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An illustrated guide to NHL players that logged 1,000 or more games with one team

Greg Wyshynski
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Patrik Elias recently played his 1,000th game in the NHL, all of them with the New Jersey Devils. That got Puck Daddy infographic ace Dan Gustafson of SixteenWins.com wondering about the rest of the players who logged 1,000 or more games with the same franchise. Here's how he broke it down:

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Some interesting notes, via Sixteen Wins:

• 52% Are in the N.H.L Hall of Fame
• 13 Centers, 12 Defensemen, 1o Right Wings, 8 Left Wings and 1 Goalie
• Detroit has six players; Montreal and Toronto have 5 players each
• 24 Players have their number retired (or honoured (Maple Leafs)) by their club
• 7 Players are still active

Anything jump out at you?

(Dan will be working with Puck Daddy on creating some whimsical and informative NHL graphics throughout the season. If you have any requests, email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. Visit Dan at Sixteen Wins and follow him on Twitter here.)

Previously on Puck Daddy

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Illustrated guide to the 2011 Ron Swanson NHL All-Star Team
Illustrated guide to firing NHL coaches during the season
Illustrated guide to NHL No. 11s on 11-11-11
Illustrated guide to NHL realignment history
Illustrated guide to Brendan Shanahan's NHL suspensions (so far)
Illustrated guide to the Bruins' $156,679 Foxwoods bar tab

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