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 that have played for both the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames.
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.
Curtis Joseph, widely known as “Cujo”, is a former NHL goaltender whose career spanned from 1989 to 2009. Over these two decades, Joseph played for the Blues, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Red Wings, Coyotes, and Flames.
Despite never winning a Stanley Cup or a Vezina Trophy, he was widely respected for his agility, resilience, and reliability under pressure, consistently ranking among the top goaltenders in the league.
Joseph holds the record for the most wins in NHL history by a goaltender who never played for a Stanley Cup-winning team, amassing 454 victories over his career. He also played in 133 playoff games, achieving a .917 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average.
Joseph Key Stats
- 300+ Career Wins (Blues, Maple Leafs, Oilers, Red Wings, Coyotes, Flames)
- 30+ Win Season (Blues, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Red Wings, Coyotes)
Dwayne Roloson went undrafted in the NHL but began his professional career in the minor leagues. He eventually worked his way up and made his NHL debut with the Calgary Flames in the mid-1990s.
Roloson’s journey in the NHL included stints with the Buffalo Sabres, Minnesota Wild, Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, and Tampa Bay Lightning.
One of the highlights of Roloson’s career was during the 2005-2006 season when he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers. He played a pivotal role in backstopping the Oilers to the Stanley Cup Finals, showcasing his ability to rise to the occasion in high-pressure situations.
Mike Smith’s NHL journey began with the Dallas Stars, who selected him in the fifth round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. After a few seasons developing and playing backup in Dallas, Smith was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2008, where he assumed a larger role between the pipes.
In 2011, Smith signed with the Phoenix Coyotes (now the Arizona Coyotes), where he would enjoy some of his best years as a professional. In the 2011-2012 season, he played a pivotal role in leading the Coyotes to the Western Conference Finals, with standout performances throughout the playoffs.
After his tenure with the Coyotes, Smith joined the Calgary Flames in 2017 and later the Edmonton Oilers in 2019. With the Oilers, he showcased his veteran presence, helping stabilize the team’s goaltending situation.
Smith Key Stats
- 30+ Win Season (Coyotes)
Milan Lucic was selected in the second round, 50th overall, by the Boston Bruins in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. His combination of size, skill, and physicality has made Lucic a unique player in the NHL, and his style of play has endeared him to fans and teammates alike.
During his time with the Bruins, Lucic played an integral role in the team’s 2011 Stanley Cup victory. Known for his physical play, he has become one of the NHL’s premier power forwards, providing a mix of scoring and toughness. Lucic played with the Bruins until 2015, then had stints with the Kings, Oilers, and Flames.
Lucic has recorded several 20+ goal seasons in his career, including a career-high 30 goals in the 2010-2011 season. He has also been a consistent presence in the playoffs, contributing valuable experience and grit.