Does Mark Recchi Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

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:

Career:

  • 1988-2011: 22 seasons, 21 quality
  • 577G (21st), 956A (15th) for 1533P (12th) in 1652 games (5th), 0; 147.5 PS; 19:00 ATOI*
  • Recchi is 17th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • In his draft class (1988), Recchi is 1st in Games, 2nd in Goals, 1st in Assists and Points, despite being taken 67th (in the fourth round)
  • Era:
    • Of the 26 players to play in at least 1250 games between 1988 and 2011, Recchi is
      • 5th in Goals and 9th in GPG
      • 2nd in Assists and 3rd in APG
      • 3rd in Points and 6th in PPG
      • 5th in OPS and 6th in PS
  • 82 game average: 29G, 48A for 76P, 0.
  • 3 year peak (’91-’94): 82 game average of 45G, 63A for 108P, -7.
  • Possession (since 2007-08): 48.7 CF%, -1.4CF%Rel, 48.3FF%, -2 FF%Rel
  • Playoffs: 61G, 86A for 147P, +9; 18:23 ATOI*
  • Playoffs Possession:
  • Adjusted: 590G (23rd), 979A (12th) for 1569P (9th).
  • Adjusted 82 game average: 29G, 49A for 78P.
  • If the qualifier is set to 1,250 games, Recchi is 20th All Time in Adjusted PPG
  • Traded three times in his prime, and twice after. Waived once.

Accomplishments:

  • Top 5 in Calder Voting (‘90)
  • Top 10 Forward (by OPS) thrice (‘91, ‘93, ‘00)
  • Scored 50 goals once, 40 goals five times, 30 goals seven times, 25 goals twelve times, 20 goals sixteen times (one of only 17 players ever);
  • Tallied 70 assists twice (one of only 3 wingers ever), 60 assists four times (one of only 4 wingers ever), 50 assists seven times (one of only 5 wingers ever), 40 assists twelve times (one of only 4 wingers ever);
  • Scored 120 points once (Flyers single season record), 110 points twice, 100 points thrice, 90 points five times, 80 points six times, 70 points ten times, 60 points fifteen times (one of only 12 players ever), 50 points seventeen times (one of only 17 players ever).
  • Top 10 in Goals once
  • Led league in Assists once, Top 5 twice, Top 10 four times
  • Top 5 in APG once, Top 10 thrice
  • Top 5 in Points thrice, Top 10 four times
  • Top 5 in PPG once, Top 10 in PPG thrice
  • One 2nd All-Star Team,
  • Seven All Star Games.

Great Teams:

[Unless otherwise specified, line position is based on ice-time first, points second]

  • Best forward on one final four(’00 Flyers), Top 3 forward (by points) on one Champion (’91 Pens), Top 6 forward on one Champion (’06 Canes), Top 9 forward on one Champion (’11 Bruins) and one final four (’04 Flyers);
  • Top 6? forward on one World Champion (’97 Canada);
  • Top 6? forward on one WJC Champion (’88 Canada).

 

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