It's not surprising that Sidney Crosby leads this list. As the years go by, and remember he is only 23, his maturity off the ice grows. Canadians from coast to coast respect this man.
Interesting to note that has on-ice nemesis, Alex Ovechkin, did not get one mention in this list.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.