Jimmy Herbert

Career

  • NHL: 1924-30; 6 seasons, 3 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 83G (22nd All Time at his retirement), 31A for 114P in 206 games; 28 PS
  • 82-game average: 33G, 12A for 45P
  • 3-year peak (1924-27): 36-game average of 21G, 7A for 28P
  • Playoffs: 3G for 3P in 9 games
  • Adjusted: 155G, 187A for 342A
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 62G, 74A for 129P
  • Traded twice after his prime.

Accomplishments

  • Top 5 Player[2. By Point Shares] once (’26)
  • Top 5 Offensive Player[3. By Offensive Point Shares] once (’26), Top 10 twice (’25)
  • Scored 25 goals once[4. 1 of only 19 players to so at his retirement]
  • Top 5 in Goals once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 5 in GPG twice, Top 10 thrice
  • Top 5 in Points once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 5 in PPG once

Great Teams

  • Top 3 Forward on one Runner Up (’27 Bruins)

 

I don’t think Herbert has much of a case.

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