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. The Bullet Points: Country of Origin: Vosresenesk,…
The Conn Smythe Trophy winner for the Tampa Bay Lightning 2004 Stanley Cup Championship Team, Brad Richards carved out a career as a respected playmaker and gentleman on the ice. Richards would win the Lady Byng in 2004 (and was a finalist on two more occasions) and is on track…
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 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…
An undersized Centre, Daniel Briere proved to be a decent forward who plays the best when the spotlight is on. Although Briere has yet to win the Stanley Cup, his playoff performances saw him elevate his Point per Game Average and he was the leading scorer in the 2010 Playoffs.…
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…
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 capable offensive yet vastly underrated defensemen; Kimmo Timonen is often the forgotten anchor of many NHL seasons. The Finnish blue liner actually made the All Star team four times, but the odds of finding people who are aware of that fact isn’t high. He may be one of the…
A very good defenseman from Slovakia, Lubomir Visnovsky has showcased offensive flash, though not many people outside of his markets appeared to be aware. Visnovsky likely has a few more years left, but unless he scores more points than he has at present or captures the attention of the mass…
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…
Arriving to the NHL at the age of 28, Mark Streit arrived as a brilliant swing player whose offensive sensibilities from the blueline position made him a very effective two way player. Streit would really come into his own as a member of the New York Islanders and would earn…
Considering that he was undersized and undrafted, the fact that Martin St. Louis had a career in the NHL was a surprise.  Considering that he became a superstar was an absolute shock.St. Louis took a long time to become a star in pro hockey.  It was not until he received…
Mike Ribeiro may not be one of the toughest players ever the grace an NHL rink, but he is a gifted playmaker who was not only an All Star in 2008 but would lead the NHL in Shot Percentage that year. He isn’t likely to make the Hockey Hall of…
Arriving to the NHL relatively late (age 28), Niklas Backstrom would emerge as one of the better Goalies in the league as a member of the Minnesota Wild. Backstrom would win the William M. Jennings Award in his rookie year (with Manny Fernandez) and lead the NHL in Goals Against…
A productive forward for the bulk of his career, Olli Jokinen has had the misfortune on playing on some very bad teams and as of this writing has only made the NHL playoffs once. Being one of the better players on bad teams does not a Hall of Fame resume…
A long tenured layer for the New Jersey Devils, Patrik Elias established himself as one of the top players ever to play in the Garden State. Elias is on his way to a 1,000 point career and anyone who does that is at least in the conversation for the Hall…
A long time San Jose Shark, Patrick Marleau has been very productive over his career and has gone to three All Star Games. Nearing (as of this writing) the 1,000 point total, Marleau is regarded as a very efficient player, but the question that will be asked once he is…