Why are we even writing about Matt Cullen? Obviously he doesn’t belong in the Hall of Fame, right?
Well, he’s 20th All Time in NHL Games Played. And he has 3 Stanley Cups at a time when that’s pretty rare.
So, the question is, are the standards so low now that he might make it in?
Listen to us talk about Matt Cullen’s (lack of a) Hall of Fame case here:
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One of the Russian Five, Larionov has had team success wherever he’s gone. But his individual success only ever occurred outside of the NHL. Does he belong?
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Infamously, Dino Ciccarelli was the sole NHL player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010. Why was he deserving of a year to himself? What makes him so special? Or did the HOF make a mistake?
Listen to us talk about Ciccarelli’s case here:
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Pavel Bure was a dominant goal-scorer in both the NHL’s highest scoring era and one of its lower scoring.
In this episode we talk about Bure, his stats, and why he wasn’t inducted immediately despite being one of the most dominant scorers in the history of the sport.
Here are Bure’s stats:
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In this episode of The Back Check, we debate whether or not Jaromir Jagr is one of the greatest Right Wings in the history of the NHL.
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