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 Minnesota Wild and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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.
Marc-André Fleury was chosen first overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Fleury is only the third goaltender to be selected first overall in the NHL draft. Fleury’s NHL debut was in the 2003–04 season, where he became the youngest goaltender in the league at 18 years old.
Internationally, Fleury represented Canada, winning back-to-back silver medals at the World Junior Championships in 2003 and 2004, and a gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
His NHL career is marked by impressive achievements, including playing a pivotal role in the Penguins’ journey to the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals and contributing significantly to their Stanley Cup victory in 2009. Fleury’s 547 career wins are currently the most of any active player and 3rd most all-time.
Fleury Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Championship (Penguins)
- 300+ Career Wins (Penguins, Golden Knights, Wild, Blackhawks)
- 30+ Wins in a Season (Penguins, Golden Knights)
Alex Galchenyuk was selected 3rd overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. During his NHL career, Galchenyuk has played for several teams, including the Canadiens, Coyotes, Penguins, Wild, Senators, and Maple Leafs.
To date, Galchenyuk has scored 146 goals, 208 assists, and 354 points. He’s known for his skilled play, puck-handling, and scoring ability but has struggled with consistency at times.
He has also represented the United States in international competitions, earning a gold medal at the 2013 World Junior Championships.
Ian Cole is an American defenseman currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks. Cole’s pro career began after being drafted 18th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He played college hockey at Notre Dame, where he helped the team reach the NCAA Tournament 3 times, including their first Frozen Four appearance in 2008.
Cole’s NHL career has been marked by several team changes. He made his NHL debut with the Blues in 2010, and in 2015, he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins. With the Penguins, Cole achieved significant success, winning back-to-back Stanley Cups in 2016 and 2017.
His tenure with the Penguins was followed by stints with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild, Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Lightning, and finally, the Vancouver Canucks. Cole’s NHL career statistics to date include 32 goals and 150 assists in 748 regular season games.
Cole Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Champion (Penguins)