Number 4 – Glen Wesley
Glen Wesley is second all time in games played with the Carolina Hurricanes. He played 913 games in a Carolina Hurricanes sweater and trails only Ron Francis.
Glen Wesley is one of the best leaders in franchise history. He led, not only through his words, but through his actions. He would do absolutely anything for his team to win. He said in the Carolina Hurricanes video series with Ryan Murphy that he would take a puck to the face in order to win.
Wesley was the alternate captain for the 2002 team that went to the Stanley Cup Finals, and was also the alternate captain of the 2006 Stanley Cup Winning team.
Regular Season Stats With The Carolina Hurricanes/Hartford Whalers
Games Played – 913
Goals – 51
Assists – 176
Points – 227
Plus/Minus – +23
He didn’t put up huge numbers, but Glen Wesley’s defensive presence was felt through his tenure with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Playoff Stats With The Carolina Hurricanes/Hartford Whalers
Games Played – 59
Goals – 0
Assists – 4
Points – 4
Numbers weren’t there, but Glen Wesley’s value to the team wasn’t his point production, it was his defense and leadership.