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1980-81 Paul Coffey Oilers Game Worn Jersey - Rookie Jersey - Photo Matched - Team Letter
Lot #6

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1980-81 Paul Coffey Oilers Game Worn Jersey - Rookie Jersey - Photo Matched - Team Letter
Lot #6

This home white mesh gamer by Sandow was worn by Paul Coffey during his rookie NHL season. Coffey is second to only Ray Bourque in all-time goals 396, assists 1135 and points 1531 scored by a defenseman. These incredible totals rank him 5th on the all-time assist list and as the 10th highest scoring player in league history at the time of this writing. Coffey’s playoff acumen is no less impressive having tallied nearly 200 career playoff points, which also places him among the all-time elite. Coffey has (8) 1st or 2nd team NHL All Star selections to his credit. He played in an astounding 14 NHL All Star games. His hardware includes 3 Norris trophies as leagues best defenseman and 4 Stanley Cup championships. Paul is considered one of the game’s all-time greats and was so recognized in the now revered ‘The Hockey News’ book which ranked the 50 greatest players in NHL history. Paul was honored as the 28th greatest player in NHL history in that publication.

The part he played in the Edmonton Oilers dynasty was invaluable and helped form the deadliest offensive machine ever put on the ice. His single season record for a defenseman of 48 goals, recorded in 1985-86 will likely never be topped. Paul was one of the league’s finest skaters and images of him gliding down the ice wearing his Oilers garb won’t soon be forgotten. He is a most deserving Hall of Famer and one of the finest offensive weapons in the games history.

This special gamer comes straight from the Edmonton Oilers vault. Team owner Peter Pocklington released his impressive collection of jerseys to the hobby about a decade ago. This was one of the jewels of that collection. The game wear on this home white rookie jersey is solid consisting of many stick marks, board burns, plenty of board paint transfer, un-repaired burn holes, inner pilling and by our count 8 team-sewn repairs. Shown above are photo matches of Coffey wearing this exact jersey during his rookie season of 1980-81. This jersey had its nameplate removed by the team and is being offered just as it was when it came from the Pocklington collection. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a historic rookie jersey from one of the central figures in the Edmonton Oilers dynasty and one of the games all-time greats. This jersey will be accompanied by an Oilers team letter.