Oilers History

This is one of the most memorable dates ever on Broadway, and it has nothing to do with a musical. Hockey fans in the Big Apple waited 54 seasons for the moment that happened back on this date in 1994. Also, the National Hockey League officially expanded into the Sunshine State. Let’s hop aboard the
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A pair of historic Stanley Cup champions were crowned on this date. May 19 has also seen some great individual efforts by Hall of Fame defensemen and goaltenders. Let’s begin our trip back in time and experience all the best this date has had to offer through the decades. Champions Crowned On May 19, 1974,
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Today’s date in National Hockey League history has been all about things happening for the first time, both in the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs. The greatest player of them all had one of the biggest first in league history. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to relive all the top moments
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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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Wayne Gretzky turns 60 on Tuesday. For those of us who remember seeing him as a teenager, that’s a tough reality to deal with. These days, Gretzky is better known to many as the father of Paulina Gretzky, an actress, model and longtime fiancée of golfer Dustin Johnson. His own exploits are often reduced to
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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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Two of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the National Hockey League had milestone moments on this date. Also, new franchise highs were established, memorable All-Star Games were played and San Jose had a very busy date. It is time to fire up the THW time machine for our daily trip through the decades.
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Two of the greatest players who ever skated in the National Hockey League had memorable performances on this date. Plus, the number 1,000 was a reoccurring theme, a shortened season began and a dynamic duo in Chicago hit a pair of personal milestones. Let’s take our daily trip back through time and relive the best
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Jan. 4 has been quite the busy day in National Hockey League history. The greatest player of them all had four huge nights for three different teams. Some of his fellow members of the Hockey Hall of Fame joined him in having big-time performances. It is time for a daily trip through time as we
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Unless you were fortunate enough to be around to witness Paul Coffey play during his prime, it is unlikely you can comprehend how important he was to the success of the Edmonton Oilers. Anyone can look at his stat line and be impressed by the eye-popping totals. However, those numbers do not tell us just how integral
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This date in National Hockey League history has been quite eventful. Nearly 70 years ago, the league got a new all-time leading scorer. Also, it was a good day to be playing in Boston and there was a trio of hat tricks scored the likes we had never seen before. It is time for a
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The Great One proved that his nickname was well-earned twice on this date in National Hockey League history. This was also a very busy date in upstate New York. In addition, some cross-town rivalries were put into motion and the last game of two record-setting streaks occurred. It is time to take our daily trip
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