November 29 2015 12:30PM
The Willy Lindstrom fans of the Edmonton Oilers saw after he arrived in town was distinctly different than the player they watched score a bushel of goals for the Winnipeg Jets in the WHA and NHL, but he was nonetheless a significant player with Edmonton’s first two Stanley Cup teams.
November 26 2015 10:00AM
Based on Bad Ass Factor (BAF) alone, Bryan Marchment makes the list of Top 100 Edmonton Oilers. If there’s been a player who has donned Oilers silks who shredded more knee ligaments and left more opponents writhing on the ice in pain over the course of his career than the bent-nosed blueliner teammates called Mush, I can’t think of him.
November 24 2015 12:56PM
Watching that new rink rise out of the ground downtown isn’t only a source of pride for citizens and fans of the Edmonton Oilers, it’s bumped the value of the franchise to $455 million, according to Forbes, which is more than double the $225 million the team was assessed at in 2011-12.
November 22 2015 01:30PM
Glen Sather is rightfully referenced as the architect who, in tandem with chief scout Barry Fraser, built the Edmonton Oilers into the team that would win five Stanley Cups and go into NHL folklore as the last true dynasty of the pre-salary cap era.
November 19 2015 08:00AM
After putting the brakes on the juggernaut that was the New York Islanders and parading the 1984 Stanley Cup up and down Jasper Avenue, the only encore that would do for the 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers was to follow that up by keeping another date with the engraver.