 1:10 pm •  Published: October 24, 2012

The headline and photo on the cover of the most recent edition of the Hockey News is another reminder the level of NHL caliber talent that’s playing in Oklahoma City during the NHL lockout. Below a picture of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jordan Eberle and Justin Schultz The Hockey News’ headline reads:

The A Team: We Pity The Fools Who Have To Face The NHL Stacked Barons.

Nov. 5 cover of Hockey News
Nov. 5 cover of Hockey News

It’s The Hockey News American Hockey League edition which features a story on the Barons and a story on how Toronto’s AHL team would love to bring a cup to a hockey crazed city.

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by Michael Baldwin
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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