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Edmonton Oilers playoff run opening eyes around the NHL

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It’s no secret that things are getting a little easier for the Oilers general manager in the wake of Edmonton’s push to the Western Conference final

Edmonton Oilers’ Mistake of Overpaying Zack Kassian Proved to Be Costly

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The Edmonton Oilers and Zack Kassian’s relationship came to an on June 7 when the team traded him to the Arizona Coyotes. The Oilers needed to clear cap space and Kassian, who mostly underperformed the last couple of seasons, was one of the most likely candidates to be moved to free up an additional $3.2 million in average annual value (AAV). World Juniors Live Free

What we’re hearing on Edmonton Oilers’ Puljujarvi, Smith, Keith, coaches, more

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The Oilers are still waiting on answers from veterans Mike Smith and Duncan Keith as free agency approaches. So, don’t miss a single moment of the NFR LIVE action. Don’t worry, If you can’t attend in Las Vegas NFR, we’ll discuss here how to watch NFR 2022 live streaming online real-time TV coverage.

The SuperFan Podcast – Episode 45 – Matt Henderson (@Archaeologuy)

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The SuperFan Podcast - Sunil Agnihotri · The SuperFan Podcast – Episode 45 – Matt Henderson (@Archaeologuy)

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. Links to additional podcast channels can be found here.

CBC Radio Active: Re-cap of the Oilers season

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I joined Rod Kurtz on CBC Radio Active in Edmonton to talk about the Oilers series against the Avalanche and where they stuggled. We talked about the impact Jay Woodcroft and Dave Manson have had since being hired and how they were able to find so much success. And we talked about the top priorities this summer, including integrating analytics into their decision-making process and better managing the cap to ensure long-term success.

The SuperFan Podcast – Episode 44 – Romulus’ Apotheosis (@RomulusNotNuma)

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The SuperFan Podcast - Sunil Agnihotri · The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 44 - Romulus' Apotheosis (@RomulusNotNuma)

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.

CBC Radio Active: Re-cap of game one between the Oilers and Avalanche

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Joined Rod Kurtz on CBC Radio Active to re-cap game one between the Oilers and Avalanche. We discussed the Cale Makar off-side goal, where the Oilers struggled, what roster tweaks they could potentially make to find an edge, and more.

Reviewing the Oilers series against the Flames

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Couple thoughts on the Oilers series against the Calgary Flames, the on-ice numbers and which players stood out.

Reviewing the Oilers vs Kings

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A quick recap of the Oilers series vs the Kings, where they thrived and where they struggled.

The SuperFan Podcast – Episode 43 – Dennis King (@dkingbh)

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The SuperFan Podcast - Sunil Agnihotri · The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 43 - Dennis King (@dkingbh)

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.