Edmonton Oilers in History

Events in Sport

  • 1981-03-03 NY Islanders & Edmonton Oilers play to an 8-8 tie
  • 1983-05-03 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 0
  • 1983-05-17 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Edmonton Oilers in 4 games

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1983-11-19 Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • 1984-05-01 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota North Stars, 4 games to 0
  • 1984-05-19 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat NY Islanders, 4 games to 1
  • 1985-01-26 Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season

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1985-01-29 Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th pt of season in game 39

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri
  • 1985-05-16 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 2
  • 1985-05-30 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 1
  • 1987-05-13 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1
  • 1987-05-31 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3
  • 1988-05-11 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1
  • 1988-05-26 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games
  • 1988-08-09 Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions
  • 1990-05-12 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2
  • 1990-05-15 Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period
  • 1990-05-24 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

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1991-02-18 Edmonton Oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse & shuts out NJ Devils 4-0

NHL Goalie Grant Fuhr
NHL Goalie
Grant Fuhr
  • 1991-05-10 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Minnesota North Stars beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 1
  • 1992-05-22 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0
  • 1997-10-23 Les Alexander, owner of Houston Rockets buys NHL's Edmonton Oilers
  • 2006-05-27 NHL Western Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Anaheim Ducks, 4 games to 1
  • 2006-06-19 Stanley Cup: first time winners Carolina Hurricanes defeat Edmonton Oilers 4-3

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2007-02-27 Mark Messier's #11 jersey is retired by the Edmonton Oilers

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier

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2008-10-23 Joe Sakic scores his final career goal (#625) against the Edmonton Oilers

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • 2012-02-02 NHL player Sam Gagner becomes the first player to scores eight points in one game for the Edmonton Oilers against the Chicago Blackhawks since 1989
  • 2015-06-26 Connor McDavid is selected by the Edmonton Oilers as the first draft pick for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1921-11-18 Peter Pocklington, NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler)
  • 1943-09-02 Glenn Sather, NHL coach (Edmonton Oiler)

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1960-05-18 Jari Kurri, Finnish NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Helsinki, Finland

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri
  • 1960-10-02 Glenn Anderson, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1965-11-25 Jeff Norton, Acton, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1966-12-02 Kelly Buchberger, Langenburg, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1967-04-10 Donald Dufresne, Rimouski, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1967-04-29 Curtis Joseph, Keswick Ont, NHL goalie (Team Canada, Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1969-03-26 Luke Richardson, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1969-05-01 Bryan Marchment, Scarborough, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1969-10-19 Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1971-01-09 Scott Thornton, London, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1971-01-21 Doug Weight, Warren MI, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers, Team USA 98)
  • 1971-03-19 Louie Debrusk, Cambridge, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1971-04-12 Kent Manderville, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1971-04-17 David Oliver, Sechelt, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1971-05-30 Jiri Slegr, Jihlava Cze, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers, Oly-G-98)
  • 1971-07-11 Brett Hauer, Edina Minn, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1972-04-13 Mariusz Czerkawski, Radomsko Pol, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1972-11-24 Fred Brathwaite, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1972-12-22 Kirk Maltby, Guelph, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1973-06-15 Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1973-08-12 Todd Marchant, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1973-12-11 Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1974-10-11 Jason Arnott, Collingwood Ontario, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1974-10-22 Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)
  • 1976-02-21 Ryan Smyth, Banff, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)