Borje Salming was arguably the first European-trained (as opposed to European-born) NHL star. And for 6 years in a row he made the end of season All Star Team (though usually as a 2nd Team All Star).
But what about his lack of team success?
Does Salming still belong in the Hall of Fame? Listen to us discuss his case here:
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Peter Stastny is a legend; one of the NHL’s first European-trained stars and in the Top 10 All Time in both APG and PPG.
But he was never close to the best player in league – he has one Top 5 Hart finish in his entire career – and he was never a star in best-on-best international competition.
So, does he deserve his reputation as one of the great players of the 1980s?
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Does Grant Fuhr belong in the Hall of Fame?
Sure, he has Cups and a Vezina. And he has the record for most goalie games played in a single season.
But he also has extremely mediocre stats compared to his contemporaries, most of whom are not in the Hall of Fame like he is.
Then, there’s this other thing: he’s arguably the first ever African Canadian (or African American) hockey star in history. A true trail-blazer.
So does he belong?
Listen to us debate his case here:
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Shorty Green is in the Hall of Fame for a very specific thing, for being one of the leaders of the first ever NHL players strike.
But he’s in the Hall as a player, so how does his career stack up?
In this episode we discuss his actual hockey career. (And, to be clear, we strongly believe he belongs in the Hall of Fame for what he did off the ice.)
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