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 that have played for both the Calgary Flames and the Carolina Hurricanes.
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.
Dougie Hamilton began his NHL journey when he was drafted 9th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Bruins for several seasons, making an immediate impact and showcasing his potential as a top-pairing defenseman.
After his stint in Boston, Hamilton was traded to the Calgary Flames. He continued to develop his game, consistently being among the team’s top defensemen in terms of points. In 2018, Hamilton was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, where he further solidified his reputation as a high-end, puck-moving defenseman.
Hamilton spent the last two seasons with the New Jersey Devils with personal bests in goals (22) and assists (52) in the 2022-23 season.
Hamilton Key Stats
- All-Star (Hurricanes)
Zarley Zalapski was drafted fourth overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft. Over the course of his NHL career, he played for several teams including the Penguins, Hartford Whalers, Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens, and Philadelphia Flyers.
Known for his offensive contributions from the blue line, Zalapski had several seasons where he posted impressive point totals, especially during his time with the Hartford Whalers.
In addition to his NHL experience, Zalapski had a significant international career. He represented Canada in various tournaments, most notably at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, where he was part of the Canadian national team.
Brian Boucher was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He began his NHL career with the Flyers, where he quickly made a mark during his rookie season by helping the team reach the Eastern Conference Finals in 2000.
Over his career, Boucher played for multiple teams, including the Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, San Jose Sharks, and Carolina Hurricanes.
One of the standout moments of Boucher’s career was setting an NHL record for the longest shutout streak by a goaltender during the 2003-2004 season while playing for the Phoenix Coyotes. He went 332 minutes and 1 second without allowing a goal, a testament to his skill and focus.