Rant Sports Top 100 Players in the NHL: No. 75 Taylor Hall

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Taylor Hall had a rollercoaster ride of a season in his sophomore campaign with the Edmonton Oilers. On one hand, he put together the second hat trick of his still young career, put up 27 goals and added 26 assists, […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players in the NHL: No. 76 Loui Eriksson

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This past season, Loui Eriksson had one of his most productive campaigns to date as part of, and alternate captain for, the Dallas Stars. He was one of three Stars (alongside Michael Ryder and Vern Fiddler) to play all 82 […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players in the NHL: No. 79 Oliver Ekman-Larsson

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In 2011-12, Oliver Ekman-Larsson experienced his first full season in just the NHL as part of the Phoenix Coyotes. He had perfect attendance–one of five Coyotes to play all 82 games this past season–and was along for the ride as […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In The NHL: No. 83 Roberto Luongo

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  Roberto Luongo is consistently one of the top goaltenders in the NHL each season, having won 30+ games seven consecutive times and twice recording 40+ wins on a season. He also won the William M. Jennings trophy in 2011, […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In The NHL: No. 84 Kris Versteeg

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  After an inconsistent 2010-2011 season Kris Versteeg came to the Florida Panthers in an off season trade and was looking to prove any critics wrong and that he could be a top skater in the NHL. Versteeg would play […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players in the NHL: No. 86 Milan Lucic

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  This year, Milan Lucic had one of his best seasons in terms of production since his days with the junior-level Vancouver Giants, but to the hockey world at large, he may be more well-known known for the incident with […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In The NHL: No. 87 Daniel Alfredsson

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Daniel Alfredsson has been one of the top forwards in the NHL for the past fifteen years for the Ottawa Senators, his offensive output helping the Senators to victory many nights. As he gets older there are signs of him […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players in the NHL: No. 88 Max Pacioretty

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This past season was a definite bounce-back season for Max Pacioretty from the Montreal Canadiens. Even though the Canadiens themselves experienced an unusually bad season–dead last in the Northeast Division, missed the playoffs a year after a dramatic series with […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In The NHL: No. 90 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

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Entering the 2011-2012 NHL season some questioned whether the first overall selection by the Edmonton Oilers, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins would be ready for the NHL due to his size. Some said he should play another season in juniors in order to […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In The NHL: No. 91 Nicklas Backstrom

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Nicklas Backstrom has been a point per game player over the course of his five-year career, which even while playing next to an All-Star such as Alex Ovechkin is no easy task. In 2009-2010 ,Backstrom set career highs in goals (33), […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players in the NHL: No. 94 Shane Doan

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As one of the last three active NHL players who can remember what it was like to put on the uniform of the first incarnation of the Winnipeg Jets, Shane Doan has been around the block a few times. His […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players in the NHL: No. 95 Martin Brodeur

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Any list of top NHL players would not be complete without New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur. While there is little debating Brodeur’s career accomplishments, there always seems to be a bit more controversy when it comes to where exactly he sits […]