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NHL Elo Player Rater

This is a community-based project with the goal of rating the best players in NHL history. In the matchup below, choose the player who you believe was the better player. It is up to you to determine how much weight to give to offense versus defense, peak value versus career value, regular season versus playoffs, etc.

Current Top Five (Skaters):
1. Bobby Orr (2297)
2. Gordie Howe (2220)
3. Mario Lemieux (2219)
4. Guy Lafleur (2173)
5. Phil Esposito (2165)
Current Top Five (Goalies):
1. Terry Sawchuk (2010)
2. Tony Esposito (1985)
3. Jacques Plante (1982)
4. Dominik Hasek (1982)
5. Ken Dryden (1981)

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Who's Better: or ? Skip

  Tale of the Tape
  Walt McKechnie Mike Ricci
Pos C C
Height 6-2 6-0
Weight 195 200
Draft 1963 (6th) 1990 (4th)
Debut 1967-68 1990-91
Years 16 16
AS Game 0 0
AS Team 0 0
Hart 0 0
Norris 0 0
Selke 0 0
Vezina 0 0
Cups 0 1
HoF No No
Adjusted Point Shares*
(Best → Worst)
Rk Walt McKechnie Mike Ricci
1 6.5 5.9
2 5.1 5.6
3 4.5 5.6
4 4.4 4.9
5 3.1 4.5
6 2.9 4.2
7 2.5 3.8
8 2.4 3.6
9 2.4 3.1
10 2.1 2.5
11 1.6 2.3
12 0.0 2.2
13 0.0 2.0
14 -0.2 1.0
15 -0.3 0.0
16 -0.3 -0.1
Wt Sum** 30.3 38.7

* Adjusted for schedule length & roster size
** 1 × best + 0.95 × 2nd-best + …

  Regular Season
  Walt McKechnie Mike Ricci
GP 955 1099
G 214 243
A 392 362
PTS 606 605
+/- -115 -20
PIM 469 974
 Goals
EV 162 125
PP 35 105
SH 17 13
GW 24 41
 Shots
S 1633 1552
 
S% 13.1 15.7
 Per Game
G 0.22 0.22
A 0.41 0.33
PTS 0.63 0.55
GC 0.24 0.21
+/- -0.12 -0.02
PIM 0.49 0.89
S 1.71 1.41
 Adjusted
G 186 254
A 342 378
PTS 528 632
GC 195 242
 Point Shares
OPS 25.4 33.4
DPS 12.1 15.4
PS 37.5 48.8

123 ≡ incomplete data

  Playoffs
  Walt McKechnie Mike Ricci
GP 15 110
G 7 23
A 5 43
PTS 12 66
+/- 17
PIM 7 77
 Goals
EV 6 16
PP 0 7
SH 1 0
GW 1 4
 Shots
S 145
 
S% 15.9
 Per Game
G 0.47 0.21
A 0.33 0.39
PTS 0.80 0.60
GC 0.36 0.22
+/- 0.15
PIM 0.47 0.70
S 1.32

123 ≡ incomplete data