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Oilers to celebrate 30th anniversary of 1984 Stanley Cup championship team

We know there hasn’t been much success in Edmonton the past eight seasons now, but during the 1980s they were the team.

Back in 1984, the Oilers started their dynastic run by ending the New York Islanders’ dynasty beating them in five games. 213 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ first championship team reunites for Stollery

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Oilers’ first championship team reunites for Stollery

 

Champs gather in October to raise money

Members of the Edmonton Oilers’ first championship team are reuniting this fall to score some funds for the Stollery Children’s Hospital. 213 more words

Fanspeak: Messier voted greatest Ranger in franchise history

This summer, NBC Sports’ social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise’s history. Balloting was conducted through three platforms — Facebook, Twitter and Instagram — with thousands of votes being cast. 296 more words

New York Rangers

Fanspeak: Pavel Bure voted greatest Canuck in franchise history

This summer, NBC Sports’ social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise’s history. Balloting was conducted through three platforms — Facebook, Twitter and Instagram — with thousands of votes being cast. 272 more words

Vancouver Canucks

First Oilers' Stanley Cup team reunion, here maybe for Oct. 9

If you’re into nostalgia, as was reported in early July, the first Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup team will come together again for a few days in October–almost surely tied around a home game. 496 more words

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July is the Cruelest Month

NHL Network is showing the 1987 Finals, Game 7, Flyers and Oilers right now.

EDIT: They followed that one with the Oilers / Bruins deciding game from the following year, and I then radically re-wrote this post. 306 more words

The Most Memorable Returns In Sports

By Ray Boyd

PHILADELPHIA, (CBS) — Every city has its sports heroes. Most cities also have to go through the pain of watching that hero walk away. 583 more words

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