Larry Aurie


  • NHL: 1927-39; 12 seasons, 5 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 147G (22nd All Time at his retirement), 129A (24th) for 276P (21st) in 489 games (25th), 10.2 PS
  • At his retirement, Aurie was 20th in GPG[2. Minimum 300 games]
  • Era: Aurie is 10th in Goals, 8th in GPG, 13th in Assists, 12th in APG, 11th in Points and PPG, 14th in OPS and Games, and 18th in PS[3. Of the 25 players to play in at least 450 games between 1927 and 1939
  • 82-game average: 25G, 21A for 46P
  • 3-year peak (1934-37): 48-game average of 19G, 23A for 43P
  • Playoffs: 6G, 9A for 15P in 24 games
  • Adjusted: 257G, 320A for 577P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 43G, 54A for 97P
  • Never traded.


  • Top 10 Player[4. By Point Shares] once (’37)
  • Top 5 Offensive Player[5. By Offensive Point Shares] twice (’35, ’37), Top 10 thrice (’36)
  • Scored 20 goals once
  • Led the league in Goals once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 5 in GPG once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 5 in Assists once, Top 10 thrice
  • Top 5 in APG once, Top 10 four times
  • Top 5 in Points twice
  • Top 5 in PPG twice, Top 10 thrice
  • 1st Team All Star once.

Great Teams

  • Best Skater[6. By points] on one Runner Up (’34 Red Wings), Top 6 Forward[7. By points] on one Final Four (’33 Red Wings), Top 9 Forward[8. By points] on one Champion (’36 Red Wings).


I see no reason for Aurie to be in the HOF.

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