Aurele Joliat

Career

  • NHL: 1922-1938; 16 seasons, 12 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 270G (3rd All Time at his retirement), 190A (4th) for 460P (3rd) in 655 games (1st); 87.6 PS (5th)
  • At his retirement, Joliat was 9th in GPG, 22nd in APG and 11th in PPG, minimum of 300 games[2. If the qualifier is raised to 500 games, he was 3rd in GPG 5th in APG and 4th in PPG]
  • Joliat held the record for career games played from the 1936-37 season until the 1939-40 season
  • At his retirement, Joliat was 3rd All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Era: Joliat is 3rd in Goals, GPG, Points and OPS, 4th in Assists, PPG and PS, 5th in APG and 1st in Games[3. Of the 16 players to play in at least 500 games between 1922 and 1938]
  • 82-game average: 34G, 24A for 57P
  • 3-year peak (1922-25): 30-game average of 23G, 10A for 34P
  • Playoffs: 9G, 13A for 22P in 25 games
  • Adjusted: 489G, 694A for 1183P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 61G, 87A for 148P
  • If the qualifier is set at 82 games, Joliat is 21st All Time in Adjusted PPG[4. If the qualifier is raised to300 games, he is 8th All Time; when it is raised to 500 games he is 3rd All Time]
  • Traded into the NHL.

Accomplishments

  • Hart (’34)
  • Top 5 in Hart voting two other times (’25, ’35)
  • Top 5 Player[5. By Point Shares] twice (’25, ’28), Top 10 thrice (’24)
  • Top 5 Offensive Player[6. By Offensive Point Shares] thrice (’25, ’28, ’34), Top 10 six times (’24, ’26, ’33)
  • Top 10 Defensive Player[7. By Defensive Point Shares] once (’23)
  • Scored 30 goals once, 25 goals twice, 20 goals thrice
  • Top 5 in Goals four times, Top 10 seven times
  • Top 5 in GPG thrice, Top 10 six times
  • Top 5 in Assists four times, Top 10 eight times
  • Top 5 in APG twice, Top 10 four times
  • Top 5 in Points four times, Top 10 nine times
  • Led the league in PPG once, Top 5 twice, Top 10 nine times
  • 1st Team All Star once, 2nd Team thrice.

Great Teams[8. Joliat played the first few seasons of his career when the Stanley Cup was still contested by multiple leagues. Learn more.]

  • Best Skater[9. By Points] on one NHL/Stanley Cup Final Four (’29 Canadiens), Best Forward?[10. By points] on one NHL/Stanley Cup Final Four (’27 Canadiens), Top 3 Forward[11. Led the NHL playoffs in assists] on one Stanley Cup Champion (’24 Canadiens), Top 3 Forward[12. By points] on one Stanley Cup Runner Up (’25 Canadiens), one NHL Runner Up (’23 Canadiens) and three NHL/Stanley Cup Final Fours (’28, ’32, ’37 Canadiens), Top 6 Forward[13. Led the the playoffs in assists] on one NHL/Stanley Cup Champion (’31 Canadiens), Top 6 Forward[14. By points] on one NHL/Stanley Cup Champion (’30 Canadiens)

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