Why is McDavid 97?

Why is McDavid 97?

After that I always played up, always one year behind. And I definitely took a lot of pride in being the youngest in the league, so much so that I decided to wear 97, and that’s stuck with me.

Who else wears 97 in the NHL?

Fun fact: McDavid, who was born on Jan. 13, 1997, is the only player in Oilers history to wear No. 97.

Who was captain before McDavid?

Defenseman Andrew Ference was the most recent captain but relinquished the position prior to last season because of his diminishing role on the ice. McDavid is 20 days younger than Gabriel Landeskog was when he was named captain of the Colorado Avalanche in 2012.

Who won Stanley Cup the most?


Appearances Team Wins
34 Montreal Canadiens (NHA/NHL) 24
24 Detroit Red Wings 11
21 Toronto Maple Leafs 13
20 Boston Bruins 6

Who is the best goalie in the NHL 2021?

2020‑2021 NHL Goalie Stats

Rk Name Team
1 Connor Hellebuyck WPG
2 Jacob Markström CGY
3 Andrei Vasilevski TBL
4 Jordan Binnington STL

Is Patrick Roy the best goalie ever?

Roy’s trophy case is stocked with four Stanley Cups, three Conn Smythe trophies, and three Vezina trophies. No goaltender has the combination of sheer dominance, team success, and influence on the sport that Roy had, which makes him the greatest goaltender of all time.

Is Marty Brodeur the best goalie ever?

Marty is generally regarded as being the best puck moving goalie of all time. By the time Brodeur’s career was all said and done, he finished with a career goals against average (GAA) of 2.24 and a save percentage (SV%) of .

Who are the best goalies in the NHL?

For now, we will be reevaluating the goalies’ performance in the final few months of the regular season.

  • 6) Anton Khudobin: Dallas Stars.
  • 5) Darcy Kuemper: Arizona Coyotes.
  • 4) Robin Lehner: Vegas Golden Knights.
  • 3) Andrei Vasilevskiy: Tampa Bay Lightning.
  • 2) Connor Hellebuyck: Winnipeg Jets.
  • 1) Tuukka Rask: Boston Bruins.

Who is better Roy or Brodeur?

Roy has the upper-hand in Stanley Cup victories four to three and also has more Conn Smythe trophies by a landslide (three to zero). However, Brodeur is the all time leader in wins, shutouts, and playoff shutouts. However, if you take Brodeur’s 47 shootout wins away from his record, he still has Roy beat 609 to 551.

How many wins does Martin Brodeur have?

691 career victories

Who is the oldest goalie in the NHL right now?


  • 40 years, 288 days – Tony Esposito (1984)
  • 40 years, 107 days – Terry Sawchuk (1970)
  • 40 years, 66 days – Sean Burke (2007)
  • 40 years, 32 days – Hap Holmes (1928)
  • 40 years, 10 days – Tim Thomas (2014)
  • 40 years, 3 days – Roberto Luongo (2019)
  • 40 years, 0 days – Craig Anderson (Present)

Who is the best left wing in the NHL?


  • Artemi Panarin, LW, NYR.
  • Alex Ovechkin, LW, WSH*
  • Brad Marchand, LW, BOS.
  • Andrei Svechnikov, LW/RW, CAR**
  • Matthew Tkachuk, LW/RW, CGY.
  • Gabriel Landeskog, C/LW, COL*
  • Jake Guentzel, LW/RW, PIT.
  • J.T. Miller, LW/RW, VAN (DTD)

Who is the youngest goalie in the NHL?


Who is the youngest goalie to win Stanley Cup?

Patrick Roy

Who is the best team in the NHL?

Colorado Avalanche