Tag Archives: NHL

Where in the world do pro athletes come from?

Active NHL, NBA, and MLB players by place of birth

NHL Players

NBA Players

MLB Players


NHL home jersey timeline


A big shout out to www.nhluniforms.com for providing most of the above information.



Draft position of past NHL trophy winners

AKA – Lets see how good NHL scouts really are…



Follow the break for Norris, Vezina, and Calder numbers.

Continue reading Draft position of past NHL trophy winners


Sports venues with the highest and lowest seating capacities


When did the NHL’s top 20 all-time scorers play?

NHL Top 20 Scorers
Of the NHL’s top 20 all-time point leaders:
  • The earliest career was Howe’s starting in 1947
  • Only Jagr and Selanne are still active
  • During the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons, 16 of the 20 players were active (the most at any time)
  • The average number of seasons played is 20.7
  • The average retirement age is 39.6
  • Only Yzerman, Lemieux, and Mikita played for just one franchise
  • Only Recchi, Coffey, Trottier, and Kurri never wore a “C”
  • 16 Canadians, 2 Czechoslovakians, 2 Fins
  • The top 3 franchises (adding seasons by all players in the list):
    • Detroit – 58 Seasons
    • Pittsburgh – 54 Seasons
    • Edmonton – 37 Seasons (barely edging Boston with 35)

Top 10s and bottom 10s

Top and Bottom 10 teams by league