Gretzky, Oilers win fourth Cup in five years

Updated: May 23, 2001, 5:09 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

May 26, 1988

The Edmonton Oilers -- displaying a new and disciplined defense to complement their well-known offensive exploits-- overwhelm the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals. A blackout at Boston Garden midway through Game 4 forced the series back to Edmonton, where the Oilers win 6-3 to complete the unique "five-game sweep."

It is the fourth championship in five years for the Oilers, sparking more debate on the NHL's greatest dynasties, though Edmonton coach Glen ...

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