Billy Burch

Career

  • NHL: 1922-33; 11 seasons, 5 quality[1. By modern PPG standards]
  • 137G (101th All Time at his retirement), 61A (25th) for 1988P (14th) in 390 Games (7th); 40.2 PS (18th)
  • If the qualifier is set to 300 games, at his retirement Burch was 10th in GPG and 17th in PPG
  • At his retirement, Burch was 12th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • 82-game average: 29G, 13A for 42P
  • 3-year peak (1922-25): 24-game average of 18G, 6A for 23P
  • Playoffs: 0P in 2 games
  • Adjusted: 257G, 292A for 549P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 54G, 61A for 115P
  • If the qualifier is set to 300 games, Burch is 24th All Time in Adjusted PPG
  • Traded twice after his prime, purchased once.

Accomplishments

  • Hart (’25), Lady Byng (’27)
  • Top 10 Player[2. By Point Shares] once (’24)
  • Top 5 Offensive Player[3. By Offensive Point Shares] once (’24), Top 10 four times (’25, ’26, ’27)
  • Scored 20 goals twice
  • Top 5 in Goals twice, Top 10 four times
  • Top 5 in GPG twice, Top 10 five times
  • Top 5 in Assists once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 5 in Points once, Top 10 four times
  • Top 5 in PPG once, Top 10 twice.

Great Teams

  • Best Player[3. By points] on one Memorial Cup Champion (’20 Canoe Club Paddlers).

 

If you can tell me why Burch won the Hart, I would sincerely like to know.

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