The reality that Wayne Gretzky was no longer an Oiler came as a shock to many, but none moreso than the people of Edmonton.
Friday's edition of SportsCentre featured “Breaking the Trade,” a look at the coverage leading up to and immediately following the shocking news.
TSN Edmonton reporter Ryan Rishaug hosted, talking to the reporters that broke the news 25 years ago and examining the future of the franchise as it exists today.
TSN.ca is also the home of exclusive Trade at 25 content, with a feature page, www.tsn.ca/tradeat25.
Visit the site now for videos from 1988, including Gretzky's famous farewell press conference as well as vintage SportsCentre clips from the day the trade broke as well as clips from SportsCentre Trade at 25 features from earlier in the week.
Stop by for video and editorial content as well as photo galleries examining how “The Trade” has had a ripple effect through the NHL that is still being felt today.
Interact with TSN on various social media platforms as well - including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - for vintage Gretzky photos, trivia questions and links to exclusive TSN.ca content.