This road red air-knit gamer by CCM and Eastside was worn by Paul Coffey during the 1992-93 NHL season. Coffey is second to only Ray Bourque in all-time goals 396, assists 1135 and points 1531 scored by a defenseman. These incredible totals rank him 5th on the all-time assist list and as the 10th highest scoring player in league history at the time of this writing. Coffey’s playoff acumen is no less impressive having tallied nearly 200 career playoff points, which also places him among the all-time elite. Coffey has (8) 1st or 2nd team NHL All Star selections to his credit. He played in an astounding 14 NHL All Star games. His hardware includes 3 Norris trophies as leagues best defenseman and 4 Stanley Cup championships. Paul is considered one of the game’s all-time greats and was so recognized in the now revered ‘The Hockey News’ book which ranked the 50 greatest players in NHL history. Paul was honored as the 28th greatest player in NHL history in that publication.
The part he played in the Edmonton Oilers dynasty was invaluable and helped form the deadliest offensive machine ever put on the ice. His single season record for a defenseman of 48 goals, recorded in 1985-86 will likely never be topped. Paul was one of the league’s finest skaters and images of him gliding down the ice wearing his Oilers garb won’t soon be forgotten. He is a most deserving Hall of Famer and one of the finest offensive weapons in the games history.
Coffey joined the Penguins for the 1987-88 season. He immediately improved their goal production playing point man on their power play. In Coffey’s 2nd season with the Pens he put up one of the finest offensive seasons of his career. In 75 games that year Coffey tabbed 30 goals and 83 assists for an astounding 113 points showing that he could do it equally as well away from the high powered Oilers.
After winning a Stanley Cup in Pittsburgh, Coffey moved onto the Kings for a short time before joining the Red Wings midway thru the 1992-93 season. Presented here is Paul’s road gamer from that initial year in Detroit. He scored 30 points in 30 regular season contests plus another 11 points in 7 post season games that year.
Sewn to the right breast of this gamer is the 100-year Stanley Cup anniversary patch. Game wear is solid consisting of stick marks, board burns, board paint transfer, un-repaired burn holes, inner pilling and nearly a couple of handfuls of team-sewn repairs. Fantastic offering from the Motor City leg of this legendary Hall of Famer’s career. This jersey will be accompanied by a Red Wings team letter.