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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
Wayne Gretzky Centerman

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Mark Messier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Mark Messier Centerman

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Jari Kurri is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time

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Connor Mcdavid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Adam Freeman added Connor Mcdavid

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Paul Coffey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Paul Coffey Defenseman

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Grant Fuhr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Grant Fuhr Goaltender

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Doug Weight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Doug Weight Centerman

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Glenn Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Glenn Anderson Right wing

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Ryan Smyth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Ryan Smyth Left Wing

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Leon Draisaitl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Ari Aries added Leon Draisaitl

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Connor Mcdavid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Connor Mcdavid

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Dwayne Roloson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Dwayne Roloson Goaltender

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Esa Tikkanen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Esa Tikkanen Forward

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Curtis Joseph is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
null98Jeff added Curtis Joseph Goaltender

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Taylor Hall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Hometown Hockey added Taylor Hall Left Wing

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
brett-arcand-kootenay added Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Centerman

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Jordan Eberle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
MikeBodnarchuk added Jordan Eberle Right wing

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Jason Arnott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jason Arnott Centerman

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Bill Ranford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Bill Ranford Goaltender

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Andy Moog is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Andy Moog Goaltender

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Tommy Salo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Tommy Salo Goaltender

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Vincent Damphousse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Vincent Damphousse Centerman

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Aleš Hemský is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
slaft added Aleš Hemský Right wing

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Chris Pronger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Chris Pronger Defenseman

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Boris Mironov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Boris Mironov Defenseman

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Bill Guerin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Bill Guerin Right wing

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Georges Laraque is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
JoshPaterson added Georges Laraque Right wing

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Sam Gagner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Sam Gagner Centerman

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Shawn Horcoff is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
slaft added Shawn Horcoff Centerman

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Kevin Lowe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Kevin Lowe Defenseman

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Marc-André Bergeron is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Marc-André Bergeron Defenseman, Forward

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Mike Comrie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Mike Comrie Centerman

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Craig MacTavish is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Craig MacTavish Centerman

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Mathieu Garon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Mathieu Garon Goaltender

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Charlie Huddy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Charlie Huddy Defenseman

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Roman Hamrlík is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Ari Aries added Roman Hamrlík Defenseman

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Nikolai Khabibulin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Nikolai Khabibulin Goaltender

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Craig Simpson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time

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Eric Brewer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Eric Brewer Defenseman

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Jason Smith is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Jason Smith Defenseman

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Cam Talbot is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Cam Talbot

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Jeff Petry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Jeff Petry Defenseman

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Jarret Stoll is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Jarret Stoll Centerman

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Miroslav Šatan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Ari Aries added Miroslav Šatan Winger

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Darnell Nurse is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time

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Dave Semenko is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Dave Semenko Left Wing

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Martin Ručinský is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time

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Oscar Klefbom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time

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Mike Grier is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Warren Lukinuk added Mike Grier Right wing, Winger

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Kirk Maltby is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Edmonton Oilers of All Time
Kirk Maltby Left Wing, Winger