The last playoff game held in Edmonton was in June 2006 against the Carolina Hurricanes. Fernando Pisani was the last Oiler to score a goal in the post-season.
— Georges Laraque (@GeorgesLaraque) April 13, 2017
The playoff excitement has been building for weeks. The Oilers clinched their spot in the post-season on March 28 with a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
The arena was a sea of orange when the puck dropped at 8 p.m.
Here’s a look at some of the excitement leading into Wednesday night’s game.
— Don Iveson (@doniveson) April 13, 2017
Watch below: Ongoing coverage of the Edmonton Oilers making the NHL playoffs