Ladies and gentlemen, I don't mean to do this to you, but I want to introduce you to Hunter. Again, you were warned.
Reactions have been varied as you may imagine. For instance, the always-popular tweeting sensation known as Roberto Luongo weighed in with his thoughts.
Others, however, were not as kind as Luongo.
@EdmontonOilers It's more horrific than the last ten seasons of hockey combined 😕— The Ghost of Lips (@ColdLipstick) September 26, 2016
@EdmontonOilers my wife's first reaction was fear— hunkE (@hunkEmusic) September 26, 2016
@EdmontonOilers this is the worst mascot ever— Kv (@kvpanesar) September 26, 2016
@EdmontonOilers Someone needs to shoot that thing.— B.D. Gallof (@BDGallof) September 26, 2016
Some fans did show support for the first mascot in Oilers history.
@EdmontonOilers ...... I'm laughing at the people who think this is scary. He's pretty cute imo.— real keg (@the_real_keg) September 26, 2016
@EdmontonOilers I love it— mike (@NoThotsMike) September 26, 2016
@EdmontonOilers I will call it 'Mittens'— Jumppa Hällfors (@Jumppa) September 26, 2016
I have to get some more work done, so I'll respond to any comments when I can!
Until next time, keep your sticks on the ice!