In Part 7 of our Hart Trophy series we examine the Hart Trophies awarded between the cancelled season and the 2012-13 lockout.Continue reading “Reevaluating the Hart Part 7: Lockout to Lockout”
It might seem like a silly question. However, as if this writing, Jere Lehtinen is the only eligible player with at least three Selke trophies not in the Hall of Fame. (If Datsyuk doesn’t get in once he’s eligible, there will be two.)
In this episode we discuss Lehtinen’s case in light of Guy Carbonneau’s induction in 2019.
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Of course Steve Yzerman belongs in the HOF. But what we really want to know is, how good was he? Where does he rank all time?
In our latest episode, we discuss just how good he was, and his remarkable transition from elite offensive player to Selke winner.
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Before we recorded this episode, one of us was pretty convince he did belong and the other was skeptical. Somehow, talking about his case, we both changed our minds!
Zetterberg was undoubtedly one of the best two-way forwards of his era; overshadowed in awards voting by his teammate, he actually performed better in the playoffs than Datsyuk.
So does he belong?
Listen to our latest episode here:Continue reading “Does Henrik Zetterberg Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?”
Of course the real question is, “is Luc Robitaille the Greatest Left Wing of All Time?” That’s the real question because, of all left-shooting Left Wings in NHL history, Robitaille is first in both goals and points.Continue reading “Does Luc Robitaille Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?”
Brian Leetch was one of the greatest offensive defensemen of his era, perhaps even of all time.
That’s what we discuss on his episode of our podcast – where Leetch ranks all time, with multiple long discussions of his role in the 1994 Rangers’ Cup run.
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In journeyman career that saw him play for way too many teams, Mathieu Schneider amassed enough points to make him one of the top 25 offensive defensmen in NHL history (if you go by totals, not per game). That surprised us.
But Schneider has few individual accolades and not a lot of team success.
So does he belong in the Hall of Fame?
We discuss it on our latest episode. Listen here:
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Jeremy Roenick was a dominant offensive player who was one of the few true personalities in a league known for extremely boring players.
Or was he a dominant offensive player? Both of us remember him being dominant but the stats don’t really back it up.
Listen to us discuss Roenick’s case in our latest episode:
Roenick’s stats:Continue reading “Does Jeremy Roenick Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?”
Until very recently, Doug Weight was one of the Top 5 American passers in the history of the NHL, and he did so while playing his prime in the Dead Puck (Clutch and Grab) era, at one point scoring over 100 points in a season.
We both fondly remember Weight from those classic Oilers-Stars series of the late ’90s and early ’00s. But does he really deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame?
Listen to our discussion here:
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Joe Nieuwendyk as an elite goal-scoring centre who transitioned into one of the great two-way forwards of his era. But did he really deserve his Conny Smythe Trophy? If he didn’t, what does that do to his Hall of Fame case?
Listen to us talk about Nieuwendyk here:
Warning! This episode contains an extremely hot take about Nieuwendyk’s Conn Smythe.Continue reading “Does Joe Nieuwendyk Belong in the Hockey of Fame?”