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Episode 27: Two Dougs and a Duke


Doug Weight:
NHL: 1991-2011; 19 seasons, 15 quality
278G, 755A (5th American All Time) for 1033P, -58 in 1238 games;19:01 ATOI (since 1998-99); 89.9 PS
Draft: In his draft class (1990), Weight, drafted 34th overall, is
8th in Goals
2nd in Assists
3rd in Points
5th last in Plus/Minus
4th in Games
Era: Of the 83 players to play in at least 1,000 games between 1991 and 2011, Weight is
38th in Goals
46th in GPG
5th in Assists
4th in APG
13th in Points
16th in PPG
73rd in Plus/Minus
25th in Offensive Point Shares
35th in Point Shares
82-game average: 18G, 50A for 68P, -4
3-year peak (1995-98): 82-game average of 24G, 62A for 87P, -6
Possession (since 2007-08):
46.8% Corsi For
-2.4% Relative Corsi For
46.8% Fenwick For
-3% Relative Fenwick For
Playoffs: 23G, 49A for 72P, -13 in 97 games
Adjusted: 20G, 53A for 73P
Weight is not in the Top 25 of any adjusted PG category, as you would expect
Traded once in his prime, once before his prime, and twice after
Doug Gilmour:
NHL: 1983-2003; 20 seasons, 19 quality
450G, 964A (14th All Time, 11th at his retirement) for 1414P (19th, 13th at his retirement), +129 in 1474 games (12th at his retirement)
Draft: In his draft class (1982), Gilmour, drafted 134th overall, is
4th in Goals and Point Shares
1st in Assists and Points
3rd in Plus/Minus
Era: Of the 18 players to play in at least 1250 games between 1983 and 2003, Gilmour is
7th in Goals, APG and PPG
9th in GPG and Offensive Point Shares
6th in Assists
4th in Points
11th in Point Shares
8th in Plus/Minus
82-game average: 25G, 53A, 79P, +7
3-year peak (1991-94): 29G, 81A for 110P, +28
Gilmour retired five seasons before possession stats were tracked
Playoffs: 60G (25th All Time at his retirement), 128A (6th All Time, 5th at his retirement) for 188P (8th All Time, 6th at his retirement), +27 in 182 games
Adjusted: 414G, 907A for 1321P
Adjusted 82-game average: 23G, 50A for 73P
Gilmour is obviously not on any adjusted PG leaderboards.
Duke Keats:
NHL: 1926-1929; 3 seasons, 2 quality
30G, 19A for 49P in 82 games; 11 PS
At his departure for the AHA, Keats was 18th in APG
Never made the NHL playoffs
Adjusted 82-game average: 56G, 122A for 178P
With a qualifier of 82 games, Keats is 9th All Time in Adjusted Points Per Game

Categories | Eligible Inducted Old Timer


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Bill Enos

Bill Enos 

 Bill grew up on the south shore of Montreal, but was born on the left coast. He has been a die-hard Canucks fan since 1989 (except those two Messier years, which he spent living in a bunker fearing the sun).  Bill has long been an avid baseball, hockey and football fan, and probably should write a book about one of them. Joining the podcast with Riley is a chance for Bill to flex his vast knowledge of hockey history without becoming a pub quiz barfly. Bill has promised to remove his green and blue coloured glasses for the podcast, but can't make any promises. 


Riley Haas

Riley Haas

Riley grew up watching baseball but fell in love with the Maple Leafs during the 1993 playoff run. He had his heart broken by Gretzky and didn't watch hockey again for 5 years. Starting with the 1999 Leafs playoff run Riley immersed himself in hockey again, becoming so obsessive that he eventually wrote a book about Maple Leafs mismanagement. He dates his falling out of love with the Maple Leafs from the David Clarkson contract. He is now much more of a basketball fan but still loves the history of hockey.

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