The 1983–84 Edmonton Oilers season was the Oilers’ 5th season in the NHL. After an outstanding regular season, the Oilers won their first Stanley Cup. It was another record breaking season for the club. The Oilers would set club records in wins (57) and points (119), as they won the Smythe Division for the third straight season. Edmonton would break the NHL record for goals in a season, previously set by the Oilers the previous season, by scoring 446 times.
The Oilers got off to a strong start, winning 39 of their first 53 games. On December 18th, in a 7-5 victory over Winnipeg Jets, Wayne Gretzky scored his 100th point of the season. Gretzky continued his scoring prowess and for the s second time in his career he would break the 200 point barrier. He won the Art Ross Trophy for the fourth straight year with 205 points. Gretzky scored an NHL high 87 goals and 118 assists. Paul Coffey would put up 126 points, the 2nd highest point total ever by a defenceman, while Jari Kurri (113) and Mark Messier (101) would each break the 100 point mark for the club. Glenn Anderson would have a solid season, getting 54 goals, behind only Gretzky, and just miss the 100—point club as he finished with 99. Grant Fuhr would lead the club with 30 victories, while Andy Moog would put up a team best GAA of 3.77.