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Brett Hull

1988 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

Brett became only the second rookie in AHL history to score 50 goals in one season (86-87).

Marc Savard

2005 Parkhurst Set (Hockey)

The Thrashers center took his playmaking to an amazing level during 2005-06. Between 11/9 and 11/18/05, a span of five games, Savard compiled one goal and 13 assists, giving him the Atlanta record for the most points in that number of consecutive contests. He was the NHL Offensive Player of the Week from 10/5 through 10/9/05.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere

1997 Donruss Set (Hockey)

Jean-Sebastien is expected to receive a long look from coach Paul Maurice at the '97-98 Carolina Hurricanes' training camp. In addition to his brief tour of duty in the NHL, Jean-Sebastien played 50 games for the Halifax Mooseheads in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He recorded a career-best 3.38 goals-against average with two shutouts.

Stan Mikita

1972 Topps Set (Hockey)

Stan has won practically every NHL Trophy, including three during the 1967-68 season. Small but very tricky.

Stan's line is known as the "Scooter Line".
Paul Bissonnette

2012 Score Set (Hockey)

There may be no more entertaining player in the NHL than Bissonnette. Not because he scores highlightreel goals or makes sick passes. But because when he's on the ice, he's usually involved in the sweet science (he led Phoenix with seven fighting majors) then tweets about it to his 300,000 followers.

Mark Messier

1993 Parkhurst Set (Hockey)

A strong physical center, Messier paced the Rangers in scoring last season despite missing nine games with back and wrist injuries. A leader in the NHL throughout his career, he and the Rangers are among the top contenders for the '93-94 Title.

Scott Niedermayer

2006 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

Niedermayer is still considered one of the top defenseman in the NHL. The 2005-06 season saw him in peak form as he was tied for second in the NHL among defensemen in scoring.

Louis Angotti

1966 Topps Set (Hockey)

Purchased outright from the New York Rangers, Lou has been used as a utility right winger with the Black Hawks. A real speedster on right wing, Lou has not been able to reach his rated potential in the N.H.L.

Bernie Parent

1968 Topps Set (Hockey)

Drafted first by Philadelphia last season, Bernie Parent came through in spades as he and fellow goalie Doug Favell led the Flyers to the West Division championship. Bernie's a product of the Boston organization.

Bernie is an avid fisherman in the off-season.
Everett Sanipass

1990 Score Set (Hockey)

Everett was traded to the Nordiques in the Greg Millen deal in March 1990 and immediately made an impact in Quebec, scoring six points in nine games. A big, physical player who cut down his penalty time dramatically in 1989-90, Everett is tough in front of the net, where he uses his size to screen opposing goalies. A full-blooded Indian, Everett was the Blackhawks' first-round pick in 1986. He scored 20 points in 57 games with Chicago in 1987-88 and then gave the Blackhawks a boost with two goals in his first playoff game on April 10, 1988 against the Blues. He played his junior hockey with Verdun and Granby in Quebec.

Jussi Markkanen

2005 Parkhurst Set (Hockey)

The Edmonton netminder notched the highest win total of his NHL tenure in 2005-06. Markkanen's best stretch of the season came between late October and early November, when he registered victories in five consecutive starts while posting a .931 save percentage and a 2.01 goals-against average. The first victory of his NHL career was a 2-0 shutout against Anaheim on 11/28/01.

Daniel Briere

2002 Topps Set (Hockey)

No less a hockey luminary than Wayne Gretzky saw that the best way to light a fire under Daniel was to give him a "Ghost of Christmas Future" look at what might yet be. So midway through the 2000-01 season, Phoenix actually put Briere on waivers. When there were no takers, the slick center re-dedicated himself. In '01-02, his team-high 32 goals put him in a pack with Paul Kariya, Ziggy Palffy and Alexei Yashin.

Dougie Hamilton

2021 Upper Deck MVP Set (Hockey)

Hamilton's first goal of 2020-21 sealed a tumultuous 6-5 win in Columbus on Feb. 7.

Wayne Gretzky

1979 Topps Set (Hockey)

Wayne is considered the best prospect to turn professional since Guy Lafleur.

Wayne debuted in WHA at age 17.
Martin Brodeur

2011 Score Set (Hockey)

Brodeur was up to his old tricks during the second half of 2010-11, enjoying an incredible 15-2-1 run from Jan. 9-March 15 as the Devils dug themselves out of last place in the East to get back in the playoff picture. The four-time Vezina Trophy winner posted a 1.76 goals-against average in that span.

Percy Lesueur

1911 C55 Set (Hockey)

Has played with Smith's Falls in Old Federal League 1903. Ottawa 1904, 1905, 110 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911.

Leo Boivin

1961 Topps Set (Hockey)

Leo is one of the shortest defensemen in NHL but also one of the hardest hitting. He's as tough to bowl over as a fire hydrant. Nor do many backliners rush down the ice as effectively as Leo, now in seventh full season with Bruins and a veteran of two seasons-plus with Toronto.

Michel Goulet

1984 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

1st Rd. Draft Choice (20th overall) 1979 Entry Draft 1st NHL Goal. 11-10-79 vs. Rangers Doug Soetaert. Won the O'Keefe Cup as Nordiques Player of the Year, 1982-83. Holds Quebec team Records for "Most Goals - 1 Season," with 57, and "Most Shorthanded Goals - 1 Season", with 6.

Mark Messier

1983 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

Mark had 15 goals in 15 playoff games during the 1982-83 Stanley Cup playoffs, scoring four in one game vs. Calgary.

Messier was named to NHL All-Star First Team in 1981-82 and 1982-83.
Craig Billington

1994 Pinnacle Set (Hockey)

Who had the toughest job in hockey last season? One could argue that it was Craig who spent much of the year dodging pucks from all angles. He played in a career high 63 games and earned all but three of the Senators' 14 victories.

Clark Gillies

1983 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

Clark was a former minor league baseball player.

Gillies was MVP in 1979 Challenge Cup series versus the Russians.
Denis Herron

1976 Topps Set (Hockey)

Dennis is an active, nimble goalie, and a real favorite with the fans in Kansas City. He broke into the NHL with back to back shutouts with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Denis needed a high-calorie diet to raise his weight.
Charlie Burns

1969 Topps Set (Hockey)

"Charlie Hustle," as he's called, is one of the few Americans to make the NHL. The helmeted center is very dedicated and always gives a top effort. Charlie turned down a coaching job to continue his playing career.

Serious head and back injuries haven't detoured Burns!
Larry Robinson

1977 Topps Set (Hockey)

A member of the First Team 1976-77 NHL All-Star Team as voted by the fans last season, he's an aggressive skater. Scored 51 points for Kitchener Rangers of OHA during 1970-71.

Larry was voted as M.V.P. of 1976 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Marc-Andre Fleury

2021 Upper Deck MVP Set (Hockey)

Fleury ended the 2020-21 campaign by winning his final nine starts for Vegas.

Mario Lemieux

1989 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

Mario led the NHL in Goals, Points, PPG SHG, and Hat Tricks (9) in 1988-89.

Wayne Primeau

1996 Fleer Set (Hockey)

The brother of mammoth Detroit Red Wings power center, Keith Primeau, Wayne is also an ultra-competitive big man who skates well and has a good offensive upside. Primeau's game, like many young power player's, may need some more refining on the farm, but it shouldn't be too long before he is busting down a slot and setting up in the crease of an NHL team in a town near you.

Robin Burns

1975 Topps Set (Hockey)

Second high man on Scouts with 70 minutes of penalty time. Led the AHL by scoring 10 playoff goals for Hershey in 1974. Seven of his goals last season came on power play.

Who hires refs and linesmen? The NHL
Scott Niedermayer

2002 Topps Set (Hockey)

Scott has been a remarkably reliable and timely clutch scorer throughout his 10-year NHL tenure. Roughly half of his career tallies have come with the Devils on the power play, and nearly one-fourth have been game-winners. In 2001-02, that number was nearly 50%.

Greg Adams

1987 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

Greg was member of Team Canada for 1986 World Championships. Had 6 PP goals in 86-87.

Ray Bourque

2001 O-Pee-Chee Set (Hockey)

Throughout his 22-year career - 19 of which he has appeared in All-Star Games - Bourque has been the dominant all-around defenseman in the NHL, playing both ends of the ice with award-winning style and flair. The 2000-01 season was no different. As mentor to the entire defensive unit, Ray - excepting latecomer Rob Blake - led the Avs in points. The Hall of Fame eagerly awaits this hockey Goliath.

Walt Tkaczuk

1971 Topps Set (Hockey)

Walt is the only big league player born in Germany. He's a tough, two-way player who seldom gets knocked off his feet. Walt has been the Rangers' top scorer the last two years. He needed very little minor league seasoning before jumping to New York. His last name is pronounced "Ka-Chook."

Walt once worked in a gold mine, handling dynamite.
Reg Leach

1975 Topps Set (Hockey)

Led Flyers in goals last season with 46. Also paced the team with 13 power play tallies. Captained his junior club, and twice led junior league in goal scoring.

What is time for a minor penalty? 2 minutes
Perry Berezan

1991 Score Update "Rookie And Traded" (Hockey)

After spending two-plus seasons with the North Stars, Perry signed with the Sharks as a free agent after the start of '91-92. A good checker and penalty-killer, he led Minnesota with three shorthanded goals in '90-91. Perry has been plagued by injuries throughout his seven-year career. Despite playing just 52 games last season, he came close to matching his personal high in goals (12 in '85-86). Perry turned pro with the Flames in 1985 after completing his sophomore year at the University of North Dakota. He collected 51 goals and 59 assists in 86 career games at the school. Perry, who came to the North Stars at the trading deadline in 1989, has seen playoff action in each of his seven NHL seasons.

Paul Kariya

2002 Topps Set (Hockey)

Paul was a 19-year-old pre-NHL Olympian when Sweden took the 1994 gold medal from Canada in a shootout. At 23, he was a sidelined concussion victim when Canada came up short in the '98 Winter Games. But good things do come to those who wait. Kariya was 27 when Canada beat Team USA on 2/24/02 to win Olympic gold with a 5-2 victory.

Nikita Kucherov

2020 Parkhurst Set (Hockey)

With the Washington Capitals leading the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 on Dec. 21, 2019, Kucherov evened up the score with his 200th career goal 10 minutes into the third period of the 3-1 loss.

Patrick Kane

2021 Upper Deck MVP Set (Hockey)

Kane scored his 400th NHL goal during a 7-2 win over visiting Detroit on Feb. 28, 2021.