Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jimmy Herbert
Jimmy Herberts, who earned his nickname by spending summers as a deckhand on hte Great Lakes, began his NHL career with the Boston Bruins in1924. His rookie season he had 24 points in 30 games. He followed that up in 1925-26 with 26 goals and five assists for a 31-point, 36-game season, the third highest scoring total in the NHL.

Herberts played for the Bruins until he was traded to Toronto in December 1927. At the end of the season, he was traded to Detroit, where he played the next two seasons. He then moved to the IHL for three years before retiring from play. Jimmy Herberts died of cancer in 1968.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1922-23 Hamilton Tigers OHA-Sr. 12 3 2 5 2 1 0 1 8
1923-24 Eveleth Rangers USAHA 19 3 0 3
1924-25 Boston Bruins NHL 30 17 7 24 55
1925-26 Boston Bruins NHL 36 26 5 31 47
1926-27 Boston Bruins NHL 34 15 7 22 51 8 3 0 3 8
1927-28 Boston Bruins NHL 12 8 3 11 22
1927-28 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 31 7 1 8 40
1928-29 Detroit Cougars NHL 40 9 5 14 34 1 0 0 0 2
1929-30 Detroit Cougars NHL 23 1 3 4 4
1929-30 London Panthers IHL 1 0 0 0 0
1930-31 Detroit Olympics IHL 44 14 11 25 34
1931-32 Detroit Olympics IHL 43 5 5 10 34 6 0 0 0 2
1932-33 Syracuse Stars IHL 2 0 0 0 0
1932-33 Windsor Bulldogs IHL 7 2 0 2 0
NHL Totals 206 83 31 114 253 9 3 0 3 10


Signed as a free agent by Boston, November 2, 1924. Traded to Toronto by Boston for the rights to Eric Pettinger and $15,000, December 21, 1927. Traded to Detroit by Toronto for the rights to Jack Arbour and $12,500, April 8, 1928.