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Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
Conference Western
Division Northwest
Founded 1972
History Edmonton Oilers
1979-present (NHL)
1973-1979 (WHA)

Alberta Oilers
1972-73 (WHA)

Home Arena Rexall Place
City Edmonton, Alberta
Colours Midnight blue, Copper, Red, White, and Silver
Media Rogers Sportsnet West
CHED (630 AM)
Owner(s) Edmonton Investors Group Limited Partnership
General Manager Flag of Canada Kevin Lowe
Head Coach Flag of Canada Pat Quinn
Captain Flag of Canada Ethan Moreau
Minor League Affiliates Springfield Falcons {AHL}
Stockton Thunder (ECHL)
Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL)

Odessa Jackalopes,Central Hockey League

Stanley Cups 1983-84, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1989-90
Conference Championships 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1989-90, 2005-06
Division Championships 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87

Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers are a NHL team based in Edmonton, Alberta. Founded in 1972 as the Alberta Oilers in the World Hockey Association, the team joined the [[NHL] when the WHA ceased its activities in 1979.

Among the greatest players to have worn the Oilers uniform were Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Jari Kurri, Glenn Anderson, Paul Coffey and Grant Fuhr.

Current squad

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Acquired Place of Birth
32 Mathieu Garon R 2007 Chandler, Quebec
35 Dwayne Roloson L 2006 Simcoe, Ontario
<center>Defencemen
# Player Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
2 Matt Greene R 2002 Grand Ledge, Michigan
5 Ladislav Smid L 2006 Frýdlant v Čechách, Czechoslovakia
21 Jason Smith - C R 1999 Calgary, Alberta
24 Steve Staios - A R 2001 Hamilton, Ontario
25 Jan Hejda L 2006 Prague, Czechoslovakia
29 Daniel Tjarnqvist L 2006 Umea, Sweden
47 Marc-Andre Bergeron L 2001 Saint-Louis-de-France, Quebec
<center>Forwards
# Player Position Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
8 Alexei Mikhnov LW L 2000 Kiev, U.S.S.R.
10 Shawn Horcoff - A C L 1998 Trail, British Columbia
14 Raffi Torres LW L 2003 Toronto, Ontario
15 Joffrey Lupul RW R 2006 Edmonton, Alberta
16 Jarret Stoll C R 2002 Melville, Saskatchewan
18 Ethan Moreau - A (IR) LW L 1999 Huntsville, Ontario
19 Marty Reasoner C L 2006 Honeoye Falls, New York
20 Toby Petersen C R 2004 Minneapolis, Minnesota
22 Jean-Francois Jacques LW R 2003 Montreal, Quebec
26 Brad Winchester LW L 2000 Madison, Wisconsin
28 Patrick Thoresen LW L 2006 Oslo, Norway
34 Fernando Pisani RW L 1996 Edmonton, Alberta
71 Petr Sykora C L 2006 Plzen, Czechoslovakia
78 Marc-Antoine Pouliot C R 2003 Quebec City, Quebec
83 Ales Hemsky RW R 2001 Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
94 Ryan Smyth - A (IR) LW L 1994 Banff, Alberta

Team captains

(Includes both NHL and WHA captains)

Retired numbers

  • 3 Al Hamilton, D, 1972-80, number retired in 1980 (jersey ceremony April 4, 2001)
  • 7 Paul Coffey, D, 1980-87, number retired October 18, 2005
  • 11 Mark Messier, C, 1979-91, number to be retired February 27, 2007
  • 17 Jari Kurri, RW, 1980-90, number retired October 6, 2001
  • 31 Grant Fuhr, G, 1981-91, number retired October 9, 2003
  • 99 Wayne Gretzky, C, 1978-88, number retired October 1, 1999

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