The Best Draft Class in Edmonton Oilers History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE





Today in Hockey History: Mark Messier Gets Two Milestones

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Hockey is finally back! Normally we’d be in the closing in on the mid-way point of the regular season, however, we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened […] READ MORE





Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Mark Messier

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Small trades with big results is a series that looks at trades throughout NHL history that seemed small or insignificant at the time but turned out to be much, much more. In this installment, we look at how Mark Messier ended up with the Edmonton Oilers. Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Mark Messier This […] READ MORE