Most Overrated NHL Players


The Top Ten

1 Dion Phaneuf

Phaneuf is the leafs' best defenceman though, although he got traded - SayJ123

He can hit, but that is about it. -

2 Sidney Crosby Sidney Crosby Sidney Patrick Crosby, ONS is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who serves as captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League.

The truth is that malkin is the real face of the penguins, Crosby is thought of as the best because he is a forst liner on a team malkin carries. I believe he is the dirtiest player. Ever see a penguins game with a call against the penguins? I haven't. Also, he is known for diving and embellishing, but when he does so, the other team gets the penalty, it's just not right and is a disgrace to hockey. I can't believe he is thought of as the best. He isn't even on the top 20 right now if you ask me. He is always getting injured, and that hurts the team when your captain is gone. It's time the fans take a stand against the overprivilaged penguins and noncalls. Thank you very much for your time and keep your head up out there.

He's not a good captain and he is also inconsistent. He doesn't step up when needed hence the playoffs. He has no killer instinct and whines about everything. I'm baffled he's considered the best in the world. He's good but he's too immature to ever make an impact in my opinion. He's andy Sandberg on ice.

He did score the overtime goal agianst those damned yankees but you have to admit that he is overrated though. He is not the greatest hockey player in the world. I would say Gretzky is. He would make Crosby look like a joke. But still though he is a great hockey player.

He just gets too much attention. Look at Mcdavid and stuff. Next year he will be better than crosby.

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3 Rick Dipietro

Injury prone. Never lived up to the hype. -

4 Todd Bertuzzi

Never the same after the Steve Moore incident. -

5 Jason Arnott V 1 Comment
6 Jordan Staal

Lately been big for penguins, without crosby and malkin

He is the best. People need 2 quit hating and start appreciating. GO PENS!

Compared to his brothers he has got nothing. -

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7 Nicklas Backstrom

Ovechkin leads the caps. Without ovi he would be nothing. People also think of his "15 goals in 15 seconds commercial." Any nhl player can do that. He's nothing

If you are betting your franchise on Ovechkin you are doomed. You have to have a team! That includes at least 2 SOLID lines, 2 good penalty kill lines, an all around line that will do whatever the coach asks, and most of all A HEART! GKG! To quote an NHL rule: Rule 13 Composition of Team
A Team shall be composed of 20 players (18 skaters and two goalkeepers as per Rule 15 (a)(c)(d) - Players in Uniform) who shall be under contract to the Club they represent.

So many assits but no goals. And most of those assits r from the great 8.

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8 Jonathon Cheechoo

Thorton hade 92 assists that's why cheechoo did good you can't not be great on a line with one of the best passers in the league

Yeah, a lot of people say Cheechoo was good thanks to Thorton. Couldn't agree more.

People STILL expect good seasons out of him. But this just shows how AWESOME Thornton is. - booklover1

One good season thanks to Joe Thornton. All over for him now though. -

9 Alexander Ovechkin Alexander Ovechkin Alexander Mikhailovich "Alex" Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League.

He stands in one spot and shoots. He's a cherry picker and never passes off. He does have a cannon, but that's it. He is one dimensional. I'll take Sidney Crosby any day.

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10 Alex Kovalev

Everyone thinks he's an all star. Get Real. - booklover1

The Newcomers

? Vladimir Tarasenko V 1 Comment
? Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid is a Canadian ice hockey centre and captain for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League. V 2 Comments
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The Contenders

11 Bryan McCabe

Had a few good seasons way back when. -

12 Rob Blake

Passed his prime. Time to hang em up. -

13 Nicklas Lidstrom

He is amazing. And yes he is on top 5 d men of all time.

14 Max Afinogenov

He's got speed, but that is about it. -

15 Eric Lindros
16 Alexei Yashin
17 Ilya Kovalchuk
18 Marián Hossa

Yo this guy is amazing my favorite in the nhl and yes I am a hawk fan. Well the whole theam is my favorites.

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19 Martin Brodeur

Marty Brodeur on this list? Brodeur played in an era with lots of scoring and an era with minor scoring. 1995, he was still playing the whole stand up diving routine. Then, later in his career, he used the butterfly technique as well. Watch old clips of Marty Brodeur. He makes diving blocker saves, and in later games, makes even better saves.

20 Alexandre Daigle
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