7 Facts About Edmonton Oilers

1. On June 24, 2011, the Edmonton Oilers presented their new white road jerseys at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, when they selected Ryan Nugent-Hopkins first overall.

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2. In 2008, the Edmonton Oilers introduced a new alternate jersey that closely resembled the blue-and-orange away jersey of the dynasty era.

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3. In 2001, the Edmonton Oilers introduced their first alternate third sweater.

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4. On March 28, 2017, the Edmonton Oilers officially made the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 2006, ending an 11-year span of missing the post-season.

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5. From that game forward, the Edmonton Oilers used Jussi Markkanen in net.

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6. On November 22, 2003, the Edmonton Oilers hosted the 2003 Heritage Classic, the first regular season outdoor hockey game in the NHL's history and part of the celebrations of the Oilers' 25th season in the NHL.

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7. On November 1, 1971, the Edmonton Oilers became one of the 12 founding WHA franchises.

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