In this episode we discuss Didier Pitre, a star of the National Hockey Association (NHA) who played in the NHL only in last mid-late 30s. Does he belong? Listen here:
In this episode, we ask where does Teemu Selanne rank among NHL Right Wings and among Finnish hockey players? You can listen here:
Here are Selanne’s stats:
Though he’s technically still active, we decided there was no way he was going to improve his case if he ever did manage to make an NHL comeback, so we decided to talk about Jarome Iginla’s Hall of Fame case.
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In this episode, we discuss whether or not Joe Hall belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame, or is he just there because we contracted the Spanish Flu during the Stanley Cup Finals. Listen here:
In this episode we consider whether or not Mark Recchi should have been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. You can listen here:
Below are Recchi’s career stats:
In this episode of The Back Check, we debate whether or not Jaromir Jagr is one of the greatest Right Wings in the history of the NHL.
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On our first official episode we discuss the early amateur hockey leagues of the late 19th century and early 20th century. Listen to it here:
How Do We Determinate Greatness in Hockey?
Listen to our introductory episode:
We think about this as three general sets of criteria each with their own set of problems: