Top 10 NHL Players of the Modern Era
10. Joe Sakic
Point Shares per Game: 0.12
Over 20 seasons and 1,378 career regular season games, Joe Sakic accounted for 167.8 point shares in total. While 141.7 of those came on the offensive end, 26.1 came via his defensive efforts from the center position.
In his long career, Sakic scored 625 goals and assisted on 1,016 more for a total of 1,641 points. Respectively, those three totals rank 15th, 12th and 9th in NHL history.
Sakic spread his production across only two teams -- the Quebec Nordiques and Colorado Avalanche, who were a part of the same franchise. His best season took place in the 2000-01 campaign when he earned 15.9 point shares and scored 54 goals with the Stanley Cup champion Avalanche.
That was Sakic's second Stanley Cup. His first came five years prior, also with the Avalanche, during his only Conn Smythe season. He was voted to three All-Star teams and would later add a Hart Memorial Trophy to his trophy case in 2000. Sakic was inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame in 2012.