Joined by Jeff Chapman (@NewWaveOil) from The Copper & Blue on the show to talk about the Oilers recent success, their activity at the trade deadline and how the new additions can potentially help the team. We talked about the goaltending issues and potential solutions. And we discussed which teams in the western conference have the best odds of making a deep run in the post-season.
Joined by Bruce Curlock (@bcurlock) from OilersNation on the show to talk about the Oilers success heading into the All-star break, the key drivers and how the Oilers have performed differently. Bruce shared his thoughts on the youngsters on the team and in Bakersfield, the key prospects in the system and how he’d like the Oilers to approach the NHL trade deadline.
Joined by Zach Laing (@zjlaing), news director for OilersNation and the Nation Network, to talk about the Edmonton Oilers recent success, the key drivers and the players who have made positive contributions. We talked about the Oilers youngsters who have made some progress, how the defence core could shake out, and the issues to watch for heading into the NHL trade deadline.
Joined by Dennis King (@dkingbh) on the show to discuss the Edmonton Oilers, Woodcroft’s performance managing the roster, the various drivers for their results and individual players who are standing out.
Joined by @OilinGoal on the show to talk about the Edmonton Oilers goaltending situation heading into the 2022/23 season. We covered the signing of Jack Campbell, his style of play and the risks the Oilers are taking with this contract. We discussed the development of Stuart Skinner, and the potential prospects in the system. We also covered the different goaltending metrics available, how they’ve evolved over the years and the various methods of goaltending analysis. You can check out OilinGoal’s website here: https://oilingoal.substack.com
Joined by Brad McPherson (@BlueBullet1981) from the Blue Bullet Report to talk Oilers, gaining value through the NHL entry draft and some of the key prospects in the system. We discussed the Oilers off-season, where the Oilers might have some challenges and our overall expectations in 2022/23.
Joined by Matt Henderson (@Archaeologuy) on the show to discuss the Edmonton Oilers, the lessons management hopefully learned from the regular season and playoff run, and some of the off-season gossip that’s currently out there. We talked about the importance of Jesse Puljujärvi to the team, the youngsters like Holloway and McLeod pushing for bigger roles and the front office changes that are needed to help with their decision-making processes.
Joined by Romulus’ Apotheosis (@RomulusNotNuma) on the show to discuss the Edmonton Oilers playoff run, what the key drivers have been (aside from McDavid), and what the weak spots are. We also talked about the impact this playoff run will have on the Oiler’s decision-making process in the off-season, especially with some key RFA players like McLeod, Puljujärvi and Yamamoto needing contracts. And we discussed why the Oilers should be changing their overall approach in constructing a roster and managing the cap, and being cautious with signing Kane to a long-term deal.
Joined by Dennis King (@dkingbh) to discuss the Edmonton Oilers first round series against the Los Angeles Kings, what’s gone well in the first three games, and what to keep an eye on. We also shared our thoughts on the Oilers upcoming off-season, what to do with Evander Kane and how the Oilers might handle Jesse Puljujärvi’s next contract. We also discussed the potential roster options for next season, including the prospects that could push for spots and which free agents the Oilers might be targeting.
Joined by Rob Soria (@Oil_Drop), author of Connor McDavid: Hockey’s Next Great One, and writer for The Copper & Blue. We discussed the Edmonton Oilers, the improvements since the coaching change, and the key drivers for their success. We discussed the Oilers chances in the playoffs, what the areas of concern are and what will need to go right for them to win a round. We also covered the roster construction issues that Oilers management is facing this off-season, and what areas should be prioritized.