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.