One-on-one with Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Adam Oates

  • Although he was never drafted into the NHL, Adam Oates is known for being one of the best playmakers in the league’s history. During his 19-year run, Oates built a successful career setting up teammates.

    In Boston, Oates had one of his best seasons, recording 142 points in 84 games in 1992-93.

 At the time of his 2003 retirement, Oates had racked up 1,079 helpers, good for sixth on the NHL’s all-time assists list.

    THN’s Ken Campbell caught up with Oates following the ring ceremony Monday morning at the Hockey Hall of Fame. The pair discuss how Oates' experience as a player aids his ability to be an effective coach, his playmaking in the NHL, and more.

    REPORTER: Ken Campbell | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper
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