Top 10 Best Active Hockey Players

Best players of the greatest sport ever, everyone on this list has played on the international level at some point, so incase you have questions, I didnt add anyone who hasnt played at an international level.

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1Sidney Crosby

It's really between Crosby and Ovechkin. My vote goes to Crosby because he brings home Championships, not just individual awards. Two Eastern Conference Titles in a row, One Stanley Cup, An Olympic Gold... and the Golden Goal! The Kid is The Man! - VADERtheIMPALER

crosby #1 its no contest. just won rocket richard. amazing leader. just won cup and olympic gold. the people who dicide the hart are stupid for not voting crosby. ovechkin sucks!

I'm a huge Ovechkin fan and yes he is the best goal scorer in the league even one of the best ever but it's stupid to say Crosby isn't the best all around today

Crosby had 5 100 point seasons, he's 27. And he still has 15 years in him. Think about the pace that he keeps but having it each year.

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2Alexander Ovechkin

Ovechkin does not dive like Crosby, voted as MVP twice in a row! - Zamuz

Crosby has great players consistently around him. This year is the first year Ovechkin has a great team around him. No question about it Ovechkin is auch better player. No question

He's exciting with the puck every time he gets it.

Way better then crosby

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3Pavel Datsyuk

You're kidding me! Have you ever seen him?!?!? - PinkLemonade

I honestly think Dastyuk is one of the best players. Crosby might beat him, but I vote him. His hands are incredible. If he's not the best player, I definitely think he's the best shootout player.

Datsyuk best now at shoot out now - Mike bossy

The guy is a beast!

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4Steven Stamkos

Stamkos scores goals, sets people up, has a great plus minus, and is arguably the next best under Crosby

Stamkos is definitely 3rd under Crosby/Ovechkin. No arguing this.

No he should be tied at 2nd

There are at least 20 people before him!

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5Jonathan Toews

3 Stanley Cups! And 2 goals in 30 seconds

Not even close. Best player in the nhl

He should be after crosby.

He is the best!

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6Evgeni Malkin

A very consistent player who scores goals when you need him to.

7John Tavares

Come on, Really? Tavares is one of the best 3 players in the NHL. look at the teams he's been on. The Islanders are really turning things around and wouldn't be surprised if Tavares averaged between 90 and 100 points the next 10-12 years. look at what he has accomplished so far. AND he's ONLY 23.

He should be #4, only behind Sid, Ovi, and Stamkos

8Patrick Kane

Should be top five and he is better than Toews

Will go down as the best American player ever

His speed on the ice is amazing

Should be top five (better than Toews)

Will be the best American player ever when its all said and done (and this is coming from a Canadian! )

His speed on the ice is amazing

Mr. Clutch

He done some very bad things here in 2015...

9Zdeno Chara

Best slapper I ever seen. PERIOD

10Henrik Zetterberg

Really sidney crosby?!?!?
Henrik is actually a man!
give me a break. - hockeytown1229

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The Contenders

11Jason Spezza

hey, he's good, no matter how bad his team is - hockey_guitarhero3

12Kris Letang
13Erik Karlsson
14Ilya Kovalchuk

Why is Cindy Crysby on top of this list? Ilya is a true man, he plays with meaning, and he doesn't cry for his mommy when he gets checked.

15Jaromír Jágr
16Teemu Selanne
17Martin St. Louis
18Patrice Bergeron

Best all around player in the game today!

19Duncan Keith
20Anze Kopitar
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List StatsUpdated 25 Nov 2015

200 votes
53 listings
7 years, 199 days old

Top Remixes (10)

1. Alexander Ovechkin
2. Pavel Datsyuk
3. Steven Stamkos
1. Sidney Crosby
2. Steven Stamkos
3. Evgeni Malkin
1. Sidney Crosby
2. Evgeni Malkin
3. Pavel Datsyuk

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