Cecil “Babe” Dye quickly became one of the NHL’s early stars and, to this day, if the qualifier is low enough, he remains the all time leader in adjusted GPG.
But he also played relatively few games, his career was basically over by age 29 and he only ever won one Cup.
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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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Cully Wilson was a notorious goon of a hockey player. He is also one of the rare early pros to have success in all four major pro leagues. Does he belong in the Hall of Fame?
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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?
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Unlike his brother Cy, Charles “Corb” Corbett Denneny is not in the Hockey Hall of Fame, despite having a pretty decent career.
In this episode, we talk about Corb and how he compares to some of his contemporaries who are in the Hall already. Does he deserve to be inducted now?
Corb Denneny’s stats:
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Reg Noble’s biggest claim to fame is that he set the NHL career record in games played and, when he retired he was way ahead of the next player.
Does he belong in the Hall of Fame? We talk about him here:
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Sprague Cleghorn has one of the all time great hockey names. But was he good enough to be in the Hockey Hall of Fame?
In this episode, we talk about Sprague and where he ranks among the old timer D of his era. Listen here:
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- NHL: 1919-22, 1925-26; 4 seasons[1. 1 quality by DPS]
- 17G, 15A for 32P in 68 games
- Matte didn’t play enough for an 82-game average
- 3-year peak (1919-22): 24-game average of 7G, 6A for 13P; 1.1 PS
- No NHL Playoffs
- Adjusted: 20G, 67A for 87P
- Adjusted 82-game average[2. This is a joke]: 24G, 81A for 105P
- Traded twice in his prime within the NHL, then traded out of the NHL, waived once.
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- NHL: 1919-27; 8 seasons, 4 quality[1. By modern PPG standards]
- 77G (18th All Time when he was traded out of the NHL), 34A (19th) for 111P (20th) in 211 games (11th); 12 PS
- 82-game average: 30G, 13A for 43P
- 3-year peak (1920-32): 24-game average of 13G, 8A for 22P
- No NHL Playoff appearances
- Adjusted: 115G, 159A for 274P
- Adjusted 82-game average: 45G, 62A for 106P
- Traded once during his prime, traded out of the NHL.
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- NHL: 1917-27; 10 seasons, 7 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
- 68G (19th All Time at his retirement), 50A (7th) for 118P (15th) in 218 games (8th); 30 PS (9th)
- At his retirement, Randall was 24th All Time in Offensive Point Shares and 6th in Defensive Point Shares
- At his retirement, Randall was 17th All Time in APG
- 82-game average: 25G, 19A for 44P; 11.3 PS
- 3-year peak (1923-26): 30-game average of 7G, 6A for 13P; 4.6 PS
- NHL Playoffs: 2G, 1A for 3P in 6 games
- Adjusted: 99G, 255A for 354P
- Adjusted 82-game average: 37G, 96A for 133P
- Traded once in his NHL prime, waived at the end of his career.
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