Does Grant Fuhr belong in the Hall of Fame?
Sure, he has Cups and a Vezina. And he has
the record for most goalie games played in a single season.
But he also has extremely mediocre stats compared to his contemporaries, most of whom are not in the Hall of Fame like he is.
Then, there’s this other thing: he’s arguably the first ever African Canadian (or African American) hockey star in history. A true trail-blazer.
So does he belong?
Listen to us debate his case here:
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Ray bourque is the
career leader in goals, assists and points for a D, he has 5 Norris Trophies and he has more end-of-season All Star team appearances than anyone other than Gordie Howe.
So where does he rank all time among the greatest defencemen ever? Is he #2? Is he not even in the Top 5 as one of us used to believe?
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Paul Coffey’s offensive stats are just staggering. He owns the single season goals record for a defender and almost topped Orr’s points record. He had both an extremely high offensive peak and also did things consistently through his career that few have ever done before. If he was healthier at the end, he probably would be the highest scoring D in NHL history.
But, especially in the ’80s, there were huge concerns about his defense. And some people still believe he should have played forward.
So where does he rank all time? Does such a player belong in the Hall of Fame?
Listen to us talk about Paul Coffey here:
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Larry Murphy played forever and won a bunch of Cups. But he never won a Norris and never made a 1st All Starm Team.
Does Larry Murphy Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?
Listen to us discuss his case here:
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Rogie Vachon was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016, almost 35 years after he retired, to some controversy.
To some, he was one of the best goalies on the planet at his peak. To others, his career stats just aren’t good enough.
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?
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Today, Stevens is known for his career-altering hits, most of which would be illegal now.
But he actually had a pretty damn impressive career.
In this episode we talk about why Stevens belongs in the Hall of Fame despite his hitting.
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Normally with our subject lines we ask “Does so and so belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame”? But, with Kevin Lowe, it’s hard to ask that question seriously even though he’s been inducted.
And that’s because, as you’ll see below, Kevin Lowe’s case for Hall of Fame induction rests on one thing and one thing alone: he won some Cups.
So listen to us rant about Kevin Lowe in this episode of our podcast:
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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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