10 Best Hockey Players of All Time
Alex Ovechkin: My only coworker who follows hockey loves Alex Ovechkin.
Jacques Plante: Jacques Plante changed the face of hockey.
Steve Yzerman: Definitely. But this is my list, and Steve Yzerman of the Detroit Red Wings is on it.
Terry Sawchuk: Many people have called Terry Sawchuk the greatest goalie in hockey.
Jean Béliveau: Considered one of the game’s best centers, Jean Béliveau won 10 Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens.
Maurice Richard: The right winger was the first player to score 500 goals and the first to light up the lamp 50 times in a single season.
Mario Lemieux: Despite being 6 feet 4 inches tall, Mario Lemieux displayed great speed and agility.
Bobby Orr: Bobby Orr is widely regarded as the game’s best defenseman—evidenced by his record-setting.
Wayne Gretzky: With his finesse and speed, “The Great One” revolutionized the game.
Gordie Howe: That’s “Mr. Hockey” to you. Gordie Howe’s 801 career goals set a then record in the NHL.