When you looked to the banners that hung in the hallowed rafters of Rexall Place, that now make their home on the north end of newly-christened Rogers Place, there's no shortage of evidence indicating the NHL powerhouse that was the Edmonton Oilers of the 1980s - so much so, that the banners follow a predictable pattern through the mid-to-late 80s.
In his latest blog, Gene Principe talks about Matt Hendricks getting his 500th NHL game
Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers took on the Calgary Flames in this season's final Battle of Alberta. The storylines going into it were many.
First off, it's Edmonton and Calgary - enough said. Secondly, both teams are battling for playoff position. Laurent Brossoit was getting his first start of the season and looking for his first NHL win, as he battles to establish himself in the NHL.
CALGARY, AB - The Flames may have been the home team but it was the Oilers who were on fire, scoring three times in the opening six minutes of Saturday's Battle of Alberta matchup en route to a momentous 7-3 victory.
Oilers Skills Competition, #FanFlight contest and more in this edition of our weekly social media blog
It was another busy, exciting week across #OilCountry with our annual Skills Competition on Sunday and the second half of our six-game homestand! We also launched a big-time contest that will end with a long-distance fan winning a trip to Edmonton to watch their favourite team in action. Enjoy this week's social media roundup!