Sather, the current President of the New York Rangers and former G.M. of the Oilers 80's dynasty, ended up disappointed after his Rangers failed to make use of a late power play goal by Rick Nash on Friday night in Edmonton. Meanwhile, the Oilers would continue with their recent rejuvanation, completing a perfect five-game homestand with a 7-5 decision over the Rangers. But nothing on this night could have dampened the good vibes as the Oilers honored the architect of their former hockey dynasty, giving their fans and players a chance to bask in the glory of the Oilers tradition. one point out of a playoff spot in the shaky Pacific Division.
Slats gets No. 1 star in Edmonton. pic.twitter.com/YzSRxQO8cZ— Chris Oddo (@thesaucerpass) December 12, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
Oilers Down Rangers to Stay Hot at Home
Taylor Hall recorded two goals and two assists (including an emotional game winner -- see video above) on a night that former GM and five-time Stanley Cup champion Glen Sather took the first star.