Edmonton Oilers Schedule in 2014 - 2015
The first game of the Edmonton Oilers will be at home.
They will play against the Calgary Flames on October the 9th.
The last game of the season is on April the 11th.
They will play against the Vancouver Canucks in the Roger Arena.
The most interesting game will be the "Alberta Battle".
It's after Christmas on December the 27th.
All the Oilers fans will find time to accompany their team fighting against the Calgary Flames.
Edmonton Oilers Roster
The Goalie with the number 1 is Laurent Brossoit.
The most dangerous players of the Edmonton Oilers are Matt Hendricks, Boyd Gordon and Steven Pinizzotto.
The best defence players are Andrew Ference and Mark Fayne.
Edmonton Oilers Fan Experience
The home stadium of the Oilers is the Rexall Place.
It belongs the city of Edmonton.
It was built in 1974.
The first name was Northlands Coliseum.
Since 2003 the new name is Rexall Place.
Rexall is a big pharma concern.
In front of the main entrance is a statue of the famous player Wayne Gretzky.
It has more than 16.000 seats.
There are 66 luxury suites.
Often the stadium is used for concerts.
Edmonton Oilers Trivia
2006 the Oilers managed to win the final series.
It was the first time after 16 years.
After that, they didn't reached that aim anymore.
Edmonton Oilers History
The Edmonton Oilers started 1972.
The former name was Alberta Oilers.
One year later they changed their name to Edmonton Oilers.
The star player of the team is Wayne Gretzky.
During the time he was in the team, they could participate fife times the Stanley Cup.
They won four times the Stanley Cub.
All this happened in the 1980s.
Edmonton Oilers Fan Info
The real Edmonton Oilers fans paint their bodies blue and orange.
Many of them wear blue or orange wigs.
They often draw funny papers.
The favorite dress of the Oilers fans is the Oilers jersey.
The cheerleaders always wear short skirts in the Oilers colors with white high heel boots.
Even the smallest kids come to the game with their parents.
The fans are loud.
They like to sing songs about their Oil country.
Some of the fans bring big orange fingers to the stadium pointing upstairs.
They often write letters to Wayne Gretzky.
Edmonton Oilers Rumors
It's said that the Oilers signed the young Leon Draisaitl because he reminds them on Wayne Gretzky.
Draisaitl is from Germany and they call him the "German Gretzky".
When he signed, he was just 18 years old.