Legends By the Number – #15

#15   Honorable Mention: John MacLean, Bert Olmstead, Jim Nielson   3rd – Bobby Smith Position – Center When he wore #15 – 1979-84 (With Minnesota); 1984-90 (With Montreal) Note: He also...

Legends By the Number – #14

#14 Honorable Mention: Woody Dumart, Bob Bourne, Geoff Courtnall, Rene Robert, Sergei Samsonov, Mario Tremblay   3rd – Dave Keon Position – Center When he wore #14 – 1961-75...

Legends By the Number – #13

#13 *Hockey-reference doesn’t have jersey number listings from pre-1950s **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season*   Honorable Mention: Bill Guerin, Slava...

Legends By the Number – #12

#12 *Hockey-Reference does not have jersey number listings from pre-1950s **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season*   Honorable Mention: Peter Bondra,...

Legends By the Number – #11

#11 *Hockey-reference doesn’t have jersey number listings from pre-1950s **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season*   Honorable Mention: Daniel Alfredsson, Bill...

Legends By the Number – #10

#10 *Hockey-reference doesn’t have jersey number listings from pre-1950s **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season*   Honorable Mention: Pavel Bure, Dale...

Legends By the Number – #9

#9 *Hockey-reference doesn’t have jersey number listings from pre-1950s **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season*   Honorable Mention: Lanny McDonald, Paul...

Legends By the Number – #8

#8   Honorable Mention: Cam Neely, Igor Larionov, Ken Hodge, Bill Mosienko 3rd – Mark Recchi Nickname – “Recchin’ Ball” Position – Right Wing When he wore # – 1988-92, 2007-08...

Legends By the Number – #7

#7 *Hockey-reference.com does not have jersey number listings prior to 1952 **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season Honorable Mention: Howie...

Legends By the Number – #6

#6 *Hockey-reference doesn’t have jersey number listings from pre-1950s **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season   Honorable Mention: Ron Ellis, Ken...

Legends By the Number – #5

#5 Honorable Mention: Dit Clapper, Guy Lapointe, Rod Langway  3rd – Bernie Geoffrion Nickname – “Boom Boom” Position – Right Wing When he wore #5 – His entire career: 1951-64 (With Montreal);...
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This Day in Hockey History – December 31

Happy New Year’s Eve, last day before we get a whole new year of hockey! Today in hockey history, an incredible and unique feat...
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This Day in Hockey History – December 30

Today in hockey history, a popular line is invented, a crazy streak begins, a former referee has some heroics, Gretzky makes every other player...
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This Day in Hockey History – December 29

Today in hockey history, a player records a milestone very quickly, a hated animal makes its first NHL appearance, a “goalie” is forced to...
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This Day in Hockey History – December 28

Today in hockey history, a goalie records a first, an offensive powerhouse records a first, a team records a first (which was pretty significant),...