Larry Robinson is the All Time Leader in Plus Minus and has a pretty remarkable career.
Yet sometimes he feels a bit forgotten, surrounded as he was by Hall of Fame Teammates on the Greatest Hockey Team of All Time.
Where does he rank among the All Time Greats? Does he even make your list?
Listen to us talk about Larry Robinson here:
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Through a career riddled by injuries – including one induced retirement – Lemieux was one of the most dominant forwards the game has ever seen. He temporarily led the NHL in both career Goals Per Game and Points Per Game, despite debuting after Gretzky and despite playing more of his career in the Dead Puck Era.
But Lemieux never reached Gretzky’s accomplishments either in terms of his peak or his longevity. He has fewer scoring titles and Cups than Gretzky, and Gretzky achieved Lemieux’s offensive feats many times over.
Listen to us discuss whether or not Lemieux is the Greatest Hockey Player of All Time, the Greatest Centre of All Time, or something else, here:
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Gretzky is The Great One. But some of us think Bobby Orr was better.
So maybe he’s the greatest forward ever. But then there’s Gordie Howe.
So maybe he’s the greatest centre ever. But then some people think Lemieux is.
For this episode, we spend it talking entirely about how incredible Gretzky was.
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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?
Listen to us talk about Bourque here:
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The Dominator had a nearly unrivaled stretch of goalie dominance during the Dead Puck Era.
But it was only 6 years. Is that enough for Dominik Hasek to be considered the Greatest Goalie of All Time?
Listen to us talk about Hasek here:
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Brett Hull is one of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history but he is often accused of being so one-dimensional that he shouldn’t be considered a great player.
In this episode, we discuss his case and whether or not he’s as one-dimensional as many often claim.
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Joe Sakic was one of the great centers of his era, dominating during a hard time to score and then scoring consistently for a very long time. The question isn’t whether he belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame, but where he ranks among the greatest centres of all time.
Listen to us discuss Joe Sakic here:
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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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According to some, Punch Broadbent was the original power forward, the first (NHL?) hockey player to combine skill and physicality in a dominant way.
If that’s true, then even without going through is stats he likely has a pretty good case for the Hockey Hall of Fame. But we’ll look at his career anyway.
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Chris Pronger was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame even while under contract to an NHL team. What was the rush inducting while he was still technically active? Was he really that good.
In this episode we discuss Pronger’s career and his HOF case.
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