Days of Playoffs Past: What the Edmonton Oilers can learn from their 2017 playoff run (The Nation Network)

First of all, this headline title comes courtesy of my nerd brain and the greatness that is the X-Men movie “Days of Future Past”.

Second of all, Edmonton is getting playoff hockey for the second time in the McDavid-era. Since appearing in the Stanley Cup finals in 2006, the Edmonton Oilers have only made the playoffs once, back in 2017.

As the league continues to advance towards its post-season amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Oilers prepare to take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the play-in round. So let’s take a look at some of the things that the 2020 Oilers can learn from their 2017 predecessors.

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