Coffey, Oilers split marked beginning of the end

If you are an Edmonton Oilers fan – and I’ll admit I am – today’s 23rd anniversary of the day Glen ‘Slats’ Sather sent Paul Coffey to the Pittsburgh Penguins brings back a very strong flood of memories.

Paul Coffey

Not since Bobby Orr had the NHL seen such an offensively explosive defenceman as Paul Coffey

Memories of what a magnificent player Coffey was. Memories of a day that revealed the first crack in the Oilers’ dynasty. And memories of what was, arguably, the greatest hockey team in the history of the NHL. (more…)

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