Edmonton Oilers Press Release
/ Edmonton Oilers
Christmas has come early for Oilers fans!
Retailers in Oil Country are now selling a boxed set of the “10 Greatest Oilers Games”. The 10 DVDS includes the top ten games as selected by Oilers fans on oilers.com during the off-season. The boxed set of 10 Classic Games can be purchased at retail locations across Canada including all Rexall locations.
Hosted by Hall Of Fame Oilers voice Rod Phillips, the set includes the following games and will be priced at $62.48.
June 14, 2006 Edmonton 4 Carolina 3 (Stanley Cup Final–Game 5–Pisani OT winner) April 29, 1997 Edmonton 4 Dallas 3 (Game 7 – Todd Marchant overtime winner) April 16, 1991 Edmonton 5 Calgary 4 (Game 7 – Esa Tikkanen overtime winner) May 15, 1990 Edmonton 3 Boston 2 (Stanley Cup Final – Game 1 – Klima 3OT winner) April 21, 1988 Edmonton 5 Calgary 4 (Game 2 – Wayne Gretzky overtime winning goal) May 31, 1987 Edmonton 3 Philadelphia 1 (Stanley Cup Final Game 7) May 30, 1985 Edmonton 8 Philadelphia 3 (Stanley Cup Final Game 5) May 19, 1984 Edmonton 5 NY Islanders 2 (Oilers win first Stanley Cup) May 10, 1984 Edmonton 1 NY Islanders 0 (Stanley Cup Final – Game 1) December 30,1981 Edmonton vs Philadelphia (Wayne Gretzky scores 50 goals in 39 games)
“These DVD’s are a must have for just about every Oilers fan,” stated Oilers Vice President of Broadcast and Communication Allan Watt. “The NHL and the Warner Brothers Home Video people have done a terrific job of compiling the games and packaging the DVD’s. It’s really turned out nice, and of course, it’s just in time for Christmas. We’re also pleased that our fans had a part in the selection process. Several months ago the oilers.com hosted an on line contest and our fans were part of the final game selection process.”
As part of the “Official Retail Launch” of the Boxed Set, Oilers alumni and two-time Stanley Cup champion Craig Simpson will host two ‘DVD Signing’ sessions. Craig will be at HMV at West Edmonton Mall on Friday, November 14th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. After working the the Oilers game versus the Colorado Avalanche on Hockey Night In Canada, he will be at the Clareview Rexall location on Sunday, November 16th from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m.