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Inside the Nation: More Puljujarvi drama, Draisaitl goal predictions, and the #SummerOfLineys

Happy Tuesday, Nation! As always, Dusty Nielson is back with another edition of Inside the Nation to break down all things Edmonton Oilers and make sense of what’s happening with the franchise we’re all doomed to love.

To start off today’s episode, Dusty jumps into things with yet another look at the latest Jesse Puljujarvi comments that hit the Internet today, including his ideal situation for where he believes he should be playing. Seeing as this situation does not appear to be salvageable, does it make sense for the Puljujarvi camp to continuously beat the unhappiness drum to the media? Are the Edmonton Oilers doing anything to help? With the Puljudrama out of the way, Dusty moved on to fellow Finn, Patrik Laine, and what it would cost to get him out of Winnipeg. Could the Oilers ever make a deal like that work? Probably not but it is fun to discuss anyway. Speaking of goal scorers, what do we expect for goal production from Leon Draisaitl in 2019/20? Would 40+ goals seem to be about right? Lastly, it wouldn’t be an episode of Inside the Nation without looking at the #SummerOfLineys? This time around, Dusty throws Cooper Marody in the mix and wonders if he might work as the third line centre?

Watch today’s episode below:

THIRD ANNUAL OILERSNATION OPEN

After having such a blast over the past two years, we absolutely knew that we were going to organize another golf tourney for the summer and, after a few months of planning, we’re psyched to finally be able to launch our third annual golf tournament.

  • When – August 29th, 2019 (Thursday)
  • Where – Cougar Creek Golf Resort
  • How much – $1000/team or get in on the $900 Early Bird price until July 10th
  • Teams – Groups of Four (4)
  • How – Book your team here

As always, a portion of all proceeds from your ticket purchase will be donated directly to a local charity. This time we’ve partnered up with the Gregor Foundation to make sure that our kids are at their most handsome.

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