Inside the Nation: Is Draisaitl broken? and trading Evan Bouchard?

It’s hump day here in Nation country and that means Dustin Nielson was live on your tv screen, computer monitor, cell phone or reflecting pool (we see you wizards and witches). Make sure to follow along with your friendly neighbourhood @OilersnationHQ on twitter to always know within seconds of when Dustin will be live.

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:

  • The refs are a joke
  • Leon Draisaitl issues?
  • Did Leon look better with Connor McDavid vs with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?
  • Connor’s penalty shot?
  • Jujhar Khaira’s gaff
  • Is Carolina Hurricanes a good team?
  • Should they start Mikko Koskinen against the Minnesota Wild?
  • That center ice goal from Dougie Hamilton
  • Dusty says the Oilers won’t lose 8 games in a row
  • The crowd at the game

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  • Why do you think there are no one in the arena?
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