The 2013-14 season was one to remember for a plethora of reasons, not the least of which were there five accomplishments hit by some of the game's all-time greats. But which of this year's milestones is the best of the best?
The 2013-14 season was one to remember for a plethora of reasons, not the least of which were there five accomplishments hit by some of the game's all-time greats.
5. 1,000 – GAMES PLAYED FOR MARTIN ST-LOUIS, HENRIK SEDIN, ROBYN REGEHR, MICHAL HANDZUS & MATT COOKE Of the five who hit the mark this year, Sedin is the youngest at 33 years old. His brother, Daniel, sits at 979 games played.
4. 800 - GAMES PLAYED FOR ROBERTO LUONGO Luongo, who was dealt from the Canucks back to Florida this year after spending eight years in Vancouver, finished the season with 803 games, 13th-most in NHL history.
3. 43 - CAREER OLYMPIC POINTS FOR TEEMU SELANNE Selanne scored six points in Sochi to become the Games’ all-time leader.
2. 700 - COACHING WINS FOR JOEL QUENNEVILLE Quenneville reached the milestone when his Blackhawks won March 19. By season’s end he had 706 victories, good for third all-time.
1. 700 - CAREER GOALS FOR JAROMIR JAGR Jagr hit the mark after he scored March 1. He finished the year with 705 and passed Mario Lemieux and Steve Yzerman to reach seventh place all-time.
This article originally appeared in the May 26 edition of The Hockey News magazine. Get in-depth features and much more by subscribing now.