Ray bourque is the
career leader in goals, assists and points for a D, he has 5 Norris Trophies and he has more end-of-season All Star team appearances than anyone other than Gordie Howe.
So where does he rank all time among the greatest defencemen ever? Is he #2? Is he not even in the Top 5 as one of us used to believe?
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Kevin Lowe is in the Hockey Hall of Fame, we decided to look at someone else with a lot of Cups who isn’t in yet: Jean-Guy Talbot.
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Today, Stevens is known for his career-altering hits, most of which would be illegal now.
But he actually had a pretty damn impressive career.
In this episode we talk about why Stevens belongs in the Hall of Fame despite his hitting.
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Bert Corbeau was, by some metrics, one of the best D of his era. In this episode, we discuss whether or not he should be inducted.
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Al Macinnis’ spot in the Hall is not in dispute. What’s at issue is where MacInnis belongs among the greatest D of All Time.
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When Mark Howe was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame there was some controversy: They inducted who???
But Mark Howe was one of the elite NHL defensemen of the 1980s. Before that, he was one of the best forwards in the WHA.
We talk about Mark How’s case in our latest episode. Listen here:
Mark Howe’s stats:
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Georges Boucher aka Buck Boucher was among the very best defencemen of the NHL’s first decade and a half. Where does he rank all time?
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Obviously he does deserve to be in the Hall of Fame. The question is more, “where does he rank all time among great NHL defencemen?”
We discuss that here:
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Chris Chelios has one of the most impressive resumes of any American defenseman. He might have the most impressive resume. So the question isn’t so much whether or not he belongs in the Hall of Fame, but where does he rank among the greatest NHL defenders ever.
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Herb Gardiner may have been one of the premier defencemen of his era, and was awarded the Hart Trophy as a result.
But how good was he really? Can we even know? How do we evaluate defencemen from the 1920s who didn’t score a lot? Can we trust Hart trophy wins from the past when we know they sometimes awarded them for controversial reasons?
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Herb Gardiner’s stats:
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