Bill Cook

Bill Cook’s Career

  • 1926-1937; 11 seasons, 9 quality (by modern PPG standards)
  • Totals:
    • 229G (5th All Time at his retirement),
    • 138A (12th) for
    • 367P (5th) in
    • 474 games (19th);
    • 72.5 PS (7th)
  • At his retirement, Cook was 5th All Time in GPG, 15th in APG and 9th in PPG
  • At his retirement, Cook was 4th in OPS
  • Era: For players to play at least 300 games between 1926 and 1937 Cook is
    • 2nd in Goals,
    • 3rd in GPG,
    • 11th in Assists,
    • 15th in APG,
    • 4th in Points,
    • 8th in PPG,
    • 3rd in Offensive Point Shares,
    • 5th in Point Shares and
    • 11th in Games
  • 82-game average: 40G, 24A for 63P
  • 3-year peak (1929-32): 44-game average of 30G, 18A for 49P
  • Playoffs: 13G, 11A for 24P in 46 games
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
      • 422G, 450A for 872P
      • Adjusted 82-game average: 73G, 78A for 151P
      • Per Game:
        • Cook is 5th All Time in Adjusted GPG
        • Cook doesn’t meet the qualifiers for APG or PPG but if the qualifier is set to 82-games, Cook is 18th All Time in Adjusted PPG (If the qualifier is raised to 300 he is 6th All Time)
  • VsX:
    • Goals: 452
    • Assists: Doesn’t qualify (855-452=403)
    • Points: 855
    • Per Game:
      • 4th All Time in GPG
      • Doesn’t qualify for APG
      • 3rd All Time in PPG
  • Traded into the NHL for money.

Bill Cook’s Accomplishments

  • Top 5 in Hart voting twice (’27, ’33)
  • Back Check Best Player (’27, ’33)
  • Top Player:
    • Set the single season record in PS (The record lasted one season) aka Best Player (by Point Shares) once (’27),
    • Top 5 three times (’32, ’33),
    • Top 10 four times (’31)
    • Set the single season record of OPS (the record lasted one season) aka Best Offensive Player (by Offensive Point Shares) twice (’27, ’33),
    • Top 5 four times (’31, ’32),
    • Top 10 eight times (’28, ’29, ’30, ’35)
  • Goals:
    • Leader-boards:
      • Led the league in Goals three,
      • Top 5 five times,
      • Top 10 eight times
    • GPG leader-boards:
      • Led the league in GPG twice,
      • Top 5 four times,
      • Top 10 seven times
    • Single-season totals:
      • Scored 30 goals thrice (1 of only 3 players to do so at his retirement)
      • 25 goals five times (1 of only 3 players ever at his retirement)
      • 2o goals six times (1 of only 6 players ever at his retirement)
  • Assists:
    • Top 5 in Assists once, Top 10 three times
    • Top 5 in APG once, Top 10 twice
  • Points:
    • Leader-boards:
      • Led the league in Points twice,
      • Top 5 five times,
      • Top 10 seven times
    • PPG leader-boards:
      • Led the league in PPG twice,
      • Top 5 three times,
      • Top 10 five times
    • Single-season totals: Scored 50 points twice (1 of only 3 players ever at his retirement)
  • All Star:
    • 1st Team All Star three times,
    • 2nd Team All Star once.
  • VsX:
    • Best 7 Seasons:
      • Goals: 12th All Time
      • Assists: 184th All Time
      • Points: 21st All Time
  • Best 10 Seasons:
    • Goals: 18th All Time
    • Assists: 208th All Time
    • Points: 138th All Time
  • Non-NHL:
    • Led the WCHL/WHL in Goals, Assists and Points once and
    • Led the WCHL/WHL in Assists and Points once.

Bill Cook’s Great Teams

  • NHL:
    • Best Skater (by points) on two Final Fours (’27, ’31 Rangers),
    • Top 3 Forward (tied the single-season record for assists) on one Champion (’28 Rangers),
    • Top 3 Forward (by points) on one Champion(’33 Rangers) and one Runner Up (’32 Rangers),
    • Top 6 Forward (by points) on one Runner Up (’29 Rangers) and two Final Fours (’30, ’35 Rangers)

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