Funny how the same names keep popping up. Pavel Datsyuk and Sidney Crosby... they are almost interchangeable. In this case Datsyuk is rated number one followed by Crosby. For the smartest player, it was the opposite, Crosby first and Datsyuk second.
Two great players who have an unbelievable amount of respect from their peers.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.