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The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time 

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A list of the greatest Edmonton Oilers of all time. During the 1980s, the Edmonton Oilers were as dominant of a team that the NHL has ever seen. With young talent that featured some of the game's greatest players, the Oilers were powerhouse that featured icons and thus, the result was a number of Stanley Cups. Though nestled north of the border, the Oilers are name synonymous with long time hockey fans. This is likely due to the success of those 1980s teams, which include two of the greatest players in hockey history in Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier. Those Oiler teams were unstoppable, along with a slew of other top young talent, the Oilers won five Stanley Cups between 1983-84 and 1989-90.

Who are the best Edmonton Oilers of all time? That's up to you to decide. With some of the greatest players to play hockey, it's not surprising that many of the names you see on this list are famous. 
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Wayne Gretzky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Centerman
2
Mark Messier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Centerman
3
Jari Kurri is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
4
Connor McDavid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Adam Freeman added Center
5
Paul Coffey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Defenseman
6
Grant Fuhr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Goaltender
7
Glenn Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Right wing
8
Ryan Smyth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Left Wing
9
Doug Weight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Centerman
10
Esa Tikkanen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Forward
11
Leon Draisaitl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Ari Aries added Forward
12
Bill Ranford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Goaltender
13
Curtis Joseph is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
null98Jeff added Goaltender
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
brett-arcand-kootenay added Centerman
15
Taylor Hall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Hometown Hockey added Left Wing
16
Kevin Lowe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Defenseman
17
Andy Moog is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Goaltender
18
Aleš Hemský is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
slaft added Right wing
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Jordan Eberle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
MikeBodnarchuk added Right wing
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Dwayne Roloson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Goaltender
21
Charlie Huddy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Defenseman
22
Craig Simpson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
23
Craig MacTavish is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Centerman
24
Tommy Salo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Goaltender
25
Jason Arnott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Centerman