18. Shawn Horcoff

With 796 Games and 12 seasons under his belt, Shawn Horcoff is one of the most tenured Edmonton Oilers ever.

The Center from Trail, British Columbia, had a nice career at Michigan State before he joined the Oilers in the 2000-01 Season.  Horcoff was never in consideration to be an upper-echelon NHL player, but he was valuable in his leadership on the ice and in the locker room.  This is not to say that he couldn't score, as he certainly did.  Horcoff tallied 447 Points for Edmonton, peaking at 73 in 2005-06, the year the Oilers made a surprise trip to the Stanley Cup Finals.  He would have three straight 50 Point campaigns right after that.

He would be named the Oilers team captain from 2010 to 2013.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Center
  • Acquired: Selected in the 4th Round, 99th Overall in the NHL Draft 6/27/98.
  • Departed: Traded to the Dallas Stars for Phillip Larsen and Dallas’ 2016 7th Round Pick (which was later traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning, who would be Otto Somppl) 7/5/13.
  • Games Played: 796
  • Notable Statistics: 162 Goals, 285 Assists, 447 Points, 511 PIM, .56 PPG, -38 Plus/Minus, 38.6 Point Shares, 23 Points in 35 Playoff Games.
  • Major Accolades and Awards: All-Star (2008)
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