Hello friends! Another Inside the Nation episode just wrapped up and I’ve got a recap for you.
In case you’re new to these parts, Inside the Nation is a Facebook Live video every Monday and Wednesday where our very own, Dustin Nielson, rants about the Oilers and tries to answer all of your questions over on our Facebook page. After going 1-6 in their last seven games, the Edmonton Oilers are in trouble with possibly their head coach and their general manager on the hot seat.
Dustin Nielson gave his take on what the Oilers should do, and breaks down some potential scenarios on how he sees the coaching staff and management being handled over the course of the season. With the Oilers entering the California three-game road trip, this is crucial for Todd McLellan to get back on the good side of fans and management. AND it’s a crucial part of the season for the Oilers to remain competitive in the Pacific Division.
Dusty dives into some memories of Peter Chiarelli’s very first move as the Oilers GM and how bad it was. He also breaks down some of Todd McLellan’s worst coaching moves from our two losses against Calgary and Vegas this weekend. It’s not all negative here though don’t worry. Dusty discusses some positive points the Oilers are currently going through, and what some things are that we can look forward to in the future. For example, Jesse Puljujarvi’s excellent performance in Bakersfield so far.
Another hot topic right now in Oilersnation is the play of our goaltenders. Dusty doesn’t believe that Koskinen is playing like an all-star goaltender right now, but he’s definitely playing well enough to take Cam Talbot’s starter spot. He considers our goaltending situation as more of a 2A-2B combination instead of a 1A-1B, or and 1 and 2. Would you agree?
Lastly, Nielson gives away another Hot Sauce sample back from our friends at Get Sauced to one lucky commenter who answered a trivia question correctly, and he answers the most important question of the day which is: Why did Ty Rattie get scratched on Sunday?
Watch the full video below:
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