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Hockey This Fortnight Episode 32: The Jesse Puljujarvi Conundrum

Join Steven Darnell, Avry Lewis-McDougall and me for a rather extensive discussion of the Oilers’ current situation, especially surrounding goaltending and Jesse Puljujarvi. There are no easy answers for what ails them, though the goaltending controversy is probably easier to deal with than the Jesse issue. Is it a confidence question? Does he actually fit in with the rest of the team? Is it a language issue? There are many more questions than there are answers, and it’s going to take some serious work to sort it out. The solution may be a trade, though at this point it’s hard to know what the return might be.

Hockey This Fortnight Episode 46: Connoisseurs of Handsomeness Oil Rig Radio: Hockey This Fortnight

Join Steven Darnell, Avry Lewis-McDougall, Megan Fowler and special guest Karim Kurji for a quick chat about The Oil Rig website, some complaints about hockey fans, a relatively long discussion about hockey beards, and a 2023-24 wishlist from each. We'll actually be back in a fortnight.
  1. Hockey This Fortnight Episode 46: Connoisseurs of Handsomeness
  2. Hockey This Fortnight Episode 45: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Jack Campbell?
  3. Hockey This Fortnight Episode 44: Connor Brown? In This Economy?
  4. Hockey This Fortnight Episode 43: Nutsack in a Wheelbarrow
  5. Hockey This Fortnight Episode 42: Florida? In This Economy?

The second half of the show is heavily focused on the Oilers roster construction compared to the elite teams in the league and the fact that nothing is all that different from the pre-McDavid days. Sure, they’ve made the playoffs a couple times, but they haven’t won anything despite having the two highest scorers in the league over the last 3 seasons.

Also, for those of you who heard the end of our last episode, you know that Steven promised to crush a watermelon between his thighs if we got 50 RTs of our tweet about the episode itself. We did that, so he’s going to make that happen. I, for one, can’t wait.

Megan Fowler

Teacher. Reader. Writer. Packers. Oilers. Taylor Hall. Patrick Marleau apologist. Steve Simmons called me a genius @garbagefirepod Spoilers, I guess, whatever.

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