Jonathan Willis joins the show to discuss how Todd McLellan’s decision to finally split Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl up has raised Edmonton’s ceiling, which specific matchups will decide this series, and whether the Ducks or the Oilers have more on the line in Game 7.
The topics covered include:
1:16 The benefits of splitting McDavid and Draisaitl up
6:28 Young players improving their skating ability
10:39 Locking Leon Draisaitl up long-term
16:38 Fighting back against the Jordan Eberle slander
21:29 Goal scoring talent becoming undervalued
25:33 Ryan Getzlaf’s ability to slow the game down
29:17 Oilers PP vs. Ducks PK
32:00 The faceoff discrepancy
35:28 Which team has more on the line in Game 7
37:32 How the Ducks approach the expansion draft
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