SI Vault
 
SI PLAYERS NHL POLL
February 25, 2008
If you were starting a team, who'd be the first active player you'd pick to play on it?
Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
February 25, 2008

Si Players Nhl Poll

View CoverRead All Articles

If you were starting a team, who'd be the first active player you'd pick to play on it?

Sidney Crosby, Penguins C....................39%

Alexander Ovechkin, Capitals LW...........14%

Roberto Luongo, Canucks G....................14%

Vincent Lecavalier, Lightning C...............6%

Nicklas Lidstrom, Red Wings D................5%

FAST FACTS
Players couldn't vote for a teammate.... Last season Crosby, 20, became the NHL's second-youngest MVP; he's been out since Jan. 18 with an ankle sprain and is due back in March.... Ovechkin (page 52) led the NHL with 78 points through Sunday.... The Devils' Martin Brodeur (eighth, 2.2%) was the only other goalie among the top 10 vote-getters.

[Based on a survey of 365 NHL Players] ? For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to SI.com/players.

1