Hockey Players who Played for Oilers and Blackhawks

My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Edmonton Oilers and the Chicago Blackhawks.

And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, I’m here to help.

I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.

Duncan Keith

Duncan Keith had an illustrious 17-season career in the NHL. Keith spent the majority of his career with the Chicago Blackhawks, later playing for the Edmonton Oilers in his final season. He was a key figure in the Blackhawks’ three Stanley Cup championships in 2010, 2013, and 2015.

Acknowledged for his exceptional skills, Keith was named one of the “100 Greatest NHL Players” in history in 2017.

Throughout his career, Keith was recognized for his contributions on the ice, winning the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s best defenceman twice, in 2010 and 2014, and receiving the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs by a unanimous vote.

Keith Key Stats

  • 50+ Assists in a Season (Blackhawks)

Jim Dowd

Jim Dowd, an American former center, had a remarkable 17-season NHL career, playing for ten different teams. He made history by becoming the first New Jersey native to play for the New Jersey Devils, with whom he debuted in the 1991-92 season after a successful college career.

Dowd’s tenure with the Devils was highlighted by scoring the game-winning goal in Game 2 of the 1995 Stanley Cup Finals, helping them secure their first championship​​.

After leaving the Devils, Jim Dowd played for a series of NHL teams, including the Whalers, Canucks, Islanders, Flames, Predators, Oilers, Wild, Canadiens, Blackhawks, and Avalanche. His career was marked by various trades and signings, with significant playing time at the Oilers and nearly four seasons with the Wild.

Jason Strudwick

Jason Strudwick, a retired Canadian defenceman, was drafted by the New York Islanders in the third round, 63rd overall, in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut with the Islanders in 1996​​. Strudwick’s career saw several team changes; he was traded to the Vancouver Canucks in 1998 and signed with the Chicago Blackhawks as a free agent in 2002​​.

During the 2004-05 NHL lockout, Strudwick played for Ferencvárosi TC in Hungary, before returning to the NHL with the New York Rangers for the 2005-06 season​​. He started the 2006-07 season with HC Lugano in Switzerland and then rejoined the Rangers, where he played until 2008.

Strudwick signed with the Edmonton Oilers in 2008, re-signing with them for consecutive seasons until 2011.

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