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Chiarelli: The INs and OUTs

A weird, messy, incoherent work about the weird, messy, incoherent work of the Oilers GM.

Let's take a look at some crazy Gretzky stats

A close look at Gretzky's production in his prime, with the Oilers, shows mind-boggling production.

January 15, 1984: New Jersey Welcomes Gretzky

The fans in New Jersey let Wayne Gretzky know what they think of him.

January 14, 2006: MAB Scores Three In A 5-3 Loss

Ottawa Senators 5 - Marc-Andre Bergeron 3

January 13, 1993: Nicholls Traded To New Jersey

Less than two years after arriving in Edmonton, Bernie Nicholls is on his way to New Jersey.

January 12, 1954: Happy Birthday, Dennis Sobchuk

Happy birthday to a future WHA era member of the Oilers.

January 11, 2012: Kytnar Plays His First/Last Game

Milan Kytnar stops by Edmonton for a quick cup of coffee in the NHL.

January 10, 2006 - Horcoff Scores A Hat-trick

Horcoff leads the way for the Oilers with three goals, his first career hat-trick.

January 9, 1998 - Oilers Acquire Bobby Dollas

The Oilers and Ducks swap defencemen.

January 8, 2003 - Welcome to the NHL, Fernando

13 years ago today Fernando Pisani played in his first NHL game.

January 7, 1980: Corsi Records His First NHL Point

Better known for something else many years later, on this day in 1980 Jim Corsi gets his first NHL point.

January 6, 1990: 14 Home Games Without A Loss

The Oilers and Whalers play to a tie. Home undefeated streak now stands at 14 games.

January 5, 1983 - Wayne Gretzky Scores His 100th Point of the Season

The Great One reaches the 100 point mark on this day in 1983.

January 4, 2007 - Patrick Stefan Falls, Ales Hemsky Scores.

Patrick Stefan can't hit an open net and the Oilers capitalize.

January 3, 1989 - Oilers Trade For Miroslav Frycer

On this day in 1989 the Oilers swung a deal with the Detroit Red Wings.

January 2, 2007 - 1000 Regular Season Wins

On this day in Oilers history the team wins its 1,000th game.

January 1, 1958 - Happy Birthday, Dave Hunter

Happy birthday to a three time Stanley Cup champion

25 Years Ago Today: Oilers Win Fifth Stanley Cup

It was on this day 25 years ago that the Oilers dynasty came to an end. And I missed the whole thing.

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The Schuchards and the draft of '95

The generational player the Oilers missed and the grandparents who inspired him

VE Day

Words to mark the momentous occasion

Battle Lives On

They can never take our team...

NHL Career Leaders: Era-Adjusted Points Per Game

Adjust the entirety of NHL history for era affects and some remarkable things appear.

Era-Adjusted Leading Scorers By Season

Normalizing scoring by era to compare the greats.

Flashback: Nugent-Hopkins

How did that argument work out then?

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From Fuhr to Nurse

A team with a history of diversity adds another chapter to their story.

Steve Tambellini Wins in All the Wrong Ways

Steve Tambellini has been voted the worst Oiler ever.

NSS 16 - (1) Shayne Corson v. (3) Steve Tambellini

Is Shayne Corson the worst Oiler ever, or does that title belong to Steve Tambellini?

NSS 16 - (2) Pocklington v. (3) Tambellini

Does your blood boil more for Peter Pocklington or for Steve Tambellini?

NSS 16 - (1) Shayne Corson v. (13) Pat Quinn

Was Pat Quinn or Shayne Corson more (negatively) impactful as an Oiler?

NSS 16 - (2) Pocklington v. (7) Boulerice

Are you more embarrassed by having Peter Pocklington as a former owner of Jesse Boulerice as a former player?

NSS 16 - (3) Steve Tambellini v. (6) Ty Conklin

Is it Steve Tambellini or Ty Conklin who causes the most gnashing of teeth?

NSS 16 - (1) Shayne Corson v. (8) Barry Fraser

Are you more appalled by Barry Fraser's drafting or Shayne Corson's... everything?

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