Top 5: Players You Forgot Were New York Islanders

Once an unbeatable dynasty to whatever they are today, the Islanders certainly have a unique history. Spending every year since 1983 trying to regain their former glory in their dump of an arena, the unfortunate souls that have suited up in the array of ugly jerseys is over 500 players long. They would probably rather … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were New York Islanders

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are one of the most storied franchises in NHL history. With six Stanley Cups to their name and almost 100 years of history to sift through, there are certainly players you forgot played in Chicago. Number 5- Dan Cleary Best known for his decade-long tenure with the Detroit Red Wings where he … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Chicago Blackhawks

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Winnipeg Jets

Originally joining the NHL in 1979 after the World Hockey Association merged with the National Hockey League, financial issues forced the team to move to Arizona in 1996. After 15 seasons without a team, the Jets returned home in 2011 when the Atlanta Thrashers relocated to Winnipeg. For this piece, we will be combining their … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Winnipeg Jets

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Pittsburgh Penguins

A pretty bland existence interwoven by two powerhouse teams that won five Stanley Cups, The Pittsburgh Penguins have seen just about everything during their 53-year history. After tanking to draft Mario Lemieux in 1984 and shadily winning the Sidney Crosby sweepstakes in 2005, the organization suddenly build competitive teams on the ice, often going through … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Pittsburgh Penguins

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Washington Capitals

Entering the league in 1974, it took it took almost a decade for the Washington Capitals to establish themselves in the NHL. They followed up their early struggled with two decades of first and second round playoff exits. It wasn't until 2018 when they finally won their first Stanley Cup. On a team with so … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Washington Capitals

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Edmonton Oilers

From their early days in the WHA, to the dynasty days in the 1980's, to their post-lockout doldrums, the Edmonton Oilers have captivated the hockey world since 1971. Even with the team under a constant microscope, there have been a few players who have slipped through the cracks of time and fallen into the forgotten … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Edmonton Oilers

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Columbus Blue Jackets

Entering the league in 2000, the Blue Jackets struggled for much of their first two decades of existence to simply find their footing in the NHL. They didn't make the playoffs for the first time until 2009, and didn't have their first playoff win until 2014. Between being a basement dweller where teams would dump … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Columbus Blue Jackets

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were L.A. Kings

A franchise that famously flubs their playoff appearances with early exits, the Los Angeles Kings finally won the Big One in 2012, 45 years after their founding. Even though some of the top stars in NHL history have suited up for the Kings over the years, their postseason struggle forced them to shake up their … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were L.A. Kings

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Florida Panthers

Joining the league in 1993, the Florida Panthers were one of the more successful expansion teams of the era. Making it to the Stanley Cup Final in their third season of existence, they spent much of the next twenty years at the bottom of the NHL standings. The franchise often became a salary-dumping grounds while … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Florida Panthers

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild are special when it comes to players. They are known for building a core and running with a group of players for long periods of time. Almost a quarter of the players that have ever suited up for the Wild have played in at least 150 games. With the kind of dedication, … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Minnesota Wild