THE DEBATE – Hockey Podcast | Episode 75
Would the real Edmonton Oilers Stand-up and Disaster Starts
Every year there is a team that make you shake your head. This year the Edmonton Oilers have Brad Burud and Blake Friars shaking their head. Brad and Blake dig into why the Oilers are having success and will it last? Oh yeah, Blake tells Brad that he has always known that James Neal is a top scorer and Calgary had no idea how to use him….Just wait! Then it is time to talk about all the teams off to horrible starts. You know who you are Dallas, New Jersey and Minnesota. Why are you so horrible now? Then they take a trip around NHL news and discuss Marleau, Winnipeg, Crosby and Quick. Two weeks into the season and there are some interesting story lines.
Blake Friars brings the Canadian approach to the show. The Bienfait, Saskatchewan native grew up playing hockey for 16 years. The goalie is also a long-time Roberto Luongo fan, and claims the Vancouver Canucks as his favorite team. Blake brings the millennial approach to the show. He is candid in his approach, and creates numerous laughs.