List of NHL bombardiers in history - the most productive players of the overseas league
The overseas hockey league has its own heroes and keeps statistics of the abandoned pucks for each player. So who are they - the best scorers of the NHL in the history of this league?
Although this person has long been involved inmanagement, his achievements could not be repeated by any hockey player. Wayne Gretzky - one of the best scorers in the history of the NHL. Throughout his career, he scored 894 goals, and this is not the only record that has not been beaten yet. For 39 games, he threw 39 goals at the opponents' gate, and such an achievement will be very difficult to beat.
List of NHL scorers in historyperiodically varies, but the highest step in the rating is unattainable since the last century. Wayne Gretzky completed his career in 1999, giving 1962 assists and playing in the NHL clubs 21 season.
He left far behind another Canadianbombardier Gordie Howe, who for 20 years was on the first place of this rating. In his career, Wayne Gretzky has set more than 60 records in the history of the NHL - not for nothing behind the ocean he is called a great hockey player, such as are born once in a century.
But despite all his achievements, this hockey playernever became the highest-paid player overseas league. But it became the standard of sports behavior and an example for all athletes. He never violated the sports regime, did not lead a loose life and did not rude to journalists. Probably, this is also a kind of record, which is still unattainable.
List of the top scorers in the history of the NHLcontinues teammate Wayne - Canadian Mark Messier. However, by the number of abandoned pucks, he concedes both Hou and Esposito, but managed to break into second place thanks to a huge number of assists. His performance - 694 goals and 1887 points for the entire period of play in the NHL clubs.
Another achievement of Mark Messier is that,that he was the first captain who led two different clubs to victory in the Stanley Cup. He was invited to the national team of all NHL stars 15 times and was immediately accepted to the Hall of Fame at the end of his career. Only truly great hockey players are honored.
Messier went down in history as the leader of all time, and now in the NHL there is a special prize from Mark, which is awarded annually to the best leader of the season.
In contrast to his eminent partner in the"Edmonton Oilers", Monsieur did not associate his future life with coaching or management activities, but moved to one of the television channels as a sports expert.
Legendary Gordie Howe
Hou - indeed, one of the most famousscorers of the NHL in the history among the older generation of hockey players. He was born in the distant 1928 and became one of the long-lived transatlantic leagues. "Mr. Elbow", as they called Howe for the aggressive manner of the game, scored in his career 801 washers and scored 1850 points.
His favorite club, which he gave 25 yearshis life, was the "Daytroid Red Wings". As part of this club, he repeatedly became the champion of the NHL. It's hard to believe, but Gordie Howe spent his last match when he was over 50. Over the ocean, he is lovingly called "the grandfather of Canadian hockey."
Ronald Francis, the Canadian center forward, alsois among the top scorers in the history of the NHL. After playing 23 seasons, he scored 1798 points and scored 549 goals. In his active two Stanley Cups, which he won in the "Pittsburgh Penguins." Also Ron Francis is the owner of a unique prize for charity, which he received in 2002.
Today Ron Francis is the general manager of "Carolina Hurricanes" and also takes a place in the Hall of Fame of the NHL.
European Representative - Jaromir Jagr
There is nothing surprising in that at the topthe list of the scorers of the NHL in the history are Canadian hockey players, because the birthplace of this sport is Canada. But there are also representatives of European hockey in this list.
In the first ten, the Czechforward Jaromir Jagr. He was born in a small Czech town Kladno. Despite his age (44 years), he continues to play in the "Florida" and, according to him, has not yet planned to finish the career of a professional hockey player.
Of the Russian legionaries who play in the NHL, it is worthnote Alexander Ovechkin, who has already crossed the line in 500 of the washers left. Since the career of the hockey player Alexander is not going to finish, he has a hope to make his way into the top 10 NHL scorers in the history.