List of NHL players who spent their entire career with one franchise

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The following is a list of retired National Hockey League (NHL) players who played their entire NHL career—in at least ten seasons—exclusively for one team. As of the end of the 2015–16 season, 108 players have accomplished this feat, of which the Montreal Canadiens have had the most, with 18. Of players who have spent their career with one franchise, Alex Delvecchio of the Detroit Red Wings holds the record of the greatest number of seasons with 24. Daniel and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks, plus Henrik Zetterberg of the Red Wings, are the most recent players to complete a full career with one team.

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NHL players who have spent their career at one franchise
Seasons Player Team Career
10 Syl Apps Toronto Maple Leafs 1936–1943, 1945–1948
11 Bob Armstrong Boston Bruins 1950–1951, 1952–1962
21 George Armstrong Toronto Maple Leafs 1949–1950, 1951–1971
12 Larry Aurie Detroit Cougars/Falcons/Red Wings 1927–1939
11 P. J. Axelsson Boston Bruins 1997–2004, 2005–2009
12 Bill Barber Philadelphia Flyers 1972–1984
20 Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens 1950–1951, 1952–1971
10 Mike Bossy New York Islanders 1977–1987
15 Butch Bouchard Montreal Canadiens 1941–1956
14 Turk Broda Toronto Maple Leafs 1936–1943, 1945–1952
11 Mud Bruneteau Detroit Red Wings 1935–1946
13 Sergei Brylin New Jersey Devils 1994–2004,2005–2008
17 Wayne Cashman Boston Bruins 1964–1965,1967–1983
20 Dit Clapper Boston Bruins 1927–1947
15 Bobby Clarke Philadelphia Flyers 1969–1984
12 Neil Colville New York Rangers 1935–1942,1944–1949
11 Bill Cook New York Rangers 1926–1937
10 Alain Cote Quebec Nordiques 1979–1989
16 Yvan Cournoyer Montreal Canadiens 1963–1979
13 Jack Crawford Boston Bruins 1937–1950
10 Floyd Curry Montreal Canadiens 1947–1948,1949–1958
20 Ken Daneyko New Jersey Devils 1983–2003
14 Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings 2001–2004,2005–2016
12 Bob Davidson Toronto Maple Leafs 1934–1946
11 Eric Daze Chicago Blackhawks 1994–2004,2005–2006
24 Alex Delvecchio Detroit Red Wings 1950–1974
11 Rick DiPietro New York Islanders 2000–2001,2002–2004,2005–2013
21 Shane Doan Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes 1995–2004,2005–2017
16 Woody Dumart Boston Bruins 1935–1942,1945–1954
20 Patrik Elias New Jersey Devils 1995–2004,2005–2016
16 Ron Ellis Toronto Maple Leafs 1963–1975,1977–1981
10 Jan Erixon New York Rangers 1983–1993
16 Bob Gainey Montreal Canadiens 1973–1989
18 Rod Gilbert New York Rangers 1960–1978
14 Ebbie Goodfellow Detroit Cougars/Falcons/Red Wings 1929–1943
16 Johnny Gottselig Chicago Black Hawks 1928–1941,1942–1945
11 Ted Green Boston Bruins 1960–1969,1970–1972
16 Ron Greschner New York Rangers 1974–1990
14 Bill Hajt Buffalo Sabres 1973–1987
10 Craig Hartsburg Minnesota North Stars 1979–1989
14 Milan Hejduk Colorado Avalanche 1998–2004,2005–2013
15 Ott Heller New York Rangers 1931–1946
11 Bryan Hextall New York Rangers 1936–1944,1945–1948
15 Tomas Holmstrom Detroit Red Wings 1996–2004,2005–2012
12 Red Horner Toronto Maple Leafs 1928–1940
11 Rejean Houle Montreal Canadiens 1969–1973,1976–1983
16 Aurele Joliat Montreal Canadiens 1922–1938
10 Dennis Kearns Vancouver Canucks 1971–1981
14 Ted Kennedy Toronto Maple Leafs 1942–1955,1956–1957
11 Cliff Koroll Chicago Black Hawks 1969–1980
14 Elmer Lach Montreal Canadiens 1940–1954
12 Jacques Laperriere Montreal Canadiens 1962–1974
10 Edgar Laprade New York Rangers 1945–1955
14 Jere Lehtinen Dallas Stars 1995–2004,2005–2010
12 Jacques Lemaire Montreal Canadiens 1967–1979
17 Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins 1984–1994,1995–1997,2000–2004,2005–2006
13 Pit Lépine Montreal Canadiens 1925–1938
11 Herbie Lewis Detroit Cougars/Falcons/Red Wings 1928–1939
20 Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit Red Wings 1991–2004,2005–2012
11 Keith Magnuson Chicago Black Hawks 1969–1980
14 Chico Maki Chicago Black Hawks 1961–1974,1975–1976
13 Georges Mantha Montreal Canadiens 1928–1941
17 Mush March Chicago Black Hawks 1928–1945
15 Don Marcotte Boston Bruins 1965–1966,1968–1982
16 Andrei Markov Montreal Canadiens 2000-2017
10 John Marks Chicago Black Hawks 1972–1982
12 Nick Metz Toronto Maple Leafs 1934–1942,1944–1948
10 Rudy Migay Toronto Maple Leafs 1949–1950,1951–1960
22 Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks 1958–1980
12 Mike Milbury Boston Bruins 1975–1987
12 Armand Mondou Montreal Canadiens 1928–1940
10 Ken Morrow New York Islanders 1979–1989
14 Bill Mosienko Chicago Black Hawks 1941–1955
11 Murray Murdoch New York Rangers 1926–1937
15 Bob Murray Chicago Blackhawks 1975–1990
11 Lou Nanne Minnesota North Stars 1967–1978
15 Chris Neil Ottawa Senators 2001–2004,2005–2017
14 Bob Nystrom New York Islanders 1972–1986
14 Terry O'Reilly Boston Bruins 1971–1985
10 Lynn Patrick New York Rangers 1934–1943,1945–1946
10 Marty Pavelich Detroit Red Wings 1947–1957
10 Steve Payne Minnesota North Stars 1978–1988
11 Johnny Peirson Boston Bruins 1946–1954,1955–1958
11 Jim Peplinski Calgary Flames 1980–1990,1994–1995
17 Gilbert Perreault Buffalo Sabres 1970–1987
17 Chris Phillips Ottawa Senators 1997–2004,2005–2015
13 Michal Pivonka Washington Capitals 1986–1999
10 Barclay Plager St. Louis Blues 1967–1977
15 Denis Potvin New York Islanders 1973–1988
15 Claude Provost Montreal Canadiens 1955–1970
10 Don Raleigh New York Rangers 1943–1944,1947–1956
14 Craig Ramsay Buffalo Sabres 1971–1985
20 Henri Richard Montreal Canadiens 1955–1975
18 Maurice Richard Montreal Canadiens 1942–1960
14 Mike Richter New York Rangers 1989–2003
20 Joe Sakic Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche 1988–2004,2005–2009
16 Milt Schmidt Boston Bruins 1936–1942,1945–1955
17 Daniel Sedin Vancouver Canucks 2000–2004,2005–2018
17 Henrik Sedin Vancouver Canucks 2000–2004,2005–2018
10 Jim Slater Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets 2005–2015
12 Sid Smith Toronto Maple Leafs 1946–1958
13 Stan Smyl Vancouver Canucks 1978–1991
14 Thomas Steen Winnipeg Jets 1981–1995
12 Brian Sutter St. Louis Blues 1976–1988
17 Dave Taylor Los Angeles Kings 1977–1994
14 Walt Tkaczuk New York Rangers 1967–1981
13 J. C. Tremblay Montreal Canadiens 1959–1972
12 Mario Tremblay Montreal Canadiens 1974–1986
10 Steve Vickers New York Rangers 1972–1982
10 Jimmy Watson Philadelphia Flyers 1972–1982
14 Kenny Wharram Chicago Black Hawks 1951–1952,1953–1954,1955–1956,1958–1969
11 Art Wiebe Chicago Black Hawks 1932–1933,1934–1944
22 Steve Yzerman Detroit Red Wings 1983–2004,2005–2006
15 Henrik Zetterberg Detroit Red Wings 2002–2004,2005–2018


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See also[edit]

References[edit]

"Most NHL Games Played with Single Franchise". Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved July 2, 2018.

  1. ^ Researched through Hockey Reference website (https://www.hockey-reference.com)