Does Bert Corbeau Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

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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Does Cully Wilson Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

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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Does Jack Adams Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame as a Player?

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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Does Corb Denneny Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

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?

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Does Edward Reg Noble Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

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.

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Sprague Cleghorn

Sprague Cleghorn has one of the all time great hockey names. But was he good enough to be in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

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Joe Matte

Career

  • 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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Mickey Roach

Career

  • 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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Ken Randall

Career

  • 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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Samuel Goldie Prodgers

Career

  • NHL: 1919-25; 6 seasons, 4 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 63G (17th All Time at his retirement), 29A (21st) for 92P (20th) in 111 games (22nd), 14.9 PS (19th)
  • At his retirement, Prodgers was 14th All Time in GPG, 17th in APG and 15th in PPG[2. Minimum 82 games]
  • At his retirement, Prodgers was 18th All time in Offensive Point Shares
  • 82-game average: 47G, 21A for 68P
  • 3-year peak (1919-22): 24-game average of 15G, 8A for 23P
  • No NHL Playoffs games
  • Adjusted: 91G, 135A for 226P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 67G, 98A for 167P
  • Prodgers is 13th All Time in Adjusted PPG if the qualifier is set to 82 games
  • Traded four times within the NHL in his prime.[2. Multiple times because he wouldn’t report]

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