Mark Messier

1961 - Today

Mark Messier

Mark John Douglas Messier (; born January 18, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey center of the National Hockey League (NHL). He played a quarter of a century in the NHL (1979–2004) with the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, and Vancouver Canucks. He also played professionally with the World Hockey Association (WHA)'s Indianapolis Racers and Cincinnati Stingers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark Messier has received more than 1,174,189 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,829th most popular hockey player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among hockey players, Mark Messier ranks 26 out of 52Before him are Mario Lemieux, Howie Morenz, Guy Lafleur, Peter Forsberg, Art Ross, and Pavol Demitra. After him are Pavel Bure, Marcel Dionne, Sergei Fedorov, Mats Näslund, Peter Bondra, and Alexander Mogilny.

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Among people born in 1961, Mark Messier ranks 282Before him are Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Andrea Pollack, Kent Beck, Karin Enke, Justin Fashanu, and Gilda. After him are Eric Chu, Hany Abu-Assad, Niels Arden Oplev, Penny Johnson Jerald, Nancy Travis, and Siobhan Fallon Hogan.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Mark Messier ranks 404 out of 840Before him are Mac DeMarco (1990), Deryck Whibley (1980), Roberta Bondar (1945), Daniel Gillies (1976), Farley Mowat (1921), and Owen Hargreaves (1981). After him are Shawn Levy (1968), Gil Bellows (1967), Guy Gavriel Kay (1954), Rob Pike (1956), Marcel Dionne (1951), and David James Elliott (1960).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Mark Messier ranks 13Before him are Henri Richard (1936), Bobby Orr (1948), Mario Lemieux (1965), Howie Morenz (1902), Guy Lafleur (1951), and Art Ross (1885). After him are Marcel Dionne (1951), Sidney Crosby (1987), Steve Yzerman (1965), Joe Sakic (1969), Paul Coffey (1961), and Brett Hull (1964).

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