From the Province of Quebec, Alexandre Burrows went from undrafted to alternate captain, and aren’t the Vancouver Canucks happy they signed him.  Burrows is known for being a pesky agitator by most fans, but he actually has three 50 Point seasons and is often the most entertaining player on the…
A member of the 2001 Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup Championship team and a 2004 All Star, Alex Tanguay has been recognized in the NHL for his playmaking ability and shooting efficiency. At present, Tanguay has a shot to finish his career with over 1,000 Points, an impressive tally, but as…
Playing only for the Montreal Canadians during his NHL career, Andrei Markov has proven to be a dependable defenseman showcasing ample skill on both sides of the ice. Markov was selected to play in the NHL All Star Game twice in his career.
A very disciplined Defenceman, the classy Brian Campbell has been under the radar for many casual fans but is a former Second Team All Star selection and a four time All Star Game participant. Campbell is also a former recipient of the Lady Byng and a key member of the…
A three time Stanley Cup Champion and one time Olympic Champion, Chris Kunitz has quietly put together an outstanding career.  Kunitz, a spectacular forechceker, always seems to be attached to winners, and with a career that is not over yet, who knows what he has in store!
Dainus Zubrus would collect well over 500 Points in the National Hockey League, most notably with three consecutive 50 Point seasons with the Washington Capitals.  Zubrus made history as the first Lithuanian born player to play in 1,000 NHL Games.  After playing for Russia in the 2004 World Cup, he…
A good offensive defenseman, Dan Boyle came into his own late in his career. Boyle became a two time All Star (and a second team post season All Star selection) after he helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win a Stanley Cup in 2004. Had Boyle come into his own in…
Daniel Sedin, the twin brother of former Hart Trophy winner, Henrik Sedin was the sniper while his brother was the playmaker.  While Daniel may not have a Hart Trophy on his mantle it is not like it is bare.  
Dany Heatley is known for two things.  The first is the disaster that took place when he was a member of the Atlanta Thrashers, where he was responsible for his teammate’s death from a car crash.  The second is what he accomplished on the ice where he was a former…
Eric Brewer spent his career as a solid stay-at-home Defenceman who was known for rarely making mistakes and for is on and off the ice leadership. Brewer was chosen to play in the NHL All Star Game in 2003 and he represented Canada in both the 2002 Olympics and 2004…
Known for his blue line tenacity, Francois Beauchemin made a Second Team All Star in the 2012/13 season.  Beauchemin would win a Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks in 2007.
Anyone who wins the Hart Trophy basically is a lock for the Hockey Hall of Fame.Is Henrik the exception?
One of the best and most resected power forwards in his era, Jarome Iginla emerged as a physical presence and a very consistent scorer. Currently, Iginla holds the record for the most Goals and Points in Calgary Flames history and has led the NHL in Goals twice and Points once.…
Easily the most talented player in the history of Europe, Jaromir Jagr continues to add to his list of his accomplishments. Once he is eligible for the Hall of Fame, there should be NO reason to keep him out in his first year of eligibility. He won the Hart Trophy,…
A one time winner of the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player, Joe Thornton as of this writing is already considered on the inside track to the Hockey Hall of Fame. In addition to the three Harts, Thornton is a one time scoring champion, a three time assists…
A finalist for the Hobey Baker Award when he played for Michigan State, Indiana’s John-Michael Liles has provided solid blueline work everywhere he has played.  Offensively he had 10 Goals four times and Internationally played on both the 2004 World Cup and 2006 Olympic team for the United States.
A rough and tumble two way Defenseman, Kevin Bieksa would become known for his aggressive style and his counter attacking skills.  Bieksa was never considered an elite player, but was a “glue” guy whom locker rooms across the National Hockey League would crave.
Marc-Andre Bergeron went undrafted but still managed to have a long career playing professional hockey.  The Defenceman would become known league wide for his booming slapshot and hipchecks and would have four seasons where he scored 30 or more Points.
From the Czech Republic, Marek Zidlicky has provided good offensive statistics from the position of Defense.  Six times he would exceed 40 Points in a season, and would have 53 in his rookie season, his best to date.  Zidlicky is hampered by the fact that he did not enter the…
Exceeding the 1,000 Point mark in the National Hockey League is a milestone that few can claim, but that is not necessarily an automatic induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Slovakian born forward, Marian Hossa has accomplished that and then some as he is a three time Stanley Cup…