Oilers History

From the moment he made his NHL debut against the Winnipeg Jets on October 14, 1981, to the Edmonton Oilers elimination in the first round of the 1989 playoffs at the hands of Wayne Gretzky and the Los Angeles Kings, no goaltender had accomplished more during said period of time than Grant Fuhr. In fact,
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National Hockey League fans who love blockbuster trades have had plenty to be happy about on June 29 over the years. There was an action-packed day in 2016, and two Hall of Famers were traded to their hometowns in 1990. So let’s begin our daily trip back in time to enjoy all the best moments
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May 28 has given us a lot of National Hockey League memories through the decades. Among them are two Hall of Famers calling it a career, numerous Stanley Cup Final victories, and a huge swing and miss in the draft. Let’s all hop aboard the THW time machine and go back through the years to
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In Steel Town, USA, Hockey fans look back on May 26 with a great amount of fondness. In addition, this date was a big one for coaching changes in the National Hockey League, and it also saw the start of a new tradition after winning the Stanley Cup. Let’s begin our daily journey through the
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They’re the greatest two words in sports, and for the first time in more than three decades, Game 7 is going to be on the marquee in Oil Country. Saturday (May 14) night at Rogers Place, the Edmonton Oilers are hosting the Los Angeles Kings in the finale their best-of-seven, first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series.
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April 30 has been a very eventful day in National Hockey League history. An errant pass temporarily derailed a dynasty, multiple epic comebacks were completed, and records were set across the league. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments this date has had to offer. Steve Smith’s Unforgettable
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One of the biggest National Hockey League legends was born on this date. The number 100 was prominent as many members of the Hockey Hall of Fame set personal milestones. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time and relive all the best moments that March 31 has given us over the decades. Happy Birthday,
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March 13 has been an eventful date throughout National Hockey League history. Hall of Famers hit milestones while there was plenty to cheer about in Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Calgary. The THW time machine is gassed up and is ready for its daily journey through the years to relive the best this date has had
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The Great One had an infatuation with the number five, while 200 was another lucky number on this date in National Hockey League history. Also, there were multiple memories in Chicago, and some of the game’s early pioneers raised the bar. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to enjoy all the best moments
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This has been a very intriguing date in the history of the National Hockey League. In Detroit, two all-time greats who shared the same last name left their mark. More than a handful of Hockey Hall of Famers set personal milestones. Plus, this has been a memorable day in Edmonton and Washington DC. Let’s take
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The numbers 200 and 400 showed up numerous times on this date through National Hockey League history. In addition, there were a handful of events and feats to happen for the first time and some memorable All-Star Game moments. It is time for a daily look back in time at all the big stories from
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This date in National Hockey League history was dominated by some guy in Edmonton who wore No. 99. Also, there were plenty of memories back in the day of black and white highlight reels. Dec. 17 was also a good day for offensive defensemen and taking a penalty shot. Hop into our daily time machine
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