It’s Friday here in Nation country and that means Dustin Nielson was live on your tv screen, computer monitor, cell phone or reflecting pool (we see you, wizards and witches). Make sure to follow along with your friendly neighbourhood @OilersnationHQ on twitter to always know within seconds of when Dustin will be live.

Inside the Nation is a look at the Edmonton Oilers and Dusty’s thoughts on the team. If you want to go in spoiler-free then slid down the page and watch the video below, but if you want a brief rundown on what was talked about in the episode, then this is for you:

  • Dusty previews the Oilers vs Pittsburgh Penguins, including a look at the new line combos that sees Leon Draisaitl centring his own line.
  • What does Mike Smith have to do to help his team beat the injury-depleted Penguins?
  • For the first time all season, McNuge has been reunited on the top line as Dave Tippett tries to get more offence from throughout his lineup.
  • William Lagesson left his agent, which just so happens to be the same agent as Jesse Puljujarvi. Does it matter?
  • Merry Christmas, everybody!

Watch today’s episode below:


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