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 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.
Artūrs Irbe is a retired Latvian goaltender and current coach. He played in the NHL for the San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, Vancouver Canucks, and Carolina Hurricanes, and is renowned for his time with the Sharks and Hurricanes. Irbe was drafted 196th overall by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft.
Irbe joined the Sharks in the 1991-92 season and played an instrumental role in leading them to their first playoff appearance in the 1993-94 season. He became a beloved figure in San Jose, earning the nickname “The Wall”.
After a stint with the Sharks, Irbe played as a backup goaltender for the Stars and Canucks before becoming the starter for the Hurricanes in the 1998-99 season. His career highlight came in the 2001-02 season when he led the Hurricanes to the Stanley Cup finals.
Irbe Key Stats
- 30+ Win Season (Sharks, Hurricanes)
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.
Kevin Hatcher was drafted in the first round, 17th overall, by the Washington Capitals in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft.
Hatcher is best remembered for his time with the Washington Capitals, where he played from 1984 to 1993. During his time with the Capitals, he established himself as one of the league’s premier defensemen. He was known for his physical play, offensive contributions, and leadership on the ice.
Throughout his career, Kevin Hatcher also played for several other NHL teams, including the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, and Carolina Hurricanes.
Hatcher Key Stats
- All-Star (Capitals, Stars, Penguins)
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.
Jussi Jokinen is a retired Finnish forward. Jokinen was selected by the Dallas Stars in the sixth round, 192nd overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut in the 2005–06 season with the Stars and quickly gained a reputation as a top shootout specialist in the league.
Jokinen’s NHL career spanned over 13 seasons, during which he played for nine teams. After his tenure with the Dallas Stars, he played for the Lightning, Hurricanes, Penguins, Panthers, Oilers, Kings, Blue Jackets, and Canucks.
His most productive season came in 2013–14 with the Pittsburgh Penguins, where he scored 21 goals and totaled 57 points in 81 games. In the 2017–18 season, he became the fourth player in NHL history to play for four different teams in a single season.