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The Top Ten Greatest NHL Left Wingers of All Time

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10.) Aurele Joliat

  • Aurele Joliat played for the Montreal Canadians from 1922 – 1938.
  • Hart Memorial Trophy Award Winner (1934)
  • 3 Time Stanley Cup Champion (1924, 1930, 1931)

9.) Michel Goulet

  • Michel Goulet played for the Birmingham Bulls, the Quebec Nordiques, the Chicago Blackhawks.
  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (1998)
  • Scored 50 goals in a season in 4 consecutive years

8.) Dave Andreychuk

  • Dave Andreychuk played for the Buffalo Sabres, the Toronto Maple Leafs, the New Jersey Devils, the Boston Bruins, the Colorado Avalanche, and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
  • Stanley Cup Champion (2004)
  • Holds the NHL record for most career power play goals with a total of 274.

7.) Luc Robitaille

  • Luc Robitaille played for the Los Angeles Kings, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Rangers, and the Detroit Red Wings.
  • Stanley Cup Champion (2002)
  • Calder Memorial Trophy Winner (1987)

6.) Brendan Shanahan

  • Brendan Shanahan played for the New Jersey Devils, the St. Louis Blues, the Hartford Whalers, the Detroit Red Wings, and the New York Rangers.
  • 3 Time Stanley Cup Champion (1997, 1998, 2002)
  • King Clancy Memorial Trophy Award Winner (2003)

5.) Johnny Bucyk

  • Johnny Bucyk played for the Detroit Red Wings and the Boston Bruins.
  • 2 Time Stanley Cup Champion (1970, 1972)
  • Recorded 16 – 20 goal seasons

4.) Alex Ovechkin

  • Alex Ovechkin played for the Washington Capitals from 2005 to the present.
  • Stanley Cup Champion (2018)
  • Art Ross Trophy Winner (2008)

3.) Frank Mahovlich

  • Frank Mahovlich played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Detroit Red Wings, and the Montreal Canadiens.
  • 6 Time Stanley Cup Champion (1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1973)
  • Calder Memorial Trophy Winner (1958)

2.) Ted Lindsay

  • Ted Lindsay played for the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks.
  • 4 Time Stanley Cup Champion (1950, 1952, 1954, 1955)
  • Memorial Cup Winner (1944)

1.) Bobby Hull

  • Bobby Hull played for the Chicago Blackhawks, the Winnipeg Jets, and the Hartford Whalers.
  • Stanley Cup Champion (1961)
  • 2 Time Hart Memorial Trophy Winner (1965, 1966)

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