WHO IS THE BEST PLAYER IN HOCKEY?
Alex Ovechkin, Capitals LW 51%
Nicklas Lidstrom, Red Wings D 11%
Evegni Malkin, Penguins C 7%
Pavel Datsyuk, Red Wings C 7%
Jarome Iginla, Flames RW 5%
Henrik Zetterberg, Red Wings C 5%
Poll was completed just before the playoffs; players could not vote for a teammate.... Penguins center Sidney Crosby (page 31), the playoff scoring leader through Sunday, tied for eighth (1.9%).... The Devils' Martin Brodeur (also 1.9%) was the only goalie among the 13 players who got multiple votes.
Based on a survey of 324 NHL players