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With 364 biographies, Hockey Players are the 35th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Explorers, Swimmers, and Chess Players.

Pantheon has 378 people classified as hockey players born between 1885 and 1998. Of these 378, 341 (90.21%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living hockey players include Wayne Gretzky, Vladislav Tretiak, and Jaromír Jágr. The most famous deceased hockey players include Maurice Richard, Gordie Howe, and Viktor Tikhonov. As of April 2022, 10 new hockey players have been added to Pantheon including Roman Červenka, Samuel Påhlsson, and Simon Gagné.

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Newly Added Hockey Players (2022)

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Most hockey players were born in Canada (96), Russia (75), and Sweden (39). By city, the most common birth places were Moscow (21), Riga (9), and Montreal (8).The most common death places of hockey players were Russia (20), Canada (8), and United States (6). By city, these were Moscow (9), Yaroslavl (8), and Montreal (2).

The earliest biographies classified as hockey players in Pantheon are Bert McCaffrey, Georges Vézina, and Art Ross.  The concentration of hockey players was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier hockey players are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Hockey Players were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Hockey Players since 1700.

Hockey Players are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.