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.

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

He's is the best

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3 Pavel Datsyuk

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.

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Best slapper I ever seen. PERIOD

10 Jaromír Jágr

The Contenders

11 Erik Karlsson
12 Martin St. Louis
13 Patrice Bergeron

Best all around player in the game today!

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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
19 Duncan Keith

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

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20 Anze Kopitar
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9 years, 252 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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