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Top 5: Oilers Home Openers

by Meg Tilley / Edmonton Oilers

Top 5 Oilers Home Openers

This year the Oilers home opener is garnering a lot of excitement. Maybe it has something to do with the at-home debut of the highly sought-after Connor McDavid, the 2015 NHL first-overall pick, or maybe it’s because this will be the last home opener to be played at Rexall Place, with the Oilers moving downtown to Rogers Place in the fall of 2016. Regardless, a team’s home opener seems to represent the official kick-off to the hockey season, even if they start on the road. In today’s Top Five, we look back on some of the best Oilers home openers of all time.

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