In hockey, either you are trying to keep the puck out, or put it in the net.

Whether you are Wayne Gretzky, who has scored an NHL record 894 times or a member of the NHL’s one goal club, they all count the same.

Ken Reid (Sportsnet) tracked down 39 players who have lit the lamp just once, and in the process, turned footnotes into features, bringing to life the stories of men who have accomplished a feat that is the envy of anyone who has hit the ice with big league dreams.