Welcome, Nation, to a brand new Thursday episode of the Real Life Podcast to get you caught up on all things Edmonton Oilers and life in general. On today’s podcast, we looked at the Oilers’ play-in series versus the Chicago Blackhawks, the rise of the 50/50, and a whole lot more.
To kick things off, the boys jumped in with a look at last night’s hockey game, which was obviously a disappointing way to spend a Wednesday night. Even so, the boys were not without optimism as they looked ahead at Game 4 and what the Oilers need to do to ensure they stretch this series to a five. From top to bottom, Edmonton will need to get more juice from basically everyone if they plan on playing another game on Saturday. Changing gears, the guys looked at the 50/50’s incredible run during Oilers game days and wondered what it would be like if we were able to sell raffle tickets in every day for a different aspect of life. Getting back to the Oilers, the guys talked about the need to bring more “fire” and “competitiveness” into Game 4, specifically which players need to maximize their efforts outside of the big three. Would a fight for Kassian or Khaira get some energy going? Do they need to crank up the physicality? Lastly, the podcast wrapped with some score predictions for tomorrow’s game along with a few guesses at who they think is going to bring the noise.
Listen to the Thursday podcast below: