Team Logo. The Oakland Seals were a team in the National Hockey League. They were one of the first six expansion teams to the NHL in 1967. In 1970 they changed their name to the California Golden Seals. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Oakland_Seals?oldid=7182" Categories: Former NHL teams Teams in California Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.