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 Dallas Stars and the Chicago Blackhawks.
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.
Ed Belfour, often known as “Eddie the Eagle”, is one of the best goaltenders in the history of the NHL. His career spanned from 1988 to 2007, during which he played for the Blackhawks, Stars, Maple Leafs, and Panthers.
Belfour’s achievements include a Stanley Cup championship with the Stars in 1999, two Vezina Trophies as the league’s top goaltender, and a Calder Memorial Trophy as the league’s best rookie. His steadfast performance was recognized with an induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011.
He ranks third for the most wins in NHL history by a goaltender, with 484 wins. Belfour also recorded 76 shutouts throughout his career. Finally, his record in the playoffs is also noteworthy, with Belfour winning 88 out of 161 games and recording 14 shutouts.
Belfour Key Stats
- All-Star (Blackhawks)
- 30+ Win Season (Blackhawks, Stars, Maple Leafs)
Johnny Oduya was drafted 221st overall in the seventh round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals. A Swedish defenseman, Oduya had a 12-year NHL career, most notably with the Chicago Blackhawks.
With Chicago, he won the Stanley Cup twice, in the 2012–13 and 2014–15 seasons. Known for his skating ability and defensive skills, Oduya played a vital role in the Blackhawks’ championship teams.
Over his career, Oduya played in 850 regular-season NHL games, registering more than 40 goals and nearly 150 assists. He also represented Sweden in international competition, including winning a silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Sylvain Cote is a Canadian-born player who had an impressive 19-season career in the NHL. His journey in the NHL predominantly featured his time with the Washington Capitals, but he also played for the Hartford Whalers (now Hurricanes), Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks, and Dallas Stars.
Cote was first selected by the Hartford Whalers in the first round (#11 overall) of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft and went on to become an influential defenseman. He was an all-star selection at the 1986 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships and was part of the Dallas team that reached the Stanley Cup Finals in 2000.
Over his career, Cote played 1,171 NHL games, scoring 122 goals and assisting in 313, totaling 435 points, along with accumulating 545 penalty minutes and 102 playoff games with 11 goals, 22 assists, and 33 points.
Corey Perry is currently serving as an alternate captain for the Chicago Blackhawks. He spent the first 14 years of his career with the Anaheim Ducks and also played for the Stars, Canadiens, and Lightning. Perry is recognized for his goal-scoring prowess and abrasive playing style, earning nicknames like “Scorey Perry” and “The Worm.”
Drafted in the first round, 28th overall, by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Perry won the Stanley Cup with the Ducks in 2007. His career trajectory continued to rise, recording 29 goals and 25 assists in 2008, improving to 72 points in 2009, and being named to his first NHL All-Star Game.
In the 2010-11 season, Perry won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s most valuable player, leading the NHL with 50 goals and finishing third in points with 98. Internationally, Perry has been equally successful, winning gold medals with Canada at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics.
Perry Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Champion (Ducks)
- 40+ Goals in a Season (Ducks)
Brad Richards, a Canadian former center, was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the third round of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He played for multiple NHL teams, including the Lightning, New York Rangers, Dallas Stars, Chicago Blackhawks, and Detroit Red Wings.
Richards won two Stanley Cups, in 2004 with the Lightning, earning the Conn Smythe Trophy, and in 2015 with the Blackhawks. He also won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy in 2004 and played for Team Canada in the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Richards retired in 2016 after a solid NHL career, during which he scored 298 goals and 634 assists in 1,126 games. He set a record for most assists in a debut game for the Dallas Stars. His accolades include being named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2001, and participating in the 2002 YoungStars Game.
Richards Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Championship (Lightning, Blackhawks)
- 50+ Assist Season (Lightning, Stars)
Max Domi was selected 12th overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Domi’s career in the NHL began with the Arizona Coyotes (previously Phoenix), where he quickly made a name for himself. He scored his first NHL goal and assist in his debut against the Kings in 2015 and achieved his first career NHL hat trick in 2016 against the Oilers.
Domi’s journey in the NHL has seen him play for several teams. After the Coyotes, he was traded to the Canadiens in 2018. In Montreal, he achieved a significant milestone by scoring 72 points in the 2018-19 season, the first Canadiens player to do so since 2009-10.
In 2020, Domi moved to the Columbus Blue Jackets, followed by a trade to the Carolina Hurricanes in 2022. Domi then signed with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2022 and was traded to the Dallas Stars in 2023. As of July 2023, Domi joined the Toronto Maple Leafs on a one-year contract.