HHOF Profile: John LeClair

This is the first in an upcoming series profiling the most intriguing HHOF cases. These profiles will focus on eligible candidates and will ramp up leading to the June announcement of the 2023 HHOF class. You can find an earlier post on 2022 inductee, Daniel Alfredsson, here. The HHOF Narratives 🎭 Big Proponent: "A dominant,… Continue reading HHOF Profile: John LeClair

Should 2 Stanley Cups Get a Goalie into the HHOF?

Since launching the Adjusted Hockey project, a pair of goaltenders -- Mike Vernon and Chris Osgood -- are frequently in my Twitter mentions. Aside from being fixtures in Red Wing folklore, what do they have in common? Each won a pair of Stanley Cups as a starting goaltender. Each has had their HHOF case passed… Continue reading Should 2 Stanley Cups Get a Goalie into the HHOF?

Hall of Fame Teammates

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane recently became only the 11th set of teammates to play 1,000 games together. Both long-time Blackhawk stars are going directly to the HHOF upon retirement. Today, we're answering the question: How rare are HHOF teammates in today's 32-team NHL? https://twitter.com/AdjustedHockey/status/1589648882681593856?s=20&t=lkpvAPxUmfN9z5tQcNqrKg As always, PPS will be our lifeline as we search… Continue reading Hall of Fame Teammates

HHOF Profile: Daniel Alfredsson

The HHOF Narratives 🎭 Big Proponent: "A consistently lethal scoring threat, leader, 13-year captain and two-way force raised the Senators franchise to relevance and carried Sweden to Olympic gold." Big Opponent: "Overrated forward with no signature seasons or meaningful hardware beyond his rookie year never led underachieving Senators to a Stanley Cup win." The Basics… Continue reading HHOF Profile: Daniel Alfredsson

High Noon

Picture a hockey player at their absolute best. That sweet stretch somewhere between an unpolished apprenticeship and the first signs of betrayal of one’s physical gifts. Prime. Pinnacle. Heyday. The peak of their powers. Regardless the descriptor, this is a revealing point in both a career and a Hall of Fame case. Yet, it's a… Continue reading High Noon