The 2016-17 season was a special one. Connor McDavid broke 100 points in 82 games. Leon Draisaitl had 77 points in 82 games. Cam Talbot played out of his mind posting a .919 save percentage.
Petr Klima was an enigma in the NHL. He defected from Czechoslovakia to join Detroit in 1985, and went on to have a long 13-year career. Some of his best days in the league came during the five seasons he spent playing in Edmonton.
NHL History: Curtis Joseph posts second straight shutout as Edmonton Oilers eliminate Colorado Avalanche in 1998 playoffs
The 1997-98 Edmonton Oilers weren’t anything special. They posted a meagre 35-37-10 record, just enough to claw into the playoffs. A nice little 8-2 run in the last 10 games of the season helped the club secure a first-round date with the Colorado Avalanche.
Talk about having a bad day.
Former Edmonton Oilers forward Georges Laraque has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
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The Bakersfield Condors have signed a local boy in James Hamblin to a two-year AHL contract.
The Bakersfield Condors have announced the signings of Brad Malone and Luke Esposito to two-year contract extensions.
The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Gaetan Haas to a one-year contract extension.
Most of the Edmonton Oilers have returned to their respective homes as they await direction from the league.
The Edmonton Oilers are expected to sign UFA Gaetan Haas to a new contract, TSN’s Ryan Rishaug reported Monday morning.
The Edmonton Oilers of 1983 were a powerhouse and the best was yet to come. A young, incredibly talented team that had the likes of many future Hall of Famers took the league by storm.