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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 15 - Scott Powers

7/31/2020
My guest this week: Scott Powers, senior writer for The Athletic! Scott has been covering the Chicago's sports scene for a long time and joins me to preview the upcoming qualifier series between the Oilers and Blackhawks. We discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the Hawks, key drivers on their roster, how they can match up with the Oilers and what to expect from the series.

Duration:00:24:01

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 14 - Cameron Thomson (@ThomsonCam)

3/2/2020
My guest this week: Cameron Thomson! We discussed the Oilers progress this season, how they did at the trade deadline and how we see the Pacific division and western conference shaking out. We also dug into the roster construction, areas that need to be addressed and how the Oilers should approach the off-season.

Duration:00:47:32

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 13 - Thomas Drance

2/17/2020
To dig into the Vancouver Canucks and the Pacific division, I was joined this week by Thomas Drance from The Athletic Vancouver! Thomas shared his thoughts on the Canucks' season, including how they stack up against the Pacific and what their short-term and long-term plans could potentially look like. We discussed the play of Elias Pettersson who has driven a lot of the Canucks success this season and what areas of the roster the Canucks might need to address to remain competitive.

Duration:00:25:02

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 12 - Rex Codex Libris (@CodexRex)

2/4/2020
Joined by my friend Rex Codex Libris (@CodexRex) to talk all things Oilers, their recent winning streak and what some of the key drivers have been. We touched on the current roster composition, the emergence of prospects this season and how best to approach the trade deadline and the upcoming off-season. Rex also shared his insights on the NHL's officiating standards and the issues the NHL faces due to their lack of rule enforcement.

Duration:00:51:16

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 11 - Catherine Silverman (@catmsilverman)

1/13/2020
Joined by Catherine Silverman of InGoal Magazine and The Athletic to talk about the Arizona Coyotes and how they've been doing in a tight Pacific division. We talked about the Coyotes young core, how the roster has been constructed and what their key drivers have been so far. We also chatted about the Oilers goaltending tandem of Mikko Koskinen and Mike Smith, and how we expect the Pacific division to shake out by season's end.

Duration:00:34:27

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 10 - Keith Anthony (@keyantonyo)

12/30/2019
This week on the podcast, I was joined by Keith Anthony (@keyantonyo) to discuss the Bakersfield Condors and the Oilers prospect pool. Keith shared his thoughts on the Oilers approach to developing players, and his observations from watching and closely tracking the Condors. We also discussed specific players who'll be critical to the Oilers long-term success including Caleb Jones, Kailer Yamamoto, Tyler Benson and William Lagesson.

Duration:00:40:45

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 9 - Minnia Feng

12/1/2019
This week on the podcast, I was joined by Minnia Feng from The Athletic. We talked about the Oilers progress this season, and reasons for optimism and skepticism, We chatted about the NHL fan experience compared to other leagues, including Minnia's experiences writing about other sports. We also discussed player-coaching relationships and the abuse that's come to light in hockey.

Duration:00:35:14

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 8 - Darcy McLeod (Woodguy)

11/3/2019
Joining me on the podcast is Darcy McLeod (aka Woodguy) to talk about the Edmonton Oilers progress this season, the goaltending and prospect development and deployment. We also talked about some of the insightful work being done online by hockey fans, including the PuckIQ web site that Darcy and his team have developed.

Duration:00:39:34

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 7 - Murat Ates

10/20/2019
This week I was joined by Murat Ates, Jets beat reporter for The Athletic Winnipeg. Murat shared his experiences getting into hockey and writing, and his approach to hockey analysis. We talked about the Jets current state and what area of the team's performance and roster construction are worth following this season.

Duration:00:30:34

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 6 - Reid Wilkins

10/7/2019
This week, I was joined by Reid Wilkins, host of Inside Sports and Oilers hockey on 630 CHED. Reid shared his experiences covering the Oilers, his approach to social media and fan engagement. We talked about the early start to the 2019/20 season and some of the key storylines worth following, including prospect development, goaltending, coaching impact and more.

Duration:00:39:50

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 5 - WheatNOil

9/23/2019
Joined by WheatNOil to discuss the Oilers pre-season, the roster as it stands today and what to expect this upcoming season. We also got to learn about Wheat's experiences as an Oilers fan, including how and why he began participating within the online fan community.

Duration:00:42:30

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 4 - Dennis King

9/9/2019
This week on the podcast, Dennis King joined me to talk Oilers and their off-season management and roster changes. We also discussed the blue line and the young players pushing for roster spots in Edmonton this upcoming year.

Duration:00:38:59

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 3 - Bruce McCurdy

9/3/2019
Joined by Bruce McCurdy, writer at The Cult of Hockey at the Edmonton Journal, to talk about the Oilers, off-season transactions and expectations for the upcoming season. We also discussed how and why we got into blogging and some of the methods behind hockey analysis.

Duration:00:48:51

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 2 - Jeff Chapman

8/26/2019
I chatted with Jeff Chapman (@NewWaveOil) from the Copper & Blue about his experiences blogging, the growth of the online fan community, as well as his thoughts on the the Oilers off-season.

Duration:00:35:49

The SuperFan Podcast - Episode 1 - Lowetide - Allan Mitchell

8/19/2019
In this podcast, I'll be talking to Allan Mitchell (@Lowetide) to discuss the growth and development of the Oilers fan community, as well as the Oilers off-season.

Duration:00:40:49