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Founded in 1971, the Edmonton Oilers are based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and have won five Stanley Cups in the 1980s. "The Great One" Wayne Gretzky made his debut on the Oilers.

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Who did Wayne Gretzky get his first goal against?

Vancouver Canucks goalie Glen Hanlon on October 14, 1979

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Does Wayne Gretzky live in Canada?

no, he splits his home between California and Arizona.

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What did Grant Fuhr do?

Grant S. Fuhr (born September 28, 1962), is a former goaltender in the National Hockey League and currently the goaltending coach for the Phoenix Coyotes. In 2003, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. (Wikipedia)

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Who was the last NHL player to score 50 goals in 50 games?

Brett Hull of St. Louis Blues in 1991-92.

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Who invented the hockey slap shot?

Boom Boom Geferson of the Montreal Canadians; They called him "Boom Boom" because of the noise that the puck made when it hit the boards.

Last name is correctly spelled "Geoffrion"

Edwin Martin of The Halifax Eurekas of The Negro Hockey League took the first slap shot in 1903. It is documented in the Halifax Newspaper.

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When did the NHL enstate the helmet rule?

The helmet rule in the NHL was instituted for all new players entering the league in 1979. Existing players had the option to wear a helmet or not. The last NHL player to play helmetless was Craig MacTavish in 1997.

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Why is Edmonton's hockey team called The Oilers?

because Alberta is home of oil country, they drill for oil there.

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How many numbers have the Edmonton Oilers retired?

The Edmonton Oilers have retired 6 numbers and they include: * 3 Al Hamilton * 7 Paul Coffey * 11 Mark Messier * 17 Jari Kurri * 31 Grant Fuhr * 99 Wayne Gretzky

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Is it cheaper to buy a ticket right before the game starts?

Not if you're buying it at the box office. If you're buying from a third-party (i.e. a scalper) you'll likely pay more than face value until late in the game (if they haven't sold them already).

you can get molson half price singles by 10 am on game day

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Why did Wayne Gretzky pick number 99?

He wanted Gordie Howe's number (9) but in juniors the number was taken, so he chose 99. Bulltwinkie

It was because his contract w/ the Oilers was supposed to run until 1999

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Does Craig Simpson still play hockey?

Simpson has long been mostly because of injury. He does a lot of broadcast work and was also an assistant coach with the Oilers for a while.

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Who holds the Oilers record for most penalty minutes in a season?

Steve Smith, 286 PIM (1987-88)

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How many games did it take Wayne Gretzky to reach 800 career goals?

1113

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When did Wayne Gretzky retire from the NHL?

He retired from playing in 1999.

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What team defeated the Oilers in the Stanley Cup?

The Oilers have played in seven Stanley Cup finals and won five. In 1983, the New York Islanders defeated the Oilers 4 games to 0 and in 2006 the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Oilers 4 games to 3.

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Did Sydney Crosby ever play for Edmonton Oilers?

No...... he only playes for the Pittsburgh penguins and is the youngest captin to ever win a Stanley cup

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When did NHL rule players have to wear helmets?

In August 1979, then president of the National Hockey League (NHL), John Ziegler, announced that protective helmets would become mandatory in the NHL. "The introduction of the helmet rule will be an additional safety factor," he said. The only exception to the rule are players -- after signing a waiver form -- who signed pro contracts prior to 1 June 1979.

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Who is the all time penalty minute leader in NHL history?

Tiger Williams, 3966 penalty minutes.

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Who created the oilers third jersey?

I stand to be corrected, but I understand it was created by Todd McFarlane,creator of the Spawn comic book character, who was part owner of the team.

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What division do the Oilers play in?

The Oilers play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference.

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What is the value of Wayne Gretzky rookie card?

You can buy one from RookieCardFinder.com for anywhere between $500 & $1,500. Just depends on the quality.

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