Ex-Coyotes captain Shane Doan announces retirement
is retiring from the NHL after 21 seasons, he announced in a letter to fans Wednesday.
Doan, 40, has played only for the Coyotes, dating back to before the fran
Apparently everyone does. I swear it's become AYSO.
Not only didn't he win a Cup, he only ever even made the playoffs 6 times. I think only once past the 1st round. I think 21 years gets him in the Coyotes hall of fame, if they have one. It gets him much kudos, and it gets him remembered well. If you take the same exact stats but have him moved twice throughout his career (traded or free agent), you have a durable long-term solid player. But not one listed among the
this is a good post.
I think joe or jr have a great scale to assess whether a player is worthy of the HOF.
Things like, ever lead the league in scoring ?, ever considered the best or top player at his position ?, was he an all-star ? how many individual trophies did he win ? did this player dominate the league for a time ? there are more, it's a great list. On these particular questions, Shane Doan doesn't show very well.
He was a nice player and as you said a class