OILERS Fun Facts:
The Oilers Franchise has EIGHT conference champs and FIVE Stanley Cups to their name. Fingers crossed for a sixth cup in 2022!
Wayne Gretzky won FOUR Stanley Cups and was NHL league MVP EIGHT times while playing with the Oilers.
In February 2021 the Oilers experienced their longest on the road winning streak (6 games) since the 1986-87 NHL season!
The Oilers finished the 2020-21 NHL season with 35 wins, 19 losses, and 2 overtime losses, landing them 2nd in the North Division and most importantly – in the playoffs!
The 2021-22 NHL season got off to a great start for the Oilers as they won their first two games!
Connor McDavid, current Oilers captain, has worn the number 97 since he was NINE years old! He’s also the youngest captain in NHL history – way to go Connor!
McDavid already has one hat trick under his belt for the 2021-22 season, scored on October 16 in a Battle of Alberta game against the rival Calgary Flames.
Leon Draisaitl, number 29, is without fail the last player off the ice at the end of a pre-game warmup. Why? So he can shoot the puck down the ice into the opposing net. Who are we to argue with routine?
Darnell Nurse, number 25, comes from a very athletic family. His father, Richard Nurse, is a former member of the Hamilton Tiger Cats and his sister, Kia, pays in the WNBA for the Phoenix Mercury