No surprises here with Marian Gaborik of the Rangers getting the nod with more than 25 per cent of the vote. What may surprise is that Sidney Crosby comes in as number two. He's known for being one of the toughest players to compete against, and his skating is obviously one of the big reasons.
Patrick Marleau of the Sharks also got lots of vote, which is impressive for a veteran who is in his early 30's.What do you think? Join the discussion below.
Questions for the poll were written by Hockey Night in Canada and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA). The questions were circulated to players by the NHLPA. The responses were compiled by staff members of the NHLPA and forwarded to Hockey Night in Canada. 318 players responded to the questionnaire.