Cecil Babe Dye

Babe Dye’s Career

  • NHL: 1921-1931; 11 seasons, 8 quality
  • Totals:
    • 201G (3rd All Time at his retirement),
    • 47A for
    • 248P (4th) in
    • 271 games (13th);
    • 46.6 PS (10th)
    • At his retirement, Dye was 5th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Per Game:
    • Dye is 4th All Time in GPG
    • Dye doesn’t qualify for the APG or PPG leader-boards. However, if the qualifier is set at 82 games
      • Dye was 9th All Time in PPG at his retirement
  • 82-game average of 61G, 14A for 75P
  • 3-year peak (1920-23): 24-game average of 31G, 8A for 39P
  • Playoffs: 2G for 2P in 10 games
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
    • 326G, 241A for 567P
    • Adjusted 82-game average: an absurd 99G, 73A for 171P
    • Per Game:
      • Dye is 1st All Time in Adjusted GPG
      • Dye does not qualify for the APG and PPG leader-boards. However, if the qualifier is set to 82 games,
        • Dye is 11th All Time in Adjusted PPG
    • VsX: Dye doesn’t qualify for the adjustment
  • Trades:
    • Traded at 28 for cash
    • Traded at 30 for cash
    • Traded out of the NHL (to the minors) at 31

Babe Dye’s Accomplishments

  • Top 5 in Hart voting once (’25)
  • Back Check Best Player (’23)
  • Top Player:
    • Set the single season record in PS in 1924-25 (which he held for a season)
    • Best Player (by Point Shares) once (’25),
    • Top 5 four times (’21, ’22, ’23),
    • Top 10 six times (’24, ’27)
    • Set the single season record in OPS in 1924-25 (which he held for two seasons)
    • Best Offensive Player (by OPS) twice (’23, ’25),
    • Top 5 six times (’21, ’22, ’24, ’27),
    • Top 10 seven times (’26)
  • Goals:
    • Leader-boards:
      • Led the league in Goals three times,
      • Top 5 six times,
      • Top 10 seven times
    • GPG leader-boards:
      • Led the league in GPG three times,
      • Top 5 six times,
      • Top 10 seven times
    • Single-season totals:
      • 35 goals twice (1 of only 2 players to do so at his retirement)
      • 30 goals three times (NHL record at his retirement)
      • 25 goals four times (1of only 2 players to do so at his retirement)
  • Assists:
    • Leader-boards: Top 5 in Assists once
    • APG lead-boards: Top 5 in APG once
  • Points:
    • Leader-boards:
      • Led the league in Points twice,
      • Top 5 five times,
      • Top 10 six times
    • PPG leader-boards:
      • Led the league in PPG once,
      • Top 5 five times,
      • Top 10 six times
  • VsX: Dye doesn’t qualify for the adjustment

Babe Dye’s Great Teams

  • NHL:
    • Best Player (by points) on one Stanley Cup Champion (’22 St. Patricks),
    • Top 3? Forward (by points) on one NHL Runner Up (’21 St. Patricks) and one NHL Final Four (’25 St. Patricks),
    • Top 6 Forward (by Points) on two Final Fours (’27 Black Hawks, ’29 Americans)

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