Joseph Johnny Sheppard


  • 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.


  • Top 10 in Assists twice

Great Teams

  • Top 9 Forward3. By points] on one NHL Stanley Cup Champion (’34 Black Hawks)
  • Reserve or Injured?[4. By games played] on one WCHL Stanley Cup Runner Up (’23 Eskimos)
  • Top 3 Forward?[4. By points] on one Memorial Cup Runner Up (’20 Fishermen)


Sheppard is here for completeness sake only. He’s a perfect example of how Adjusted Stats can make a average player look great.

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