Ebbie Goodfellow

Career

  • NHL: 1929-43; 14 seasons, 3 quality as a forward, 7? of 11 quality as a D[1. By Defensive Point Shares]
  • 134G, 190A (12th All Time at his retirement) for 324P (19th) in 557 games (14th); 54.9 PS (18th); 54.9 PS
  • At his retirement, Goodfellow was 19th All Time in GPG, 7th in APG and 13th in PPG[2. Minimum 500 games – 31 qualifying players]
  • Era: Goodfellow is 5th in Goals, Assists, Points and Games, 4th in GPG, PPG and OPS, 3rd in APG and PS[3. Of the 5 players to play in at least 550 games between 1929 and 1943]
  • 82-game average: 20G, 28A for 48P
  • 3-year peak (1938-41)[4. Playing defence]: 48-game average of 9G, 15A for 23P, 5.5 PS
  • Playoffs: 8G, 8A for 16P in 45 games
  • Adjusted: 230G, 453A for 683P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 34G, 67A for 101P
  • Never traded.

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Bobby Bauer

Career

  • NHL: 1936-1942, 1945-47;[1. Plus a 1 game comeback in 1951-2] 8 seasons, 7 quality
  • 123G, 137A for 260P in 327 games; 32 PS
  • If the qualifier is set at 300 games played, Bauer was 18th in GPG, 11th in APG and 13th in PPG[2. At his initial retirement in 1947]
  • Era: Bauer is 18th in Goals, 11th in GPG and APG, 21st in Points and PS, 13th in PPG, 14th in OPS, and 40th in Games[3. Of the 48 players to have played in at least 300 games between 1936 and 1947]
  • 82-game average: 31G, 34A for 66P
  • 3-year peak (1939-42): 48-game average of 17G, 26A for 44P
  • Playoffs: 11G, 8A for 19P in 48 games
  • Adjusted: 174G, 227A for 401P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 44G, 57A for 101P
  • Never traded.

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Joseph Johnny Sheppard

Career

  • NHL: 1926-34; 8 seasons, 2 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 68G, 58A for 126P in 308 games; 19.2 PS
  • Era: Sheppard is 23rd in GPG, APG and PPG, 24th in Assists, 37th in Games[2. Of the 40 players to play in at least 300 games between 1926 and 1934]
  • 82-game average: 18G, 16A for 35P
  • 3-year peak (1927-30): 44-game average of 10G, 10A for 20P
  • Playoffs: 0P in 10 games
  • Adjusted: 125G, 253A for 378P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 33G, 67A for 101P
  • Traded twice in his prime, once after.

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Elmer Lach

Elmer Lach’s Career

  • NHL: 1940-54; 14 seasons, 12 quality
  • Totals:
    • 215G (20th All Time at his retirement),
    • 408A (1st – Lach held the career lead in assists from 1951-52 until 1957-58) for
    • 623P (2nd – Lach held the career lead in points from 1951-52 until 1953-54) in
    • 664 games (8th);
    • 61.1 PS (24th)
  • Per Game: At his retirement, Lach was
    • 23rd All Time in GPG,
    • 2nd in APG (only 4 qualifying players…) and
    • 5th in PPG
  • At his retirement, Lach was 15th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Era: Of the 10 players to play in at least 600 games between 1940 and 1954, as only 3 players played in 650 games, Lach is
    • 5th in Goals and GPG,
    • 1st in Assists and APG,
    • 2nd in Points, PPG and Games,
    • 3rd in OPS,
    • 4th in PS
  • 82-game average: 26G, 50A for 77P
  • 3-year peak (1942-45): 50-game average of 24G, 50A for 73P
  • Playoffs:
    • 19G,
    • 45A (Lach held the career record for playoff assists from 1952 until 1957)
    • 64P in
    • 76 games;
    • Lach held the career record for playoff APG, among all qualifying players, from 1946 until 1952.
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
      • 248G, 568A 816P
      • Adjusted 82-game: 31G, 70A for 101P
      • Per Game: Lach is
        • 8th All Time in Adjusted APG and
        • 16th in Adjusted PPG
    • VsX:
      • 351G, 804A, 930P [Stats calculated separately, relative to others, so they don’t add up]
      • Per Game: Lach is
        • 7th All Time in APG
        • 21st All Time in PPG
  • Never traded.
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Jean Beliveau

Career

  • NHL: 1950-71; 20 seasons, 18 quality
  • Totals:
    • 507G (4th All Time at his retirement),
    • 712A (3rd) for
    • 1219P (2nd),
    • +67[1. Since 1967-68] in
    • 1125 games (16th);
    • 138.1 PS (3rd)
  • If the qualifier is set to 500 games, Beliveau was 7th All Time in GPG and 4th in APG[2. Career leader in APG in 1961 and then from 1962-63 to 1963-64] and PPG[3. Career leader in PPG from 1959-60 to 1967-68 at his retirement[4. If the qualifier is raised to 750 games, Beliveau was 4th All Time, 2nd in APG and 3rd in PPG]
  • At his retirement, Beliveau was 2nd All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Era: Beliveau is 2nd in Goals, GPG, Points, PPG, OPS and PS, 3rd in Assists, 1st in APG, and 15th in Games[5. Of the 16 players to play in at least 1100 games between 1950 and 1971]
  • 82-game average: 37G, 52A for 89P
  • 3-year peak (1958-61): 70-game average of 40G, 52A for 92P
  • Playoffs:
    • 79G (10th All Time),
    • 97A (22nd[6. Career leader in playoff assists from 1971 until 1984]) for
    • 176P (14th[7. Career leader in playoff points from 1971 until 1987]) in
    • 162 games
    • Beliveau is currently 23rd All Time in playoff GPG[8. Career leader in playoff GPG in 1956 only][9. Career leader in playoff APG from 1958 to 1959] and 15th in PPG[10. Career leader in playoff PPG from 1957 until 1970]
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
      • 575G (25th All Time), 810A for 1385P (23rd All Time)
      • Adjusted 82-game average: 42G, 59A for 101P
      • If the qualifier is set to 750 games, Beliveau is 8th All Time in Adjusted PPG[11. If the qualifier is raised to 1,000 games, Beliveau is 4th All Time]
    • VsX:
  • Never traded.
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Gordie Howe

Career

  • NHL: 1946-71; 1979-80; 26 seasons, 25 quality
  • Totals:
    • 801G (2nd All Time – Howe was the career leader in goals from 1963-64 until 1993-94),
    • 1049A (9th – Howe was the career leader in assists from 1957-58 until 1987-88) for
    • 1850P (4th – Howe was the career leader in points from 1959-60 until 1989-90),
    • 87 (since 1967-68] in 1767 games (1st);
    • 217.1 PS (1st at his retirement, Howe is now 3rd All Time)
  • Per Games: At his initial retirement in 1971 Howe was
    • 6th All Time in GPG, and
    • 5th in APG and
    • 5th in PPG (Howe was the career leader in PPG from 1953-54 until 1958-59)
    • (8. Minimum 500 games -if the qualifier is raised to 750 games, Howe was 3rd in GPG, APG and 4th in PPG All time)
  • At his initial retirement, Howe was 1st All Time in Offensive Point Shares (Howe is now 2nd)
  • Era: It does not make sense to talk about how Howe compares to his era because he played longer than anyone else and scored more than everyone else
  • 82-game average: 37G, 48A for 86P
  • 3-year peak (1950-53): 70-game average of 46G, 43A for 89P
  • Playoffs:
    • Totals:
      • 68G (17th All Time),
      • 92A (Howe was the career leader in playoff assists from 1957 until 1971) for
      • 160P (20th – Howe was the career leader in playoff points from 1964 until 1971) in
      • 157 games
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
      • 925G (1st All Time), 1265A (2nd) for 2190P (2nd)
      • Adjusted 82-game average: 43G, 59A for 102P
      • If the qualifier is set to 750 games, Howe is 7th All Time in Adjusted PPG (If the qualifier raised to 1,000 games, Howe is 3rd All Time)
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Johnny Gottselig

Career

  • NHL: 1928-41, 1942-45; 16 seasons, 12 quality
  • 176G (17th All Time at his retirement), 195A (14th) for 371P (17th) in 589 games (13th); 45.4 PS
  • At his retirement, Gottselig was 11th All Time in GPG and PPG, and 10th in APG
  • At his retirement, Gottselig was 22nd All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Era: Gottseling is 6th in Goals, GPG and Points, 5th in Assists, PPG and Games, 4th in APG, 7th in OPS, 8th in PS[1. Of the 11 players to play in at least 500 games between 1928 and 1942]
  • 82-game average: 25G, 27A for 52P
  • 3-year peak (1938-41): 48-game average of 12G, 27A for 38P
  • Playoffs: 13G, 13A for 26P in 43 games
  • Adjusted: 299G, 432A for 731P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 42G, 60A for 102P
  • Never traded.

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Maurice Richard

Career

  • NHL: 1942-60; 18 seasons, 16 quality
  • Totals:
    • 544G (1st All Time at his retirement[1. The career record holder until 1963]),
    • 421A (3rd) for
    • 965P (2nd[2. Richard was the NHL’s career leader in points from 1953-54 until 1959-60]) in 9
    • 78 games (2nd);
    • 125.3 PS (2nd)
  • Richard is 13th All Time in GPG[3. At his retirement he was 12th – minimum 500 games] and, at his retirement, he was 19th in PPG[4. Minimum 500 games and also he was 1st All Time briefly during the 1951-52 season]
  • At his retirement, Richard was 2nd All Time in Offensive Point Shares[5. Richard was the career leader in Offensive Point Shares from the 1956-57 season to the next season]
  • Era: Richard is 1st in Goals, GPG, Points, PPG, OPS, PS and Games, 3rd in Assists and APG[6. Of the 5 players to play in at least 850 games between 1942 and 1960, as only two players played 950 games and only three played in 900 games during that span]
  • 82-game average: 46G, 35A for 81P
  • 3-year peak (1943-46): 50-game average of 37G, 23A for 60P
  • Playoffs:
    • 82G (8th All Time),[7. Richard held the career record in playoff goals from 1947 until 1986]
    • 44A for
    • 126P[8. Richard held the career record in playoff points from 1951 until 1964] in
    • 133 games
    • Richard is currently 4th All Time in playoff GPG[9. Richard held the career playoff GPG record from 1946 until 1956 and again from 1957 until 1981][10. Richard held the career playoff PPG record from 1949 until 1952]
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey Reference:
      • 653G (9th All Time), 576A for 1229P (25th)
      • Adjusted 82-game average: 55G, 48A for 103P
      • If the qualifier is set at 500 games, Richard is 24th All Time in Adjusted PPG[11. If the qualifier is set to 750 games, Richard is 4th All Time]
    • VsX:
  • Never traded.
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James Dutch Gainor

Career

  • NHL: 1927-33, 1934-35; 7 seasons, 1 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 51G, 56A for 107P in 246 games
  • Era: Gainor is not in the Top 25 in any category for his era[2. Minimum 200 games]
  • 82-game average: 17G, 19A for 35P
  • 3-year peak (1928-31): 44-game average of 14G, 14A for 28P
  • Playoffs: 2G, 1A for 3P in 22 games
  • Adjusted: 103G, 207A for 310P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 34G, 69A for 103P
  • Dominance Quotient: Gainor never led a team
  • Traded twice in his prime.

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Roy Conacher

Career

  • NHL: 1938-42; 1945-52; 11 seasons, 9 quality
  • 226G (11th All Time at his retirement), 200A for 426P (18th) in 490 games; 50.8 PS
  • At his retirement, Conacher was 18th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Era: Conacher is 2nd in Goals, GPG and OPS, 14th in Assists, 13th in APG, 9th in Points, 6th in PPG, 5th in PS and 18th in Games[1. Of the 26 players to play in at least 450 games between 1938 and 1952]
  • 82-game average: 38G, 34A for 71P
  • 3-year peak (1946-49): 60-game average of 27G, 32A for 59P
  • Playoffs: 15G, 15A for 30P in 42 games
  • Adjusted: 308G, 312A for 620P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 52G, 52A for 104P
  • Traded thrice in his prime.

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