The Top 10 Edmonton Oilers of All Time

Ranking the top 10 Edmonton Oilers of all time!
TORONTO, ON - MARCH 28: Wayne Gretzky #99 of the Edmonton Oilers skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during NHL game action on March 28, 1987 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

Today we rank the top 10 Edmonton Oilers of All Time.

10) Esa Tikkanen

Tikkanen scored numerous highlight-reel goals during his tenure with the club and managed to rack up a respectable 436 points in just 522 games during his time there.

Video: Esa Tikkanen | The Goon | Gangsta´s Paradise | HD

Esa Tikkanen | The Goon | Gangsta´s Paradise | HD

9) Doug Weight

Weight enjoyed his best years as a member of the Oilers and put up an impressive 577 points while with the club, including a career-high 104 in 1995-96.

Video: Doug Weight Edmonton Oilers 92-93 - 2000-01

Doug Weight Edmonton Oilers 92-93 – 2000-01

8) Ryan Smythe

Maybe the most popular Oiler outside of Gretzky and Messier, he gave his heart and soul to the Oilers. Smythe topped the 30 goal mark on three separate occasions with the club and his 551 career points put him 7th on the list of all-time Oilers scoring leaders.

Video: Ryan Smyth says goodbye for final time

Ryan Smyth says goodbye for final time

7) Glen Anderson

Anderson is one of just a handful of players with more than 200 career playoff points and made a habit of scoring playoff overtime goals during his days with the team.

Video: Glenn Anderson 'Goals' (Edmonton Oilers)

Glenn Anderson ‘Goals’ (Edmonton Oilers)

6) Kevin Lowe

Lowe was a rock on the blueline for all five of the Oilers’ Stanley Cups, and even put up some decent numbers, potting nearly 400 points during his time there. Lowe was the tough man on those great Oilers teams and he did the majority of the dirty work.

Video: Kevin Lowe Feature 1987 (Edmonton Oilers)

Kevin Lowe Feature 1987 (Edmonton Oilers)

5) Jari Kurri

Kurri was an all-time sniper in the NHL scoring 50+ goals in four straight seasons, including a whopping 71 in 1984-85. Many people attribute his success to being Gretzky’s wingman but just look at his stats in the year following Gretzky’s trade to the Kings – 44 goals, 58 assists for 102 points – a 9 point increase from the year before.

Video: Jari Kurri | Highlights

Jari Kurri | Highlights

4) Grant Fuhr

Fuhr’s numbers may not be as impressive as some of his contemporaries but in the clutch, nobody was better. He had a knack for turning away 2 on 1’s in high-pressure situations.

Video: Grant Fuhr: Greatest Saves Ever! - Beer League Heroes

Grant Fuhr: Greatest Saves Ever! – Beer League Heroes

3) Paul Coffey

Coffey was one of the greatest offensive defensemen in NHL history, Coffey may have been the fastest skater in hockey history.

Video: Paul Coffey is one of three D-men to score 40 goals

Paul Coffey is one of three D-men to score 40 goals

2) Mark Messier

Messier spent most of his time in Edmonton playing second fiddle to the “Great One” but Messier was an all-time great player. Messier topped 100 points on five separate occasions with the Oilers, earning a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Hart Trophy during his tenure.

Video: Mark Messier was one of NHL's greatest leaders

Mark Messier was one of NHL’s greatest leaders

1) Wayne Gretzky

Number one is easy as he is simply the GOAT when it comes to the NHL. Gtrezky while playing for the Oilers won 4 Stanley Cups, 2 Conn Smythe Trophies, 7 Art Ross Trophies, and 8 Hart Trophies. He was the most prolific scorer in NHL history.

Video: Wayne Gretzky Highlights, The Greatest One

Wayne Gretzky Highlights, The Greatest One

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