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Peter Brondra is one of the best Slovak players of all time and scored 500 goals at a time it was pretty hard to do so. Had the Rocket Richard Trophy existed he would have won it twice.
So, does he belong in the Hall of Fame? Listen to us talk about his case here:
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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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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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Tommy Smith is a player we really had never heard of.
Why? Because he played 10 games in the NHL. He scored 1 point.
But Tommy Smith is one of the best players in the history of the NHA.
Additionally, he dominated every amateur and semi-pro and early pro league he was in.
He probably belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Listen to us talk about Tommy Smith:
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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?
Listen to us talk about Jack Adams here:
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Every year, Daniel Alfredsson’s name comes up on a list of eligible players for the Hockey Hall of Fame, due to his career games and points. There is great disagreement as to whether or not he belongs.
In our latest episode, we discuss his case:
You can see his stats below:
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If consistency is what matters, Denneny was one of the best, if not the best, wingers of the NHL’s first decade and a half. Though only briefly dominant, he played and scored longer than most players. So we wonder where he ranks all time.
Listen to us talk about Cy Denneny 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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Frank Nighbor was awarded the first ever Hart Trophy for the NHL’s Most Valuable Player. He must have been pretty good.
But did he deserve that trophy? How good was he really?
Listen to us discuss Frank Nighbor:
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