My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Calgary Flames and the St Louis Blues.
And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, I’m here to help.
I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.
Curtis Joseph, widely known as “Cujo”, is a former NHL goaltender whose career spanned from 1989 to 2009. Over these two decades, Joseph played for the Blues, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Red Wings, Coyotes, and Flames.
Despite never winning a Stanley Cup or a Vezina Trophy, he was widely respected for his agility, resilience, and reliability under pressure, consistently ranking among the top goaltenders in the league.
Joseph holds the record for the most wins in NHL history by a goaltender who never played for a Stanley Cup-winning team, amassing 454 victories over his career. He also played in 133 playoff games, achieving a .917 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average.
Joseph Key Stats
- 300+ Career Wins (Blues, Maple Leafs, Oilers, Red Wings, Coyotes, Flames)
- 30+ Win Season (Blues, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Red Wings, Coyotes)
Jay Bouwmeester was drafted third overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, embarking on a career marked by consistency and durability. Known for his ironman streak, which was once the longest active streak of consecutive games played in the NHL, Bouwmeester established himself as a reliable and top-tier defenseman.
The latter stages of Bouwmeester’s career were spent with the Calgary Flames and then the St. Louis Blues, where he achieved the pinnacle of NHL success. With the Blues, he was part of the team that won the Stanley Cup in 2019.
Internationally, Bouwmeester represented Canada in several competitions, including the Olympics, where he was part of the gold medal-winning team in 2014.
Bouwmeester Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Champion (Blues)
Phil Housley was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft. Housley had an extensive career, playing for several teams including the Jets, Blues, Flames, Devils, Capitals, Blackhawks, and Maple Leafs. He is the second-leading scorer among American-born players with 1,232 points (338 goals and 894 assists).
Housley never won the Stanley Cup, coming closest with the Capitals in 1998 when they were swept in the Stanley Cup Finals by the Detroit Red Wings. At the time of his retirement, he had played more NHL games without winning the Stanley Cup than any other player in NHL history.
Housley was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004, the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame in 2007, and the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2015. His legacy in ice hockey, particularly his scoring prowess as a defenseman, has left a lasting impact on the sport.
Housley Key Stats
- 1000+ Career Points (Sabres, Flames, Jets, Capitals, Blackhawks, Blues, Devils, Maple Leafs)
- 50+ Assists in a Season (Sabres, Jets)
Olli Jokinen began his NHL career when he was selected by the Los Angeles Kings as the 3rd overall pick in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. However, it was with the Panthers that Jokinen truly came into his own, serving as the team’s captain and becoming their all-time leading scorer during his tenure.
After Florida, Jokinen played for several other NHL teams, including the Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, New York Rangers, Winnipeg Jets, Nashville Predators, Toronto Maple Leafs, and St. Louis Blues. Throughout his career, he was known for his consistency in scoring, with multiple seasons registering over 50 points.
In addition to his NHL contributions, Jokinen had a distinguished international career representing Finland. He participated in various World Championships, World Cup of Hockey tournaments, and Olympic Games, often playing crucial roles for the Finnish national team.
Jokinen Key Stats
- 50+ Assist Season (Panthers)
Brett Hull is widely regarded as one of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the National Hockey League. Hull had an illustrious NHL career that spanned from 1986 to 2006. He was known for his incredible goal-scoring ability and is most often remembered for his time with the St. Louis Blues.
One of the career highlights for Hull was winning the Stanley Cup twice, first with the Dallas Stars in 1999 and then with the Detroit Red Wings in 2002. He was a key offensive force on both teams.
Hull’s remarkable accomplishments include being a two-time winner of the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s Most Valuable Player, as well as winning the Lady Byng Trophy multiple times for sportsmanship and skill. He retired as the third-highest goal scorer in NHL history.