The 25 Greatest Brothers in Sports History

3. Maurice and Henri Richard

Sport: Hockey
Accomplishments: Maurice: First ever to 500 goals, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee; Henri: Most games played in Canadiens franchise history (1,256), 11x Stanley Cup champion

Maurice was the greatest goal scorer of the NHL's early days, becoming the first player ever to tally 50 goals in a season and the first to reach 500 for his career. He also won an astounding eight Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens, and was inducted to the Hall of Fame without having to wait the mandatory three year grace period. As great a winner as Maurice was, Henri was even better. He won 11 Stanley Cups with the Canadiens, the most by any single player in NHL history. His 1,256 games for Montreal are also a franchise record.

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