Valeri Kharlamoov never played in the NHL.
This website is about players who have played in the NHL, or players who played in the forerunners of the NHL.
But Kharlamov was inducted, in great part due scaring Canada at the ’72 Summit Series. (Kharlamov also died very young.)
So, does he belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?
Listen to us try to talk about this case 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?
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Cujo is 7th All Time in Wins and was, by Goalie Point Shares, the Most Valuable Goalie in the league for three straight seasons and yet is not in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
So, does he belong?
Listen to us talk about him here:
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Martin Brodeur has more wins and more Shut-Outs than any other NHL goalie ever. And his puck-handling transformed hockey to the point the NHL had to change the rules.
Does this make him the GOAT?
Listen to us discuss his case:
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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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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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Before we recorded this episode, one of us was pretty convince he did belong and the other was skeptical. Somehow, talking about his case, we both changed our minds!
Zetterberg was undoubtedly one of the best two-way forwards of his era; overshadowed in awards voting by his teammate, he actually performed better in the playoffs than Datsyuk.
So does he belong?
Listen to our latest episode here:
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Fredrickson entered the NHL in his 30s but, before that, he was an absolute star of the PCHA, perhaps the 3rd best player in its history.
Is that good enough for him to be in the Hall of Fame?
Listen to us talk about him in our latest episode:
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Flames fans will tell you Fleury belongs in the Hall of Fame. How do the rest of us feel? And what do we make of Fleury’s infamous substance abuse issues – do they disqualify him?
Listen to us talk about Theo Fleury’s case for the Hall of Fame here:
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