The Strangest Final Seasons of Hall of Famers in NHL History

December 9th, 2015 by Adrian Dater Leave a reply »
Joe Namath with the Los Angeles Rams. Babe Ruth with the Boston Braves. Franco Harris with the Seattle Seahawks. John Unitas with the San Diego Chargers. Hank Aaron with the Milwaukee Brewers. 

If you just said, "Wait, is that where each of those Hall of Fame players finished up their careers?", you hereby get a lifetime supply of Michael Jordan Washington Wizards trading cards.

This is a passion project for the author of this piece. The author once wrote about his fascination with great players finishing their careers in a strange jersey. This is the hockey version, the most unique and weirdest-looking final seasons of 10 NHL greats. 

The rules for inclusion are not set in stone, but generally follow this guideline: a) the player has to have spent the vast majority of their career with one team and achieved the lion's share of their superlatives with that team, b) it preferably will be their final team and final season, but there can be exceptions and c) it has to be a pretty mediocre or bad season. That just adds to the "this never should have happened" appeal of the whole thing.

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