Cecil Babe Dye

Babe Dye’s Career

  • NHL: 1921-1931; 11 seasons, 8 quality
  • Totals:
    • 201G (3rd All Time at his retirement),
    • 47A for
    • 248P (4th) in
    • 271 games (13th);
    • 46.6 PS (10th)
    • At his retirement, Dye was 5th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • Per Game:
    • Dye is 4th All Time in GPG
    • Dye doesn’t qualify for the APG or PPG leader-boards. However, if the qualifier is set at 82 games
      • Dye was 9th All Time in PPG at his retirement
  • 82-game average of 61G, 14A for 75P
  • 3-year peak (1920-23): 24-game average of 31G, 8A for 39P
  • Playoffs: 2G for 2P in 10 games
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
    • 326G, 241A for 567P
    • Adjusted 82-game average: an absurd 99G, 73A for 171P
    • Per Game:
      • Dye is 1st All Time in Adjusted GPG
      • Dye does not qualify for the APG and PPG leader-boards. However, if the qualifier is set to 82 games,
        • Dye is 11th All Time in Adjusted PPG
    • VsX: Dye doesn’t qualify for the adjustment
  • Trades:
    • Traded at 28 for cash
    • Traded at 30 for cash
    • Traded out of the NHL (to the minors) at 31
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Howie Morenz

Career

  • NHL: 1923-1937; 14 seasons, all quality
  • Totals:
    • 271G (2nd All Time at his career-ending injury),
    • 201A (2nd) for
    • 472P (1st) in
    • 550 games (4th);
    • 100.8 PS (2nd)
  • Morenz was the career leader in goals at the end of the 1933-34 season[1. However, Morenz relinquished the career lead during his final season]
  • Morenz became the career leader in points during the 1931-32 season[2. Morenz held the record until the 1938-39 season]
  • At his career-ending injury, Morenz was 13th All Time in GPG, 12th in APG and 9th in PPG, if the qualifier is set to 82 games[3. i.e. The qualifier is low enough to include a player like Newsy Lalonde. However, if the qualifier is raised to 300 games (slightly less than 7 seasons in the ’30s NHL), Morenz was 4th in GPG, 7th in APG and 3rd in PPG at his retirement. With modern qualifiers, Morenz is 25th All Time in GPG]
  • At his career-ending injury, Morenz was the career leader in Offensive Point Shares
  • Era: Morenz is 2nd in Goals, GPG, Assists, APG and PS, 1st in Points, PPG and OPS, and 4th in Games[4. 14 players played in at least 500 games between 1923 and 1937]
  • 82-game average: 40G, 30A for 71P
  • 3-year peak (1929-32): 44-game average of 31G, 20A for 51P
  • Playoffs: 13G, 9A for 22P in 39 games
  • Adjusted:
    • Hockey-Reference:
      • 501G, 728A for 1229P
      • Adjusted 82-game average: 75G, 109A for 183P
      • Morenz is 7th All Time in Adjusted PPG with an 82-game qualifier[5. If the qualifier is raised to 500 games, Morenz is 1st All Time]
    • VsX:
  • Never traded.
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Does Joe Malone Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

Joe Malone has the highest single season GPG in the history of the NHL. In that season he scored an incredible 44 goals with only 4 assists. Was he the worst puck hog in NHL history or was something else going on?

And where does Malone rank among the early hockey greats?

Listen to us discuss Malone’s incredible career here:

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