Grit and Glory: Celebrating 40 Years of the Edmonton Oilers

Grit and Glory: Celebrating 40 Years of the

The complete story of the Edmonton Oilers--from Wayne Gretzky and the dynasty years, to Connor McDavid and the future, and everything in between.When the Edmonton Oilers joined the NHL in 1979, the team owner, Peter Pocklington, proclaimed they would win their first Stanley Cup within five years. A bold statement that turned out to be half right: they not only won the Cup in 1984, but won it four more times over the next six years, forging one of the most dominant dynasties ever.    The Oilers have always been a team of determination--fast scoring, hard hitting, and creative hockey that has earned them loyal fans across North America. The team has faced adversity, both on and off the ice. As a small market team, the Oilers have struggled to compete in the NHL, but always found a way. From the biggest trade in history that saw the Great One leave for L.A., to the eleventh hour negotiations that kept the team in Edmonton with a cadre of thirty-seven passionate owners--there is no club like it. And now with super star Connor McDavid leading the roster there's never been greater promise for the future.     With forty years of NHL action to celebrate, acclaimed sports writer Lorna Schultz Nicholson takes a journey back to the Oiler's phenomenal highs and challenging lows, the ...

  • ASIN: 0735233462

McFarlane Sportspicks: NHL Series 5 > Mark Messier Action Figure

McFarlane Sportspicks: NHL Series 5 > Mark Messier

McFarlane Toys produced this line of highly detailed, finely sculpted 7 inch scale action figures based on the NHL Hockey stars of today and tomorrow. Collect them all, each sold separately.

  • Brand: McFarlane Toys
  • ASIN: B001QVQA7E
  • UPC: 696735887056

McFarlane Toys NHL Legends Series 7 Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers with Stanley Cup

McFarlane Toys NHL Legends Series 7 Mark Messier

Messier was the second half of the 1-2 punch that brought Edmonton four Stanley Cups with Wayne Gretzky. Messier made his biggest impact in the 1989-90 season, where (as the Oilers' captain) he led Edmonton to their fifth championship in seven years alongside a new coach, new starting goalie and with Gretzky playing in L.A. Following his stunning Edmonton career, Messier led the New York Rangers to a heart-stopping Finals victory over Vancouver in 1994. The march to the Stanley Cup included a rugged Eastern Conference Finals series win over New Jersey, highlighted by Messier's front-page Game Six prediction, "We'll Win Tonight."

  • Brand: McFarlane Toys
  • ASIN: B00266JKXE
  • UPC: 787926760446

1982 O-PEE-CHEE #117 MARK MESSIER OILERS HOF PSA 9 H2568657-684

1982 O-PEE-CHEE #117 MARK MESSIER OILERS HOF PSA

1982 O-PEE-CHEE #117 MARK MESSIER OILERS HOF PSA 9 H2568657-684

  • Brand: O-Pee-Chee
  • ASIN: B01605DD9I

2009 10 Upper Deck SPX Hockey Card #5 Mark Messier Oilers -

2009 10 Upper Deck SPX Hockey Card #5

2009 10 Upper Deck SPX Hockey Card #5 Mark Messier Oilers Mint Condition

  • ASIN: B07SG81SSM

Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers NHL Pro Quotes Photo (Size: 9" x 11") Framed

Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers NHL Pro Quotes Photo

Custom cropped on high gloss photographic paper and framed in a 1/2" black wood frame (open faced with no glass or plexi-glass), our fully licensed Pro Quotes offer motivational, inspirational, and sometimes just fun quotes from your favorite sports and entertainment personalities. Available in 8x10, 11x14 (easel back and hang tag) and 16x20 (saw tooth hanger) sizes.

  • Brand: Photo File
  • ASIN: B06Y535VYF
  • UPC: 723169280501

The Battle of Alberta: The Historic Rivalry Between the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames

The Battle of Alberta: The Historic Rivalry Between

An up-close look at the rivalry between the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers, told from the perspective of those that were there. Sports writer and on-air personality Mark Spector pays tribute to the province's hockey heyday with a unique blend of humour and homage.     "I hated every single guy on the Oilers, 'cause they all hated me." --Tim Hunter, the Calgary Flames     In the 1980s, the province of Alberta was home to the two best hockey teams in the NHL. Aptly dubbed "Death Valley" due to the sheer talent and ability of its players, the province not only begat rivalry with other NHL teams, but also sparked fierce competition within its own borders. Thus began The Battle of Alberta, the historic struggle between the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames.     In The Battle of Alberta, veteran sports journalist Mark Spector presents homage to Albertan hockey, and the two teams that inspired one of the most bitter competitions in NHL history. Through exclusive interviews with coaches, trainers, and players, Spector provides an unbiased, often hilarious look at the brawls, the clashes, and the schemes.      A chronicle of an unforgettable time in hockey history (filled with never-before-seen photographs), The Battle of Alberta is guaranteed to entertain fa...

  • ASIN: 0771078064

April 17, 1983: Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames - Division Final Game 3

April 17, 1983: Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames

  • ASIN: B0039HAFUG

Heritage Classic - A November To Remember (Canadiens vs. Oilers)

Heritage Classic - A November To Remember (Canadiens

A November To Remember (Canadiens vs. Oilers)

  • ASIN: B0007YGLMU
  • UPC: 624262132288

2009 10 Upper Deck SPX Hockey Card # 5 Mark Messier Oilers -

2009 10 Upper Deck SPX Hockey Card #

2009 10 Upper Deck SPX Hockey Card #5 Mark Messier Oilers Mint Condition!

  • Brand: Upper Deck SPX Hockey Card (2009-10) IN SCREWDOWN CASE
  • ASIN: B07S8TGQKW

Steiner Sports NHL New York Rangers Mark Messier Oilers Retirement Night with Stanley Cup 16 x 20-inch Photo

Steiner Sports NHL New York Rangers Mark Messier

Mark Messier began his NHL career with the Edmonton Oilers later leading the New York Rangers to the 1994 Stanley Cup championship. Mark Messier is known as one of the games greatest hockey players winning six Stanley Cup Championships and was named captain on two different teams. Mark Messier has hand signed this 16x20 photograph of him walking through the smoke on Feb. 27 2007 as the Oilers retired his number before cheering fans at Rexall Place in Edmonton. A Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity is included.

  • Brand: Steiner Sports
  • ASIN: B003NVKWLA
  • UPC: 809418364250

got messier? - Stainless Steel 12oz Camping Mug, Black

got messier? - Stainless Steel 12oz Camping Mug,

When you are feeling saucy and you need something to say it without saying it, grab this camping mug and fill it with your favorite liquid. It should be alcohol but if that is not your fancy, do as you please.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Molandra Products
  • ASIN: B07NCBGLP4

Mark Messier - Edmonton Oilers Team Checklist (Hockey Card) 1990-91 Upper Deck # 321 NM/MT

Mark Messier - Edmonton Oilers Team Checklist (Hockey

1990-91 Upper Deck NHL Hockey CardA collectible Sports trading card. Cards in MINT Condition directly from the Box - All Pictures are Actual Scans!

  • Brand: UD
  • ASIN: B07HKQ7B3L

GOAL Magazine - MARK MESSIER - Edmonton Oilers

GOAL Magazine - MARK MESSIER - Edmonton

Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers GOAL Magazine

  • ASIN: B008LDCLNM

Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier Autograph Replica Print - Edmonton Oilers - 5x7 Desktop Framed Print - Landscape

Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier Autograph Replica Print

  • ASIN: B07GMLHPZV
  • UPC: 827150693674
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