Does Jack Adams Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame as a Player?

Jack Adams is an obvious Hall of Famer, the only person to win the Stanley Cup as a player, a coach and a GM, and that Jack Adams, he of the NHL’s Coach of the Year award. But was he really a Hall of Fame player?

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Does Corb Denneny Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

Unlike his brother Cy, Charles “Corb” Corbett Denneny is not in the Hockey Hall of Fame, despite having a pretty decent career.

In this episode, we talk about Corb and how he compares to some of his contemporaries who are in the Hall already. Does he deserve to be inducted now?

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Does Edward Reg Noble Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

Reg Noble’s biggest claim to fame is that he set the NHL career record in games played and, when he retired he was way ahead of the next player.

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Does Harry Cameron Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

Harry Cameron was a dynamic offensive player from the blue line well before that was a common feature of NHL D. Was he one of the greatest D of his era or of all time or is it more likely that the position had yet to be defined properly? Listen to us talk about Harry Cameron:

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Harry Mummery

Career

  • NHL: 1917-23; 6 seasons, 4 quality[1.By Defensive Point Shares]
  • 33G (24th All Time at his retirement), 19A (23rd) for 52P (24th) in 106 games; 10.5 PS (19th)
  • At his retirement, Mummery was 23rd All Time in GPG, APG and PPG[2. Minimum 82 games, 24 qualifying players]
  • At his retirement, Mummery was 8th All Time in Defensive Point Shares and 25th All Time in Offensive Point Shares
  • 82-game average: 25G, 15A for 40P; 8.1 PS
  • 3-year peak (1919-22): 24-game average of 10G, 6A for 15P
  • NHL Playoffs: 1G, 1A for 2P in 2 games
  • Adjusted: 41G, 81A for 122P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 32G, 63A for 94P
  • Dominance Quotient: Never led a team
  • Traded twice in his prime and traded out of the NHL at the end of his career.[3. Also, Mummery was the largest player (by weight) and he holds the record for most games as a Goaltender by a skater]

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Alf Skinner

Career

  • NHL: 1917-19, 1924-26; 4 seasons, 2 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 26G, 10A for 36P in 71 games; 1.5 PS
  • Skinner never played 3 straight seasons in the NHL
  • NHL: Playoffs: 1A for 1P in 2 games
  • Adjusted: 39G, 54A for 93A
  • Traded within the NHL once near the end of his career, traded out of the NHL in his prime.

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Harry Meeking

Career

  • NHL: 1917-19; 1926-27; 3 seasons, 2 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 18G, 12A for 30P in 64 games
  • Did not play in the NHL enough for an 82-game average of 3-year peak
  • NHL Playoffs: 3G for 3P in 9 games
  • Adjusted: 26G, 64A for 90P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 33G, 82A for 115P[2. Take that with a giant grain of salt]
  • Traded out of the NHL in his prime, traded twice within the NHL in the same calendar year after his prime.

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Samuel Rusty Crawford

Career

  • NHL: 1917-19; 2 seasons, 1 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 10G, 8A for 18P in 38 games; 0.1 PS
  • When Crawford left the NHL,[2. To play in a senior league] he was tied for the league lead in Games Played but was 20th in Goals, 14th in Assists and 20th in Points
  • When he left the NHL, Crawford was 25th in GPG, 20th in APG and 24th in PPG
  • Playoffs: 2G, 1A for 3P in 2 games
  • Adjusted: 15G, 45A for 60P
  • Traded once within the NHL, and transferred once, willingly left the NHL, traded and otherwise transferred multiple times outside of the NHL.

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Ken Randall

Career

  • NHL: 1917-27; 10 seasons, 7 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 68G (19th All Time at his retirement), 50A (7th) for 118P (15th) in 218 games (8th); 30 PS (9th)
  • At his retirement, Randall was 24th All Time in Offensive Point Shares and 6th in Defensive Point Shares
  • At his retirement, Randall was 17th All Time in APG
  • 82-game average: 25G, 19A for 44P; 11.3 PS
  • 3-year peak (1923-26): 30-game average of 7G, 6A for 13P; 4.6 PS
  • NHL Playoffs: 2G, 1A for 3P in 6 games
  • Adjusted: 99G, 255A for 354P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 37G, 96A for 133P
  • Traded once in his NHL prime, waived at the end of his career.

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