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In Depth: The Podcast

Oilers In Depth: The Podcast

Hosts Tony Brar and Kate Pettersen bring you an all-encompassing look at the Oilers Hockey Club in Oilers In Depth: The Podcast. New episodes published every other Sunday.


In the third and final "best of" episode, Tony and Kate share highlights from interviews with Letterkenny's Dylan Playfair, country music star Brett Kissel, college football standout Chuba Hubbard and Canadian soccer sensation Alphonso Davies.


In the second "best of" episode, Tony and Kate share highlights from interviews with Oilers alumni Dwayne Roloson, Bill Ranford, Jason Strudwick and Louie DeBrusk alongside broadcast partner Kevin Quinn.

In the first of three "best of" episodes of the podcast, Tony and Kate flash back to interviews with current Oilers players Ethan Bear, Caleb Jones, Zack Kassian and Andreas Athanasiou, as well as goalie prospects Stuart Skinner and Shane Starrett.

Oilers forward Zack Kassian sits down with Kate and Tony to discuss highlights from the season to date, including the reignited Battle of Alberta, as well as his memories from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs and his first year as a father.

Tony and Kate catch up with one of the newest Oilers players, Andreas Athanasiou, to discuss his crazy week after he was dealt from Detroit to Edmonton, his relationship with Ken Holland, his girlfriend who competes on the LPGA Tour and much more.

Tony and Kate catch up with Oilers defenceman Caleb Jones to discuss Black History Month and Hockey Is For Everyone, as well as his recent contract extension, sharing NHL success with his fellow former Condors comrades, his super-fan mom Amy and much more.

Tony Brar sits down with Oilers goalie prospects Shane Starrett and Stuart Skinner in Bakersfield to discuss their paths to pro hockey, life with the AHL's Condors and how they push each other in pursuit of their dreams of reaching the NHL.

Hosts Tony Brar and Kate Pettersen chat with Edmonton soccer product Alphonso Davies, who's now a member of FC Bayern Munich and the Canadian senior men's team, about his career and getting honoured by the Oilers at a game over the holidays.

Hosts Tony Brar and Kate Pettersen sit down with Oklahoma State star running back and Sherwood Park native Chuba Hubbard about the support he received from the Oilers this year, his historic sophomore NCAA season with the Cowboys and his aspirations for the future.

Hosts Tony Brar and Kate Pettersen chat with Candian country music star and lifelong Oilers fan Brett Kissel about being born the day the Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup in 1990, his favourite Oilers memories, staying up to date with the team while he's on the road touring and much more.

Hosts Tony Brar and Kate Pettersen catch up with Oilers legend Bill Ranford who discusses the trade that sent him from Boston to Edmonton and led to a pair of Stanley Cup titles, as well as the path that led to his current position as Goaltending Coach with the Los Angeles Kings.

Host Tony Brar catches up with Rogers Sportsnet broadcasters Kevin Quinn and Louie DeBrusk. The conversation includes how they both got into broadcasting, their chemistry in the booth, iconic calls, and lots of laughs reminiscing over their yearslong partnership.

Oilers TV's newest reporter, Kate Pettersen, meets up with Oilers alum Jason Strudwick to discuss his hockey career and life after retirement, including being an instructor in the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program for new-to-hockey families.

Host Tony Brar has a candid discussion with Ethan Bear about the lifestyle changes the defenceman made that translated to him making the Oilers out of training camp and contributing to the team's early success. Tony also introduces his soon-to-be co-host for the season, Oilers TV's new reporter Kate Pettersen.

Host Tony Brar sits down with Letterkenny star Dylan Playfair to discuss how his hockey background helped him break into acting and his father, current Oilers Associate Coach, Jim Playfair.

Host Tony Brar sits down with former Oilers goaltender Dwayne Roloson to talk about his NHL career, the 2006 Oilers playoff run, goalie tandems in the NHL, and more.


Hosts Jessica Kent and Tony Brar sit down with Oilers forward Sam Gagner, who chatted about his return to Edmonton, family, his incredible eight-point night and more.

This week is all about the Bakersfield Condors players. Hear of Cooper Marody's unique life philosophy and hobbies outside of hockey, Ethan Bear's impact on the indigenous community, the relationship between William Lagesson and Logan Day as well as Edmonton product Tyler Benson's thoughts on developing with his hometown Oilers.

The Bakersfield Condors have seen massive success lately with a 17-game winning streak. Hear the Condors players speak about what they believe has been the secret to their success as well as how they have been responding to new Head Coach Jay Woodcroft. Woodcroft also joins the podcast to talk about specific players, the transition from being an assistant coach to head coach, his coaching philosophies and more.

Hear the story behind the plane ride that brought The Great One to Edmonton, as told by Wayne Gretzky and Eddie Mio. Also find out what other number Gretzky wore besides 99 and catch up with former Goaltender Eddie Mio.

Join Jessica and Tony as they take you through their media experience from the 2019 All-Star weekend in San Jose plus more on Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, new emerging technologies in the NHL such as Player & Puck tracking, and find out Jess and Tony's favourite hockey cliché.

Hear from Oilers goaltenders Talbot, Koskinen, Roloson and Ranford as they reflect on the designs of their masks. Find out the inspiration behind the artwork and what some of their favourite designs have been as they discuss the evolution of the mask.

Oilers Head Team Physician Dr. Naidu joins the podcast to talk about the Oilers medical team on a gameday, diagnosing an injury, his research into concussion prevention, treatment and diagnosis and the future of concussion research.

Hear from various Oilers dads, uncles and brothers as they joined their family member on a recent Oilers Road Trip. Find out who never expected their son to make the NHL, who's the most proud of their son and which dad was the "First Star" of the trip.

Get to know Alex Chiasson as he talks about joining the Oilers on a Professional Tryout Contract, growing up in Montreal, winning a Stanley Cup and life after hockey.

Curtis Joseph joins the podcast this week on the tail of his newly released book "CuJo the untold story of my life on and off the ice". He talks about why he wrote the book, his tumultuous past, getting in the NHL and what he's up to now.

Oilers new Assistant Coaches Trent Yawney, Manny Viveiros and Glen Gulutzan chat about the current season, coaching styles, working together and how they got to where they are now on Episode 4 of Oilers In Depth: The Podcast.

Hear what Ryan Strome was up to during the off-season in Mississauga including tales from his childhood and current NHL players he's training with. Oilers Alumnus Mike Morrison talks about his time with the Oilers and how he is still a huge fan of the team.

With Jessica Kent away in Europe, Tony brings special guest Don Metz onto the podcast to talk about "Making Coco: The Grant Fuhr Story" as well as a quick catch-up with another Oilers Alumni member.

Meet hosts Jessica Kent and Tony Brar, hear from Leon Draisaitl about his hometown and Alumnus Don Jackson chats past and present.

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