Edmonton Oilers Logo

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The history of the Edmonton Oilers logo has been nothing but a series of color transformations. The logo has been virtually identical in its shape so far, yet it has gone through seven color shifts.

Meaning and history

Edmonton Oilers Logo history

Established in 1971, the Oilers were among the franchises that founded the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

1972 — 1973

Edmonton Oilers Logo 1972

The earliest logo featured the word “Oilers” inside a circle, both given in royal blue. At the top, there was an orange oil drop inside another blue circle.

1973 — 1979

Edmonton Oilers Logo 1973

1979 — 1986

Edmonton Oilers Logo 1979

In 1979, both the oil drop and the circle grew darker.

1986 — 1996

Edmonton Oilers Logo 1986

Another modification took place in 1986. And again, nothing but the colors was altered. This time, the orange shifted to a much more vivid shade, while the blue grew just a little bit lighter.

1996 — 2011

Edmonton Oilers Logo 1996

Ten years later, one more color shift in the Edmonton Oilers logo history took place. Now, blue was darkened to navy blue, while the drop became copper. Also, a bright red circle frame appeared around the logo.

2011 — 2017

Edmonton Oilers Logo 2011

The 2011 version looked like a step back as it was very close to the 1987 emblem in both the shades of blue and orange.

2017 — Today

Edmonton Oilers logo
In advance of the 2017/18 playing season, the color of orange was brightened. Also, the Oilers switched from royal blue to navy blue on all of their uniforms and logos so as to further accentuate the orange.

Symbol

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Font

Edmonton Oilers logo font is a custom typeface with distinctive serifs and “leaking” letters.

Color

Color Edmonton Oilers Logo

The team’s official colors are orange and navy blue. The combination creates a vivid and eye-catching contrast.

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