The Edmonton Oilers played a role on last night’s (November 18) Saturday Night Live, hosted by Chance the Rapper.
In the hilarious SNL skit, the news team throws it to Lazlo Holmes down at Madison Square Garden to check in on how the New York Rangers game is going. The only problem? Holmes knows nothing about hockey because he normally covers basketball, more specifically the New York Knicks.
“It’s very cold all around here. … Lots of fun hockey going on,” the rapper said in the skit. “Lots of white dudes on skates running into each other full speed. I don’t get it.”
Where does the Oilers reference come? Watch and see!
Turns out, the Oilers were playing the Rangers in the fictional game! Very cool to see our hometown team mentioned on such a high profile show with 29 other NHL teams they could have chosen over Edmonton. Oilers fans agreed.
— andrea bailey brown (@andreamayers7) November 19, 2017
— Sarah Lorelle (@MzSarahLorelle) November 19, 2017
🤣Haha…it’s cold! 🏒🏀🥅 👉🏼 pic.twitter.com/W3yVCmiWc3 👈🏾Nice to see the @EdmontonOilers and @NYRangers get some love on @nbcsnl …Chance the Rapper is a beauty, but I vote we keep @GenePrincipe in Edmonton. #NHL #SNL #NYR #Oilers #LetsGoOilers #yeg
— Don Ellis🏒🍷🥅 (@Don_COi) November 19, 2017