VIDEO: 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.

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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