Fantasy Hockey Podcast: 31 Beats – Edmonton Oilers ft. Allan Mitchell (Lowetide)

Elan Dubrofsky

2020-07-07

In the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast’s 31 Beats series, Elan and Brian are on a league-wide odyssey to explore the fantasy present and future landscapes of each of the NHL’s 31 teams, gathering info by interviewing the people who know them best: beat writers!

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In this episode Elan is joined by Allan Mitchell, AKA Lowtide to talk about the Oilers’ exciting 2019/20 season and what to expect moving forward. Topics discussed include:

  • What changes did Tippett employ to help the team improve?
  • Will Draisaitl continue to be a perennial Art Ross contender?
  • Are the Oilers better off with McDavid and Draisaitl together or apart?
  • Was Yamamoto’s production sustainable?
  • What caused Nugent-Hopkins’ gear change half way through the season?
  • Can Athanasiou get back in the top 6?
  • What’s going on with Puljujarvi?
  • How long will Klefbom hold the PP1 job?
  • Will Bouchard join the team next year?
  • Can the Oilers rely on Koskinen?
  • and more!

 

Follow Allan on Twitter @Lowtide and follow all of his content at The Athletic.

Players discussed on this episode include Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Kailer Yamamoto, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Andreas Athanasiou, Jesse Puljujarvi, Oscar Klefbom, Evan Bouchard, Ethan Bear, Mikko Koskinen, Mike Smith and more.

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HOT PLAYERS

  Players Team GP G A P
EVGENI MALKIN PIT 5 4 7 11
ADAM FOX NYR 4 1 6 7
JAKUB VORACEK PHI 6 0 10 10
NATHAN MACKINNON COL 5 2 6 8
MIKA ZIBANEJAD NYR 29 25 19 44
NIKITA KUCHEROV T.B 24 16 20 36
KEVIN FIALA MIN 11 9 7 16
EVANDER KANE S.J 7 5 5 10
KYLE CONNOR WPG 7 8 2 10
RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS EDM 17 8 16 24

LINE COMBOS

  Frequency VGK Players
21.8% WILLIAM KARLSSON CHANDLER STEPHENSON MARK STONE
16.2% JONATHAN MARCHESSAULT REILLY SMITH PAUL STASTNY
15.6% WILLIAM CARRIER TOMAS NOSEK RYAN REAVES

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