The fresh canvas of an 82-game schedule launches today. For some players, it's a blank slate, years of NHL action on the horizon. For others on the back nine of their careers, hockey immortality is at stake. To kick off the new season, we're counting down the five Hockey Hall of Fame cases for which… Continue reading 2023-24 is Critical to These Five Hall of Fame Cases
Series released May 9 to June 20, 2023 at Daily Faceoff: 1️⃣ Should six outstanding seasons get a player into the Hockey Hall of Fame?Featuring John LeClair 2️⃣ Do post-playing careers affect our view of Hockey Hall of Fame cases?Featuring Rod Brind’Amour 3️⃣ How important should team playoff success be to a Hockey Hall of Fame… Continue reading Daily Faceoff Series: 2023 Hockey Hall of Fame
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
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?
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