As the Edmonton Oilers are on a 16-game winning streak heading into the game against the Vegas Golden Knights, they have the opportunity to tie the all-time NHL record of 17. The NHL, NBA, NFL, UFC, WNBA, college football, women's college basketball, men's college basketball, and golf have all seen incredible winning streaks, including the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins, 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers, 2007 New England Patriots, Anderson Silva in the UFC, 2001 Los Angeles Sparks, 1894 Yale Bulldogs, 2011-12 Baylor Bears and 2013-14 UConn Huskies, 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats, and Byron Nelson in 1945.

By the Numbers
  • NHL: 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins (17 games)
  • NBA: 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers (33 games)
  • NFL: 2007 New England Patriots (16 games)
  • UFC: Anderson Silva (16 matches)
  • WNBA: 2001 Los Angeles Sparks (18 games)
  • College football: 1894 Yale Bulldogs(16-0)
  • Women's college basketball: 2011-12 Baylor Bears and 2013-14 UConn Huskies (40 games)
  • Men's college basketball: 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats (38 games)
  • Golf: Byron Nelson, 1945 (11 events)
Bottom Line

The Edmonton Oilers are on the verge of tying the NHL's all-time winning streak record, but across various sports, numerous teams and individuals have achieved remarkable winning streaks, leaving an indelible mark on their respective disciplines.