1983-84 NHL EDMONTON OILERS
#26 TODD STRUEBY / TOM GORENCE - GAME WORN JERSEY
Todd Strueby plays his only game with the 1983-84 Edmonton Oilers on November 19th, 1983 at home to the Nhe Jersey Devils. He wears # 26 in the white jersey. He scored his only NHLpoint (an assist) in this game on a goal by Wayne Gretzky. (Gretxky had 8 points in the 13-4 drubbing of the NJ Devils which became known as the "Mickey Mouse" game due to his comments following the game - where he referred to the NJ Devils as a "Mickey Mouse" organization. Video evidence is available on YouTube including the goal scored by Gretzky in which Strueby provides his only career point.
Tom Gorence played a total of 12 games with the 1983-84 Edmonton OIlers. 5 home games and 7 away games wearing # 26. A list of all his games will be featured in the Letter of Authenticity by Global Vintage Sports Memorabilia Inc.
The jersey is a Nike XL with extra 'X" written in pen to note XXL. Original tagging present in the collar.
Game wear is solid with sweat / equipment stains, light scrape and board burns to right elbow, black stick tape scrape on lower front, softness to crest, numbers and lettering, pilling to orange shoulder border, loose threads in name bar lettering and softness to collar tag from wear and laundering. Evidence of the two players having worn the jersey is validated with the presence of thread removal, indicating a previous nameplate ( that of Todd Strueby).