OPENING NIGHT RECAP
No, we aren’t talking about a Phil Collins song — although, Kailer Yamamoto might say he’s been waiting for this moment for all his life.
We are talking about the night Edmontonians have been waiting for since May.
Yes, hockey is back.
With the first regular season game taking place for the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, the excitement filled the air throughout the building — maybe even the city.
Following a thrilling inaugural season at Rogers Place that gave the team and the fans a taste for playoff fever, the Oilers look ahead to the 2017-18 season with a thirst to return.