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Warren Foegele plays 400th career NHL game

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Photo credit:Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports
Nation World HQ
2 months ago
As Warren Foegele of the Edmonton Oilers steps on the ice this afternoon at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, we want to acknowledge his milestone 400th game that he is playing against the Dallas Stars. With Head Coach Kris Knoblauch entrusting him alongside Dylan Holloway and Ryan McLeod as part of the newly formed third line, Foegele gears up to mark this significant achievement with his trademark tenacity and skill.
Throughout his journey in the league, Foegele has earned recognition as a formidable complementary player, making notable contributions to both the Carolina Hurricanes and the Edmonton Oilers since his NHL debut. With a career tally of 70 goals and 78 assists so far, Foegele’s role as a consistent offensive threat has proven invaluable to the teams he’s played for, amplifying their performance on numerous occasions.
As he hits the 400-game mark of his career, Foegele’s ability to slot in wherever needed serves as a testament to what it takes to reach this point in professional hockey. His ability to seamlessly integrate into various line combinations and adapt to different team systems underscores his versatility and value as a player. So far this season, the Oilers have used him in a middle-six role, and Foegele has adapted incredibly well in those positions, even shining when slotted alongside Leon Draisaitl.
For Foegele, reaching this milestone represents more than just a number—it’s a reflection of the countless hours of hard work and sacrifice he has poured into his career. From his early days as a promising prospect with the Kingston Frontenacs to his current role as a seasoned veteran, Foegele has been a supportive teammate and a reliable presence on the ice.
As the Oilers face off against the Stars, Foegele will look to make his mark in his 400th NHL game, and Edmonton fans everywhere would love see him get something done against Dallas. With his teammates rallying behind him and fans wondering what the future holds as he works through the last year of his contract, Foegele needs to be a critical piece of the equation if the Oilers are not only going to win today’s game but make some waves in the playoffs as well.
As Foegele steps onto the ice for his 400th NHL game, his journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring hockey players everywhere that hard work can take you a long ways even if you’re not the most skilled player on the team. Through hard work, perseverance, and a commitment to embracing whatever role is given to him, Foegele will look to build upon what has been a very strong season so far.
Warren Foegele came to the Oilers in July of 2021 in a trade for Ethan Bear and signed a three-year extension that carries a $2.75 million AAV. Through the first 50 games of the season, Foegele put up 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points to go along with 32 PIMs and a -2 rating. Foegele averages 13:45 in TOI to this point, posting a 56.1 CF% while mostly splitting his time (51.7 oZS%) between offensive and defensive zone starts.

WARREN FOEGELE’S SEASON SO FAR

SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIM+/-PGPGAPtsPIM
2023-24Edmonton OilersNHL5010162632-2
NHL Totals400707814815858971636
 

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