Inside the Nation: First Place, New Line Combos, Puljujarvi

Welcome all to Inside the Nation with Dustin Nielson!

Inside the Nation is a look at the Edmonton Oilers and Dusty’s thoughts on the team. If you want to go in spoiler-free, them slid down the page and watch the video below, but if you want a brief rundown on what was talked about in the episode, then this is for you:

  • Details on the Nation trip to Calgary on January 11th!
  • Oilers still leading the Pacific division!
  • Recapping Oilers overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes last night
  • Gaetan Haas scores!
  • Joel Persson benched (but is it longterm?)
  • Thoughts on the new line combos at practice
    • Draisaitl-McDavid-Gagner
    • Neal-Nuge-Kassian
    • Jurco-Haas-Chiasson
    • Khaira-Cave-P. Russell
  • Tomas Jurco with Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid?
  • Are Markus Granlund and Alex Chiasson still pulling their weight?
  • Possible trade targets for scoring depth?
  • Adam Larsson return (or trade??)
  • Ken Holland heading to Finland to chat with Jesse Puljujarvi?

Watch today’s episode below: