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.

The Top Ten

1 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.

Of course their are also going to be dumb Americans changing USA USA when their best player is Canadian. The American teams get skilled players like Crosby while Canadian teams get the Americans like Bobby Ryan for the Ottawa senators.

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!

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

Not this bitch.

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2 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.

This shouldn't be close. Ovi is so much more talented than that whiner Crosby. The refs allow ridiculous things to happen to him and rarely call anything. He gets double-teamed frequently, but when he puts his head down, no one can stop his heavy shot, which hits the net like a rocket.

So much better than Crybaby Crosby, just never had great teams around him until the last few years. And he doesn't flop and whine either.

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

Ovechkin is the best Russian hockey player but not the best in the league

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3 Pavel Datsyuk

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

Datsyuk best now at shoot out now - Mike bossy

The guy is a beast!

Crosby is amazing, so is Ovechkin. But if you look at some of Datsyuk's best goals, he is truly a magician on the ice. Datsyukian Dekes didn't come from Crosby.

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4 Steven 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

He is my dad

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5 Jonathan Toews

Better than Kane in my opinion. The reason people think Kane is better than Stamkos and Toews is because they are Americans. If they were Canadians they would agree with me.

3 Stanley Cups! And 2 goals in 30 seconds

Not even close. Best player in the nhl

Kane is so much better captain serious

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6 Evgeni Malkin

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

Underrated player

Malkin is no match for other players on his team orpik, letang, kunitts, CROSBY

7 Patrick Kane Patrick 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

Kane is 5x better than Toews and Stamkos

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

No one is one the level, the snipe & the offensive skills are beyond comparising

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8 John 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.

Amazing people

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

Totally him and I am islanders fan. MY FAVORITE PLAYER. the best though
1. Sidney Crosby
2. Alexander ovechkin
3. Tim Thomas
4. John Tsavares
5. Mark Streit
5. Calahaan on the rangers

I don't know that many other hockey players than rangers or islanders

9 Zdeno Chara Zdeno Chara Zdeno Chára is a Slovak professional ice hockey defenseman, currently serving as captain of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.

Doesn't deserve top 10, he suck nowadays - Disturbedpotato

Best slapper I ever seen. PERIOD

10 Jaromír Jágr

Old shouldn't be anywhere near top 10 - Disturbedpotato

The Contenders

11 Erik Karlsson

Should swap places with jagr - Disturbedpotato

12 Patrice Bergeron

Best all around player in the game today!

Second that.

13 Martin St. Louis
14 Kris Letang

Letang is a underrated beast. He actually looks like he is the knight about to slay the monster Malkin... (I love Malkin) Whatever, GO TANGER! - 2234

15 Jason Spezza

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

16 Henrik Zetterberg

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

17 Ilya 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.

18 Teemu Selanne

Not active anymore - Disturbedpotato

19 Duncan Keith

Should be #11 on this list

He has a amazing slap shot!
He scored the winning goal of the 2015 Stanley cup

20 Anze Kopitar

Underrated - Disturbedpotato

21 Shea Weber
22 Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid is a Canadian ice hockey centre and captain for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League.

Not when he is on Edmonton and by the way he is just 19 and isn't really proved himself

Hockey's next "Great One." The words of the Great One himself, Wayne Gretzky. - TwJaGd

Won hart trophy that means he his number 1 in my book

What is selänne doing adobe him? He's not active anymore! And Jagr and Chara both aren't good anymore, King McDavid deserves top 3! - Disturbedpotato

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23 Tim Thomas
24 Carey Price Carey Price Carey Price is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who plays for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.

Best goalie in the NHL, in my opinion!

It would be Quick or Sergei

25 Eric Staal

yes, awesome, he's from where I live - hockey_guitarhero3

26 Martin Brodeur

Best goaltender to ever live. Take kovalchuck and kiprusoff out and tim Thomas. Then put stamkos as one and martin as two

27 Jarome Iginla

He is better then any one else on this list. Well maybe not sid and grat 8.

28 Henrik Sedin

Is not active anymore - Disturbedpotato

29 Paul Stastny
30 Tuukka Rask Tuukka Rask Tuukka Mikael Rask is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.
31 Tyler Seguin

He's very good. He won 1 Stanley Cup in 2011 when he was playing with the Bruins.

32 Johnny Gaudreau Johnny Gaudreau

How was he not on the list! Great player in my opinion. 30 goal season in just his second season!

33 Matthew Tkachuk
34 Pekka Rinne Pekka Rinne Pekka Rinne is a Finnish professional hockey goaltender currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League.

One of the best goalies in the world - Disturbedpotato

Pen cheated with Crosby throwing water bottles.In 2017 the 2018 season there will be more catfish and the cup is coming to SMASHVILLE!

35 Jamie Benn

Art Ross trophy winner

Top 10 left winger

36 Claude Giroux

Giroux really deserves a high spot. Not only does he always end up high on the points list, he inspires his team as a great team. Hey, he was nominated for MVP for a reason!

This is a terrible list, should be replaced. Claude this low? He scores 80+ points per seasons, he's the franchise player of Philly, a future hart trophy winner. Deserves to be ranked hogher

37 Jeff Carter

major imporvement this season from his rookie season - hockey_guitarhero3

38 Marian Hossa
39 Zachary Parise
40 Jason Pominville
41 Sean Monahan

Best sniper

42 Dougie Hamilton
43 Mikael Backlund
44 Mats Sundin

Obv he's on the list, he's has the most career points out of everyone currently in the NHL, also my favorite player - hockey_guitarhero3

13 a.k.a. legend

45 Mike Richards

He should be number 2 behind crosby

He needs to get his game on. 13 and 14 were dispionted seasons.

46 Jordan Staal
47 Jeff Skinner
48 Roberto Luongo Roberto Luongo Roberto Luongo is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League.
49 Miikka Kiprusoff

He retired I think.

Lol he retired - Disturbedpotato

50 Drew Doughty

Number 50 just is not enough - Disturbedpotato

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1. Sidney Crosby
2. Pavel Datsyuk
3. Steven Stamkos
1. Sidney Crosby
2. Jonathan Toews
3. Pavel Datsyuk
1. Alexander Ovechkin
2. Pavel Datsyuk
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