Re-live a lifetime of Oilers hockey history! This amazing boxed set delves deep into the NHL archives to bring you ten original game broadcasts of Edmonton Oilers hockey. With each game complete with an introduction by the walking encyclopedia himself, the voice of the Oilers Rod Phillips, each of the ten discs included is both an action-packed NHL thrill ride, and a historical time capsule of an important night in team history. Included are the following legendary games:
"50 Goals in 39 Games" - December 30, 1981, Philadelphia Flyers at Oilers, Northlands Coliseum:Wayne Gretzky sets one of the most untouchable records in sports - 50 goals in the first 39 games of the season! He does it in style, scoring five goals for the home fans to reach the milestone before the New Year. Enjoy colour commentary from none other than The Coach, Don Cherry, in the early days of his broadcasting career!
1984 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 1, May 10, 1984, Oilers at New York Islanders, Nassau Coliseum: The maturing Oilers return to the scene of their crushing defeat in the 1983 Finals, and hold on for a gritty, tough, 1-0 win, thanks to the brilliant backstopping of Grant Fuhr.
1984 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5, May 19, 1984, Islanders at Oilers: Witness history as the Oilers wrap up their first-ever Stanley Cup championship, thrilling the home fans with a 5-2 victory that ended the Isles' dynasty, and began a new one.
1985 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5, May 30, 1985, Philadelphia Flyers at Oilers: The young defending champions take the even younger Flyers to school, crushing the Flyers 8-3 in front of a party atmosphere at the Northlands and skating with the cup for the home fans for the second year in a row.
1987 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 7, May 31, 1987, Flyers at Oilers:In a series that was supposed to be a cakewalk, the air was thick with tension for Game 7 against the Flyers and their remarkable young goaltender, Ron Hextall. Thanks to the heroics of Mark Messier, Jari Kurri, and Glenn Anderson, the Stanley Cup returned to the Oilers after a year's absence in Montreal.
1988 Smythe Division Finals, Game 2, April 21, 1988, Oilers at Calgary Flames, Calgary Saddledome:Re-live one of the greatest games in the history of the Battle of Alberta! Entering the series as the underdog to the President's Trophy-winning Flames, the Oilers battle Calgary into overtime in Game 2, and win on a memorable Gretzky moment punctuated by Glen Sather's salute to the Saddledome fans.
1990 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 1, May 15, 1990, Oilers at Boston Bruins, Boston Garden: In triple-overtime, coach John Muckler finally puts Petr Klima on the ice. The rest is history! The most memorable game in Edmonton's remarkable run to a fifth Stanley Cup Championship in seven years to cap off a decade of greatness.
1991 Smythe Division Semifinals Game 7 - April 16, 1991, Oilers at Flames: Capping off the most entertaining, breathtaking entry in the Battle of Alberta, super-pest Esa Tikkanen once again sends the Calgary fans home unhappy with his legendary OT winner.
1997 Western Conference Semifinals Game 7, April 29, 1997, Oilers vs. Dallas Stars, Reunion Arena:Curtis Joseph stands on his head, leading the Oilers to a surprising and remarkable playoff round victory after several seasons in the wilderness.
2006 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5, June 14, 2006, Oilers at Carolina Hurricanes, RBC Center:Facing elimination in Carolina, the Oilers showed grit and determination, taking a thrilling game into overtime, and forcing the series back to Edmonton on a one-of-a-kind NHL moment - a short-handed OT playoff winning goal (by Fernando Pisani).
With over 21 hours of historic, original broadcast coverage that you've likely never seen since its original airing back in the day, this is a must for any Oilers or NHL hockey fan - and at this low price, it is a steal of a value you simply can't get anywhere else. Enjoy!
Publisher: Warner Home Video, 2008
Size: Over 21 Hours on 10 DVDs!
Condition: Brand New!
Price: $54.95 USD
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DVD Set: Edmonton Oilers "10 Greatest Games" Collector's Edition