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1990s All-Decade Team (1990-91 to 1999-2000)

Who were the best hockey players from the 1970s? We’ve created two all-decade teams to honour those biggest stars from 1990-91 to 1999-2000.

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Goalie: Dominik Hasek

Hasek was a five-time NHL First Team All-Star and five-time Vézina Trophy winner in the 1990s, also winning two Hart Trophy awards (most valuable player) and two Pearson Awards (most outstanding player).

Goalie: Ed Belfour

Belfour was a two-time NHL First-Team and one-time NHL Second Team All-Star in the 1990s, also winning the Vézina Trophy on two occassions. He led the NHL in shutouts for four consecutive seasons.


Defence: Raymond Bourque

Bourque was a five-time First Team and two-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s, winning two Norris Trophy winners along the way. He was the most valuable player of the 1996 NHL All-Star Game at home in Boston.

Defence: Brian Leetch

Leetch was a two-time First Team and three-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s, winning the Norris Trophy twice. A Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe Trophy winner, he led all NHL defencemen in scoring twice.


Defence: Chris Chelios

Chelios was a three-time First Team and two-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s, also winning the Norris Trophy on two occasions. He helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Presidents’ Trophy in 1990-91.

Defence: Nicklas Lidström

Lidström was a three-time First Team All-Star at the end of the 1990s. A two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Red Wings, he led all NHL defencemen in scoring twice. He was an NHL All-Rookie in 1991-92.


Left Wing: Paul Kariya

Kariya was a three-time First Team and one-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s. An NHL All-Rookie Team forward in 1994-95, he went on to win the Lady Byng Trophy on two occasions. He finished third in league scoring twice.

Left Wing: John LeClair

LeClair was a two-time First Team and three-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s. He finished amongst the top-five scorers twice. He also won a Stanley Cup with the Canadiens and two Prince of Wales Trophies.


Centre: Mario Lemieux

Lemieux was a three-time First Team and one-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s. He won the Conn Smythe Trophy twice in back-to-back Stanley Cup titles. He won two Hart Trophies and four Art Ross Trophies.

Centre: Wayne Gretzky

Gretzky was a one-time First Team and three-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s, also winning two Art Ross Trophies. He won the Lady Byng Trophy four times and led (or co-led) the NHL in assists five times.


Right Wing: Jaromir Jagr

Jagr was a five-time First Team and one-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s. A two-time Stanley Cup champion, he won the Hart Trophy once and Pearson Award twice. He won the Art Ross Trophy four times.

Right Wing: Teemu Selänne

Selänne was a two-time First Team and two-time Second Team All-Star in the 1990s. He won three goal-scoring titles, including 1998-99 when the Rocket Richard Trophy was introduced. He won the Calder Trophy in 1992-93.


Goals Leader
1990-91 Brett Hull
1991-92 Brett Hull
1992-93 Alexander Mogilny & Teemu Selänne
1993-94 Pavel Bure
1994-95 Peter Bondra
1995-96 Mario Lemieux
1996-97 Keith Tkachuk
1997-98 Peter Bondra & Teemu Selänne
Maurice Richard Trophy
1998-99 Teemu Selänne
1999-00 Pavel Bure
Assists Leader
1990-91 Wayne Gretzky
1991-92 Wayne Gretzky
1992-93 Adam Oates
1993-94 Wayne Gretzky
1994-95 Ron Francis
1995-96 Ron Francis & Mario Lemieux
1996-97 Wayne Gretzky & Mario Lemieux
1997-98 Wayne Gretzky & Jaromir Jagr
1998-99 Jaromir Jagr
1999-00 Mark Recchi
Art Ross Trophy winner
1990-91 Wayne Gretzky
1991-92 Mario Lemieux
1992-93 Mario Lemieux
1993-94 Wayne Gretzky
1994-95 Jaromir Jagr
1995-96 Mario Lemieux
1996-97 Mario Lemieux
1997-98 Jaromir Jagr
1998-99 Jaromir Jagr
1999-00 Jaromir Jagr
Goals-Against Average Leader
1990-91 Ed Belfour
1991-92 Patrick Roy
1992-93 Félix Potvin
1993-94 Dominik Hasek
1994-95 Dominik Hasek
1995-96 Ron Hextall
1996-97 Martin Brodeur
1997-98 Ed Belfour
1998-99 Ron Tugnutt
1999-00 Brian Boucher