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The SuperFan Podcast

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A podcast series focusing on the Edmonton Oilers and the National Hockey League. Each episode will feature a guest to discuss current events, team performance, player evaluation and roster construction. You can find my hockey commentary and statistical analysis on my blog at thesuperfan.ca.

A podcast series focusing on the Edmonton Oilers and the National Hockey League. Each episode will feature a guest to discuss current events, team performance, player evaluation and roster construction. You can find my hockey commentary and statistical analysis on my blog at thesuperfan.ca.

Location:

Canada

Description:

A podcast series focusing on the Edmonton Oilers and the National Hockey League. Each episode will feature a guest to discuss current events, team performance, player evaluation and roster construction. You can find my hockey commentary and statistical analysis on my blog at thesuperfan.ca.

Twitter:

@sunilagni

Language:

English


Episodes

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

5/7/2022
Joined by Dennis King to discuss the Oilers first round series against the Los Angeles Kings, what's gone well 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.

Duration:00:38:35

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 42 - Rob Soria (@Oil_Drop)

4/25/2022
Joined by Rob Soria, author of Connor McDavid: Hockey's Next Great One, and writer for The Copper & Blue, We discussed the Edmonton Oilers, the improvements since the coaching change, and the key drivers for their success. We discussed the Oilers chances in the playoffs, what the areas of concern are and what will need to go right for them to win a round. We also covered the roster construction issues that management is facing this off-season and what areas we would prioritize.

Duration:00:48:13

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 41 - Dennis King (@dkingbh)

4/1/2022
Joined by Dennis King on the show to talk Oilers, the impact Jay Woodcroft has had on the team, how best to handle Jesse Puljujärvi's upcoming contract and some of the other key decisions Ken Holland is facing this coming off-season.

Duration:00:42:35

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 40 - Raider Jesse (@EdmontonRaider)

3/22/2022
Joined by Raider Jesse (@EdmontonRaider) to re-cap the Edmonton Oilers trade deadline activities, Ken Holland's approach constructing the roster, where the deficiencies are and what the top priorities should be this upcoming off-season.

Duration:00:31:20

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 39 - Bruce Curlock (@bcurlock)

2/13/2022
Joined by Bruce Curlock (@bcurlock) to talk about the Edmonton Oilers coaching change and what to expect from the team with Jay Woodcroft and Dave Manson behind the bench. Bruce shared some great insight on the Bakersfield Condors development program and which prospects to keep an eye on. We also discussed the current needs of the team, what they need to do to make the playoffs and why analytics needs to be part of the decision-making process this off-season.

Duration:00:46:11

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 38 - Michael Parkatti (@mparkatti)

2/8/2022
Joined by Michael Parkatti (@mparkatti) to talk analytics, the Oilers history of dabbling into it and how they can integrate some of the best-practices out there into their decision-making processes.

Duration:00:45:19

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 37 - Daniel Nugent-Bowman (@DNBSports), The Athletic

1/17/2022
Joined by Daniel Nugent-Bowman from The Athletic to talk Oilers, his day-to-day coverage of the team and his interactions with the players and managers. We discussed the Oilers season, what the on-ice issues have been and the overall issues with the roster construction.

Duration:00:42:47

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 36 - Brian King (@kinger999)

1/10/2022
Joined by Brian King (@kinger999) on the show to talk about the Oilers major issues this season, the problems with Ken Holland's roster construction and how Dave Tippett has performed as head coach.

Duration:00:43:34

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 35 - Weebo (@OilersPain)

1/3/2022
Joined by Weebo (@OilersPain) to talk Oilers, their poor results in December and the team's underlying issues - both on and off the ice.

Duration:00:39:54

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 34 - Dennis King (@dkingbh)

12/14/2021
Joined by Dennis King (@dkingbh) on the show to discuss the current state of the Edmonton Oilers who are on a five-game losing and are struggling at even-strength (5v5). We talked about the impact head coach Dave Tippett has had on the on-ice results and the issues general manager Ken Holland still needs to address to make the Oilers an elite team.

Duration:00:42:52

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 33 - Mike Pfeil (@mikefail)

11/8/2021
A little deep-dive on the Calgary Flames with Mike Pfeil (@mikefail) from The ScorchStack. We talked about their great start, what the key factors have been and if their success at even-strength (5v5) and special teams is sustainable or not. Mike also shared his thoughts on the Flames roster construction, where they could make improvements, and what the club is doing well tactic-wise this season.

Duration:00:42:37

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 32 - Avry Lewis-McDougall (@avry)

11/1/2021
Joined by Avry Lewis-McDougall (@avrysports) from Avry's Sports Show to talk all things Oilers, their recent success and how things might shake out in the Pacific division. We also talked about fan experience and how the Oilers and the NHL can do a better job growing and promoting their product. We also shared our thoughts on Kyle Beach’s bravery and what impact he’ll have on the game and society.

Duration:00:28:59

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 31 - Dennis King (@dkingbh)

10/26/2021
Joined by Dennis King (@dkingbh) on the show to discuss the Oilers start to the 2021/22 regular season, what they've done well and where they need to improve. We focused on the players that have stood out, positively and negatively, and the impacts of Holland's approach when it comes to building and optimizing a roster.

Duration:00:39:26

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 30 - Jason Adams (@adamsonhockey)

10/24/2021
Joined by Jason Adams (@adamsonhockey) on the show to discuss the Oilers start to the 2021/22 regular season, what they've done well and where they need to improve. We talked about Holland's off-season moves on the blueline and some of the early struggles there. We also talked about Jesse Puljujärvi, how important he is today and going forward, plus lots more.

Duration:00:36:10

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 29 - Alex Thomas (@Alex_Thomas14)

8/8/2021
Joined by Alex Thomas (@Alex_Thomas14) to discuss the Oilers off-season activities, the changes up front and the defence core and Holland's overall approach to constructing the roster.

Duration:00:36:45

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 28 - Dennis King (@dkingbh)

7/13/2021
Joined by Dennis King to talk about the acquisition of Duncan Keith, Ken Holland's limitations as a general manager and what to expect this off-season from the Edmonton Oilers.

Duration:00:41:41

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 27 - Ganesh Murdeshwar (@oilersnerdalert)/Puck IQ

6/7/2021
Joined by Ganesh Murdeshwar (@oilersnerdalert) from Puck IQ to talk Oilers and how they can integrate and use analytics as part of their overall strategy and decision-making processes.

Duration:00:49:15

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 26 - Dennis King (@dkingbh)

5/27/2021
Joined by Dennis King to talk Oilers, their playoff series against the Winnipeg Jets and where things might go this upcoming off-season. We discussed the roster construction that Holland has done, how the lines were developed and deployed by the coaching staff, and what areas they'll need to improve on for things to turn around.

Duration:00:48:37

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 25 - Daniel Wagner (@passittobulis)

5/3/2021
Daniel Wagner (@passittobulis) joined me to discuss the Vancouver Canucks season, what the warning signs were and where things have gone wrong. We discussed management's approach to building the Canucks roster, what they'll need to do differently to be competitive next season, and if Travis Green is the right coach for the team.

Duration:00:36:15

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 24 - Zach Laing (@zjlaing) - OilersNation

4/25/2021
Joined by Zach Laing, news director for OilersNation and the Nation Network. We talked about our experiences covering the Edmonton Oilers and how the league can reach more communities and improve the fan experience. We discussed the Oilers season, which players have been the key drivers and who we want to see more from. We also covered the upcoming off-season, how to approach Nugent-Hopkins contract and how the defence core could potentially look next year.

Duration:00:44:13