We all have our favorite NHL players, but who is the best of the best? In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the NHL’s top players and try to determine who is the best of the bunch.
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Sidney Crosby is widely considered to be the best player in the NHL today. He has won the Stanley Cup three times with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and he has also won Olympic gold medals for Team Canada. In addition, he has been named the NHL’s MVP on multiple occasions.
Alexander Ovechkin is widely considered to be the best player in the NHL. He has led the league in goals six times, and he is the only player to have won the Hart Trophy, the Art Ross Trophy, and the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy in the same season. He has also been named to the NHL First All-Star Team eight times.
Not only is Patrick Kane the best player on the Chicago Blackhawks, but he is also one of the best players in the NHL. In 2017, he became the first player in Blackhawks history to win the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s MVP. He has also won the Art Ross Trophy as the leading scorer in the NHL twice and the Stanley Cup three times.
Many people would argue that Carey Price is the best player in the NHL today. Price is a goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens and has been one of the best players in the league for several years now. He is a two-time Olympian and has won numerous awards, including the Hart Trophy (MVP) and the Vezina Trophy (best goalie). In addition, he is considered to be one of the best puck-handlers in the NHL.
Henrik Lundqvist is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is often referred to as “King Henrik”, “Henke Lundqvist”, or simply “The King”. He has played his entire NHL career with the Rangers, winning the Vezina Trophy as the league’s best goaltender in 2012.
In today’s NHL, there are many great players. But when it comes to who the best player is, there is only one clear choice: Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators.
Karlsson is a defenseman, and in the past few years he has been far and away the best at his position. In the 2011-12 season, he won the Norris Trophy as the league’s top defenseman, and he was a finalist for the award again in 2014-15. He is also a two-time recipient of the James Norris Memorial Trophy, which is given to the defenseman who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position.
In terms of offense, Karlsson is in a class by himself among NHL defensemen. In 2014-15, he led all defensemen in goals (20), assists (45), and points (65). He also set a franchise record for most goals by a defenseman in a single season. His 65 points were more than any other player on his team, and more than all but four other players in the entire league.
In addition to being an elite offensive player, Karlsson is also an excellent defensive player. He is strong in one-on-one situations, and he has a good sense of timing when it comes to making plays in his own zone. He is also an excellent skater, which allows him to keep up with forwards who are trying to beat him to loose pucks.
There are other great players in the NHL today, but none of them can match Erik Karlsson’s combination of offensive and defensive abilities. That’s why he is clearly the best player in the league today.
Brent Burns is often considered the best player in the NHL. He is a defenseman for the San Jose Sharks and has been a key player on the team for many years. He is known for his offensive capabilities and his ability to play physical hockey.
Connor McDavid is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and captain of the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is widely considered to be one of the best players in the world, and has been referred to as the “generational talent” since before his NHL debut.
Auston Matthews is an American professional ice hockey player for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted first overall by the Maple Leafs in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Matthews began playing in the NHL in the 2016–17 season, and quickly established himself as one of its best players; he was named to both the All-Rookie Team and the Second All-Star Team following his successful rookie campaign. In his second season, Matthews helped lead the Maple Leafs to their first Stanley Cup Playoff berth in four years, and was again named to both the All-Star and Second All-Star Teams.
Johnny Gaudreau, also known as “Johnny Hockey”, is a professional ice hockey player for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the fourth round, 104th overall, by the Flames in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Gaudreau is one of the league’s most dynamic and skilled players, and is considered one of its best young stars. He has been nominated for numerous awards, including the Calder Memorial Trophy as NHL Rookie of the Year, and has won several awards, including the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s most gentlemanly player.