Marty Barry

Marty Barry’s Career

  • NHL: 1927-28; 1929-40; 12 seasons, 10 quality[1. By modern PPG standards)]
  • Totals:
    • 195G (11th All Time at his retirement),
    • 192A (4th) for
    • 387P (6th) in
    • 509 games (22nd);
    • 57.6 PS (15th)
  • At his retirement, Barry was 10th All Time in GPG, 4th in APG and 8th in PPG[2. Minimum 300 games]
  • At his retirement, Barry was 8th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Era: Barry is 3rd in Goals and OPS, 2nd in GPG, Points and PPG, 1st in Assists and APG, 5th in PS and 12th in Games[3. Of the 14 players to play in at least 500 games between 1927 and 1940]
  • 82-game average: 31G, 31A for 62P
  • 3-year peak (1934-37): 44 game average of 18G, 20A for 38P
  • Playoffs: 15G, 18A for 33P in 43 games
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
      • 339G, 445A for 784P
      • Adjusted 82-game average: 55G, 72A for 126P
      • Per Game:
    • VsX:
  • Traded once, left unprotected once.

Marty Barry’s Accomplishments

  • Top 5 in Hart voting once (’37)
  • Lady Byng (’37)
  • Back Check MVP (’37)
  • Top 10 Player[5. By Point Shares] twice (’33, ’36)
  • Top 5 Offensive Player[6. By Offensive Point Shares] four times (’33, ’34, ’36, ’37), Top 10 seven times (’31, ’32, ’35)
  • Goals:
    • Leader-boards:
      • Top 5 in Goals thrice,
      • Top 10 seven times
    • GPG Leader-boards:
      • Top 5 in GPG thrice,
      • Top 10 five times
    • Single-season totals:
      • Scored 25 goals once,
      • 20 goals six times[7. 1 of only 6 players to do so at his retirement]
  • Assists:
    • Top 5 in Assists twice, Top 10 thrice
    • Top 5 in APG twice, Top 10 four times
  • Points:
    • Top 5 in Points four times, Top 10 six times
    • Top 5 in PPG four times, Top 10 five times
  • 1st Team All Star once
  • VsX:

Marty Barry’s Great Teams

  • NHL:
    • Best Payer[8. Led the playoffs in goals, points and tied single playoff record in assists] on one Champion (’37 Red Wings),
    • Best Skater[9. Led playoffs in points] on one Runner Up (’30 Bruins),
    • Best Skater[10. By points] on one Final Four (’33 Bruins),
    • Top 3 Forward[11. By points] on one Champion (’36 Red Wings) and two Final Fours (’31 Bruins, ’39 Red Wings),
    • Top 6 Forward[12. By points] on one Final Four (’35 Bruins)

Barry was not quite as dominant a regular season player as some of his peers in the HOF, but he had a long, good career and some great playoff success.

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