Edmonton Oilers: Top 10 moments from 2015

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Number ten: Laurent Brossoit Debut

On April 9th, 2015, The Edmonton Oilers lost 3-1 against the San Jose Sharks. It was one of many losses for the Edmonton Oilers pitiful 2014-15 season where very little went right.

However, on this night, there was one helluva bright spot: Laurent Brossoit made his NHL debut and boy did he ever shine in this loss: he stopped 51 of 53 shots that he faced.

In fact, he faced the highest quality of shots of any Edmonton Oilers goalie since 2011-12.

Rewind a little bit here: Laurent Brossoit was a former Edmonton Oil King, who was drafted by the rival Calgary Flames in the sixth round, 164th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Brossoit was famously traded with Roman Horak on November 8th 2013 for defenceman Ladislav Smid in a rare trade between the two teams.

Not many goalies start their NHL careers facing that many shots. It was one for the ages and a bright spot in a really bad season for the Oilers.